A snare is a type of ability that causes a debuff to the offensive target which reduces their movement speed temporarily. Often used to keep the target at a safe distance and consequently unable to use melee attacks (see kiting), a snare is considered a lesser form of crowd control.
A snare ability should be considered quite distinct from a root ability, as the latter removes the ability to move at all from the target, while the former merely slows them down.
Some examples of snare abilities include:
- Druid) (