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Taunt Status Effect in Diablo 4

An overview of the Taunt Status Effect in Diablo 4.




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Status Effect NameEffect Description
TauntEnemies that are Taunted will target the caster for a short duration.

Taunt is an effect that forces the target to focus on the source of the Taunt, and disregard everything else for the duration of the Status Effect.

How to Apply Taunt

Barbarian is the only class able to Taunt. Currently, only one skill can cause this effect:

Barbarian:Challenging ShoutChallenging Shout

How to Recognize Taunt

When an enemy is taunted, a skull with a halo will appear over their head, indicating that they have been taunted. Additionally, players will also see the word “Taunted” in yellow above each enemy, confirming the status effect.

Additional Information About Taunt

  • Taunt has no effect on bosses.
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