Want to become enraged? We got you covered.

What is Starbound’s Rage Status Effect?

Want to become enraged? We got you covered.

Starbound has been enjoyed by many players since its release in July of 2016. But even though the game is about to celebrate its one year anniversary, players still have some questions about how a few things work. 

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One question that keeps cropping up is related to the Rage status effect. Some players aren’t entirely sure what it is or what it does. And if you’re one of those players, then you’re in luck — this handy guide will tell you everything you need to know!

What is the Rage Status Effect in Starbound

A status effect is a special buff (or debuff) that can either help or hurt your character. Some buffs include restoring health, electrification — and of course, rage. 

Rage is one of the many status buffs that the game offers. According to the wiki, it doesn’t seem to really harm the character, but is helpful instead. The main function of rage is that while using this buff, your character deals 4x the normal damage to an enemy. Depending on how you acquire rage, the buff will only last a certain amount of time. 

How can I become enraged? 

There are multiple ways you can become enraged. The main methods for doing so are by using the items listed below:

There are more individualized ingredients and methods of acquiring rage than what we’ve listed here, but these are the main ways to get the Rage status effect. If you want to check out some of the more minor methods, visit the Starbound wiki

What have been your experiences with this buff? Is it helpful to you at all? Let us know in the comments! And be sure to check out the rest of our Starbound guides for even more help with the game.

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