Defy Pain (warrior trait)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the warrior trait. For the ranger pet bear skill, see Defy Pain.
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Defy Pain

Warrior tango icon 20px.png Defense
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Cast Lesser Endure Pain when struck while below the health threshold.

 Radius.png Health Threshold: 50%

— In-game description


  • The Endure Pain effect from this trait stacks with the utility Endure Pain.
  • This trait can be used even when Endure Pain is not equipped as a utility skill.
  • In Structured PvP, the Lesser Endure Pain effect lasts for 2 seconds.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 27, 2018
  • Increased the cooldown from 60 seconds to 90 seconds in PvP only.
May 16, 2017
  • Active up-time has been decreased from 4 seconds to 2 seconds in PvP only.
July 26, 2016
  • The Endure Pain effect from this trait will now stack with the utility Endure Pain.
April 19, 2016
  • The threshold for activating Endure Pain has been increased from 25% health to 50% health.
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.
October 18, 2013
  • Fixed a bug in Defy Pain that prevented this trait from properly functioning when the Sure Footed trait is also equipped.
June 25, 2013
  • Reduced the cooldown of this trait from 90 seconds to 60 seconds.
  • This trait will now have a 4-second duration, 5 seconds when traited with Sure-Footed.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Defy Pain has been added to the game.