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Shield Defense

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Shield Defense.png Shield Defense

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Active Skill


Command: Downkey.pngDownkey.pngX.png
Prerequisite Level: 10
Prerequisite Skills: None


Blocks enemy attacks with the shield. After successful Guard, counterattack can be done with the Basic Attack key, inflicting Stun (Status).png Stun (Status) to enemy target. Press the direction keys and Basic Attack key together to perform sword counter. Hold down the keys for sword counter to immobilize enemy.

Grab Adjudication:
Can Grab enemies in the Super Armor (Status).png Super Armor (Status) and Guard state, but some enemies may be immune to Grabs.

"Parrying with a sword or covering with a shield. The wise choose the latter."


  • SP per level: 20
  • Master Level: 5
  • Max Level: 7
  • Cast Time: Instant Cast
  • Cooldown: 2 sec
  • Basic Attack Cancelable Skill
  • Sword Counter Max Holding Time: 3 sec (0.8 sec in Arena )
  • Shield Counter Stun Chance: 100% (50% in Arena )
  • Shield Counter Stun Duration: varies (1.2 sec in Arena )


Skill Growth



Level Lv Req MP Damage Alleviation Sword Counter Atk. Shield Counter Atk. Shield Counter Stun Level Shield Counter Stun Duration
1 10 10 -40% 172% 258% 45 2 sec
2 15 45 -50% 368% 551% 55 2.1 sec
3 20 80 -60% 563% 844% 65 2.2 sec
4 25 115 -70% 759% 1137% 75 2.3 sec
5 30 150 -80% 954% 1430% 85 2.4 sec
6 35 185 -90% 1150% 1723% 95 2.5 sec
7 40 220 -100% 1345% 2016% 105 2.6 sec
  • Note: The table above has been generated based off of skill growth information presented in-game. The data may have slight differences compared to the information presented in-game due to minor rounding variations.


Knight Skills
Active:Disarm.png Disarm Finish!.png Finish! Intercept.png Intercept Lethal Punto.png Lethal Punto Lion Kick.png Lion Kick Quick Summon- Voras.png Quick Summon: Voras Shield Defense.png Shield Defense Shield Uppercut.png Shield Uppercut Stark Shield.png Stark Shield Tech Tree- Demon Soldier.png Tech Tree: Demon Soldier Wheel of Fate.png Wheel of Fate
Passive:Defense Stance.png Defense Stance Defensive Instinct.png Defensive Instinct

General Skills
Active:Ancient Memory.png Ancient Memory Backstep.png Backstep Indomitable Spirit.png Indomitable Spirit Leap.png Leap Quick Rebound.png Quick Rebound
Passive:Basic Armor Mastery.png Basic Armor Mastery Basic Training.png Basic Training Clues to Awakening.png Clues to Awakening Conversion.png Conversion Latent Power.png Latent Power Magical Critical.png Magical Critical Magical Rear Attack.png Magical Rear Attack One Step Closer.png One Step Closer Physical Critical.png Physical Critical Physical Rear Attack.png Physical Rear Attack Subitism.png Subitism Throw Mastery.png Throw Mastery