Thank you for the reply Hikitsune-Red. Actually Passive States totally uses Custom Apply Effects, especially if you use it as a condition. I have a skill in my game that grants the user AGI if the user is wielding a melee weapon. only if a melee weapon is held, otherwise it turns off. CAE allows for that to happen. there is also Custom Battle Effects, which is what people usually use for Passive States. but the Aura itself doesn't register (or know?) that is has those notetags.