What does debuff mean?

Weakening effect

A term that is the opposite of a buff and reduces a game character's abilities for a certain period of time; often seen in World of Warcraft, where enemy bosses apply debuffs onto a whole raid.


"We need some big heals when the boss puts the hp debuff on everyone."

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Last Updated: July 8, 2014

Debuff definition

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