Steadfast Courage

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Steadfast Courage

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Valor (trait list)
Training cost
4 Hero points
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Gain protection when you block an incoming attack with aegis.

 Protection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Protection.png Protection (1s): -33% Incoming Damage

— In-game description


  • Triggers when aegis on the guardian, acquired from any source, blocks an attack.
  • Does not trigger from aegis given to other allies.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 03, 2019
  • This trait has been reworked and renamed Steadfast Courage. It now grants the guardian protection for 3 seconds in PvE and 1 second in PvP and WvW whenever aegis on the guardian is removed due to blocking an attack.
April 09, 2019
  • Removed outdated recharge information from this trait's tooltip.
December 11, 2018
  • This trait no longer fully refreshes the cooldown of Virtue of Courage and instead reduces the cooldown of Virtue of Courage by 10 seconds for each ally who is successfully revived. The internal cooldown for Courageous Return has been removed.
October 25, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused Shield of Courage to be unaffected by Courageous Return.
August 25, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that caused this trait to fail when the player was also using the trait Indomitable Courage.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Added internal cooldown of 30 seconds.
  • Added: Recharge Virtue of Courage when you revive an ally.
November 15, 2012
  • This trait now uses the correct icon.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Courageous Return has been added to the game.