Protector's Strike

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Protector's Strike

30.75¾ Activation time  15 Recharge time  

Profession
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Weapon
Main hand mace
 
Weapon slot 3
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Surround yourself and nearby allies with a shield. Damage foes that strike protected allies, and then apply boons in a radius. If an attack is not blocked, fully charge your Justice virtue.

 Damage.png Damage: 734 (2.0)?
 Protection.png Protection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Aegis.png Aegis (6s): Block the next incoming attack.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 180

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Valor
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Honor

Notes[edit]

  • Blocks the next attack directed at any ally within range and counterattacks, dealing point-blank area of effect damage to up to 5 enemies near the guardian. If an attack is blocked the shielding effect ends.
  • Fully charge your Justice virtue means charging the passive of Virtue of Justice which will proc your passive burning at your next attack. It doesn't recharge your cooldown time of Justice virtue.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
April 23, 2019
  • This skill now uses full-body animation for the finishing strike, even while the player is moving. The recovery animation is now shortened if an attack is not blocked. If this skill does not block an attack, it fully charges Virtue of Justice.
July 26, 2016
  • In addition to granting protection, this skill now grants aegis to nearby allies when it ends via block.
  • Protection is no longer applied in a radius if the guardian does not block anything.
July 01, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the ending flourish to act as a short-duration whirl finisher, sending out a single bolt in a random direction.
June 03, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the ending flourish to act as a short-duration whirl finisher, sending out a single bolt in a random direction.
October 29, 2013
  • Replaced the range skill fact with a radius.
October 15, 2013
  • Updated the damage skill fact to more accurately display the correct amount.
September 03, 2013
  • This skill will now trigger if an attack is blocked while the guardian is in midair.
November 15, 2012
  • Fixed a bug that allowed this skill to be cancelled and retain the blocking benefits.
October 22, 2012
  • This skill has had an exploit removed that caused it to block longer than intended.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Protector's Strike has been added to the game.

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