The Protector of Song

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Description

The Protector of Song (Yellow line) is a Minstrel Trait Tree. The other two trait trees of this class are The Watcher of Resolve and The Warrior-Skald.

The Protector of Song
Spins tales to motivate allies to great feats.
Supports allies with powerful buffs, using enhanced Anthem skills with great effectiveness.
Skills Earned:
Anthem of the Third Age-icon.png Anthem of the Third Age - Melody
Anthem of Prowess-icon.png Anthem of Prowess
+5% Outgoing Healing Modifier
+10% Light-type Damage

Skills

These skills are acquired by spending trait points in The Protector of Song (yellow) trait tree. You can only obtain the Set skills if you specialize in this tree.

Stance Active Skills Category Cooldown Range Source
Anthem of the Third Age-icon.png Anthem of the Third Age - Melody AoE Buff 5s 30m Set: Initial Skill
Anthem of Prowess-icon.png Anthem of Prowess AoE Buff 5s 40.2m Set: Initial Skill
Shield Focus-icon.png Shield Focus Toggle 3s - Trait: Shield Focus (Trait)-icon.png Shield Focus
Anthem of Composure-icon.png Anthem of Composure AoE Buff 5s 40.2m Trait: Anthem of Composure (Trait)-icon.png Anthem of Composure
Song of Aid-icon.png Song of Aid AoE Buff 2m 20m Set: Song of Aid (Trait)-icon.png Song of Aid
Call to Greatness-icon.png Call to Greatness AoE Buff 1m30s 25m Trait: Call to Greatness (Trait)-icon.png Call to Greatness
Tale of Tales
Minstrel stance dissonance 16x16.png Tale of Battle-icon.png Tale of Battle AoE Buff Toggle 20-25m Set: Tale of Tales-icon.png Tale of Tales
Minstrel stance melody 16x16.png Tale of Frost and Flame-icon.png Tale of Heroism AoE Buff Toggle 20-25m Set: Tale of Tales-icon.png Tale of Tales
Minstrel stance resonance 16x16.png Tale of Warding-icon.png Tale of Respite AoE Buff Toggle 20-25m Set: Tale of Tales-icon.png Tale of Tales


Set Bonuses

Set Bonus Description Source
Improved Anthem of the Third Age-icon.png Improved Anthem of the Third Age Increases the bonuses offered by Anthem of the Third Age - Melody. Set: 5+ total ranks
Gripped by Fear-icon.png Gripped by Fear The 'break on damage' Grace Period for Invocation of Elbereth is extended by 3s. Set: 10+ total ranks
Song of Restoration-icon.png Song of Restoration Story of Courage is now a targeted skill, and will remove an additional Poison, Disease, Wound, or Fear in an area around your target. Set: 15+ total ranks
Improved Call of the Second Age-icon.png Improved Call of the Second Age Call of the Second Age offers improved bonuses. Set: 20+ total ranks
Tale of Tales-icon.png Tale of Tales Grants access to Tale of Tales, a powerful Aura which carries different buffs based on what stance you are in. Set: 25+ total ranks
Song of Aid (Trait)-icon.png Song of Aid Grants access to Song of Aid, which gives each member of your fellowship a unique buff based on their class. Set: 30+ total ranks
Harmonious Anthems-icon.png Ascendant Anthem of the Third Age Further increases the bonuses offered by Anthem of the Third Age - Melody Set: 35+ total ranks


Traits

Trait Description Source
Shield Focus (Trait)-icon.png Shield Focus Gain a defensive stance: Shield Focus. Trait: 0+ ranks
Anthem of Composure (Trait)-icon.png Anthem of Composure Earns the skill: Anthem of Composure. Trait: 0+ ranks
Improved Inspire Fellows-icon.png Improved Inspire Fellows Inspire Fellows costs less Power, heals more Morale, and briefly reduces incoming damage. Trait: 0+ ranks
Extended Anthems-icon.png Extended Anthems Increases Anthem Duration Trait: 5+ ranks
Tactical Mastery-icon.png Tactical Mastery Increases Tactical Mastery rating. Trait: 5+ ranks
Weakening Echoes of Battle-icon.png Weakening Echoes of Battle Echoes of Battle deals more damage and further reduces the enemy's Resistance. Trait: 5+ ranks
Improved Hero's Strike-icon.png Improved Hero's Strike Increases damage and healing done by Hero's Strike. Trait: 10+ ranks
Exposing Weakness-icon.png Of All Trades Increase damage and healing. Trait: 10+ ranks
Raise the Spirit-icon.png Raise Our Spirits Raise the Spirit provides a fellowship-wide AoE heal. Trait: 10+ ranks
Sharing a Story-icon.png Sharing a Story A Critical hit with a ballad will reset Piercing Cry cooldowns. Trait: 15+ ranks
Shielding Cry-icon.png Shielding Cry Piercing Cry causes some of the damage the Fellowship takes to be reflected upon your enemies. Trait: 15+ ranks
Strength of Helm Hammerhand-icon.png Strength of Helm Hammerhand Adds a Physical and Tactical Mastery buff to Song of the Hammerhand's and Gift of the Hammerhand's bubble. Trait: 15+ ranks
Change of Pace - Heal!-icon.png Change of Pace - Heal! Offensive skills have a chance to grant you a buff that will make your next healing skill crit. Trait: 20+ ranks
Word Spreads-icon.png Word Spreads Each rank increases the amount of maximum targets for Gift of the Hammerhand by 1. Trait: 20+ ranks
Improved Coda of Melody-icon.png Improved Coda of Melody Coda of Melody will also increase the fellowship's Incoming Healing. Trait: 25+ ranks
Perfect Performance-icon.png Perfect Performance Your ballads provide a portion of their bonuses to your fellowship. Trait: 25+ ranks
Strike a Chord-icon.png Strike a Chord Your Ballads may be beautiful to you, but your foes would disagree. Trait: 30+ ranks
Call to Greatness (Trait)-icon.png Call to Greatness Earns the skill: Call to Greatness. Trait: 30+ ranks