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Disambig icon.png This article is about the effect applied to enemies. For other uses, see Exposed (disambiguation).



Effect type
Game link

Takes additional damage.

— In-game description

Exposed is an effect applied on certain enemies when their Defiance bar is depleted, making them take more damage from attacks for a short period.



The 10 second duration is not universal and may be shorter for certain enemies and bosses.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed effect history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 29, 2022
  • Moving forward, Exposed causes 10% increased damage from strikes and 20% from conditions over its longer duration of 10 seconds.
  • This change does not affect the Exposed effect on Soo-Won in the final encounter of the Dragon's End map meta-event.
May 11, 2021
  • The Exposed effect now increases power damage taken by 30% and condition damage taken by 100%.
March 31, 2020
  • Reduced the duration of the Exposed effect on bosses after their defiance bars are broken.
March 28, 2017
  • Fixed a bug in which no icon appeared for the Exposed condition caused by breaking Blighted Eir, Blighted Garm, or Mordremoth.
  • Fixed a bug in which Blighted Canach did not gain the Exposed condition when breaking his defiance bar.
  • Fixed a bug in which the Exposed condition did not increase condition damage taken.
December 13, 2016
  • Fixed a bug in which the oakhearts in the Swampland Fractal would not get the exposed effect when broken.