Dev Blog - Protection

Dev Blog - Protection

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Protection

Strong-footed and brave, these users never lose their unbreakable spirit in the heat of battle. The preferred archetype of the mighty Ravenguard, users of Protection are often found in the vanguard of armies, defending their allies and bashing in the skulls of their enemies. Their morale in battle is legendary, a powerful force which affects friend and foe alike.

Archetype Bonus: Increases Might and Dexterity by 1 point per 3 levels.

Active Skills

Bash

Deals (x) spell damage and slows the target by 10% for 3s.

Spirit's Resolve

Restores (x) health.

Smiting Smash

Deals (x) spell damage to all targets around you, lowering their Attack Power by 10% and slowing them by 10% for 4s. Increases Attack Power reduction and slow by 5% per Aether consumed.

Provoke

Forces all targets in a medium area to attack you.

Banner of Protection

Place a banner on the ground. Increases Defense Power by 5% for 20s to party members within a large area around the banner. Increases Defense Power by additional 3% per Aether consumed.

Banner of Justice

Place a banner on the ground. Increases Attack Power by 5% for 20s to party members within a large area around the banner. Increases Attack Power by additional 3% per Aether consumed.

Banner of Virtue

Place a banner on the ground. Restores (x) health per second over 20s to party members within a large area around the banner. Increases healing by (y) per Aether consumed.

Safeguard

50% of the damage taken by selected party members is redirected to you for 5s.

Blessed Earth

Blesses the earth around the user, dealing damage every second to all targetsDeals (x) spell damage per second in a medium area, restoring (y) health per second for every target hit for 6s. Damage is increased by (z) spell damage and healing is increased by (a) per Aether consumed.

Spirit Shield

Increases Defense Power by 25% for 8s. Defense Power is increased by additional 20% per Aether consumed.

Unbreakable

Absorb 50% of all damage received for 5s. Afterwards, all damage received is healed back to you over 5s.

Unchained

You become unaffected by any movement impairing abilities or effects, such as slows, stuns and snares, for 12s.

 

Passive Skills

Reinforced Shield

Increases Defense Power by 5% if wielding a shield.

 

Battle General

Increases the duration of your banners by 10s.

 

Strong Footed

Reduces the duration of Slows, Stuns and Snares by 20%.

 

Divine Purpose

Anytime you receive healing from any source, your Defense Power is increased by 0.5% for 10 seconds, stacking up to 40 times. New stacks reset the duration.

 

Guardian

Reduces the cooldown on Provoke and Safeguard by 50%.

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