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- This article is about the class of weapon. For the specific weapon sold by NPC weaponsmiths, see Focus (weapon).
The focus is an off-hand only weapon. Foci are primarily used by scholar professions and are characterized by having powerful defensive spells. Foci can be crafted by an artificer. The maximum damage range for foci is 873 - 927.
Skills by profession
|4||Ray of Judgment||¾||20||Pass a ray over foes and allies. Foes are damaged and blinded. Allies gain regeneration and cure one condition.|
|5||Shield of Wrath||36||Create a shield to block the next three attacks. If the shield is not destroyed, it explodes and damages nearby foes.|
|4||Flamewall||¾||20||Create a wall of flame at the target area that burns foes.|
|5||Fire Shield||25||Envelop yourself in a fiery shield that burns foes and grants might each time you are struck (cooldown of 1 second per attacker).|
|4||Freezing Gust||½||25||Chill your foe for a brief time.|
|5||Comet||¾||25||Drop a comet of ice on target foe, damaging and dazing foes in the area.|
|4||Swirling Winds||½||30||Create a swirling wind that destroys projectiles.|
|5||Gale||¾||40||Knock down your foe with a charged wind blast.|
|4||Magnetic Wave||25||Damage foes, cure three of your conditions, and reflect projectiles with a magnetic surge.|
|5||Obsidian Flesh||50||Envelop yourself in stony armor, making yourself invulnerable.|
|4||Temporal Curtain||¼||25||Create a wall of energy that grants swiftness to allies who cross it and cripples foes who touch it. Allies may cross the wall more than once but receive less swiftness after the first crossing.|
|4||Into the Void||Shatter your Temporal Curtain, pulling nearby enemies toward its position.|
|5||Phantasmal Warden||Phantasm||1||25||Throw a phantasmal axe that immobilizes your target. Create a phantasm that attacks your target and creates a defensive bubble, protecting itself and allies from projectiles.|
|4||Reaper's Touch||¾||15||Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.|
|5||Spinal Shivers||1||20||Chill your target and remove up to three boons, dealing extra damage based on the number of boons removed.|
- Focus Mastery — Gain protection when using a focus ability. Focus abilities have reduced recharge.
- Warden's Feedback — Focus weapon skills reflect projectiles. Reduces recharge on focus weapon skills.
- Spiteful Talisman — Deal increased damage to foes with no boons. Focus and Axe skills recharge faster.