Defensive Stance


Defensive Stance

Defensive Stance

Cast Time: Instant
Target: Self
Cost: 4320 Stamina
Skill description
Bolster your defenses, gaining a damage shield that absorbs up to 2709 damage for 6 seconds. This portion of the ability scales off your Maximum Health. You reflect the next harmful Direct Damage projectile cast at you. This effect can occur once per cast. While you have a shield equipped, the amount of damage you can block is increased by 10% and the cost of blocking is reduced by 10%.

New effect
While slotted, you reduce the cost of block and increase the amount of damage you can block.

Name: Defensive Stance
Type: Active ability
Location: Weapon > One Hand and Shield
Unlocks at: One Hand and Shield rank 14

Champion Points buffing this skill:
  • Bastion
Champion Points protecting against this skill:


Defensive Stance is a skill located in the One-Handed and Shield (which can be found in the Weapon skill tree). Defensive Stance is a morph of Defensive Posture.


Base ability

Defensive Posture
Defensive Posture

Other morph

Absorb Missile
Absorb Missile


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