Defense

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the warrior trait line. For player-related statistic, see Defense (attribute).

Defense.pngDefense is a core specialization for the warrior that favors enduring of damage.

Tier Name Tango-recharge-darker.png Description
Minor Adept Thick Skin.png Thick Skin Gain toughness while your health is above the threshold.
Major Adept Shield Master.png Shield Master Reflect missiles whenever you are blocking. Gain might when you block an attack. Shield skills recharge faster.
Major Adept Dogged March.png Dogged March 10 Incoming movement-impeding conditions have their durations reduced. Gain regeneration when you are affected by one of these conditions.
Major Adept Cull the Weak.png Cull the Weak Increases damage to weakened foes. Striking a foe below the health threshold that doesn't have weakness inflicts weakness.
Minor Master Adrenal Health.png Adrenal Health Gain health based on adrenaline spent.
Minor Master Adrenal Health.png Adrenal Health (PvP) Gain health based on adrenaline spent.
Major Master Defy Pain (warrior trait).png Defy Pain 60 Activate Endure Pain when you are struck while below the health threshold.
Major Master Armored Attack.png Armored Attack Gain power based on your toughness.
Major Master Sundering Mace.png Sundering Mace Mace skills cause vulnerability to foes that are dazed, knocked down, launched, or stunned. Reduces recharge on mace skills.
Minor Grandmaster Spiked Armor.png Spiked Armor 15 Gain retaliation when you block or are struck by a critical hit. Retaliation gives you bonus toughness.
Major Grandmaster Last Stand.png Last Stand Activates balanced stance when you are dazed, knocked down, launched, pushed back, pulled, or stunned. Increase stance durations and gain vigor when using a stance.
Major Grandmaster Cleansing Ire.png Cleansing Ire Gain adrenaline when hit. Remove a condition for every bar of adrenaline spent when you hit with a burst skill.
Major Grandmaster Rousing Resilience.png Rousing Resilience Gain toughness and health when you break out of a stun.
See also: List of warrior traits