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Lost Ark: So you change the mouse control in the new MMORPG


Lost Ark: So you change the mouse control in the new MMORPG

Lost Ark is an MMORPG, but relies on a typical Hack'n'Slay control. So you move with the mouse and use it to carry out normal attacks. At the start you decide on a method of control. We reveal how you can change them later.

How do you change the controls in Lost Ark? Basically you always have to move with one mouse button and pick up objects while you attack with the other mouse button. Nothing can be changed about that.

If you have decided on a variant at the beginning, either attack with right-click or attack with left-click, you can change the setting at any time with the hotkeys. However, the option for this is a bit hidden:

  • First press Escape and then select “Settings”.
  • Then navigate to the right on “Hotkeys” and then “Basic controls”.
  • There you have in the fourth option a tick for “Attack with right click”. Depending on whether you have activated this checkmark or not, the controls change.
  • However, you cannot change the mouse buttons directly, which has already led to some confusion.

Which settings can still be made? In principle, you can reassign many keys, including:

  • Attack with the keyboard
  • Automatic moving
  • The different skills
  • The hotkeys for using items
  • The basic menu guidance
However, options such as hiding the UI (always “ALT + X”), displaying the booty names (always “ALT”) and interacting via the keyboard (always “G” and “H”) cannot be changed.

How do you fight in Lost Ark anyway?  You move through the game world with mouse clicks (either right or left). With the other mouse button you carry out a simple attack. However, this attack can also be carried out using the keyboard (the “C” key by default).

Already in the tutorial you get a handful of skills that you can use with the keys “Q, W, E, R, A, S” or another assignment of your choice. Potions and items are on the other hand on the keys "F1" and the numbers 1-9.

Slicing through hordes of monsters and kiting play an important role in the New World combat system.