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Warden Specialization Sets & Traits

Determination

Determination
Wields Shield and Fist to protect allies from harm.
A tanking build which boosts defences while healing, able to survive attacks from many foes at once.
Skills Earned:
Warning Shot-icon.png Warning Shot


+25% Healing Potency
+5% Physical Mitigation
+5% Tactical Mitigation


Passively gain +20% Morale


Gambit Builders build a stacking Partial Block, Parry, and Evade buff - max of 6%


Individual Gambit Bonuses (10% Chance to Apply):
Spear: +5% Incoming Healing Modifier
Fist: -2% Outgoing Damage on Target
Shield: +Block Rating

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

Stance Active Skills Category Cooldown Range Source Gambit Icon Cost
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Warning Shot-icon.png Warning Shot Ranged + Debuff + Force Attack 10s 30m Set: Initial Skill
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Shield Mastery (Warden)-icon.png Shield Mastery Buff 1s self Set: Shield Mastery (Trait)-icon.png Shield Mastery Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png
Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Shield Tactics-icon.png Shield Tactics Buff + Stun Immunity 1s self Set: Shield Tactics (Trait)-icon.png Shield Tactics Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit spear-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png
Gambit shield-icon.pngGambit fist-icon.pngGambit javelin-icon.pngGambit shield-icon.png
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Defiant Challenge-icon.png Defiant Challenge AoE + Force Attack + Reflect 30s 10.2m Trait: Warden's Challenge-icon.png Warden's Challenge
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png For the Free Peoples-icon.png For the Free Peoples Fellowship Buff 1m30s fellows Trait: For the Free Peoples (Trait)-icon.png For the Free Peoples


Set Traits Description Source
Thrill of Battle (Warden Trait)-icon.png Thrill of Battle Increased Morale-tap damage. Set: 5+ total ranks
Shield Mastery (Trait)-icon.png Shield Mastery Grants Shield Mastery skill. Set: 10+ total ranks
Elegant Finish-icon.png Elegant Finish Grants bonuses to Finishers. Set: 15+ total ranks
Shield Tactics (Trait)-icon.png Shield Tactics Grants Shield Tactics skill. Set: 20+ total ranks
Close Call-icon.png Close Call Evading restores a small amount of Morale. Set: 25+ total ranks
Exultation of Battle (Trait)-icon.png Exultation of Battle Increases Morale-tap duration. Set: 30+ total ranks
Revel in Combat-icon.png Revel in Combat Builders also perform a Morale-tap. Set: 35+ total ranks


Obtained by spending Trait Points in the Warden Determination Trait Tree.

Trait Description Source
War-cry (Trait)-icon.png War-cry Improves skill War-cry. Trait: 0+ ranks
Persevere (Trait)-icon.png Persevere Increases Persevere Gambit Line Damage and Healing. Trait: 0+ ranks
Warden's Challenge-icon.png Warden's Challenge Grants Defiant Challenge skill. Trait: 5+ ranks
Careful Shield-work-icon.png Careful Shield-work Improves skills Persevere and Safeguard. Trait: 5+ ranks
Bane of Shadow-icon.png Bane of Shadow Increases your Light-type Damage. Trait: 10+ ranks
Defiance-icon.png Defiance Improves skill Defiant Challenge. Trait: 10+ ranks, Warden's Challenge (1)
Impressive Flourish (Trait)-icon.png Impressive Flourish Improves skill Impressive Flourish. Trait: 10+ ranks
Unassailable-icon.png Unassailable Improves skills Surety of Death and Desolation. Trait: 15+ ranks
Counter-attack-icon.png Counter-attack Resets the cooldown of Mastery skills after a (Partial) Evade. Trait: 15+ ranks
Indefatigable-icon.png Indefatigable Improves skills Celebration of Skill and Restoration. Trait: 15+ ranks
Thick Skin (Warden Trait)-icon.png Thick Skin Improves skills Dance of War and Conviction. Trait: 20+ ranks
Critical Protection-icon.png Critical Protection Buff Trait: 20+ ranks
Lasting Hope-icon.png Lasting Hope Increases the duration of your HoTs. Trait: 20+ ranks
Never Surrender (Trait)-icon.png Never Surrender Decreases the cooldown of Never Surrender. Trait: 25+ ranks
Fear No Darkness-icon.png Fear No Darkness Increases your Morale-tap Damage. Trait: 25+ ranks
Stand Your Ground-icon.png Stand Your Ground Buff Trait: 25+ ranks
For the Free Peoples (Trait)-icon.png For the Free Peoples Grants For the Free Peoples skill. Trait: 30+ ranks
Fellowship Protector (Trait)-icon.png Fellowship Protector Improves skill Conviction. Trait: 30+ ranks


Recklessness

Recklessness
Wields deadly, war-like techniques to defeat foes.
A powerful damaging build that stacks single-target bleeds with the potential for sweeping AoE blows.
Skills Earned:
Shield Piercer-icon.png Shield Piercer


+5% Warden DoT Damage
-10% Attack Duration
-50% Outgoing healing Modifier


Gambit Builders build a stacking melee damage buff - max of 6%


Individual Gambit Bonuses (10% Chance to Apply):
Spear: +5% Light DoT Damage
Fist: +5% Fist Gambit Critical Damage
Shield: +2% Morale-tap damage

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


Stance Active Skills Category Cooldown Range Source Gambit Icon Cost
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Shield Piercer-icon.png Shield Piercer Ranged + Debuff 45s 30m Set: Initial Skill
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Recklessness-icon.png Recklessness Buff 45s self Trait: Recklessness (Trait)-icon.png Recklessness


Set Traits Description Source
Sharpened Spears-icon.png Sharpened Spears Increases Spear Gambit Damage Set: 5+ total ranks
Unconventional Strikes-icon.png Unconventional Strikes Buff Set: 10+ total ranks
Precision Training-icon.png Precision Training Buff Set: 15+ total ranks
Taking Advantage-icon.png Taking Advantage Heal Set: 20+ total ranks
One After Another-icon.png One After Another Heal + Buff Set: 25+ total ranks
Grand Master Weapons Training-icon.png Grand Master Weapons Training Buff Set: 30+ total ranks
Martial Fury-icon.png Martial Fury Improves Power Attack Gambit line and Precise Blow Gambit line. Set: 35+ total ranks


Obtained by spending Trait Points in the Warden Recklessness Trait Tree.

Trait Description Source
Basic Strikes-icon.png Basic Strikes Increases Gambit Builder Damage. Trait: 0+ ranks
Vital Points (Warden Trait)-icon.png Vital Points Increases Bleed Damage. Trait: 0+ ranks
Spear Sweep-icon.png Spear Sweep Changes skills Onslaught and Wall of Steel to cash out Bleeds for AoE damage. Trait: 5+ ranks
Physical Mastery (Trait)-icon.png Physical Mastery Buff Trait: 5+ ranks
Way of the Spear-icon.png Way of the Spear Increases Spear Gambit Damage. Trait: 10+ ranks
Foe of the Darkness-icon.png Foe of the Darkness Increases Light-type Damage. Trait: 10+ ranks
On the Offence-icon.png On the Offence Improves skill Offensive Strike and increases Morale-tap Damage. Trait: 10+ ranks
Quick Sweep (Trait)-icon.png Quick Sweep Chance to apply Bleed on Spear Sweep cash out. Trait: 15+ ranks, Spear Sweep (1)
No Respite for the Wicked-icon.png No Respite for the Wicked Improves skill Offensive Strike. Trait: 15+ ranks
Aggravating Wounds-icon.png Aggravating Wounds Increases Bleed Critical Chance. Trait: 15+ ranks
No Mercy-icon.png No Mercy Chance for Spear Sweep to not remove Bleeds. Trait: 20+ ranks, Quick Sweep (1)
Deep Wounds-icon.png Deep Wounds Increases Bleed Critical Damage. Trait: 20+ ranks
Warden's Triumph (Trait)-icon.png Warden's Triumph Improves skills Adroit Manoeuvre and Warden's Triumph. Trait: 25+ ranks
Lasting Impression-icon.png Lasting Impression Increased Bleed duration and adds expiration damage. Trait: 25+ ranks
Recklessness (Trait)-icon.png Recklessness Grants Recklessness skill. Trait: 30+ ranks
Honed Spikes (Trait)-icon.png Honed Spikes Increases Critical Damage of Shield skills when wearing Shield Spikes. Trait: 30+ ranks


Assailment

Assailment
Wields Javelin and clever tactics to harm and hinder foes.
A ranged support line that debuffs enemies while dealing significant damage from afar, useful when fighting either alone or in a Fellowship.
+5% Ranged Damage
+... Critical Rating


Skills Earned: Improved Hampering Javelin


Gambit Builders build a stacking ranged damage buff - max of 4.5%


Individual Gambit Bonuses (10% Chance to Apply):
Javelin: -5% Fellowship Attack Duration
Fist: +5% Chance to Crit with Ranged Attacks
Shield: +10% Morale return for fellows when they strike the target


+10 Javelin Skills Max Range

These skills are acquired by spending points in the Warden Assailment (Yellow) trait tree. The Set skills can only be obtained by specializing in the tree.


Stance Active Skills Category Cooldown Range Source Gambit Icon Cost
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Hampering Javelin-icon.png Improved Hampering Javelin Ranged + Debuff + Root 20s 40m Set: Initial Skill
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Fire at Will-icon.png Fire at Will Fellowship Buff 45s 40m Set: Fire at Will (Trait)-icon.png Fire at Will
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Dodge This!-icon.png Dodge This! Ranged 10s 40m Set: Dodge This! (Trait)-icon.png Dodge This!
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Ambush-icon.png Snap Shot - Ambush Ranged + Knockout 30s 40m Set: Snap Shot-icon.png Snap Shot
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Shield Piercer-icon.png Snap Shot - Shield Piercer Ranged + Debuff 45s 40m Set: Snap Shot-icon.png Snap Shot
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Hampering Javelin-icon.png Snap Shot - Improved Hampering Javelin Ranged + Debuff + Root 20s 40m Set: Snap Shot-icon.png Snap Shot
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Wages of Fear-icon.png Snap Shot - Wages of Fear Ranged 45s 40m Set: Snap Shot-icon.png Snap Shot
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Javelin of Deadly Force-icon.png Snap Shot - Javelin of Deadly Force Ranged + Buff 1m 30.2m Set: Snap Shot-icon.png Snap Shot
In the Fray-icon.png Assailment-icon.png Javelin of Deadly Force-icon.png Javelin of Deadly Force Ranged + Buff 1m 30.2m Trait: Javelin of Deadly Force (Trait)-icon.png Javelin of Deadly Force


Set Traits Description Source
Throwing Arm-icon.png Throwing Arm Increases Ranged Damage. Set: 5+ total ranks
Makeshift Caltrops-icon.png Makeshift Caltrops Improves skill Improved Hampering Javelin. Set: 10+ total ranks
Focus Fire-icon.png Focus Fire Improves skills Marked Target and Diminished Target. Set: 15+ total ranks
Fire at Will (Trait)-icon.png Fire at Will Grants Fire at Will skill. Set: 20+ total ranks
Dodge This! (Trait)-icon.png Dodge This! Grants Dodge This! skill. Set: 25+ total ranks
Endurance Training-icon.png Endurance Training Improves stance Assailment - Stance. Set: 30+ total ranks
Snap Shot-icon.png Snap Shot Gambit Builders can enable off-cooldown Javelin skills. Set: 35+ total ranks


Obtained by spending Trait Points in the Warden Assailment Trait Tree.

Trait Description Source
Ranged Damage (Trait)-icon.png Ranged Damage Increases Ranged Damage. Trait: 0+ ranks
Marked Target (Trait)-icon.png Lasting Mark Improves skills Marked Target and Diminished Target. Trait: 0+ ranks
Finesse (Trait)-icon.png Finesse Buff Trait: 5+ ranks
Momentum (Trait)-icon.png Momentum Improves skill In the Fray - Stance. Trait: 5+ ranks
Bulls-eye-icon.png Bulls-eye Increases Ranged Critical Chance and Damage. Trait: 10+ ranks
Shield's Up-icon.png Shield's Up Improves skill In the Fray - Stance. Trait: 10+ ranks
Diminished Target (Trait)-icon.png Enduring Assailment Increases duration of Ranged Gambit debuffs. Trait: 10+ ranks
Piercing Javelins-icon.png Piercing Javelins Improves Ranged Gambit skills. Trait: 15+ ranks
Barbed Javelins-icon.png Barbed Javelins Chance for Ranged Gambit skills to apply a Bleed. Trait: 15+ ranks
Area Targeting-icon.png Area Targeting Improves skills Marked Target and Diminished Target. Trait: 15+ ranks
Shattered Javelins-icon.png Shattered Javelins Attempting to stacking a Barbed Javelins Bleed will deal AoE Damage. Trait: 20+ ranks, Barbed Javelins (1)
Hurry Up with That!-icon.png Hurry Up with That! Improves skill Ranged Adroit Manoeuvre. Trait: 20+ ranks
Battering Strikes-icon.png Battering Strikes Improves skills Precise Throw, Piercing Toss and Javelin of Virtue. Trait: 25+ ranks
Suppression-icon.png Suppression Improves Ranged Offensive Strike Gambit line. Trait: 25+ ranks
Javelin of Deadly Force (Trait)-icon.png Javelin of Deadly Force Grants Javelin of Deadly Force skill. Trait: 30+ ranks
Seize the Moment-icon.png Seize the Moment Gives a 50% chance to reset Gambit Masteries on critical hits. Trait: 30+ ranks


Trait Tree

Determination
Wields Shield and Fist to protect allies from harm.
A tanking build which boosts defences while healing, able to survive attacks from many foes at once.
Skills Earned:
Warning Shot-icon.png Warning Shot


+25% Healing Potency
+5% Physical Mitigation
+5% Tactical Mitigation


Passively gain +20% Morale


Gambit Builders build a stacking Partial Block, Parry, and Evade buff - max of 6%


Individual Gambit Bonuses (10% Chance to Apply):
Spear: +5% Incoming Healing Modifier
Fist: -2% Outgoing Damage on Target
Shield: +Block Rating
Recklessness
Wields deadly, war-like techniques to defeat foes.
A powerful damaging build that stacks single-target bleeds with the potential for sweeping AoE blows.
Skills Earned:
Shield Piercer-icon.png Shield Piercer


+5% Warden DoT Damage
-10% Attack Duration
-50% Outgoing healing Modifier


Gambit Builders build a stacking melee damage buff - max of 6%


Individual Gambit Bonuses (10% Chance to Apply):
Spear: +5% Light DoT Damage
Fist: +5% Fist Gambit Critical Damage
Shield: +2% Morale-tap damage
Assailment
Wields Javelin and clever tactics to harm and hinder foes.
A ranged support line that debuffs enemies while dealing significant damage from afar, useful when fighting either alone or in a Fellowship.
+5% Ranged Damage
+... Critical Rating


Skills Earned: Improved Hampering Javelin


Gambit Builders build a stacking ranged damage buff - max of 4.5%


Individual Gambit Bonuses (10% Chance to Apply):
Javelin: -5% Fellowship Attack Duration
Fist: +5% Chance to Crit with Ranged Attacks
Shield: +10% Morale return for fellows when they strike the target


+10 Javelin Skills Max Range
War-cry (Trait)-icon.png
0/5
Persevere (Trait)-icon.png
0/5
Warden's Challenge-icon.png
0/1
Careful Shield-work-icon.png
0/5
↓ (1)
Bane of Shadow-icon.png
0/5
Defiance-icon.png
0/3
Impressive Flourish (Trait)-icon.png
0/5
Unassailable-icon.png
0/1
Counter-attack-icon.png
0/1
Indefatigable-icon.png
0/1
Thick Skin (Warden Trait)-icon.png
0/1
Critical Protection-icon.png
0/5
Lasting Hope-icon.png
0/3
Never Surrender (Trait)-icon.png
0/1
Fear No Darkness-icon.png
0/5
Stand Your Ground-icon.png
0/4
For the Free Peoples (Trait)-icon.png
0/1
Fellowship Protector (Trait)-icon.png
0/1
Basic Strikes-icon.png
0/5
Vital Points (Warden Trait)-icon.png
0/5
Spear Sweep-icon.png
0/1
Physical Mastery (Trait)-icon.png
0/5
↓ (1) Way of the Spear-icon.png
0/3
Foe of the Darkness-icon.png
0/5
On the Offence-icon.png
0/5
Quick Sweep (Trait)-icon.png
0/3
No Respite for the Wicked-icon.png
0/3
Aggravating Wounds-icon.png
0/5
↓ (1)
No Mercy-icon.png
0/1
Deep Wounds-icon.png
0/5
Warden's Triumph (Trait)-icon.png
0/3
Lasting Impression-icon.png
0/1
Recklessness (Trait)-icon.png
0/1
Honed Spikes (Trait)-icon.png
0/1
Ranged Damage (Trait)-icon.png
0/5
Marked Target (Trait)-icon.png
0/5
Finesse (Trait)-icon.png
0/5
Momentum (Trait)-icon.png
0/5
Bulls-eye-icon.png
0/6
Shield's Up-icon.png
0/1
Diminished Target (Trait)-icon.png
0/5
Piercing Javelins-icon.png
0/3
Barbed Javelins-icon.png
0/5
Area Targeting-icon.png
0/1
↓ (1)
Shattered Javelins-icon.png
0/1
Hurry Up with That!-icon.png
0/3
Battering Strikes-icon.png
0/3
Suppression-icon.png
0/3
Javelin of Deadly Force (Trait)-icon.png
0/1
Seize the Moment-icon.png
0/1