Buffs & Debuffs List

Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes is a game of match-ups and strategy, and nothing forces the strategic thinking to come out more than buffs and debuffs. These positive status effects (buffs – green) and negative status effects (debuffs – red) can greatly impact any battle. A list of all SWGoH buffs and debuffs can be found below.

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Icon Buff Effect Opposite Debuff Notes
SWGoH Buff Advantage Advantage Adds 200% critical chance for one attack. Essentially a guaranteed critical hit.
SWGOH Buff Backup Plan Backup Plan Recover 10% Health Per turn. Revive with 80% Health and 30% TM when defeated. Unique
SWGOH Buff Critical Chance Up Critical Chance Up Adds 25% critical chance. Critical Chance Down Affects Special and Physical.
SWGOH Buff Critical Damage Up Critical Damage Up Adds 50% critical hit damage.
SWGOH Buff Critical Hit Immunity Critical Hit Immunity Adds 999900% critical avoidance. Cannot be critically hit.
SWGoH Buff Defense Penetration Defense Penetration Increases armor penetration by 150. Affects Special and Physical.
SWGOH Buff Defense Up Defense Up Increases defense by 50%. Defense Down Affects Special and Physical.
SWGOH Buff Evasion Up Evasion Up Adds 15% dodge chance. Evasion Down
SWGOH Buff Foresight Foresight Adds 999900% dodge chance. Character will always dodge if possible.
SWGOH Buff Generic Generic Buff Effect varies depending on the specific buff. Cannot be copied.
SWGoH Buff Hatred Hatred Increases offense and defense by 100% and crit chance by 25%. When this unit is defeated, they revive with 100% Health, and gain 100% Turn Meter. Unique
SWGOH Buff Heal Over Time Heal Over Time Heals a variable amount each turn. Damage Over Time
SWGoH Buff Health Steal Up Health Steal Up Increases health steal by 50%. Health Steal Down
SWGOH Buff Health Up Health Up Increases health by 15%. Health Down
SWGoH Buff Master's Training Master’s Training Increases accuracy, defense, offense, potency, and tenacity by 25%, doubled for Jedi. Cannot be dispelled or prevented. Unique
SWGOH Buff Offense Up Offense Up Increases damage by 50%. Offense Down Affects Special and Physical.
SWGOH Buff Potency Up Potency Up Adds 50% potency. Potency Down
SWGOH Buff Bonus Protection Protection Up Increases Protection by 20% of max health.
SWGOH Buff Retribution Retribution Adds 100% counter chance.
SWGoH Buff Secret Intel Secret Intel Increases potency by 25%. When an ally uses a special ability, they also gain secret intel. Unique
SWGOH Buff Speed Up Speed Up Increases speed by 25%. Speed Down
SWGOH Buff Stealth Stealth Character cannot be targeted directly.
SWGOH Buff Taunt Taunt Forces opposing team to target this character. Currently cannot be copied.
SWGOH Buff Tenacity Up Tenacity Up Adds 999900% tenacity. Tenacity Down Debuffs will never land unless unresistable.

 

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Icon Debuff Effect Opposite Buff Notes
SWGOH Debuff Ability Block Ability Block Character cannot use abilities.
SWGOH Debuff Buff Immunity Buff Immunity Character cannot gain buffs.
SWGOH Debuff Burning Burning Character loses 15% (0.03% for raid bosses) of max health per turn, reduces avoidance by 500000% . Character is reduced to the base dodge chance.
SWGOH Debuff Critical Chance Down Critical Chance Down Removes 25% critical chance. Critical Chance Up Affects Special and Physical.
SWGOH Debuff Damage Over Time Damage Over Time Character loses 5% (0.01% for raid bosses) of max health each turn. Heal Over Time
SWGOH Debuff Daze Daze Character cannot counter, assist, or gain extra turn meter.
SWGOH Debuff Deathmark Deathmark Character loses 50% (0.03% for raid bosses) of max health when hit. Also works as a taunt.
SWGOH Debuff Defense Down Defense Down Decreases defense by 50%. Defense Up Affects Special and Physical.
SWGOH Debuff Evasion Down Evasion Down Removes 25% dodge chance. Evasion Up Affects Special and Physical.
SWGOH Debuff Expose Expose Character loses 20% (0.02% for raid bosses) of max health when hit.
SWGOH Debuff Fracture Fracture Speed set to 0, cannot gain buffs, bonus attacks, or turn meter. Raid bosses lose 0% speed, 30% counter chance, and cannot gain buffs. Unique
SWGOH Debuff Healing Immunity Healing Immunity Character cannot regain health or protection.
SWGOH Debuff Health Down Health Down Decreases health by 20%. Health Up
SWGOH Debuff Health Steal Down Health Steal Down Decreases health steal by 50%. Health Steal Up Cannot be copied.
SWGOH Debuff Isolate Isolate Can’t attack, gain buffs, or gain other positive effects during another characters turn. Allies can’t attack or gain buffs during this characters turn. Raid bosses cannot gain buffs, and any allies who damage the boss gain Crit Damage Up and Health Steal Up for 1 turn. Can’t be copied or dispelled. Unique
SWGOH Debuff Offense Down Offense Down Decreases damage by 50%. Offense Up Affects Special and Physical.
SWGoH Debuff Pain Pain Character loses 10% (0.05% for raid bosses) when damaged by Darth Sion.
SWGOH Debuff Plague Plague Character loses 5% (0.01% for raid bosses) each turn. This damage ignores protection, and characters with plague are immune to cleanse. Unique
SWGOH Debuff Potency Down Potency Down Decreases potency by 50%. Potency Up Cannot be copied.
SWGOH Debuff Shock Shock Character cannot heal, gain buffs, or gain bonus turn meter.
SWGOH Debuff Speed Down Speed Down Decreases speed by 25%. Speed Up
SWGOH Debuff Stagger Stagger Character loses 100% turn meter when hit.
SWGOH Debuff Stun Stun Character misses a turn and cannot avoid attacks.
SWGOH Debuff Target Lock Target Lock While Imperial Probe Droid is alive, decreases evasion by 25% and cannot gain buffs.

While IG-88 is alive, cann’t recover Health or Protection.

Has no effect without Imperial Probe Droid or IG-88 being alive.
SWGOH Debuff Tenacity Down Tenacity Down Removes 999900% tenacity. Tenacity Up Character is reduced to the base resist chance.
SWGOH Debuff Thermal Detonator Thermal Detonator Character loses a variable amount of health after a number of turns.

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Icon Other Effects Effect
SWGoH Debuff Armor Shred Armor Shred Decreases armor by 50% (25% against raid bosses), stacking with each use. Cannot be removed and is not a debuff.
SWGoH Buff Call to Action Call to Action Increases accuracy, crit chance, and crit damage by 50%, and ignores taunts. Cannot be dispelled or prevented.
SWGOH Bounty Hunters Resolve Bounty Hunters Resolve Ignores taunt and revives with 100% health when defeated. Can’t be Dispelled or prevented.
SWGoH Bounty Hunter Payout Bounty Hunter Payout Various effects depending on the squad leader. Cannot be dispelled or prevented.
SWGoH Buff Prepared Prepared Various effects depending on character and ability. Cannot be dispelled or prevented.

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Icon Ship Buff Effect
SWGOH Buff Bonus Protection Bonus Protection Adds a variable amount of bonus protection.
SWGOH Buff Damage Immunity Damage Immunity Prevents all damage.
SWGOH Buff Master Plan Master Plan Resets cooldowns and grants 100% turn meter when a special attack is used.
SWGOH Buff Valor Valor The Endurance gains 20% and has it’s ultimate ability’s cooldown reduced by 1 at the end of this ships turn.

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Icon Ship Debuff Effect
SWGOH Debuff Target Lock Target Lock Some attacks against this ship will have an extra effect.

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