Shield

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Shield
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Skill Type: Combat Skill
Max Level: 60
Skill Trainers: Tyler Green, Gorvessa, Sir Johnson


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Shield Overview

Shield is a defensive skill that focuses on damage mitigation and holding aggro.

Stun Stunning Bash.png Stunning Bash stuns the opponent.
Sprint Take The Lead.png Take the Lead increases your sprinting speed for 10 seconds.
Rage control Disrupting Bash.png Disrupting Bash reduces enemy's Rage.
Knockback Emergency Bash.png Emergency Bash knocks one enemy back, Fight Me You Fools.png Fight Me You Fools knocks all nearby enemies away
Slash damage +% Strategic Preparation.png Strategic Preparation boosts Slashing Damage by a small amount.
Taunt Infuriating Bash.png Infuriating Bash taunts the enemy, Take The Lead.png Take the Lead causes your attacks to taunt more for 10 seconds, Fight Me You Fools.png Fight Me You Fools taunts all nearby enemies.
Recover Armor Reinforce.png Reinforce restores Armor, RapidRecovery VigorousDefense.png Rapid Recovery restores Armor while not in combat, Shield Team.png Shield Team restores Armor to the player and all nearby allies.
Recover Power RapidRecovery VigorousDefense.png Vigorous Defense restores a portion of the player's Power.
Dodge projectiles Deflect Arrows.png Deflect Arrows causes the player to evade a percentage of all incoming projectiles for 10 seconds.
Negate damage Elemental Ward.png Elemental Ward grants the player a shield that nullifies all incoming Elemental damage (Fire, Cold and Electricity).
Damage melee attackers Fire Shield.png Fire Shield grants the player a shield that deals Fire damage to all melee attackers for 20 seconds.

In-Game Description

Expertise in the use of a shield, both as a weapon and as a defensive tool.

Training Shield

  • Sir Johnson will unlock Shield 51-60 and teach you level 51+ abilities.

Connected Skills

Sub-Skills:
  • None
Secondary Skills:
  • None
Related Skills:
  • None

Shield Basic Abilities

As you level Shield, you will learn the following abilities:

Ability Req. Level Learn From Description Damage Type Ability Type
Stunning Bash (1-5) 1/12/22/31/43 Level Up Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling. Crushing Signature Debuff
Disrupting Bash (1-5) 2/17/27/36/48 Level Up Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage. Crushing Core Attack
Infuriating Bash (1-4) 3/19/32/42 Gorvessa A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Crushing
Quick Bash (1-5) 4/14/23/35/47 Level Up A quick smack with the shield. It doesn't hurt much, but it helps keep the tide of battle going in your favor. Crushing Basic Attack
Emergency Bash (1-5) 5/18/26/37/49 Level Up Hit your enemy and knock them back. Costs no Power, so it's good in a tight spot! Equipment that boosts Stunning Bash also boosts Emergency Bash. Crushing
Fight Me You Fools (1-5) 7/19/29/39/49 Gorvessa Hit all nearby enemies, knocking them back and causing them to hate you more than they would have. N/A
Fire Shield (1-3) 7/27/47 Gorvessa Infuse your shield with elemental power. Any melee attacker that hits you will take Fire damage automatically. N/A
Take The Lead (1-3) 8/28/42 Level Up Your speed and taunting power dramatically increase for a few seconds, allowing you to charge into the fray and take control. N/A
Reinforce (1-5) 10/20/30/40/50 Level Up Adjust yourself to regain Armor. N/A Survival-Utility
Strategic Preparation (1-3) 13/33/45 Level Up Take a moment to prepare your offense so that your sword attacks will be especially deadly. N/A
Rapid Recovery (1-4) 14/24/34/43 Nelson Ballard During a lull in combat, quickly reorganize your Armor so that you can fight again.

Effects that boost the Armor-restoration of Reinforce also boost this ability. || N/A ||

Shield Team (1-3) 15/30/45 Gorvessa You and all nearby allies regain Armor. N/A Signature Support
Finish It (1-4) 15/25/38/44 Level Up Use your shield to clobber an enemy and get this fight over with! Crushing Nice Attack
Elemental Ward (1-2) 21/39 Gorvessa Hunker behind your shield and use it to deflect the elements. N/A
Vigorous Defense (1-2) 25/50 Gorvessa Let your expertly-worn armor give you a tiny breather during combat. N/A

Shield Advanced Abilities

Upon reaching higher levels, experts of the Shield Skill may learn the following abilities:

Ability Req. Level Learn From Description Damage Type Ability Type
Stunning Bash (6-7) 53/64 Sir Johnson Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling. Crushing Signature Debuff
Infuriating Bash 5 53 Sir Johnson A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Crushing
Rapid Recovery 5 54 Sir Johnson During a lull in combat, quickly reorganize your Armor so that you can fight again.

Effects that boost the Armor-restoration of Reinforce also boost this ability. || N/A ||

Finish It 5 54 Sir Johnson Use your shield to clobber an enemy and get this fight over with! Crushing Nice Attack
Take The Lead 4 55 Sir Johnson Your speed and taunting power dramatically increase for a few seconds, allowing you to charge into the fray and take control. N/A
Fire Shield 4 57 Sir Johnson Infuse your shield with elemental power. Any melee attacker that hits you will take Fire damage automatically. N/A
Emergency Bash 6 59 Sir Johnson Hit your enemy and knock them back. Costs no Power, so it's good in a tight spot! Equipment that boosts Stunning Bash also boosts Emergency Bash. Crushing
Fight Me You Fools 6 59 Sir Johnson Hit all nearby enemies, knocking them back and causing them to hate you more than they would have. N/A
Reinforce 6 60 Sir Johnson Adjust yourself to regain Armor. N/A Survival-Utility
Shield Team 4 60 Sir Johnson You and all nearby allies regain Armor. N/A Signature Support
Disrupting Bash 6 61 Sir Johnson Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage. Crushing Core Attack
Quick Bash 6 62 Sir Johnson A quick smack with the shield. It doesn't hurt much, but it helps keep the tide of battle going in your favor. Crushing Basic Attack


Shield Complete Ability List

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Level Name Description Special Damage Stats Gear Required
1 Stunning Bash Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling.
This is a Signature Debuff ability.
Stuns opponent
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 9 Crushing Power Cost: 10
Range: 5
Cooldown: 10
Shield
2 Disrupting Bash Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage.
This is a Core Attack.
Damage: 12 Crushing
Rage: -60
Generates no extra rage.
Power Cost: 9
Range: 5
Cooldown: 8
Shield
3 Infuriating Bash A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Target is taunted +80 Damage: 10 Crushing
Taunt: +80
Power Cost: 8
Range: 5
Cooldown: 7
Shield
4 Quick Bash A quick smack with the shield. It doesn't hurt much, but it helps keep the tide of battle going in your favor.
This is a Basic Attack. (When it triggers a Combat Refresh, +11 Power)
All abilities gain Accuracy +5 for 5 seconds Damage: 9 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 2
Accuracy: 5
Shield
5 Emergency Bash Hit your enemy and knock them back. Costs no Power, so it's good in a tight spot! Equipment that boosts Stunning Bash also boosts Emergency Bash. Target is knocked backwards
Can Be On Sidebar
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 16 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 5
Cooldown: 30
Shield
7 Fight Me You Fools Hit all nearby enemies, knocking them back and causing them to hate you more than they would have. Targets are knocked back and taunted +40 Damage: 18
Taunt: +40
Power Cost: 12
Range: 20
AoE: 10
Cooldown: 20
Shield
7 Fire Shield Infuse your shield with elemental power. Any melee attacker that hits you will take Fire damage automatically. For 20 seconds, melee attackers take 5 Fire damage. Power Cost: 12
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
8 Take The Lead Your speed and taunting power dramatically increase for a few seconds, allowing you to charge into the fray and take control. For 10 seconds, you gain +5 sprint speed and all attacks taunt as if they did 50% more damage. Power Cost: 8
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Shield
10 Reinforce Adjust yourself to regain Armor.
This is a Survival-Utility ability.
Restore 50 Armor. Power Cost: 11
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Shield
12 Stunning Bash 2 Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling.
This is a Signature Debuff ability.
Stuns opponent
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 17 Crushing Power Cost: 14
Range: 5
Cooldown: 10
Shield
13 Strategic Preparation Take a moment to prepare your offense so that your sword attacks will be especially deadly. Slashing Damage boosted +5% Power Cost: 9
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Channel Time: 2
Shield
14 Quick Bash 2 A quick smack with the shield. It doesn't hurt much, but it helps keep the tide of battle going in your favor.
This is a Basic Attack. (When it triggers a Combat Refresh, +13 Power)
All abilities gain Accuracy +6 for 5 seconds Damage: 11 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 2
Accuracy: 6
Shield
14 Rapid Recovery During a lull in combat, quickly reorganize your Armor so that you can fight again.

Effects that boost the Armor-restoration of Reinforce also boost this ability.
Restore 98 Armor.
Can Be On Sidebar
Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Channel Time: 4
Shield
15 Finish It Use your shield to clobber an enemy and get this fight over with!
This is a Nice Attack.
Damage: 47 Crushing Power Cost: 25
Range: 5
Cooldown: 20
Shield
15 Shield Team You and all nearby allies regain Armor.
This is a Signature Support ability.
Restore 40 Armor. Power Cost: 25
Range: 20
AoE: 20
Cooldown: 20
Shield
17 Disrupting Bash 2 Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage.
This is a Core Attack.
Damage: 29 Crushing
Rage: -100
Generates no extra rage.
Power Cost: 13
Range: 5
Cooldown: 8
Shield
18 Emergency Bash 2 Hit your enemy and knock them back. Costs no Power, so it's good in a tight spot! Equipment that boosts Stunning Bash also boosts Emergency Bash. Target is knocked backwards
Can Be On Sidebar
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 29 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 5
Cooldown: 30
Shield
19 Fight Me You Fools 2 Hit all nearby enemies, knocking them back and causing them to hate you more than they would have. Targets are knocked back and taunted +80 Damage: 29
Taunt: +80
Power Cost: 16
Range: 20
AoE: 10
Cooldown: 20
Shield
19 Infuriating Bash 2 A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Target is taunted +120 Damage: 27 Crushing
Taunt: +120
Power Cost: 11
Range: 5
Cooldown: 7
Shield
20 Reinforce 2 Adjust yourself to regain Armor.
This is a Survival-Utility ability.
Restore 70 Armor. Power Cost: 14
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Shield
21 Elemental Ward Hunker behind your shield and use it to deflect the elements. For the next ten seconds, any elemental damage will be negated (Fire, Cold, or Electricity). Power Cost: 25
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Shield
22 Stunning Bash 3 Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling.
This is a Signature Debuff ability.
Stuns opponent
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 30 Crushing Power Cost: 17
Range: 5
Cooldown: 10
Shield
23 Quick Bash 3 A quick smack with the shield. It doesn't hurt much, but it helps keep the tide of battle going in your favor.
This is a Basic Attack. (When it triggers a Combat Refresh, +15 Power)
All abilities gain Accuracy +7 for 5 seconds Damage: 18 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 2
Accuracy: 7.000000000000001
Shield
24 Rapid Recovery 2 During a lull in combat, quickly reorganize your Armor so that you can fight again.

Effects that boost the Armor-restoration of Reinforce also boost this ability.
Restore 120 Armor.
Can Be On Sidebar
Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Channel Time: 4
Shield
25 Finish It 2 Use your shield to clobber an enemy and get this fight over with!
This is a Nice Attack.
Damage: 80 Crushing Power Cost: 31
Range: 5
Cooldown: 20
Shield
25 Vigorous Defense Let your expertly-worn armor give you a tiny breather during combat. Restore 50 Power. Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
26 Emergency Bash 3 Hit your enemy and knock them back. Costs no Power, so it's good in a tight spot! Equipment that boosts Stunning Bash also boosts Emergency Bash. Target is knocked backwards
Can Be On Sidebar
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 43 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 5
Cooldown: 30
Shield
27 Disrupting Bash 3 Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage.
This is a Core Attack.
Damage: 45 Crushing
Rage: -200
Generates no extra rage.
Power Cost: 16
Range: 5
Cooldown: 8
Shield
27 Fire Shield 2 Infuse your shield with elemental power. Any melee attacker that hits you will take Fire damage automatically. For 20 seconds, melee attackers take 10 Fire damage. Power Cost: 19
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
28 Take The Lead 2 Your speed and taunting power dramatically increase for a few seconds, allowing you to charge into the fray and take control. For 10 seconds, you gain +7 sprint speed and all attacks taunt as if they did 75% more damage. Power Cost: 13
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Shield
29 Fight Me You Fools 3 Hit all nearby enemies, knocking them back and causing them to hate you more than they would have. Targets are knocked back and taunted +120 Damage: 42
Taunt: +120
Power Cost: 20
Range: 20
AoE: 10
Cooldown: 20
Shield
30 Reinforce 3 Adjust yourself to regain Armor.
This is a Survival-Utility ability.
Restore 90 Armor. Power Cost: 16
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Shield
30 Shield Team 2 You and all nearby allies regain Armor.
This is a Signature Support ability.
Restore 55 Armor. Power Cost: 34
Range: 20
AoE: 20
Cooldown: 20
Shield
31 Stunning Bash 4 Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling.
This is a Signature Debuff ability.
Stuns opponent
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 46 Crushing Power Cost: 20
Range: 5
Cooldown: 10
Shield
32 Infuriating Bash 3 A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Target is taunted +200 Damage: 47 Crushing
Taunt: +200
Power Cost: 14
Range: 5
Cooldown: 7
Shield
33 Strategic Preparation 2 Take a moment to prepare your offense so that your sword attacks will be especially deadly. Slashing Damage boosted +10% Power Cost: 21
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Channel Time: 2
Shield
34 Rapid Recovery 3 During a lull in combat, quickly reorganize your Armor so that you can fight again.

Effects that boost the Armor-restoration of Reinforce also boost this ability.
Restore 143 Armor.
Can Be On Sidebar
Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Channel Time: 4
Shield
35 Quick Bash 4 A quick smack with the shield. It doesn't hurt much, but it helps keep the tide of battle going in your favor.
This is a Basic Attack. (When it triggers a Combat Refresh, +17 Power)
All abilities gain Accuracy +8 for 5 seconds Damage: 30 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 2
Accuracy: 8
Shield
36 Disrupting Bash 4 Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage.
This is a Core Attack.
Damage: 65 Crushing
Rage: -400
Generates no extra rage.
Power Cost: 18
Range: 5
Cooldown: 8
Shield
37 Emergency Bash 4 Hit your enemy and knock them back. Costs no Power, so it's good in a tight spot! Equipment that boosts Stunning Bash also boosts Emergency Bash. Target is knocked backwards
Can Be On Sidebar
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 68 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 5
Cooldown: 30
Shield
38 Finish It 3 Use your shield to clobber an enemy and get this fight over with!
This is a Nice Attack.
Damage: 137 Crushing Power Cost: 37
Range: 5
Cooldown: 20
Shield
39 Elemental Ward 2 Hunker behind your shield and use it to deflect the elements. For the next ten seconds, any elemental damage will be negated (Fire, Cold, or Electricity). Power Cost: 10
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Shield
39 Fight Me You Fools 4 Hit all nearby enemies, knocking them back and causing them to hate you more than they would have. Targets are knocked back and taunted +160 Damage: 63
Taunt: +160
Power Cost: 22
Range: 20
AoE: 10
Cooldown: 20
Shield
40 Reinforce 4 Adjust yourself to regain Armor.
This is a Survival-Utility ability.
Restore 110 Armor. Power Cost: 19
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Shield
42 Infuriating Bash 4 A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Target is taunted +300 Damage: 73 Crushing
Taunt: +300
Power Cost: 16
Range: 5
Cooldown: 7
Shield
42 Take The Lead 3 Your speed and taunting power dramatically increase for a few seconds, allowing you to charge into the fray and take control. For 10 seconds, you gain +8 sprint speed and all attacks taunt as if they did 100% more damage. Power Cost: 16
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Shield
43 Rapid Recovery 4 During a lull in combat, quickly reorganize your Armor so that you can fight again.

Effects that boost the Armor-restoration of Reinforce also boost this ability.
Restore 165 Armor.
Can Be On Sidebar
Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Channel Time: 4
Shield
43 Stunning Bash 5 Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling.
This is a Signature Debuff ability.
Stuns opponent
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 76 Crushing Power Cost: 23
Range: 5
Cooldown: 10
Shield
44 Finish It 4 Use your shield to clobber an enemy and get this fight over with!
This is a Nice Attack.
Damage: 178 Crushing Power Cost: 39
Range: 5
Cooldown: 20
Shield
45 Shield Team 3 You and all nearby allies regain Armor.
This is a Signature Support ability.
Restore 70 Armor. Power Cost: 39
Range: 20
AoE: 20
Cooldown: 20
Shield
45 Strategic Preparation 3 Take a moment to prepare your offense so that your sword attacks will be especially deadly. Slashing Damage boosted +15% Power Cost: 24
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Channel Time: 2
Shield
47 Fire Shield 3 Infuse your shield with elemental power. Any melee attacker that hits you will take Fire damage automatically. For 20 seconds, melee attackers take 15 Fire damage. Power Cost: 24
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
47 Quick Bash 5 A quick smack with the shield. It doesn't hurt much, but it helps keep the tide of battle going in your favor.
This is a Basic Attack. (When it triggers a Combat Refresh, +19 Power)
All abilities gain Accuracy +9 for 5 seconds Damage: 51 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 2
Accuracy: 9
Shield
48 Disrupting Bash 5 Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage.
This is a Core Attack.
Damage: 111 Crushing
Rage: -530
Generates no extra rage.
Power Cost: 20
Range: 5
Cooldown: 8
Shield
49 Emergency Bash 5 Hit your enemy and knock them back. Costs no Power, so it's good in a tight spot! Equipment that boosts Stunning Bash also boosts Emergency Bash. Target is knocked backwards
Can Be On Sidebar
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 116 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 5
Cooldown: 30
Shield
49 Fight Me You Fools 5 Hit all nearby enemies, knocking them back and causing them to hate you more than they would have. Targets are knocked back and taunted +200 Damage: 99
Taunt: +200
Power Cost: 24
Range: 20
AoE: 10
Cooldown: 20
Shield
50 Reinforce 5 Adjust yourself to regain Armor.
This is a Survival-Utility ability.
Restore 130 Armor. Power Cost: 20
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Shield
50 Vigorous Defense 2 Let your expertly-worn armor give you a tiny breather during combat. Restore 70 Power. Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
53 Infuriating Bash 5 A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Target is taunted +300 Damage: 113 Crushing
Taunt: +300
Power Cost: 17
Range: 5
Cooldown: 7
Shield
53 Stunning Bash 6 Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling.
This is a Signature Debuff ability.
Stuns opponent
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 113 Crushing Power Cost: 25
Range: 5
Cooldown: 10
Shield
54 Finish It 5 Use your shield to clobber an enemy and get this fight over with!
This is a Nice Attack.
Damage: 265 Crushing Power Cost: 42
Range: 5
Cooldown: 20
Shield
54 Rapid Recovery 5 During a lull in combat, quickly reorganize your Armor so that you can fight again.

Effects that boost the Armor-restoration of Reinforce also boost this ability.
Restore 195 Armor.
Can Be On Sidebar
Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Channel Time: 4
Shield
55 Take The Lead 4 Your speed and taunting power dramatically increase for a few seconds, allowing you to charge into the fray and take control. For 10 seconds, you gain +10 sprint speed and all attacks taunt as if they did 125% more damage. Power Cost: 17
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Shield
57 Fire Shield 4 Infuse your shield with elemental power. Any melee attacker that hits you will take Fire damage automatically. For 20 seconds, melee attackers take 20 Fire damage. Power Cost: 26
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
59 Emergency Bash 6 Hit your enemy and knock them back. Costs no Power, so it's good in a tight spot! Equipment that boosts Stunning Bash also boosts Emergency Bash. Target is knocked backwards
Can Be On Sidebar
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 159 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 5
Cooldown: 30
Shield
59 Fight Me You Fools 6 Hit all nearby enemies, knocking them back and causing them to hate you more than they would have. Targets are knocked back and taunted +240 Damage: 136
Taunt: +240
Power Cost: 26
Range: 20
AoE: 10
Cooldown: 20
Shield
60 Reinforce 6 Adjust yourself to regain Armor.
This is a Survival-Utility ability.
Restore 150 Armor. Power Cost: 21
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Shield
60 Shield Team 4 You and all nearby allies regain Armor.
This is a Signature Support ability.
Restore 85 Armor. Power Cost: 44
Range: 20
AoE: 20
Cooldown: 20
Shield
61 Disrupting Bash 6 Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage.
This is a Core Attack.
Damage: 168 Crushing
Rage: -530
Generates no extra rage.
Power Cost: 22
Range: 5
Cooldown: 8
Shield
62 Quick Bash 6 A quick smack with the shield. It doesn't hurt much, but it helps keep the tide of battle going in your favor.
This is a Basic Attack. (When it triggers a Combat Refresh, +22 Power)
All abilities gain Accuracy +9 for 5 seconds Damage: 82 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 2
Accuracy: 9
Shield
63 Infuriating Bash 6 A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Target is taunted +300 Damage: 151 Crushing
Taunt: +300
Power Cost: 18
Range: 5
Cooldown: 7
Shield
63 Strategic Preparation 4 Take a moment to prepare your offense so that your sword attacks will be especially deadly. Slashing Damage boosted +15% Power Cost: 27
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Channel Time: 2
Shield
64 Finish It 6 Use your shield to clobber an enemy and get this fight over with!
This is a Nice Attack.
Damage: 349 Crushing Power Cost: 45
Range: 5
Cooldown: 20
Shield
64 Stunning Bash 7 Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling.
This is a Signature Debuff ability.
Stuns opponent
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 155 Crushing Power Cost: 27
Range: 5
Cooldown: 10
Shield
65 Rapid Recovery 6 During a lull in combat, quickly reorganize your Armor so that you can fight again.

Effects that boost the Armor-restoration of Reinforce also boost this ability.
Restore 195 Armor.
Can Be On Sidebar
Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Channel Time: 4
Shield
67 Fire Shield 5 Infuse your shield with elemental power. Any melee attacker that hits you will take Fire damage automatically. For 20 seconds, melee attackers take 20 Fire damage. Power Cost: 27
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
68 Take The Lead 5 Your speed and taunting power dramatically increase for a few seconds, allowing you to charge into the fray and take control. For 10 seconds, you gain +10 sprint speed and all attacks taunt as if they did 125% more damage. Power Cost: 19
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Shield
69 Emergency Bash 7 Hit your enemy and knock them back. Costs no Power, so it's good in a tight spot! Equipment that boosts Stunning Bash also boosts Emergency Bash. Target is knocked backwards
Can Be On Sidebar
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 203 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 5
Cooldown: 30
Shield
69 Fight Me You Fools 7 Hit all nearby enemies, knocking them back and causing them to hate you more than they would have. Targets are knocked back and taunted +240 Damage: 174
Taunt: +240
Power Cost: 28
Range: 20
AoE: 10
Cooldown: 20
Shield
70 Reinforce 7 Adjust yourself to regain Armor.
This is a Survival-Utility ability.
Restore 150 Armor. Power Cost: 23
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Shield
71 Disrupting Bash 7 Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage.
This is a Core Attack.
Damage: 214 Crushing
Rage: -530
Generates no extra rage.
Power Cost: 23
Range: 5
Cooldown: 8
Shield
72 Quick Bash 7 A quick smack with the shield. It doesn't hurt much, but it helps keep the tide of battle going in your favor.
This is a Basic Attack. (When it triggers a Combat Refresh, +24 Power)
All abilities gain Accuracy +9 for 5 seconds Damage: 105 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 2
Accuracy: 9
Shield
72 Shield Team 5 You and all nearby allies regain Armor.
This is a Signature Support ability.
Restore 85 Armor. Power Cost: 47
Range: 20
AoE: 20
Cooldown: 20
Shield
74 Stunning Bash 8 Smack your target with the shield, leaving them reeling.
This is a Signature Debuff ability.
Stuns opponent
Suppresses Monster Shout
Damage: 196 Crushing Power Cost: 29
Range: 5
Cooldown: 10
Shield

Equipment

Item-icon-belt.png Lucky Belt of the Shielder increases Base Damage dealt with Shield by 8%. Can be created with Toolcrafting 20.

Item-icon-belt.png Lucky Belt of the Defender increases Base Damage dealt with Shield and Staff combat skills by 6%. Can be bought from Hogan.

Item-icon-belt.png Lucky Belt of the Soldier increases Base Damage dealt with Shield and Sword combat skills by 6%. Can be bought from Joeh.

Item-icon-belt.png Lucky Belt of the Barbarian increases Base Damage dealt with Shield and Hammer combat skills by 6%. Can be bought from Agrashab.

Item-icon-belt.png Lucky Belt of the Skirmish Mage increase Base Damage dealt with Shield and Fire combat skills by 6%. Can be found through rare drops and chests.


Treasure Effects

See also: Shield/Treasure Effects:By Slot

See also: Shield/Treasure Effects:By Ability

Prefix Suffix Best Tier Slot All Tiers
of Shielding Tier 6 - Shield Mastery Base Damage +20% Head, OffHand

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of Bashing Tier 12 - All Shield Bash Abilities Damage +22% Feet, Ring

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of Hearty Bashing Tier 12 - All types of shield Bash attacks restore 12 Armor Chest, Hands

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Armor Master's Tier 1 - While the Shield skill is active, you mitigate 1 point of attack damage for every 20 Armor you have remaining. (Normally, you would mitigate 1 for every 25 Armor remaining.) OffHand
of Reconciliatory Stunning Tier 12 - Stunning Bash restores 27 Health Chest, OffHand

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of Stunning Bashes Tier 12 - Stunning Bash Damage +65% Legs, Hands

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Armored Tier 12 - Max Armor +48 when Shield is active OffHand

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Protective Tier 12 - Slashing Mitigation +5, Piercing Mitigation +5, Crushing Mitigation +4 while Shield skill active OffHand, MainHand

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Acid-Free Tier 12 - Direct Acid Mitigation +24 and Indirect Acid Mitigation +4 while Shield skill active Hands

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Armored of Neck Defense Tier 12 - Max Armor +48 when Shield is active Necklace

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Tier 12 - Stunning Bash causes the target to take 105 Trauma damage over 15 seconds MainHand, Necklace

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of Disrupting Bashes Tier 12 - Disrupting Bash further reduces target's Rage by 485 Head, Legs

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of Disrupting Bashes Tier 12 - Disrupting Bash Damage +38% Hands, OffHand

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of Disrupting Bashes Tier 12 - Disrupting Bash deals +26% damage and taunts +300 Chest, Ring

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of Rageless Infuriation Tier 12 - Infuriating Bash generates no Rage and lowers Rage by 300 MainHand, Legs

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of Infuriating Bashes Tier 12 - Infuriating Bash Damage +45% Head, Chest

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of Infuriating Bashes Tier 12 - Infuriating Bash deals +36% damage and taunts +250 Feet, Ring

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Tier 1 - Strategic Preparation hastens the current reset timer of Emergency Bash by 10 seconds Legs
Tier 12 - Strategic Preparation boosts your in-combat Armor regeneration +20 for 20 seconds Feet, Necklace

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Tier 12 - Strategic Preparation boosts your in-combat Health regeneration +14 for 20 seconds OffHand, Ring

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Unpoisonable Tier 5 - Elemental Ward mitigates 50% of all Poison damage for 10 seconds Head

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Untraumatic Tier 6 - Elemental Ward mitigates 50% of all Trauma damage for 10 seconds Head

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Repositioning Tier 12 - Fire Shield and Elemental Ward restore 45 Armor Chest, OffHand

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Reinforcing Tier 12 - Reinforce restores +132 Armor and Shield Team restores +66 Armor Chest, Ring

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Tier 12 - Vigorous Defense restores 65 Health Chest, Ring

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Tier 12 - Reinforce Power Cost -24 Hands

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Tier 12 - Reinforce causes your Major Healing abilities to restore +40 for 10 seconds Necklace, Feet

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of Burst-Dodging Tier 6 - Shield Team grants all allies 13% evasion of burst attacks for 10 seconds MainHand, Legs

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Tier 6 - Disrupting Bash causes the target to take +8% damage from Crushing attacks for 8 seconds MainHand, Necklace

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Tier 6 - Shield Team grants all allies +6 mitigation of all physical attacks (Crushing, Slashing, or Piercing) for 20 seconds Chest, Hands

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Tier 6 - Vigorous Defense boosts your Sprint Speed +6 for 15 seconds Feet

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Tier 6 - Shield Team causes all targets' Survival Utility abilities to restore 50 Armor to them. Lasts 20 seconds OffHand, Feet

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Tier 12 - Reinforce boosts your Nice Attack Damage +120 for 9 seconds MainHand, Legs

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Tier 12 - Take the Lead heals you for 72 Health after a 15 second delay MainHand, Necklace

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Tier 5 - Take the Lead boosts your sprint speed by an additional +5 and you recover 21 Power after a 15 second delay Hands, Feet

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Tier 12 - Take the Lead boosts the taunt of all your attacks +120% Head, Ring

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of Fool Fighting Tier 12 - Fight Me You Fools Damage +48% Hands, Necklace

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of Fool Fighting Tier 12 - Fight Me You Fools deals +38% damage and taunts +300 Head, OffHand

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Finisher's of Finishing Tier 12 - Finish It Damage +54% Legs, Ring

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of Fast Finishes Tier 12 - Finish It Damage +24% and Power Cost -15 Chest, Hands

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Tier 6 - Finish It Restores 50 Health Head, Necklace

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Tier 1 - Chance to Ignore Knockbacks +33%, Chance to Ignore Stuns +20% Feet, Necklace
Tier 6 - Fight Me You Fools and Finish It boost Core Attack Damage +110 for 6 seconds MainHand, Feet

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of Death Avoidance Tier 12 - Chance to Miraculously Avoid Death +87% when Shield is active Necklace, Legs

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Tier 12 - Fight Me You Fools grants you 25% damage reflection for 10 seconds Ring

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Fire-Insulated of Fiery Insulation Tier 12 - Fire Shield boosts your direct and indirect Cold mitigation +12 for 20 seconds Legs

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of True Fire Shielding Tier 12 - Fire Shield boosts your direct and indirect Fire mitigation +12 for 20 seconds Head

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Ingniting of Incinerating Defense Tier 6 - Fire Shield causes melee attackers to ignite, dealing 24 Fire damage over 9 seconds MainHand

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Shield Stat Bonuses

These bonuses will only be applied when this skill is active.

Level Total Bonuses
1 Max Health +2
Max Power +2
2 Max Health +4
Max Power +5
3 Max Health +6
Max Power +7
4 Max Health +8
Max Power +10
5 Max Health +10
Max Power +12
6 Max Health +12
Max Power +15
7 Max Health +14
Max Power +17
8 Max Health +16
Max Power +20
9 Max Health +18
Max Power +22
10 Max Health +20
Max Power +25
11 Max Health +22
Max Power +27
12 Max Health +24
Max Power +29
13 Max Health +26
Max Power +31
14 Max Health +28
Max Power +33
15 Max Health +30
Max Power +35
16 Max Health +32
Max Power +37
17 Max Health +34
Max Power +39
18 Max Health +36
Max Power +41
19 Max Health +38
Max Power +43
20 Max Health +40
Max Power +45
21 Max Health +42
Max Power +47
22 Max Health +44
Max Power +49
23 Max Health +46
Max Power +51
24 Max Health +48
Max Power +53
25 Max Health +50
Max Power +55
26 Max Health +52
Max Power +57
27 Max Health +54
Max Power +59
28 Max Health +56
Max Power +61
29 Max Health +58
Max Power +63
30 Max Health +60
Max Power +65
31 Max Health +62
Max Power +67
32 Max Health +64
Max Power +69
33 Max Health +66
Max Power +71
34 Max Health +68
Max Power +73
35 Max Health +70
Max Power +75
36 Max Health +72
Max Power +76
37 Max Health +74
Max Power +77
38 Max Health +76
Max Power +78
39 Max Health +78
Max Power +79
40 Max Health +80
Max Power +80
41 Max Health +82
Max Power +81
42 Max Health +84
Max Power +82
43 Max Health +86
Max Power +83
44 Max Health +88
Max Power +84
45 Max Health +90
Max Power +85
46 Max Health +92
Max Power +86
47 Max Health +94
Max Power +87
48 Max Health +96
Max Power +88
49 Max Health +98
Max Power +89
50 Max Health +100
Max Power +90
51 Max Health +102
Max Power +91
52 Max Health +104
Max Power +92
53 Max Health +106
Max Power +93
54 Max Health +108
Max Power +94
55 Max Health +110
Max Power +95
56 Max Health +112
Max Power +96
57 Max Health +114
Max Power +97
58 Max Health +116
Max Power +98
59 Max Health +118
Max Power +99
60 Max Health +120
Max Power +100
61 Max Health +122
Max Power +101
62 Max Health +124
Max Power +102
63 Max Health +126
Max Power +103
64 Max Health +128
Max Power +104
65 Max Health +130
Max Power +105
66 Max Health +132
Max Power +106
67 Max Health +134
Max Power +107
68 Max Health +136
Max Power +108
69 Max Health +138
Max Power +109
70 Max Health +140
Max Power +110
71 Max Health +142
Max Power +111
72 Max Health +144
Max Power +112
73 Max Health +146
Max Power +113
74 Max Health +148
Max Power +114
75 Max Health +150
Max Power +115
76 Max Health +152
Max Power +116
77 Max Health +154
Max Power +117
78 Max Health +156
Max Power +118
79 Max Health +158
Max Power +119
80 Max Health +160
Max Power +120
81 Max Health +162
Max Power +121
82 Max Health +164
Max Power +122
83 Max Health +166
Max Power +123
84 Max Health +168
Max Power +124
85 Max Health +170
Max Power +125
86 Max Health +172
Max Power +126
87 Max Health +174
Max Power +127
88 Max Health +176
Max Power +128
89 Max Health +178
Max Power +129
90 Max Health +180
Max Power +130
91 Max Health +182
Max Power +131
92 Max Health +184
Max Power +132
93 Max Health +186
Max Power +133
94 Max Health +188
Max Power +134
95 Max Health +190
Max Power +135
96 Max Health +192
Max Power +136
97 Max Health +194
Max Power +137
98 Max Health +196
Max Power +138
99 Max Health +198
Max Power +139
100 Max Health +200
Max Power +140


Shield Level Up Rewards

Level Reward
1 Gain Ability: Stunning Bash
2 Gain Ability: Disrupting Bash
4 Gain Ability: Quick Bash
5 Gain Ability: Emergency Bash
8 Gain Ability: Take The Lead
10 Gain Ability: Reinforce
12 Gain Ability: Stunning Bash 2
13 Gain Ability: Strategic Preparation
14 Gain Ability: Quick Bash 2
15 Gain Ability: Finish It
17 Gain Ability: Disrupting Bash 2
18 Gain Ability: Emergency Bash 2
20 Gain Ability: Reinforce 2
21 +1 to Endurance
22 Gain Ability: Stunning Bash 3
23 Gain Ability: Quick Bash 3
25 Gain Ability: Finish It 2
26 Gain Ability: Emergency Bash 3
27 Gain Ability: Disrupting Bash 3
28 Gain Ability: Take The Lead 2
30 Gain Ability: Reinforce 3
31 Gain Ability: Stunning Bash 4
33 Gain Ability: Strategic Preparation 2
35 Gain Ability: Quick Bash 4
36 Gain Ability: Disrupting Bash 4
37 Gain Ability: Emergency Bash 4
38 Gain Ability: Finish It 3
40 Gain Ability: Reinforce 4
41 +1 to Endurance
42 Gain Ability: Take The Lead 3
43 Gain Ability: Stunning Bash 5
44 Gain Ability: Finish It 4
45 Gain Ability: Strategic Preparation 3
47 Gain Ability: Quick Bash 5
48 Gain Ability: Disrupting Bash 5
49 Gain Ability: Emergency Bash 5
50 Gain Ability: Reinforce 5

Trivia

Vigorous Defense and Rapid Recovery use the same ability icon.

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