Way of the Shield
Jump to navigation Jump to search
| "The three of you are hereby banished from Edoras." - Gríma Wormtongue
Due to ongoing changes in-game, this Warden trait set is now obsolete.
- Way of the Shield
- Wary Blocks
Never Say Die
Ward of Justice
Master of the Shield
- 2 Different Set Items Equipped:
+[Level x 4] Block Rating
Access to Shield Masteries
- 3 Different Set Items Equipped:
+[Level x 4] Evade Rating
Defensive Strike, Deft Strike and Goad
now apply Potency 50% of the time.
Shield Tactics now potects against
stun, daze, and knockdown.
- 4 Different Set Items Equipped:
Adds 2 Pulses to Heal Over Time Skills
Access to Fist Masteries
Deft Strike, Defensive Strike and Goad
always apply Potency
+[Level x 8] Critical Defence
After receiving a critical you are
immune to critical strikes for a short
time; you cannot benefit from this
ability more than once every
Adds 2 Pulses to Morale-taps
- 5 Different Set Items Equipped:
Access to Spear Masteries
|Wary Blocks||A little caution can go a long way towards bolstering an already impressive defence.
+10s duration to block Buffs
|1||Strike with Defensive Strike 200 times (50/day)|
|Shield Trickery||Fancy shield-work can help a Warden cover all angles.
Adds 10% to chance to apply bonuses when using Shield-bash, Shield-blast and Behind the Shield.
|10||Strike with Shield-bash 250 times (50/day)|
|Perseverance||Even in the most desperate of fights, Wardens excel at maintaining their resolve.
+2 Pulses to Heal Over Time effects
|30||Strike with Persevere 500 times (50/day)|
|Skillful Blocking||Skill with a shield can carry a Warden through even the harshest battles.
+[Level x 8] Warden Gambits Block Rating
Successful Blocks or Partial Blocks will restore 1% of Warden's Morale
|10||Block attacks 500 times (75/day)|
|Never Say Die||Where others falter, a Warden fights on.
Reduces the cooldown of Never Surrender by 60 seconds
Increases the base Morale and Power restored by Never Surrender by 10%
|20||Strike with Safeguard 200 times (35/day)|
|Efficient Shieldwork||A skilled Warden can use quick, efficient blocks to preserve vigour through arduous battles.
-5% Power Cost to any Gambit beginning with a shield; this extends to masteries
|20||Strike with Shield Up 200 times (50/day)|
|Ward of Justice||Some Wardens excel at attracting attention.
+3 Goad Targets
|30||Complete the class quest A Defence in the Darkness|
|Master of the Shield||Even when using advanced techniques, a skilled Warden never forgets the basics.
All Shield Mastery skills now provide the benefits of their base Gambit Builders.
|50||Strike with Shield Mastery, Celebration of Skill or Dance of War 500 times (50/day)|
|Way of the Shield||You have mastered the Warden's art of defensive combat.
+2 Pulse Heal Over Time Skills
+10% to Warden Heal over time effects
+30% Heal bonus for Conviction
Requires: 5 traits in Way of the Shield line slotted.
|None||Complete The Mines of Moria epic books|