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Shield of Courage

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Shield of Courage

75 Recharge time  

Profession
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Specialization
Dragonhunter tango icon 20px.png Dragonhunter
Slot
Profession mechanic
Type
Virtue
Game link

Grants aegis every few seconds.
Activate: Create a shield in front of you that blocks attacks for you and allies.

 Aegis 40px.png Aegis (20s): Block the next incoming attack.
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Aegis Refresh: 40s
 Duration.png Duration: 4s
 Radius.png Radius: 180

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

See also: Virtue#Related traits
See also: Virtue of Courage#Related traits

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 13, 2016
  • Fixed a bug that allowed this ability to grant benefits without going on recharge.
November 22, 2016
  • Fixed a bug that allowed the user to gain certain benefits without the ability going on full cooldown.
October 18, 2016
  • The baseline duration of the blocking effect has been reduced from 5 seconds to 4 seconds.
July 26, 2016
  • With the Indomitable Courage trait equipped, this skill will now grant stability when the skill begins rather than when it completes.
February 23, 2016
  • Fixed a bug that prevented aegis from refreshing when it was stolen by a thief using the Bountiful Theft trait.
January 26, 2016
  • Added text to the effect description to indicate the active block.
December 01, 2015
  • The text of this ability has been updated to indicate that it blocks all attacks for allies in the area (and the guardian from the front) while leaving the guardian vulnerable from the flanks.
October 25, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused Shield of Courage to be unaffected by Courageous Return.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Shield of Courage has been added to the game.