Shield of Absorption

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Shield of Absorption

4 Activation time  24 Recharge time  

Guardian tango icon 20px.png Guardian (skill list)
Weapon slot 5
Shield of Absorption.png → Shield of Absorption (sequence).png
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Create a dome around you that pushes foes back and absorbs projectiles.

 Knockback.png Knockback Distance: 320
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Duration.png Shield Duration: 4 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 300
 Combo.png Combo Field: Light

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

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


  • The knockback occurs only once, at the beginning of the skill's activation. Enemies crossing the shield afterwards will not be pushed back.
  • The dome actually destroys projectiles; it does not reflect, nor does it block.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
September 29, 2015
  • Updated this skill to function while moving and no longer root the player in place.
  • Increased the casting time from 1.25 seconds to 4 seconds to ensure that the bubble doesn't break early.
  • Using another skill will now interrupt this ability.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • This skill's recharge has been reduced from 30 seconds to 24 seconds.
January 27, 2015
  • The cooldown on this skill has been reduced from 40 seconds to 30 seconds.
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused this skill's projectile absorption to persist after the skill was cancelled or interrupted.
April 30, 2013
  • No longer destroys unblockable missiles.
October 22, 2012
  • This skill no longer blocks some friendly NPC missiles.
October 01, 2012
  • This skill will now appear correctly for all races.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Shield of Absorption has been added to the game.