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- Can only be used when a Staff is equipped.
- This basic skill draws out the hidden power of your staff to power up your spellcasting abilities.
- Magic other than Magic Arrow can only be used when you are focusing.
- Higher level magic requires longer focusing and higher skill ranks.
- You can focus while moving beginning at Rank E. Focusing is slower while moving, but allows you to start at Focus Level 2.
- You can stop focusing without losing your Focus Level.

Mouse: Hold down [Right-click]
Keyboard: Hold down [D]

<When Moving>
Mouse: Hold down [Right-click] while pressing the movement keys
Keyboard" Hold down [D] while pressing the movement keys

Additional Details[edit | edit source]

  • Evie-Only skill.
  • Focus starts at Rank E for free, despite Rank E having an AP cost.
  • While standing still, Focus pauses for a couple seconds at each level to allow the player to select a spell.
    • If the player releases the button for just a moment as soon as the spells for a level appear and presses the button again, Focus will not pause and instead continue charging. This can save a few seconds in battle, especially for the higher level spells. (As shown in the skill's video).
    • Using this method, one can cast a spell faster than if one were to use the same spell by pressing its quickslot key.
    • Standing Focus cannot be held perpetually at the highest level of focus available; after a while it will automatically be cancelled. Perpetual holding of Focus at a certain level is available with moving Focus as mentioned below.
  • You can initiate Focus while moving, but you must come to a stand-still (stop pressing movement keys) in order to use a spell. You cannot begin moving again after standing still while using Focus.
    • The release-and-press method of speeding up Focus as mentioned above cannot be used when using Focus while moving, hence Focusing is slower while moving.
    • Coming to a stand-still while partially charged to the next Focus level will immediately drop Focus to the last level that Evie had charged to fully. For example, if Focus was charged mid-way between level 2 and 3, coming to a stand-still will drop Focus to level 2 and Evie can use level 2 spells.
    • During moving Focus, if a level is reached, you can let go of the button to keep Focus at that level perpetually while continuing to move. To cast a spell, you must hold down the button again before standing still.
  • Mana Amber cannot be used during a standing Focus. Instead, Evie will perform the hopping dodge backwards if no movement keys are pressed.
  • If, during a moving Focus, Mana Amber is performed, then after Mana Amber ends, Evie will perform a standing Focus at the last fully-charged level as usual. However, the execution of Mana Amber must be quick: let go of the movement keys then immediately press the dodge key.
  • PvP-only changes: The super-armor status from Mana Shield is not active when focusing in motion.
  • There is a small non-damaging AOE stun when focus firsts starts charging and whenever focus starts charging again after reaching a level.
  • Focus level 1: Active: Healing Corona, Active: Mana Mine, Active: Hallucinate
  • Focus level 2: Active: Firebolt, Active: Ice Blast, Active: Lightning Bolt
  • Focus level 3: Active: Ice Spear, Active: Lightning Wave, Active: Fire Storm
  • Focus level 4: Active: Ice Blow, Active: Guided Lightning, Active: Fire Shock
  • Focus level 5: Active: Rage Conductor

How to Obtain[edit | edit source]

  • Starting skill.

Skill Demonstration[edit | edit source]

Summary[edit | edit source]

  • Columns in red indicate ranks not currently released.
Rank F E D C B A 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Required Level 1 1 30 38 50 58 68 78 80 80 80 80 80 80 80
Required AP 0 60 150 375 520 - - - - - - - - - -
Required AP (Total) 0 60 210 585 1105 - - - - - - - - - -

Ranks[edit | edit source]

  • Rows in red indicate ranks not currently released.
Rank AP Effects Req. Level
F 0 Can use Focus level 1 skills. 1
E 60 Can use Focus level 2 skills. 1
D 150 Can use Focus level 3 skills. 30
C 375 Can use Focus level 4 skills. 38
B 520 Can use Focus level 5 skills. 50
A - 58
9 - 68
8 - 78
7 - 80
6 - 80
5 - 80
4 - 80
3 - 80
2 - 80
1 - 80