Banner of Defense

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Banner of Defense.png

Banner of Defense

1 Activation time  80 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  
Warrior tango icon 20px.png Warrior (skill list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
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Banner. Place a banner that grants bonus toughness and vitality to you and nearby allies. Picking up the banner reduces the recharge of this skill.

 Banner of Defense.png Banner of Defense: 100 Toughness, 100 Vitality
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Time Reduced: 60 seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Allied Targets: 5
 Duration.png Combo Field Duration: 5 seconds
 Duration.png Duration: 60 seconds
 Radius.png Effective Radius: 600
 Combo.png Combo Field: Light
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Discipline Discipline

  • Doubled Standards Doubled Standards — Unique banner effects applied to you are stronger and can affect up to 10 allied targets. Gain swiftness when you summon or pick up a banner.


  • Attribute gain is equal to level * 1.25 rounded up.
  • Buff lasts 5 seconds and is renewed every 3 seconds.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 11, 2021
  • Reduced the number of allied targets affected from 10 to 5. The Discipline trait Doubled Standards now increases the number of allied targets from 5 to 10.
  • Banners no longer cause blast finishers. They now create a light combo field that persists for 5 seconds after the banner is summoned.
November 19, 2019
  • A 1-second delay before banners can be picked up has been added.
March 05, 2019
  • Banners no longer have skills and are instead destroyed when they're picked up.
  • Banners can now only be picked up by the warrior who summoned them.
  • Reduced all banners' stat gains from 170 to 100 at level 80.
  • Banners' durations have been reduced from 90 seconds to 60 seconds.
  • All utility-slot banner skills have had their recharge times reduced from 120 seconds to 80 seconds.
  • Picking up a banner now reduces the recharge time of that banner by 60 seconds.
March 27, 2018
  • Fixed a bug that caused banner effects to display at a selected enemy's location rather than the player's location when using a banner underwater.
February 22, 2017
  • Increased the number of enhancement targets from 5 to 10.
August 20, 2013
  • Updated this skill to properly display their duration.
May 28, 2013
  • Warrior banners now apply their buffs immediately.
March 26, 2013
  • Increased toughness and vitality granted to allies from 90 at level 80 to 170.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Banner of Defense has been added to the game.