Over Shield

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Over Shield

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Shield skills gain recharge reduction and grant protection to nearby allies. Protection on you gains increased damage reduction.

 Protection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Radius.png Effectiveness Increased: 20%
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Reduced: 20%
 Radius.png Radius: 360

— In-game description


  • Protection effectiveness does not affect allies.
Skill Recharge Traited
Magnetic Shield (engineer skill).png
 Magnetic Shield
25 Recharge time 20 Recharge time
Static Shield.png
 Static Shield
30 Recharge time 24 Recharge time

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 02, 2018
  • This trait now increases the effectiveness of protection on engineers by 20%, causing protection to reduce damage by 40% instead of 33%.
January 26, 2016
  • The radius of this trait has been increased from 240 to 360.
August 25, 2015
  • Fixed an incorrect protection-duration skill fact for this trait.
  • This trait now properly updates skill facts for the shield skills it affects.
July 28, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this trait from properly reducing the recharge of the Static Shield.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Over Shield has been added to the game.