"Protect Me!"

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"Protect Me!"

Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
Game link
24 Recharge time
30 Recharge time
32 Recharge time
"Protect Me!"

Command. Gain protection and barrier while breaking allies out of stuns.

Barrier.png Barrier: 3,973 (0.24)?
Barrier.png Barrier: 3,377 (0.24)?
Protection.png Protection (4s): -33% Incoming Damage
Number of targets.png Number of Allied Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 600
Breaks stun.png Breaks Stun

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Wilderness Survival Wilderness Survival

Nature Magic Nature Magic

Beastmastery Beastmastery

Soulbeast Soulbeast


  • The ranger shouts "Protect me!" when casting this skill.
    • Male norn rangers will shout "Protect me, friend!" instead.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 27, 2023
  • Reduced cooldown from 30 seconds to 24 seconds in PvE and from 40 seconds to 32 seconds in PvP.
July 07, 2020
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from granting barrier while the ranger was merged with their pet as a soulbeast.
  • Increased cooldown from 30 seconds to 40 seconds in PvP only. Reduced base barrier from 3,973 to 3,377 in PvP only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Undocumented) This skill now grants barrier instead of taunting an enemy that attacks you.
May 28, 2019
  • Ranger Shout skills have been reclassified as command skills.
April 19, 2016
  • This skill will no longer attempt to break stun on NPCs who aren't already in combat.
February 09, 2016
  • This ability now allows capture-point progress to allies affected by the skill.
January 26, 2016
  • This skill has been reworked.
    • It now breaks stuns on allies, grants you protection, and causes the next foe to attack you to be taunted by your pet.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • "Protect Me!" has been added to the game.