Shield of the Avenger

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Shield of the Avenger

Not available underwater  10.5½ Activation time  60 Recharge time  3 Hero point  

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Spirit weapon
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Command (shield).png
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Summon an arcane shield to destroy incoming projectiles.

 Duration.png Duration: 30s

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Zeal


  • Spirit weapons begin recharging once they disappear.
  • The shield follows behind the guardian and periodically generates a Shield of Absorption that absorbs projectiles. The shield generated does not push back.
  • The shield will not begin generating the shield until a nearby ally is struck.
  • Shares a skin with Eidolon.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
September 09, 2014
  • This spirit weapon is no longer destroyed when the Command skill is used.
April 15, 2014
  • Updated the skill description to better communicate the skill's effects.
August 06, 2013
  • Removed the range skill fact on the summon.
May 28, 2013
  • No longer destroys unblockable projectiles.
April 30, 2013
  • Increased health of this summoned spirit by 14%.
February 26, 2013
  • The health of this spirit has been increased by 30%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Shield of the Avenger has been added to the game.


  • Possible reference to the comic book character Captain America, a shield-wielding member of the superhero team known as The 'Avengers'.