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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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IconBuffEffectOpposite DebuffNotes
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (1)Accuracy UpAdds 25% AccuracyAccuracy Down
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (2)AdvantageAdds 200% critical chance for one attack.Essentially a guaranteed critical hit.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (3)Backup PlanRecover 10% Health Per turn. Revive with 80% Health and 30% TM when defeated.Unique
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (4)Critical Chance UpAdds 25% critical chance.Critical Chance DownAffects Special and Physical.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (5)Critical Damage UpAdds 50% critical hit damage.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (6)Critical Hit ImmunityAdds 999900% critical avoidance.Cannot be critically hit.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (7)Defense PenetrationIncreases armor penetration by 150.Affects Special and Physical.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (8)Damage ImmunityPrevents all damage.Unique
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (9)Defense UpIncreases defense by 50%.Defense DownAffects Special and Physical.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (10)Evasion UpAdds 15% dodge chance.Evasion Down
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (11)ForesightAdds 999900% dodge chance.Character will always dodge if possible.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (12)FrenzyWhenever another ally uses a Special ability, this unit gains 100% Turn Meter.Unique
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (13)Generic BuffEffect varies depending on the specific buff.Cannot be copied.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (14)HatredIncreases 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
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (15)Heal Over TimeHeals a variable amount each turn.Damage Over Time
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (16)Health Steal UpIncreases health steal by 50%.Health Steal Down
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (17)Health UpIncreases health by 15%.Health Down
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (18)Legendary Battle Meditation+25%-50% Potency and +10%-35% Counter Chance, doubled for Jedi.Unique, range depends on ability level.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (19)Master’s TrainingIncreases accuracy, defense, offense, potency, and tenacity by 25%, doubled for Jedi. Cannot be dispelled or prevented.Unique
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (20)Offense UpIncreases damage by 50%.Offense DownAffects Special and Physical.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (21)Potency UpAdds 50% potency.Potency Down
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (22)Protection UpIncreases Protection by 20%of max health.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (23)RetributionAdds 100% counter chance.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (24)Secret IntelIncreases potency by 25%. When an ally uses a special ability, they also gain secret intel.Unique
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (25)Speed UpIncreases speed by 25%.Speed Down
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (26)StealthCharacter cannot be targeted directly.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (27)TauntForces opposing team to target this character.Currently cannot be copied.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (28)Tenacity UpAdds 999900% tenacity.Tenacity DownDebuffs will never land unless unresistable.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (29)Translation1 Stack: +30% Max Health.

2 Stacks: 15$ Crit Chance.

3 Stacks: Reduce cooldowns by 1 whenever C-3PO uses his basic ability.

Unique.Each level includes all previous effects.

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IconDebuffEffectOpposite BuffNotes
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (30)Ability BlockCharacter cannot use abilities.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (31)Accuracy Down-15% AccuracyAccuracy Up
AnguishTakes damage at the start of their turn equal to 2% of their Max Health for each stack of Anguish and gains that much Offense until the end of their turn; this character can’t be defeated by this damage.Specific to Maul
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (32)Blind+999900% dodge chance to target.Character will always miss it’s next attack.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (33)Breach-25% Speed, -25% Defense (Does not stack with Speed Down or Defense Down)
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (34)Buff ImmunityCharacter cannot gain buffs.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (35)BurningCharacter loses 15% (0.03% for raid bosses) of max health per turn, reduces avoidance by 500000% .Character is reduced to the base dodge chance.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (36)Confuse1 Stack: Cannot gain buffs.

2 Stacks: Cannot counter, assist, or gain bonus turn meter. (Raid Boss: -30% Counter chance.)

3 Stacks: Increases cooldowns by 1 when this character uses their basic ability. (Raid Boss: -50% Defense.)

Unique.Each level includes all previous effects.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (37)Corrupted Battle Meditation-10%-30% Crit Chance and -10%-30% Counter Chance. Doubled against non-Sith and non-Jedi enemies.Unique, range depends on ability level.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (38)Critical Chance DownRemoves 25% critical chance.Critical Chance UpAffects Special and Physical.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (39)Damage Over TimeCharacter loses 5% (0.01% for raid bosses) of max health each turn.Heal Over Time
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (40)DazeCharacter cannot counter, assist, or gain extra turn meter.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (41)DeathmarkCharacter loses 50% (0.03% for raid bosses) of max health when hit. Also works as a taunt.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (42)Defense DownDecreases defense by 50%.Defense UpAffects Special and Physical.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (43)Evasion DownRemoves 25% dodge chance.Evasion UpAffects Special and Physical.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (44)ExposeCharacter loses 20% (0.02% for raid bosses) of max health when hit.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (45)FractureSpeed set to 0, cannot gain buffs, bonus attacks, or turn meter. Raid bosses lose 0% speed, 30% counter chance, and cannot gain buffs.Unique
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (46)Healing ImmunityCharacter cannot regain health or protection.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (47)Health DownDecreases health by 20%.Health Up
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (48)Health Steal DownDecreases health steal by 50%.Health Steal UpCannot be copied.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (49)IsolateCan’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
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (50)Offense DownDecreases damage by 50%.Offense UpAffects Special and Physical.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (51)PainCharacter loses 10% (0.05% for raid bosses) when damaged by Darth Sion.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (52)PlagueCharacter loses 5% (0.01% for raid bosses) each turn. This damage ignores protection, and characters with plague are immune to cleanse.Unique
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (53)Potency DownDecreases potency by 50%.Potency UpCannot be copied.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (54)ShockCharacter cannot heal, gain buffs, or gain bonus turn meter.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (55)Speed DownDecreases speed by 25%.Speed Up
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (56)StaggerCharacter loses 100% turn meter when hit.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (57)StunCharacter misses a turn and cannot avoid attacks.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (58)Target LockWhile 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.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (59)Tenacity DownRemoves 999900% tenacity.Tenacity UpCharacter is reduced to the base resist chance.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (60)Thermal DetonatorCharacter loses a variable amount of health after a number of turns.

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IconOther EffectsEffect
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (61)Armor ShredDecreases armor by 50% (25% against raid bosses), stacking with each use. Cannot be removed and is not a debuff.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (62)Call to ActionIncreases accuracy, crit chance, and crit damage by 50%, and ignores taunts. Cannot be dispelled or prevented.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (63)Bounty Hunters ResolveIgnores taunt and revives with 100% health when defeated. Can’t be Dispelled or prevented.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (64)Bounty Hunter Leader PayoutVarious effects depending on the squad leader. Cannot be dispelled or prevented.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (65)Bounty Hunter Personal PayoutVarious effects depending on the specific character. Cannot be dispelled or prevented.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (66)MarkedGain Taunt, all enemies assist when applied.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (67)PreparedVarious effects depending on character and ability. Cannot be dispelled or prevented.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (68)Strategic AdvantageCharacter cannot be countered and gains the Strategic Advantage special ability.

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IconShip BuffEffect
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (69)AfterburnerReduce cooldowns by 1 when attacking with Advantage.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (70)Bonus ProtectionAdds a variable amount of bonus protection.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (71)Damage ImmunityPrevents all damage.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (72)Dramatic Entrance+25% Offense and deal 10% of the targets max health as damage.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (73)Master PlanResets cooldowns and grants 100% turn meter when a special attack is used.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (74)Outmaneuver+25% Evasion and can’t be targeted while other allies are present.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (75)Thrust Reversal+100% counter chance, consume 1 stack on basic attack to gain 50% turn meter.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (76)ValorThe 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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IconShip DebuffEffect
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (77)Breach-25% Armor and -25% Resistance. While Hounds Tooth is active, -25% Evasion.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (78)Concussion MineDeals 10% of targets max damage and inflict Daze after 1 turn.
Buffs & Debuffs List - Gaming-Fans.com (79)Target LockSome attacks against this ship will have an extra effect.

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