New World Intelligence Attribute

Written By hacktheminotaur
Intelligence in New World is the Primary Attribute for Magical Weapons like the Fire Staff and Ice Gauntlet as well as a Secondary Attribute for the Rapier and Musket. Intelligence also enhances Magical and Elemental Damage, Critical Damage and the Harvesting Trade Skill.

Weapons That Use Intelligence In New World

Intelligence is the Primary Attribute for offensive Magical Weapons in New World as well as a Secondary Attribute for some medium and long range Physical Weapons.

Weapons that utilize Intelligence as an Attribute in New World are:

Primary vs. Secondary Attributes In New World

Some Weapons in New World can be increased in effectiveness by using two Attributes: a Primary Attribute and Secondary Attribute.

Primary Attributes in New World are the best source of increasing a Weapon’s effectiveness. This means you will gain more damage per Attribute point invested.

Secondary Attributes in New World ALSO increase a Weapon’s effectiveness, but at a slower rate per Attribute point invested.

For example, investing into Dexterity while equipping a spear will generally increase your effectiveness by about 2 Weapon Damage per 1 Attribute Point spent. Investing in Strength will only increase your Spear effectiveness by an average of 1 Weapon Damage per 1 Attribute point.

    Intelligence Attribute Milestones In New World

    For every 50 points obtained in an Attribute, players unlock Milestones or Perks related to that Attribute. These are passive bonuses that grant you some very valuable stats like increased Critical Chance, increased Mana regenereation, bonus Armor and much more. The full list of Attribute Milestones are found below.


    50 Points
    • +10% damage to light and heavy magic atacks
    • +10% harvest speed
    100 Points
    • +10% to critical hit damage
    • 5% chance for 1 azoth when harvesting
    150 Points
    • +15% to elemental damage
    • -10% decrease in weight of harvested items
    200 Points
    • +10% mana after a dodge
    • +10% harvest speed
    250 Points
    • +30% duration to damage over time spells
    • +10% yield increase when harvesting
    300 Points
    • +30% damage on first hit on full health target
    • -10% reduction in Azoth travel cost

    Attribute Gains From Other Sources

    You can gain additional Attribute Point bonuses with the help of armor, weapons, and trinkets.

    Diminishing Returns Of Attribute Points In New World

    There are diminishing returns on Attribute Point effectiveness starting at 100 points. You can go beyond this, but the higher your Attribute Points, the less effective power you will see in that stat.

    Other Attributes In New World

    When you first arrive in Aeternum, your Character will have 5 points in each of the core attributes and you cannot drop below that 5-point minimum. Each time your Character levels up, you are granted Attribute Points to spend on whichever Attribute(s) you choose.

    The five Core Attributes in New World are:

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