In the Senran Kagura series, a status effect is the effect applied to a character or an enemy by certain conditions, specifically attacks. They are effects that alter the target's abilities.
The status effects, are both dealt by specific characters and, in SKEV, bombshells, a support bomb item obtainable during missions.
|Poison||Deals damage over time|
|Shock||Immobilizes the target|
|Burn||Deals damage over time|
|Freeze||Immobilizes the target|
|Stun||Makes the target vulnerable|
Deep Crimson only.
Prevents the target to attack.
The character that tend to inflict a status effect when attacking.
|Character||Method of application||Effect|
|Ikaruga||Super Secret Ninja Art||Burn|
|Yagyū||Attacks, including NAs||Freeze|
|Hibari||Attacks, including NAs||Shock|
|Homura||Attacks, including NAs||Burn|
|Yomi||Attacks, including NAs||Burn|
|Hikage||Attacks, possibly NAs||Poison|
|Haruka||Attacks, including NAs||Freeze/Poison/Burn|
|Yumi||Attacks, including NAs||Freeze|
|Murakumo||(has a higher chance of randomly stuning)||Stun|
|Shiki||Attacks, including NAs||Poison|
|Minori||(has a high chance to stun if bucket was filled and released via heavy attack)||Stun|
|Miyabi||Attacks, including NAs||Burn|
|Imu||Attacks, including NAs||Shock|
|Ryōbi||(has the highest chance to randomly stun)||Stun|
|Ryōna||Attacks, including NAs||Freeze / Burn|
|Renka||(has a higher chance to randomly daze)||Stun|
|Hanabi||Attacks, including NAs||Burn|
|Kafuru||Attacks, including NAs||Freeze|
|Ayane||Charged Heavy Attacks||Stun|
|Naraku||Charged Heavy Attacks||Stun|
In Burst Re:Newal, the effects don't change but only characters are capable to apply effects, due to the disappearance of Bombshells.