Communal Defenses

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Communal Defenses

Guardian icon small.png Valor (trait list)
Training cost
5 Hero points
Game link
15 Recharge time
Communal Defenses

Blocking an attack grants aegis to nearby allies.

Aegis.png Aegis (5s): Block the next incoming attack.
Number of targets.png Number of Allied Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 360

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Weapon skills that are improved by this trait

Healing skills that are improved by this trait

Profession mechanic skills that are improved by this trait


  • Unlike other traits that affect allies, the user does not gain aegis when this trait triggers.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 26, 2016
  • Fixed a bug in which aegis could be applied to infinite targets.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • This trait has been moved to the Master tier.
  • Reduced internal cooldown to 15 seconds.
April 15, 2014
  • Communal Defenses has been added to the game.