Chaos Aura

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Chaos Aura

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Visual appearance
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Give yourself random boons and your foe random conditions whenever you are struck.

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Weapon skills that grant chaos aura[edit]

Combos that grant Chaos Aura[edit]

Related traits[edit]

Related equipment[edit]

See also: Aura#Related equipment


The visual effect does not always appear.

The possible boons and conditions are as follows:

  • Possible boons
 Protection.png Protection (5s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Regeneration.png Regen (3s): 390 Heal
 Swiftness.png Swiftness (5s): 33% Movement Speed
  • Possible conditions
 Weakness.png Weakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, 50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Confusion.png Confusion (5s): 50 Damage, 50 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 96 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Crippled.png Cripple (3s): -50% Movement Speed
  • The boon/condition trigger uses an internal cooldown of one second.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed effect history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • Aura effects have been updated to be larger and more noticeable. The previous, more subtle aura effects are now used for auras on allies and for all characters viewed by PvP spectators when the Effect LOD option is checked in the graphics settings. Effect icons used for auras have been updated for consistency.
April 23, 2019
  • Chaos Armor: This effect has been renamed Chaos Aura. Fixed a bug that prevented this effect from triggering some elementalist traits.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill no longer blinds enemies. It will instead apply weakness to them for 3 seconds.
  • The applied duration for swiftness and confusion has been increased from 3 seconds to 5 seconds.
December 01, 2015
  • The visual effects have been replaced with a new version to reduce visual noise.
May 20, 2014
  • Increased the culling priority on this effect.
July 09, 2013
  • This buff now provides an equal chance to trigger regeneration, swiftness, or protection on hit with a 1-second internal recharge.
  • The random condition applied now has a 1-second internal recharge per target.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Chaos Aura has been added to the game.