Brittle abilities

Other (objects, etc.) theme

Abilities (usually buffs) or similar that create an effect that has limited charges (until the ability is used again). Such as a attack buff that lasts for the next 3 hits, or defense buff that lasts for the next 2 hits.


Alternate name: Brittle buffs

The first video game about Brittle abilities was released on October 27, 2009.

Gaslamp Games and Valve has published most of these games

See also: ability charges
Note: the name is borrowed from Dredmor where the kind was called "brittle buffs". There doesn't seem to be any commonly agreed name for this kind, if any name at all is used to identify them in the first place (often not).