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Transformation is an effect that transforms the player's model into a different model specified by the tonic used.

While transformed, the player can move, jump, interact with NPC's and resource nodes and revive players (except during static transformations like furniture). Swimming and map traveling will result in losing the transformation, while the transformation is maintained when traveling to a waypoint on the same map. In most cases, the player loses access to combat skills. Some transformations provide skills used for Costume Brawl, while others provide none. Finally, some tonics are "Combat tonics" and allow you access to all skills as normal, only changing your appearance for a short duration.

Transformations are ubiquitous in the game, being found as part of renown hearts, dynamic events, the Avatar of Balthazar during Misplaced Faith in the personal storyline, and many activities. Transformations are often used to add variation to combat and situations, similar to bundles.

Players can only be under the effects of one transformation at a time. Gaining a new transformation will end the previous transformation and any effects associated with it. Combat transformations will only change the character model and can be active at the same time as standard transformations. Transform skills are a skill type that specifically refer to skills that provide transformations, although there are other skills that provide transform effects.


  • During some transformations you will receive Costume Brawl skills, which always contain at least the following skills:
# Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
Enter Costume Brawl.png
 Enter Costume Brawl
Toggle to enter Costume Brawl.
5 Redirect Arrow.png
Time Out.png
 Time Out
2 Leave Costume Brawl so that you cannot be attacked. Requires an active Costume Brawl.
2 End the transformation and return to your true form.
  • During static transformations, all your skills are locked:
# Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
You cannot use skills while transformed.
  • You can use the Return skill to end the transformation:
# Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
2 End the transformation and return to your true form.
  • Some tranformations use the following instead of the Return skill:
# Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
Leave Transform.png
 Leave Transform
Exit your current transform early, putting it into full recharge.
  • Endless random transformation tonics will also have a skill to rerandomize your form:
# Skill Activation time Recharge time Description
Switch Seats.png
 Change Transform
3 Randomly transform into something else.

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