Ring of Warding

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Ring of Warding

0.75¾ Activation time  30 Recharge time  

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Weapon slot 5
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Ward. Create a ring around you that foes cannot cross. Trapped foes cannot exit the ring while it is active.

 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 10
 Duration.png Duration: 5 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 180
 Combo.png Combo Field: Light

— In-game description [?]


  • Ring of Warding knocks back enemies attempting to cross the ring for up to a total of 10 crossing attempts. The ring does not block enemies with invulnerability or stability (a failed block will still expend one of the ten maximum attempts).
  • This skill cannot be cast while moving (walking or running).
    • Attempting to run, walk, or dodge while casting cancels the cast and places the skill on a short cooldown.
    • The guardian can teleport while casting via  Judge's Intervention.png Judge's Intervention to create the ring near their target.
  • The short stun after the knockback can be broken via stun break.
  • Allies can pass through the ring freely.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
December 11, 2018
  • The cooldown of this skill has been reduced from 40 seconds to 30 seconds.
April 19, 2016
  • The number of times this skill can be used to attempt to knock back an enemy has been capped at 10.
November 26, 2013
  • Added a skill fact for the light field generated by this skill.
December 03, 2012
  • This skill will no longer affect non-attackable NPCs.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Ring of Warding has been added to the game.