Arcane Shield

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Arcane Shield

60 Recharge time  4 Hero point  

Profession
Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Slot
Utility
Type
Arcane
Game link

Block attacks with an energy shield. If it blocks three attacks, it explodes for critical damage.

 Damage.png Damage: 399 (1.5)?
 Arcane Shield.png3 Arcane Shield (5s): Blocks attacks. Explodes after blocking three attacks.
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 360
 Breaks stun 40px.png Breaks Stun

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Arcana

Notes[edit]

  • This skill has an instant cast time and may be cast during other actions. It can also be activated while in the air.
  • The Raving Asura in the Uncategorized Fractal uses this skill, but blocks 5 attacks instead of 3 and does not explode.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 26, 2016
  • The cooldown of this skill has been reduced from 75 seconds to 60 seconds. This change is not carried through to Final Shielding.
June 03, 2014
  • Updated the skill description to indicate that this skill always critically hits.
May 20, 2014
  • Added a skill fact for number of targets: 5.
  • Changed the radius skill fact to an explosion radius skill fact.
  • The explosion portion of this skill is now referred to as Arcane Shield, rather than Arcane Wave.
April 15, 2014
  • Reduced the maximum number of targets on the blast to 5. Fixed a bug that caused the skill to not deal damage when underwater.
August 06, 2013
  • Added the buff to the skill fact. The buff provided when this skill is activated will now properly display the remaining number of charges.
January 28, 2013
  • Fixed a bug that caused several spells, including Tornado, Arcane Shield, and most frequently Whirlpool, to sometimes fail to display any graphics.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Arcane Shield has been added to the game.