Throw Shield

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Throw Shield

Engineer icon small.png Engineer (skill list)
No related skill available in slot 1No related skill available in slot 2No related skill available in slot 3Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.png
Static Shield.png → 
Throw Shield.png
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0.75¾ Activation time  
Throw Shield

Throw your charged shield. Dazes foes it hits on the way out and back.

Damage.png Damage: 165 (0.5)?
Daze.png Daze: 1 second
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
Evade.png Defiance Break: 100
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

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  • The engineer may Throw Shield at any point of the channel of Static Shield.
  • Not throwing the shield may inflict more crowd control, since the stun effect of Static Shield does not have an internal cooldown, allowing it to obliterate defiance bars if timed correctly by blocking attacks that hit multiple times.
  • Travels a set distance when thrown. The projectile pierces all targets on its way out and again on its way back, possibly dazing them twice.
  • Unlike similar skills, the thrown shield gets destroyed if it hits terrain, failing to hit targets again.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 28, 2022 End of Dragons release:
  • (Undocumented) Added tooltip fact Defiance Break.
July 07, 2020
  • Icons for daze and stun are now displayed in light purple in skill and trait tooltips.
June 25, 2013
  • Projectiles from this skill no longer passes through walls.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Throw Shield has been added to the game.