All enemies in New World

Know your enemy.

There are five main categories of enemies that players can encounter in New World's Aeternum. Each of these has its own weakness players can exploit. The following is a table of all enemy types in New World, along with how much damage different attacks affect them:

CategoryArcaneFireIceLightningNatureSlashStrikeThrustVoid
Ancients100%60%100%130%100%85%120%100%110%
Angry Earth100%130%100%60%100%120%100%85%100%
Beast100%100%100% 100%100%100%100%120%100%
Corrupted130%100%60%100%115%100%85%120%100%
The Lost100%100%115%100%130%100%110%85%60%

These numbers are important for players to know when combating tough foes, as knowing an opponent's weakness can sway the balance of a confrontation in the player's favor.

Here is a quick chart showing what types of weapons deal what type of damage:

TypeWeapons
SlashRapier, Sword,
Hatchet, Great Axe
ThrustBow, Musket, Spear,
Sword
StrikeWar Hammer
FireFire Staff
IceIce Gauntlet
NatureLife Staff

Note: No weapon inherently does Lightning, Arcane, or Void damage.

For more information on New World, check out How to get all motes in New World on Pro Game Guides.

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