What is Essential Mana?


Essential Mana is a community fan-site for the game, TERA. It offers extensive guides and databases of information to aid players in their TERA journey. Essential Mana is a parent site which captures the database nature of Zephya (A wiki of TERA End-Game content) and TERATODAY‘s community aspects and player created guides.

Our goal is to educate new players of existing content and gameplay, as well as inform other players of upcoming content.

Essential Mana’s team includes our admins, our editors and our authors (seen below). Our team is you guys, the TERA community.

Have information to share? Post it or send it to us! Anything is welcome here.

Meet the Team


About Obsie

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Hi 😀 I’m Obs from Mount Tyrannus. I’m an Admin behind Essential Mana. I create guides and help answer questions about TERA. I’m generally active anywhere TERA-related, in places like Reddit, official forums, and more. I play Warrior (Obsie), Sorcerer (Hailstorm), Priest (Observe), and Ninja (Obs) and I’m kidnap ready to go. I don’t really have many achievements other than just clearing stuff. I’m also super lazy, but I’ll usually accept party invites to dungeons. I’m also an information sponge when it comes to the game, so I try to answer any questions to the best of my ability. As for personal life, I’m basically a broke student who spends way too much time doing things I shouldn’t be doing.

About Banim

Hello! I’m Banim, also from Celestial Hills, and I play on a potato from Spain. I am the main point of contact and most mails will be answered by me. I help keep guides updated and relevant, as well as oversee projects behind the scenes. I actively post on Tera’s subreddit and the official forums often and try to be helpful. In TERA, I main priest and berserker, though I play mystic fairly often too. I’ve been in Tera since February 2013 clearing all PvE content to date. Some things under my belt: Surgeon pre-FoA, Determined pre-nerf and Master of Timespace, as well as Dreadspire Uppers clears. I have maxed my achievements on my priest (working on an achievement guide atm!) and my berserker has a champion laurel too. So what do I do in-game? I mainly just run dungeons with friends and call them and my guildies “fat” for no reason (It kind of just stuck). Feel free to say hi!
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About Loriri [News / Translator]

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Annyeonghasaeyo! This is Loriri from Tempest Reach! I’ve joined Essential Mana as a Translator, bringing the hot stuff from KTERA to share for anyone in English. My goal is to share information and spread it around, so if anyone else can translate mine to different language, I will be happy to see that. My main is a Lancer (Loriri), and I also play all other classes. My favorite alts are Priest (Pleepri), Berserker (Roliri), and Ninja (Nimbri). I’ve began playing since around June 2014, but I didn’t really start until November, which is when I bought Collector’s Edition and Elite Status. I am a casual player, mainly playing to enjoy social aspects, teamwork, and the thrills from challenges. If you see me standing around at Highwatch, I am most likely to be AFK (alt tabbed). I am also around Reddit as well as EME’s Offical TERA Forums, and I sometimes stream TERA and maybe other games. Aside from TERA stuff, I am a Student as well as a Teacher.


We also have many authors who help contribute to the website!