Affinity is a crucial concept in Raid Shadow Legends. Understanding it allows you to progress much further in both PvE and PvP events. Read this Raid Shadow Legends Affinity Guide for all you need to know.
What is Raid Shadow Legends Affinity
Every Champion in your roster, and enemy you face in Raid Shadow Legends, has an affinity. There are 4 affinities in total and each are represented by a symbol. These are seen in the table below:
Identifying your Champion’s Affinity
The easiest way to identify the Affinity of your Champions is by navigating to the Champions menu. In the bottom left of the Champions icon picture you will see the symbol for their affinity. You will also be able to see this symbol when selecting your team for battles.
The Affinity of your Champion and the Affinity of enemies will have an effect on how much damage you give and take. Affinities are stronger and weaker against certain other Affinities. This is summarised below:
- Magic has advantage over Spirit
- Spirit has advantage over Force
- Force has advantage over Magic
- Void is neutral with no advantage or disadvantage
- Affinities are also neutral against their own Affinity
The full impact of having the advantage / disadvantage against another Affinity is seen in the following table:
+35% Weak hit chance
-15% Critical Rate
Weak hits do -30% damage
Weak hits cannot activate skill based debuffs
|Neutral||0% Strong hit chance|
0% Weak hit chance
|Advantage||+15% Critical Rate|
+30% Strong hit chance
Stong hits do +30% damage
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Using Affinity to your Advantage
With the advantages and disadvantages that Affinity can give you, it is important to set your team up correctly. Whenever entering a battle, you will be able to see the enemy team you are coming up against. Therefore, you should select Champions from your roster that have an Affinity advantage over the enemy team. This can really help you go deeper in Dungeons and go on a winning streak in the Arena.
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