The Martial Champion

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The Martial Champion (Blue line) is a Champion Trait Tree. The other two trait trees of this class are The Berserker and the Deadly Storm.

The Martial Champion
Damage-soaking Tank who prefers offence over defence.
A warrior line, forgoing the shield for better weapons. Managing Fervour, health, and power makes this Tank unstoppable.
Skills Earned:
Sudden Defence-icon.png Sudden Defence
On any damage:
10% chance to:
Receive effect:
Adds 1 Fervour Pip
Reflect 10% of damage
Reflect effect:
Increased threat
(--> this effect)

Passively gains +20% Morale

You may block with a two-handed weapon.
+[400,000 at Level 140] Block Rating


These skills are acquired by spending trait points in the Martial Champion (blue) trait tree. You can only obtain the Set skills if you specialize in this tree.

Active Skills Category Cooldown Range Source
Sudden Defence-icon.png Sudden Defence Buff 40s Self Set: Initial Skill
Second Wind-icon.png Second Wind Power 25s Self Trait: Second Wind (Trait)-icon.png Second Wind
Horn of Champions-icon.png Horn of Champions AoE + Debuff + Force Attack 30s 8m Trait: Horn of Champions (Trait)-icon.png Horn of Champions
Sweeping Riposte-icon.png Sweeping Riposte Melee 2s 3.5m Trait: Riposte (Trait)-icon.png Sweeping Riposte
Dire Need-icon.png Dire Need Heal 2m Self Trait: Dire Need (Trait)-icon.png Dire Need
Adamant (Skill)-icon.png Adamant Buff 1m Self Set: Adamant (Trait)-icon.png Adamant
Unbreakable-icon.png Unbreakable Buff + AoE 2m / 30s Self / 5m Trait: Unbreakable (Trait)-icon.png Unbreakable

Set Bonuses

Set Traits Description Source
Glory-icon.png Glory Buff Set: 5+ total ranks
Good Defence-Strong Offence-icon.png Good Defence/Strong Offence Improves skill Sudden Defence Set: 10+ total ranks
Exalted Combatant-icon.png Exalted Combatant Heal Set: 15+ total ranks
Adamant (Trait)-icon.png Adamant Gain skill Adamant Set: 20+ total ranks
Masochism Increase-icon.png Masochism Increase Buff Set: 25+ total ranks
Bracing Against Defeat-icon.png Bracing Against Defeat Improves skill Bracing Attack Set: 30+ total ranks
Invincible-icon.png Invincible Improves skill Adamant Set: 35+ total ranks


Tree Traits Description Source
Second Wind (Trait)-icon.png Second Wind Gain skill Second Wind Trait: 0+ ranks
Aggressive Exchange-icon.png Aggressive Exchange Improves skill Blade Wall Trait: 0+ ranks
Vitality Increase-icon.png Stalwart Blade Buff Trait: 0+ ranks
Horn of Champions (Trait)-icon.png Horn of Champions Gain skill Horn of Champions Trait: 5+ ranks
Deafening Horn-icon.png Deafening Horn Improves skill Horn of Champions Trait: 5+ ranks, Horn of Champions (1)
Riposte (Trait)-icon.png Sweeping Riposte Gain skill Sweeping Riposte Trait: 5+ ranks
Vigour of Champions-icon.png Vigour of Champions Improves skill Second Wind Trait: 10+ ranks, Second Wind (1)
Tactical Mitigation Increase-icon.png Tactical Mitigation Increase Buff Trait: 10+ ranks
Placed Strike-icon.png Placed Strike Improves skill Sweeping Riposte Trait: 10+ ranks, Sweeping Riposte (1)
Dire Need (Trait)-icon.png Dire Need Gain skill Dire Need Trait: 15+ ranks
Critical Defence Increase-icon.png Critical Defence Increase Buff Trait: 20+ ranks
Unstable-icon.png Unstable Buff Trait: 20+ ranks, Critical Defence Increase (5)
Fight Through The Pain-icon.png Fight Through The Pain Buff Trait: 25+ ranks, Critical Defence Increase (5)
Improved Dire Need-icon.png Improved Dire Need Improves skill Dire Need Trait: 25+ ranks, Dire Need (1)
Unbreakable (Trait)-icon.png Unbreakable Gain skill Unbreakable Trait: 30+ ranks
Quick with a Blade-icon.png Quick with a Blade Improves skill Merciful Strike Trait: 30+ ranks