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"Dazes" indicates that this foe can Daze.

Abilities are descriptive text that appears under an creature's health bar.

For most NPCs, this texts indicates some of the conditions, boons, or other effects the NPC may use, while for it a few it simply shows a short description.

These abilities do not always match the generic name of an effect, and do not always match each other.

For example, the ability "flies" in some creatures (such as imps) indicates that they can evade attacks with an animation that makes them 'fly' in place, but in others (such as harpies using bows) it refers to their ability to completely disappear from sight, becoming invisible, and invulnerable for a short time, with an animation that makes them look as if they flew up high out from sight.

And so, "flies" can mean "evades" or "becomes invulnerable" depending on the creature.

For player characters, the abilities section under their health bar shows the currently selected title.