Aegis

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Aegis

Effect type
Boon
Stacking
Duration
Game link

Block the next incoming attack; stacks duration.

— In-game description

Aegis is a boon which will block the single next incoming attack of any kind. The boon will be removed after an attack is blocked or if its duration expires. It is primarily, but not exclusively, used by the Guardian Profession.

Blocking with Aegis from any source (granted by the self or by another) triggers the block effect for associated traits and runes.

Related skills[edit]

See also: Boon#Related skills

Weapon skills that grant aegis[edit]

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Mace

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Shield

Firebrand tango icon 20px.png Tome

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Staff

Common Shield Generator

Utility skills that grant aegis[edit]

Healing skills that grant aegis to allies[edit]

Profession skills that grant aegis[edit]

Skills that convert burning into aegis[edit]

Primary article: Conditions#Skills that convert conditions into boons

Bundle and activity skills that grant Aegis[edit]

Related traits[edit]

See also: Boon#Related traits

Traits that grant Aegis[edit]

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Valor Valor

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Honor Honor

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Virtues Virtues

Dragonhunter tango icon 20px.png dragonhunter Dragonhunter

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Nature Magic Nature Magic

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Chaos Chaos

Mesmer tango icon 20px.png Inspiration Inspiration

Traits that benefit from Aegis[edit]

See also: Block#Traits that improve blocking

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Honor Honor

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Valor Valor

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Virtues Virtues

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Zeal Zeal

Traits that convert burning into aegis[edit]

Primary article: Conditions#Traits that convert conditions into boons

Related equipment[edit]

See also: Boon#Related equipment

Upgrade components that grant aegis[edit]

Sigils[edit]

Upgrade components that improve aegis[edit]

See also: Block#Related equipment

Notes[edit]

  • Burning.png Burning can be converted into 5 seconds of Aegis.png Aegis.
  • Aegis.png Aegis can be corrupted into 1 stack of Burning.png Burning for 3 seconds.
A guardian's aegis is triggered within several activities even when it is not visible on the guardian. This disrupts several activities as the aegis may absorb hits even from friendly players (e.g.: Keg disappears in Keg brawl, Crab is absorbed and disappears in Crab Toss).

Version history[edit]

Patch Changes
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Aegis has been added to the game.

Trivia[edit]