Shield

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


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

Shield Overview

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

Effect Related Abilities
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.


Training Shield

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

Bonus ranks to the Shield skill can be obtained from the following skills and levels:

Skill Level
Orkish 15
Armor Patching 25
Staff 32
Endurance 35
Sword 44
Weapon Augmentation 45
Armor Patching 45
Compassion 45

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. (stuns opponent) 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. (+ Extra taunt) 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 Tyler Green 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 Nelson Ballard 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 Tyler Green Let your expertly-worn armor give you a tiny breather during combat. (restores some Power) 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

Click "Expand" on the box below to view a complete list of Abilities for the Shield skill.

Icon Level Name Description Special Damage Stats Gear Required
icon_3446.png  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
icon_3447.png  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
icon_3448.png  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
icon_3642.png  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
icon_3449.png  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
icon_3455.png  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
icon_3454.png  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 8 Fire damage. Power Cost: 12
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
icon_3453.png  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 +6 sprint speed and all attacks taunt as if they did 50% more damage. Power Cost: 8
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Accuracy: 6
Shield
icon_2248.png  10 Reinforce Adjust yourself to regain Armor.
This is a Survival-Utility ability.
Restore 50 Armor. Power Cost: 11
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Shield
icon_3446.png  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
icon_3458.png  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
icon_3642.png  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
icon_3639.png  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
icon_3640.png  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
icon_3457.png  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
icon_3447.png  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
icon_3449.png  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
icon_3455.png  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
icon_3448.png  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
icon_2248.png  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
icon_3641.png  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
icon_3446.png  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
icon_3642.png  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
icon_3639.png  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
icon_3640.png  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
icon_3451.png  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
icon_3449.png  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
icon_3447.png  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
icon_3454.png  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 15 Fire damage. Power Cost: 19
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
icon_3453.png  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
Accuracy: 7.000000000000001
Shield
icon_3455.png  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
icon_2248.png  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
icon_3457.png  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
icon_3446.png  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
icon_3448.png  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
icon_3458.png  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
icon_3639.png  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
icon_3642.png  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
icon_3447.png  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
icon_3449.png  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
icon_3640.png  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
icon_3641.png  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
icon_3455.png  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
icon_2248.png  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
icon_3448.png  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
icon_3453.png  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
Accuracy: 8
Shield
icon_3639.png  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
icon_3446.png  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
icon_3640.png  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
icon_3457.png  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
icon_3458.png  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
icon_3454.png  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 30 Fire damage. Power Cost: 24
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
icon_3642.png  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
icon_3447.png  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
icon_3449.png  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
icon_3455.png  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
icon_2248.png  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
icon_3451.png  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
icon_3448.png  53 Infuriating Bash 5 A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Target is taunted +400 Damage: 113 Crushing
Taunt: +400
Power Cost: 17
Range: 5
Cooldown: 7
Shield
icon_3446.png  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
icon_3640.png  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
icon_3639.png  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
icon_3453.png  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 +9 sprint speed and all attacks taunt as if they did 125% more damage. Power Cost: 17
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Accuracy: 9
Shield
icon_3454.png  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 45 Fire damage. Power Cost: 26
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
icon_3449.png  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
icon_3455.png  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
icon_2248.png  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
icon_3457.png  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
icon_3447.png  61 Disrupting Bash 6 Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage.
This is a Core Attack.
Damage: 168 Crushing
Rage: -600
Generates no extra rage.
Power Cost: 22
Range: 5
Cooldown: 8
Shield
icon_3642.png  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 +10 for 5 seconds Damage: 82 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 2
Accuracy: 1
Shield
icon_3448.png  63 Infuriating Bash 6 A frustration-inducing bash to the face. Target is taunted +500 Damage: 151 Crushing
Taunt: +500
Power Cost: 18
Range: 5
Cooldown: 7
Shield
icon_3458.png  63 Strategic Preparation 4 Take a moment to prepare your offense so that your sword attacks will be especially deadly. Slashing Damage boosted +18% Power Cost: 27
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Channel Time: 2
Shield
icon_3640.png  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
icon_3446.png  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
icon_3639.png  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 225 Armor.
Can Be On Sidebar
Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Channel Time: 4
Shield
icon_3454.png  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 70 Fire damage. Power Cost: 27
Range: 3
Cooldown: 60
Shield
icon_3453.png  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 150% more damage. Power Cost: 19
Range: 3
Cooldown: 30
Accuracy: 1
Shield
icon_3449.png  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
icon_3455.png  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 +300 Damage: 174
Taunt: +300
Power Cost: 28
Range: 20
AoE: 10
Cooldown: 20
Shield
icon_2248.png  70 Reinforce 7 Adjust yourself to regain Armor.
This is a Survival-Utility ability.
Restore 170 Armor. Power Cost: 23
Range: 3
Cooldown: 20
Shield
icon_3447.png  71 Disrupting Bash 7 Bash your target, causing them to lose some of their Rage.
This is a Core Attack.
Damage: 214 Crushing
Rage: -700
Generates no extra rage.
Power Cost: 23
Range: 5
Cooldown: 8
Shield
icon_3642.png  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 +11 for 5 seconds Damage: 105 Crushing Power Cost: 0
Range: 3
Cooldown: 2
Accuracy: 11
Shield
icon_3457.png  72 Shield Team 5 You and all nearby allies regain Armor.
This is a Signature Support ability.
Restore 100 Armor. Power Cost: 47
Range: 20
AoE: 20
Cooldown: 20
Shield
icon_3446.png  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


Shield 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 7 - Shield Mastery Base Damage +23% Head, OffHand

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of Bashing Tier 14 - All Shield Bash Abilities Damage +26% Feet, Ring

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of Hearty Bashing Tier 14 - All types of shield Bash attacks restore 14 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

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of Reconciliatory Stunning Tier 14 - Stunning Bash restores 31 Health Chest, OffHand

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of Stunning Bashes Tier 14 - Stunning Bash Damage +91% Legs, Hands

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Armored Tier 14 - Max Armor +54 when Shield is active OffHand

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Protective Tier 14 - Slashing Mitigation +6, Piercing Mitigation +5, Crushing Mitigation +5 while Shield skill active OffHand, MainHand

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Acid-Free Tier 14 - Direct Acid Mitigation +28 and Indirect Acid Mitigation +4 while Shield skill active Hands

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Armored of Neck Defense Tier 14 - Max Armor +64 when Shield is active Necklace

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Tier 14 - Stunning Bash causes the target to take 135 Trauma damage over 15 seconds MainHand, Necklace

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of Disrupting Bashes Tier 14 - Disrupting Bash further reduces target's Rage by 700 Head, Legs

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of Disrupting Bashes Tier 14 - Disrupting Bash Damage +74% Hands, OffHand

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of Disrupting Bashes Tier 14 - Disrupting Bash deals +43% damage and taunts +450 Chest, Ring

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of Rageless Infuriation Tier 14 - Infuriating Bash generates no Rage and lowers Rage by 730 MainHand, Legs

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of Infuriating Bashes Tier 14 - Infuriating Bash Damage +65% Head, Chest

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of Infuriating Bashes Tier 14 - Infuriating Bash deals +42% damage and taunts +290 Feet, Ring

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Tier 1 - Strategic Preparation hastens the current reset timer of Emergency Bash by 10 seconds Legs

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Tier 14 - Strategic Preparation boosts your in-combat Armor regeneration +24 for 20 seconds Feet, Necklace

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Tier 14 - Strategic Preparation boosts your in-combat Health regeneration +16 for 20 seconds OffHand, Ring

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Unpoisonable Tier 7 - Elemental Ward mitigates 45% of all Poison damage for 10 seconds Head

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Untraumatic Tier 7 - Elemental Ward mitigates 40% of all Trauma damage for 10 seconds Head

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Repositioning Tier 14 - Fire Shield and Elemental Ward restore 51 Armor Chest, OffHand

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Reinforcing Tier 14 - Reinforce restores +93 Armor and Shield Team restores +47 Armor Chest, Ring

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Tier 14 - Vigorous Defense restores 75 Health Chest, Ring

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Tier 14 - Reinforce Power Cost -28 Hands

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Tier 14 - Reinforce causes your Major Healing abilities to restore +46 for 10 seconds Necklace, Feet

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of Burst-Dodging Tier 7 - Shield Team grants all allies 13% evasion of burst attacks for 10 seconds MainHand, Legs

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Tier 7 - Disrupting Bash causes the target to take +9% damage from Crushing attacks for 8 seconds MainHand, Necklace

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Tier 7 - Shield Team grants all allies +8 mitigation of all physical attacks (Crushing, Slashing, or Piercing) for 20 seconds Chest, Hands

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Tier 7 - Vigorous Defense boosts your Sprint Speed +6.5 for 15 seconds Feet

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Tier 7 - Shield Team causes all targets' Survival Utility abilities to restore 57 Armor to them. Lasts 20 seconds OffHand, Feet

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Tier 14 - Reinforce boosts your Nice Attack Damage +160 for 9 seconds MainHand, Legs

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Tier 14 - Take the Lead heals you for 84 Health after a 15 second delay MainHand, Necklace

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Tier 7 - Take the Lead boosts your sprint speed by an additional +5 and you recover 31 Power after a 15 second delay Hands, Feet

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Tier 14 - Take the Lead boosts the taunt of all your attacks +120% Head, Ring

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of Fool Fighting Tier 14 - Fight Me You Fools Damage +64% Hands, Necklace

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of Fool Fighting Tier 14 - Fight Me You Fools deals +50% damage and taunts +400 Head, OffHand

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Finisher's of Finishing Tier 14 - Finish It Damage +70% Legs, Ring

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of Fast Finishes Tier 14 - Finish It Damage +36% and Power Cost -17 Chest, Hands

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Tier 7 - Finish It Restores 56 Health Head, Necklace

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Tier 1 - Chance to Ignore Knockbacks +33%, Chance to Ignore Stuns +20% Feet, Necklace

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Tier 7 - Fight Me You Fools and Finish It boost Core Attack Damage +146 for 6 seconds MainHand, Feet

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of Death Avoidance Tier 14 - Chance to Miraculously Avoid Death +117% when Shield is active Necklace, Legs

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Tier 14 - Fight Me You Fools grants you 33% damage reflection for 10 seconds Ring

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Fire-Insulated of Fiery Insulation Tier 14 - Fire Shield boosts your direct and indirect Cold mitigation +14 for 20 seconds Legs

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of True Fire Shielding Tier 14 - Fire Shield boosts your direct and indirect Fire mitigation +14 for 20 seconds Head

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