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The Weapon and Shield skill centers around attacking with a weapon in your right hand while blocking incoming attacks with a shield in your left hand.

Abilities Gained:

  •    Shield Block - you have a chance to block incoming attacks with a shield in your left hand (rank 1)                 
  •    Shield Bash - use BASH to damage the target with your shield (rank 3)                 
  •    Troop Redoubt - allows you to protect party members from some attacks (rank 5)                 
  •    Warcraft - your armor is increased for every monster advanced on you (rank 6)                       
  •    Shield Throw - use STHROW to hurl your shield at a target to damage and disrupt spells (rank 8)                       
  •    Clash - attack while holding a shield and the target's damage will be temporarily reduced (rank 11)                         
  •    Shield Wall - greatly reduces damage taken for 20 seconds (rank 15)              
  •    Fortify - Use FORTIFY with a shield to absorb physical damage based on your skill rank (rank 16)             
  •    Stunning Bash - after blocking an attack, your Shield Bash will also stun the target (rank 18)             
  •    Safeguard - at times when your health is low, your block chance may become greatly increased (rank 20)