Shield skills gain recharge reduction and grant protection to nearby allies. Protection on you gains increased damage reduction.
- Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
Recharge Reduced: 20%
- : 20%
- Radius: 360
- Number of Targets: 5
— In-game description
- Protection effectiveness does not affect allies.
For a detailed trait history, see here.
| 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.