Core Attribute

Governs Mana recovery rate as well as effectiveness with the Life Staff. Higher Focus will allow you to cast spells more frequently with less help from Consumables. Your ability to use the Life Staff is also improved.
Primary damage influence

Life Staves

Secondary damage influence


Focus is a Core Attribute in New WorldFocus governs Mana recovery rate as well as effectiveness with the Life Staff. Higher Focus will allow you to cast spells more frequently with less help from Consumables. Your ability to use the Life Staff is also improved. Core Attributes have thresholds every 50 points that grant you different bonuses.


Focus Information

Focus rules directly over the effectiveness output of the following Weapon types: Life Staves

Life Staves

  • Primary Damage Scaling: 1 point of damage per point invested as an average (rounded down)
  • No secondary damage scaling.

The following Active Healing Skills are affected by Focus:

divine_embrace_life_staves_active__healing_tree_icon_new_world_wiki_guide_125pxDivine Embrace

orb_of_protection_life_staves_active__protector_tree_icon_new_world_wiki_guide_125pxOrb of Protection

sacred_ground_life_staves_active__healing_tree_icon_new_world_wiki_guide_125pxSacred Ground

splash_of_light_life_staves_active__healing_tree_icon_new_world_wiki_guide_125pxSplash of Light


light's_embrace_life_staves_active__protector_tree_icon_new_world_wiki_guide_125pxLight's Embrace


Focus Thresholds

Every 50 Points spent on Focus, players reach a threshold and two different Bonuses are unlocked. One is Combat-related, while the other one focuses on different Crafting or Gathering skills.


Combat Bonus

Non-Combat Bonus

50 +10% mana regeneration rate +10% fishing line tension
100 +20 to mana pool +10% yield increase when salvaging
150 +20% healing output -10% decrease in weight of fishing items
200 +20% duration on casted buffs +10% fishing line tension
250 +30 mana on any self or group kill +10% increase to caught fish size
300 When mana hits zero gain 200% mana regen for 10s (60s cooldown) 10% cooldown reduction for Inn fast travel

Focus Related Affixes

The following Affixes grant Focus to Equipment, wether as a Primary bigger bonus or as a secondary smaller one.


Primary Bonus

Secondary Bonus

Of the Artificer

Focus Dexterity

Of the Cleric

Focus Constitution

Of the Duelist

Dexterity Focus

Of the Mage

Intelligence Focus

Of the Monk

Strength Focus

Of the Nomad

Constitution Focus

Of the Priest

Focus Intelligence

Of the Sage

Focus None

Of the Zealot

Focus Strength



Foods that grant Focus

By consuming the following Foods, players can gain a timed bonus to Focus. You can use the tab below to perform a quick search.

Quick Search of All Foods 


Focus Notes and Tips

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