Lunar Phases is the unofficial name[1][2] of an ability exclusive to Moon Knight.


Lunar Phases allows Moon Knight's abilities to change depending on the moon's phases.[3][2]

  • Waning Crescent: As the Moon wanes, there's a chance to gain Fury. The chance increases nearer to the New Moon.[2]
  • New Moon: In the darkness of a New Moon, gain increased chance to evade attacks.[2] His base Attack is also at its highest.[3]
  • Waxing Crescent: As the Moon waxes, there's a chance to boost Critical Rate. The chance increases nearer to the Full Moon.[2]
  • Full Moon: Under the light of the Full Moon, there's a chance that Critical Hits inflict Stun.[2] In addition, the chance to inflict Bleed is at its highest, as are his Critical Hits.[3]

As it is July 18, the current active ability is Waxing Crescent.

List of Champions with Lunar Phases

See the associated category: Lunar Phases.


  1. Both the ability's name and effects are different depending on the current lunar phase.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Did you know? Moon Knight's abilities change according to the real-world phases of the Moon!
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Marvel-logo Entering Marvel Contest of Champions: Moon Knight. Chabala, Ben. September 24, 2015.


List of Abilities

Acrobatic CombatAftershockAnte UpArmorArmor BreakArmor UpBamfBleedBleed ImmunityBuff StealCauterizeChi StrikeCleanseConcussionCosmic RadiationCrit BoostCrueltyCurseDazeDeformationElement GunEnervating FieldEnfeebleEvadeEvil's BaneEvocationExhaustionFate SealFatigueFreestyle CombatFuryGambler's RuinGenetic MemoryHeal BlockIncinerateJudgmentKree PhysiologyLife StealLightning ArcLunar PhasesMagnetismMartial FocusNullifyOverpowerOverrunOm NomPacifismPhysical ResistancePoisonPoison ImmunityPower BurnPower DrainPower GainPower LockPower StealPower StingPrecisionReconReflect StunReflective ArmorRegenerationReplicateScorchSensory WeaveShield SystemShockSoul HarvestStatic ShockStunSymbiote StealthTenacityTrue StrikeUnstoppableWeakness