Static Shield

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Static Shield.png

Static Shield

2 Activation time  30 Recharge time  

Engineer tango icon 20px.png Engineer (skill list)
Weapon slot 5
Static Shield.png → Throw Shield.png
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Electrify your shield, preparing to throw it at foes. If you are hit, the shield discharges, stunning your nearby attacker.

 Stun.png Stun: 1 second
 Duration.png Block Duration: 2 seconds

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Inventions Inventions[edit]

  • Over Shield Over ShieldShield skills gain recharge reduction and grant protection to nearby allies. Protection on you gains increased damage reduction.


  • The skill will keep blocking until the end of its cast time.
  • Attacking cancels the shield duration.
  • The stunning discharge is only triggered by a melee attack, however, the skill still blocks ranged attacks too.
  • The discharge is able to interrupt skills like Blurred Frenzy or Pistol Whip despite the dodging effect of the skills.
  • The skill applies the effect Static Shield.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
October 18, 2016
  • The recharge time of this ability has been reduced from 40 seconds to 30 seconds.
  • Block duration has been increased from 1.5 seconds to 2 seconds.
June 25, 2013
  • The Static Shield buff is now removed if the player cancels this skill.
  • The buff is no longer removed when the player blocks a melee attack.
  • The stun duration has been reduced from 2 seconds to 1 second.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Static Shield has been added to the game.