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List of Defensive Buffs (BaBS)

Feb 2, 2020
List of Defensive Buffs (BaBS)
  • List of Defensive Buffs (BaBS V2.12.4)

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    Currently, there are 33 Defensive Buffs.

    ^ Indicates that the Buff is temporary and will expire after a certain period of time has passed.
    * Indicates that there needs to be an event currently active in order to be able to get the Buff from that event.


    List of all the Defensive Buffs in order:
    1. Anger Ignition
    2. |Q| Mutation Shield (Expires)
    3. |Q| Poison Shield (Expires)
    4. Guardian Moustachio
    5. Morphine Injector
    6. Blast Padding
    7. Counter Slap
    8. |E| Slow Resistance
    9. Hope on Sight
    10. Group Morale
    11. Infected Swarm Protection
    12. |E| Fentanyl Injector
    13. General Tank Handler
    14. |E| Love is in the air
    15. |E| It wasn't that high
    16. |E| Enhanced Anger Ignition
    17. Mindset Change
    18. Tenacity
    19. |E| Super Moustachio Bless
    20. |E| Advanced Morphine Injector
    21. |E| Tank Duelist
    22. |E| Fatal Guard
    23. Unstoppable
    24. |V| Guardian Dispenser
    25. |V| Crush resistance
    26. |V| Acid neutralizer
    27. |V| Persistence
    28. |V| Protective Bag
    29. |E| Promise
    30. |E| Free Spirit
    31. |E| Bodyguard
    32. |E| Pain Moderation
    33. |E| Ground Absorbent

    Defensive <top>

    1. Anger Ignition
    • On Common Infected hitting you, gain 1% chance to ignite everything around you. Also gain 1% chance to ignite Specials/Tanks on hit.
      <Incompatible with Enhanced Anger Ignition>
      <No effect on Tier 2 or higher Tanks>
    • Level Requirement: 5

    2. |Q| Mutation Shield (Expires)^

    3. |Q| Poison Shield (Expires)^

    4. Guardian Moustachio
    • Gives 5 seconds of moustachio bless before taking lethal damage.
      <Works only once per round>
    • Level Requirement: 105

    5. Morphine Injector
    • Heals 3 HP every 5 seconds while not incapacitated/poisoned or hanging from a ledge.
      <Incompatible with Advanced Morphine Injector Buff>
    • Level Requirement: 30

    6. Blast Padding
    • Prevents instant death from Bomb Tank/desperate Tank explosions, instead stunning you for 13 seconds and halving current health. Gives -30% reduced car explosion damage/knockback and defense from blast damage, including true damage equal to 10% of your current level (Max: 20%).
    • Level Requirement: 80

    7. Counter Slap
    • -2% decrease in bitch-slap power multiplied by the amount of boomers killed during the round. <Max: 40%>
    • Level Requirements: 98

    8. |E| Slow Resistance* <top>
    • -25% reduced maximum slow from Spitters, -33% decreased time before slows decay, -50% faster slow decay time.
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $2.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=48
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 75 Caramel Candies from the Caramel Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events. Obtain it from the Bitter Chocolate Box for 15 Cupid Tokens, letting you get the buff at random from the list of buffs you don't yet have.

    9. Hope on Sight
    • While incapacitated, if there is a visible standing survivor, gain -50% decreased bleed out rate and gain +5% defense. Gain +2% additional defense for each other visible standing survivor. After being revived, the buff effects linger for 5 seconds.
    • Level Requirements: 50

    10. Group Morale
    • You gain +1% defense for every other survivor alive. Gain +1.5% defense increase instead for 15 seconds if resurrected.
    • Level Requirements: 90

    11. Infected Swarm Protection
    • -3% reduced damage taken from common infected multiplied by the amount of common infected within range.
      <Radius: 135 units>
    • Level Requirements: 50

    12. |E| Fentanyl Injector*
    • Heals 3HP/s after receiving damage from tanks if not poisoned/incapacitated until you reach full health.
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $2.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=46
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 125 Caramel Candies from the Caramel Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events. Obtain it from the White Chocolate Box for 15 Cupid Tokens, letting you get the buff at random from the list of buffs you don't yet have.

    13. General Tank Handler
    • -0.12% reduced damage taken from tanks multiplied by your current level.
      <Max buff defense percent: 90%>
    • Level Requirements: 100

    14. |E| Love is in the air*
    • Allows you to select a teammate, making them your favourite in the !buy menu. Chosen teammate gains up to +25% defense and you take up to 10% base damage they take within 500 units. If in 250 units, when your favourite gains HP, you heal 25% of their heal.
      <Favourite cannot be changed once set and lasts the whole round>
      <✖ VS>
      (Command: sm_favorite)
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $2.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=33
    • Event Requirements: Obtain it from the Bitter Chocolate Box for 15 Cupid Tokens, letting you get the buff at random from the list of buffs you don't yet have.

    15. |E| It wasn't that high* <top>
    • -10% decreased fall damage and +300HP increased damage threshold to become ragdoll'd. Prevents ragdoll death once per round if killed by fall damage within 600 units of another visible survivor (not required in survival gamemode).
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $2.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=50
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 50 Caramel Candies from the Caramel Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events. Obtain it from the Sweet Chocolate Box for 15 Cupid Tokens, letting you get the buff at random from the list of buffs you don't yet have.

    16. |E| Enhanced Anger Ignition*
    • Upon being hit by Common Infected, gain a 1% chance to ignite everything around you. Also gain a 1% chance to ignite Specials/Tanks on hit. After either effect activates, the survivor/infected affected emits 3 fireball bursts each second for 200 burn damage. 20 second cooldown.
      <Incompatible with Anger Ignition>
      <No effect on Tier 2 or higher Tanks>
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $2.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=36

    17. Mindset Change
    • Allows you to be incapacitated an unlimited number of times. On each incap, max incap HP becomes 90% of the previous value. Using a first aid kit resets it to full.
      <Incap max health won't go lower than 300>
      <✖ VS>
    • Level Requirements: 150

    18. Tenacity
    • Grants +150 max HP per level above 200, max 5,000, but you die when HP reaches 0. Medkits heal 33% max HP, but can heal for 66% and 100% max HP once each per round if missing HP % is greater than the heal.
      <Increases aggro from Tanks by 50%>
      <Reduces your maximum defense by 20%>
      <✖ VS>
    • Level Requirements: 210

    19. |E| Super Moustachio Bless*
    • While Moustachio Bless is active, become immune to staggers, slows, special infected pins, tank punches stuns and tank rock knockdowns.
      <Complete tank punch resist if performing action>
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $2.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=49
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 125 Mint Candies from the Mint Candies Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events.

    20. |E| Advanced Morphine Injector*
    • Heals 1% missing HP every 5 seconds while not incapacitated/poisoned or hanging from a ledge.
      <Incompatible with Morphine Injector Buff>
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $2.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=44
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 150 Caramel Candies from the Caramel Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events. Obtain it from the Sweet Chocolate Box for 15 Cupid Tokens, letting you get the buff at random from the list of buffs you don't yet have.

    21. |E| Tank Duelist*
    • -20% less damage taken from tanks. +200% increased tank aggro to you.
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $2.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=43
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 125 Sour Candies from the Sour Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events. Obtain it from the Sweet Chocolate Box for 15 Cupid Tokens, letting you get the buff at random from the list of buffs you don't yet have.

    22. |E| Fatal Guard* <top>
    • Prevents instant death while frozen. Take -50% less damage from Assassin class tanks and won't ignore incapacitation. Gain a 20% chance to not decay while inside a Tank Belly.
      <Does not prevent shattering on frozen death>
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $2.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=42
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 75 Mint Candies from the Mint Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events. Obtain it from the Sweet Chocolate Box for 15 Cupid Tokens, letting you get the buff at random from the list of buffs you don't yet have.

    23. Unstoppable
    • Gives you the ability to block Special Infected pins, staggers and tank rock stuns. Chance is equal to current HP % + 10%. Minus -10% chance for each SI nearby above 3. Minus -20% chance for each Uber SI nearby.
      <Does not work if incapacitated or rushing>
      <Doesn't block status effects, tank punches or boomer slaps>
      <✖ VS>
    • Level Requirements: 190

    24. |V| Guardian Dispenser
    • Before taking lethal damage, a health device triggers on you. Every half second heals nearby survivors for +8HP + 0.3% Max HP, clears 1% of slows and 1 corrosion stack. Cures most bad status effects and gives Moustachio Bless for 2 seconds when deployed.
      <Duration: 14 seconds>
      <Works only once per round>
      <First aid kit NOT required>
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements: 75 Honor Points

    25. |V| Crush resistance
    • -1 to 50% less damage taken from tanks while incapacitated depending on current HP. Higher current incap HP equals less damage taken.
    • Buff Requirements: 60 Honor Points

    26. |V| Acid neutralizer
    • After not taking acid damage for 8 (6 in VS) seconds. recover 50% (15% in VS) of acid damage taken as HP back at a rate of 15% remaining recovery HP every 0.5 seconds. Taking acid damage delays the healing.
      <Cannot regain health while incapacitated>
    • Buff Requirements: 70 Honor Points

    27. |V| Persistence
    • +50% defense gained if not incapacitated, take double damage if you are.
      <Reduces your maximum defense by 10%>
      <Does not affect fall damage or true damage>
      <Incompatible with Tenacity buff>
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements: 130 Honor Points

    28. |V| Protective Bag
    • Activates a protective bag to surround you putting you on stasis for 15s (3s on VS), where you can't attack or receive any damage. You can leave the bag early.
      <Cooldown: 5 minutes>
      <Must be on the ground to activate>
      (Command: sm_protectbag)
    • Buff Requirements: 90 Honor Points

    29. |E| Promise* <top>
    • Gain +1,000 increased max HP. If any survivor dies to the infected, you take (400 - their level) damage. This damage scales on current HP % and is nullified below 25% HP. Regain +100 HP for every non-bot survivor resurrected by you and block Promise damage for 10 seconds.
      <Bots or survivors falling behind dying won't hurt you>
      <No damage if incapacitated>
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $5.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=63
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 125 Fruity Candies from the Fruity Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events.

    30. |E| Free Spirit*
    • After being trapped by special infected for 10 seconds, you'llattempt to break free every 3 seconds with a 50% chance, decaying by 20% with every failed attempt. When freed from pins, you ignore statuses and the chance resets.
      <✖ VS>
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $5.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=79
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 100 Caramel Candies from the Caramel Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events.

    31. |E| Bodyguard*
    • You can choose a survivor to protect. If they die within 500 units, you die instead. The chosen survivor heals equal to your current HP, loses tank aggro and clears all bad statuses. While dead, you gain +1 bounty every time they earn bounty. A survivor can only have 1 bodyguard but bodyguards can't have one.
      <Target can't be changed until they are not valid>
      <✖ VS>
      (Command: sm_bodyguard)
    • Buff Requirements:
      MG Store Cost: $5.00 USD
      MG Store Link: https://store.mgftw.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=7&product_id=80
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 125 Fruity Candies from the Fruity Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2017, 2018 and 2019 events.

    32. |E| Pain Moderation*
    • If you have no THP when taking damage, 33% of the damage (max: 200 HP) is returned as THP. THP decays slightly faster with this buff equipped.
      <Does not activate with lethal or fall damage>
      <✖ VS>
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 125 Caramel Candies from the Caramel Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2018 and 2019 events.

    33. |E| Ground Absorbent
    • Gives -35% reduced acid/fire damage taken. Taking any acid/fire damage for 3 seconds will absorb it, remove it and gives 20 seconds damage immunity to that type. Standing in fire/acid while immune gives THP equal to 50% damage (Max. 10/tick) and standing in it for 3 seconds absorbs it, giving HP equal to 250% damage (Max. 100).
      <75 second cooldown for immunity>
      <✖ VS>
    • Event Requirements: Get it for 200 Caramel Candies from the Caramel Candy Market within !event. Only during the Halloween 2019 event.