Shield Deflection

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Shield Deflection

MAX RANK:
F

- Allows you to stop an attack to deflect an incoming enemy attack with your shield, then restart your skill.
- Can be used in the following situations:
: Standing still or moving
: Normal Attack Stage 1-4
: [Longsword] Smash Stage 1-4 and additional attacks
: [Long Hammer] Smash Stage 1-4 and additional attacks
: [Active: Focal Point]
: During [Stigma Hammer] charge- Shield Deflection can be used at any time after the attacks start, but will only succeed right before an attack hits you.
- Enhances and activates Smash once every 30 seconds.
: Smash Stage 1-4 and additional attacks.
- After a successful [Shield Deflection] and attack resume, you can use [Shield Deflection] again during the next stage of the attack.

<Controls>
Press [Tab] during attack.

Additional Details[edit | edit source]

  • Fiona-only skill.
  • Usable with both Small and Large Shields
  • Usable with both Longswords and Long Hammers
  • If the enemy combos into another attack quickly enough, a single Shield Deflection will automatically block the following hits.
  • Press either Normal Attack or Smash Attack after a successful Shield Deflection to restart the interrupted attack.
  • Shield Deflection allows for the restarting of a skill even if damage was already dealt by it. For example, after striking the enemy with Amaranth Kick and following it up with a successful Shield Deflection, pressing Normal Attack or Smash Attack after the Shield Deflection will allow for a second Amaranth Kick.
  • Shield Deflection can be cancelled into a Guard or Heavy Stander regardless if Shield Deflection was successful or not.

Skill Preview[edit | edit source]

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How to Obtain[edit | edit source]

  • Purchased for 12,000 Gold (Icon).png when at least level 26.

Ranks[edit | edit source]