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When you pray on a shrine you get a temporary buff, how long does this buff last?

Also, how many of this buffs can I have simultaneously?

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I've had at least 2 up simultaneously. Haven't timed them to see how long though. – AlG Feb 15 '12 at 21:12
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I had over 25 buffs on myself, so if there is a limit, it's pretty darn high.

To test this out, I bought a bunch of buff potions and drank them all. Twenty in total. Then I touched the 5 shrines that are right next to each other in Ysa. Only 15 buffs displayed on the screen at once, so at first maybe I thought there was a cap of 15.

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However, when I went to the Status->Effects screen, it listed all 25 buffs as active. My guess is that the 15 that displayed on the screen were all it had room for.

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Potion buffs seem to have variable durations depending on the potion type. I am not prepared to make a list of every single potion type and their individual durations, but of the 20 I tested, all seemed to fall into two categories... 30 seconds or 60 seconds. I didn't detect any sort of pattern about why some lasted 30 seconds and other lasted 60.

All shrine buffs appear to have a duration of 5 minutes.

Potion buffs seem to be either 30 seconds or 60 seconds.

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It's worth noting that the "Minor Phasewalk" potion lasts much less than 30 seconds. I didn't time it, but it seemed to be in the 10-15 second range. – RHINO_Mk.II Jun 25 '14 at 10:35

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