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Imperial Guard

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the Revenant skill. For the Canthan NPC, see Imperial Guard (NPC).

Imperial Guard.png

Imperial Guard

Revenant icon small.png Revenant (skill list)
Vindicator icon small.png Vindicator
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Imperial Guard.png
 → True Strike (vindicator).png
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0.5½ Activation time  10 Energy  
12 Recharge time
20 Recharge time
Imperial Guard

Block incoming attacks for a prolonged duration, and ready a counterattack that deals increased damage based on the attacks blocked.

True Strike (vindicator).png Imperial Guard (4s): The damage of True Strike is increased
Maximum Count.png Maximum Stacks: 5
Duration.png Blocking Duration: 2 seconds

— In-game description


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • Imperial Guard has been added to the game.
November 30, 2021
  • Imperial Guard was available during the End of Dragons Beta Event 4.
  • The active duration for True Strike has been increased from 3 to 4 seconds when activating Imperial Guard. Energy cost reduced from 12 to 10. Updated skill facts to indicate maximum stacks. This ability is no longer affected by slow or quickness effects.
September 21, 2021