Complete List of Buffs & Debuffs (w/ Icons) in Axie Infinity

Axie Infinity Buffs Debuffs Guide

What do these icons above an Axie’s head mean? This is one of the most common questions asked by new Axie Infinity players.

During an Axie Infinity battle, status effects can be applied to Axies.

There are over a dozen buffs and debuffs available in the game. When used properly, it can spell out who gets victorious in a PVP fight.

If you want to win more Arena matches in Axie Infinity, read this guide to learn more about these status modifiers are and their effects.

What are status modifiers (buffs/debuffs) in Axie Infinity?

Status modifiers are indicated by an icon or symbol above an Axie’s head.

Buffs give a positive and favorable effect to an Axie, while debuffs give a negative effect that puts the Axie at a disadvantage.

Buffs or Debuffs can be applied on a target after a card ability or combo is performed.

Some status modifiers are stackable. The number of stacks is indicated by the number next to the effect icon.

(Related: Axie Infinity PVP Guide: How to Win More Arena Matches)

Knowing what all these effects mean can help you in making decisions during combat, or when creating a competitive Axie team lineup.

 

List of Buff Effects in Axie Infinity

Buffs are status modifiers that give a “positive” effect to an Axie. These are usually applied to your own team’s Axies.

Here is the complete list of all buffs and their status effects in Axie Infinity.

IconBuff NameEffect
Attack UpIncreases the Axie’s next Attack by 20% (Stackable)
Morale UpIncreases the Axie’s Morale by 20% for the next round (Stackable)
Speed UpIncreases the Axie’s Speed by 20% for the next round (Stackable)

 

List of Debuff Effects in Axie Infinity

Debuffs are status modifiers that give a “negative” effect to an Axie. These are usually applied to your enemy’s Axies.

Here is the complete list of all debuffs and their status effects in Axie Infinity.

IconDebuff NameEffect
AromaAffected Axie will draw all incoming attacks for the next round
Attack DownDecreases the next attack by 20% (Stackable)
ChillAffected Axie cannot enter Last Stand
FearAffected Axie cannot attack
FragileShield takes double the damage for the next attack
JinxAffected Axie cannot land critical attacks for the next round
LethalNext hit against the affected Axie will always be a critical strike
Morale DownDecreases affected Axie’s Morale by 20% for the next round (Stackable)
PoisonUntil effect is removed, affected Axie loses 2 HP for every action on either team (Stackable)
SleepNext incoming attack ignores shield. Effect is removed when Axie attacks
Speed DownDecreases affected Axie’s speed by 20% for the next round (Stackable)
StenchAffected Axie loses target priority for the next round
StunNext attack misses, and next incoming attack ignores shields. Effect is removed when Axie attacks

 

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