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Threat Level, or popularly known as Aggro, defines how dangerous a non-player character perceives a target to be and thus the importance of attacking that target. NPCs will prioritize attacking the target with the highest threat level that is within range.

Increasing Threat Level[]


The following abilities will temporarily increase threat level:

  • AtlasIcon272 Atlas' Rumblers130xWhite Rumblers with Mod TT 20px Titanic Rumbler: Recasting the ability will taunt enemies instead.
  • CalibanIcon Caliban's LethalProgeny130xWhite Lethal Progeny: Summons up to three Conculysts with high threat levels.
  • GaraIcon272 Gara's Spectrorage130xWhite Spectrorage: Creates a carousel of mirrors with high threat level and reflects damage back to the attacker.
  • KhoraIcon272 Khora's Strangledome130xWhite Strangledome: Creates a dome that captures and ensnares enemies; captured enemies are susceptible to friendly fire, with high threat level.
  • LokiIcon272 Loki's Decoy130xWhite Decoy: Creates a decoy with high threat level.
  • MirageIcon272 Mirage's HallOfMirrors130xWhite Hall of Mirrors: Creates clones of Mirage around her with high threat levels.
  • NekrosIcon272 Nekros' ShadowsOfTheDead130xWhite Shadows of the Dead: Creates shadow versions of recently fallen enemies with high threat levels.
  • NidusIcon272 Nidus's Ravenous130xWhite Ravenous: Creates maggots with high threat levels.
  • NyxIcon272 Nyx:
    • Absorb130xWhite Absorb: Turns the user invulnerable and increases the caster's threat level. When the ability ends, damage received is reflected to all enemies in range.
    • Chaos130xWhite Chaos: Forces friendly fire on afflicted enemies, with high threat level.
  • OctaviaIcon272 Octavia's Resonator130xWhite Resonator: Creates a mobile Resonator that pacifies enemies and charms them into following it. If Mallet130xWhite Mallet is active, the Resonator will pick it up and taunt enemies into attacking it while storing the received damage and inflicting it to all enemies in range.
  • RevenantIcon272 Revenant's Enthrall130xWhite Enthrall: Converts an enemy into a Tenno-aligned thrall that turns on their former allies, with high threat level.
  • SarynIcon272 Saryn's Molt130xWhite Molt: Creates a decoy with high threat level.
  • Stalker Stalker's Punishment130xWhite Punishment: Turns Stalker invulnerable while increasing his own threat level. When the ability ends, Stalker throws many horizontal projectiles at the reticle with its damage amplified from the amount of damage received while invulnerable.
  • StyanaxIcon272 Styanax's RallyPoint130xWhite Rally Point: Increases Styanax's own threat level as he buffs his and his ally's energy regeneration while recovering shields on kill.
  • TitaniaIcon272 Titania's Razorwing130xWhite Razorwing: Creates Razorflies with high threat levels.
  • WukongIcon272 Wukong's Defy130xWhite Defy: Turns Wukong invulnerable while increasing his own threat level. When the ability ends, damage received is reflected to all enemies in range, then grants Wukong an armor bonus from the received damage.


The following mods will increase threat level:


The following actions will increase one's threat level:


The following item has an increased threat level:


  • The Shield Osprey Specter has a high threat level, causing enemies to attack it more likely than players or objectives.


  • Djinn's Mod TT 20px Fatal Attraction increases its own threat level significantly, causing enemies to lock on (and sometimes fire on it, which is a bug) for the duration.

Reducing Threat Level[]

  • The Xiphos Turret has a low threat level, less likely to be fired upon if other allies are nearby.
  • Executing a Parazon Parazon's Mercy finisher removes threat level for the user and their Companion, but is immediately regained once the animation finishes.