All Status Effects in Horizon Forbidden West

Inflict ailments on your enemies.

Horizon Forbidden West is the latest installment in the popular Horizon series from Guerrilla Games that continues the story of Aloy as she aims to save the world from rogue AI and a dying world. She'll find plenty of Status Effects on her journey that she can use in battle, and Machines may use them against her in turn.

We've listed each of the Status Effects and what they do in Horizon Forbidden West below:

Related: All Elemental Damage Types in Horizon Forbidden West

Status EffectDescriptionEffect
AdhesiveBuilds to the Slowed StateEnemies in the Slowed State cannot move quickly or use specific attacks. Aloy moves much slower when Slowed.
BerserkBuilds to the Berserk StageBerserk enemies will attack the nearest target even if they are friendly.
CrushedBuilds to the Crushed StagePerforming physical actions like jumping, rolling, and running during the Crushed Stage will drain health.
Consumables BlockedBuild to the Consumables Blocked StageDuring this State, Aloy cannot use Potions, Food, or healing via Medicinal Berries. This Status Effect impacts only Aloy.
Focus ScrambledBuilds to the Focus Scrambled StageThe Focus is temporarily disabled, preventing Aloy from scanning enemies and seeing patrol paths. This Status Effect influences only Aloy.
Damage DampenedBuilds to the Damage Dampened StageDuring the Damage Dampened State, the amount of damage dealt decreases temporarily.
Damage AmplifiedBuilds to the Damage Amplified StageDuring the Damage Amplified State, the amount of damage output increases temporarily.
Stamina DrainBuilds to the Stamina Drained StageWeapon Stamina Drained Stage will drain over time, removing the ability to use Weapon Techniques. The State only impacts Aloy.
BlindedBuilds to the Blinding StageIn the Blinding State, your surroundings become challenging to see.
DeafenedBuilds to the Deafeaned StateAloy will cover her ears and unequip her weapon during the Deafened State. Only Aloy can get Deafened.
TrackedBuilds to the Tracked StateEnemies can track Aloy's location during this State, even in cover. This State only impacts Aloy.
BindingBuilds to the Tied Down StateMachines in the Tied Down State are temporarily inactive, and damaging them allows them to break free from the Tied Down State more quickly.

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