Protective Ward

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Protective Ward

15 Recharge time
30 Recharge time
 
Specialization
Ranger tango icon 20px.png Nature Magic
Tier
Grandmaster
Type
Major
Game link
External links
API

When you receive damage, nearby foes are weakened and you gain protection.

 Weakness.png Weakness (6s): Endurance regeneration decreased by 50%. 50% of hits are Glancing Blows (50% damage). Stacks duration.
 Protection.png Protection (4s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 27, 2018
  • Increased the cooldown from 18 seconds to 30 seconds in PvP only.
July 26, 2016
  • Increased the cooldown from 15 seconds to 18 seconds in PvP only.
  • This trait will no longer apply weakness through block or evade.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Protective Ward has been added to the game.