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 | edit source]

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

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Shield Wall 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

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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