For the talent in Dragon Age: Origins, see Shield Defense (Origins).

Shield Defense is a warrior talent from the Weapon and Shield tree in Dragon Age II.

Information Edit

  • Damage: -25%
  • Damage resistance: +25% vs. frontal attacks
  • Threat generation: +100%

Upgrades Edit

Shield Defense DA2 Shield Wall
Requires: Level 8
Requires: 4 points in Weapon and Shield
Shield Defense now reduces the damage from all attacks, rather than just the front. Additionally, the warrior's shield deflects some regular strikes, shrugging of most of the damage.

Damage resistance: +50% vs. rear attacks
Effect: 20% chance that normal hits vs. the warrior become glancing blows

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