Retaliatory Subconscious

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Retaliatory Subconscious

30 Recharge time
60 Recharge time
Guardian tango icon 20px.png Virtues (trait list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
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Gain retaliation and aegis when disabled.
Disables include stun, daze, knock back, pull, knock down, sink, float, launch, taunt, and fear.

 Retaliation.png Retaliation (3s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
 Aegis.png Aegis (4s): Block the next incoming attack.

— In-game description


  • Under most circumstances this trait cannot be equipped without also having the trait Virtue of Retribution Virtue of Retribution, so the actual duration of retaliation will be 3¾ seconds.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Increased cooldown from 30 seconds to 60 seconds.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
  • Added: Gain 4 seconds of aegis when stunned, dazed, knocked back, pulled, knocked down, sunk, floated, launched, taunted, or inflicted with fear.
May 20, 2014
  • Updated the description of this trait to indicate "pull" in the list of triggers.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Retaliatory Subconscious has been added to the game.