Shield Defense is a warrior talent from the Shield Defense tree in Dragon Age: Origins.
- While this mode is active, the character drops into a defensive stance that favors the shield, granting +5 defense and +10 missile deflection, but suffering -5 attack.
- Shield Balance removes the attack penalty while in this mode.
- Shield Expertise grants +5 defense while in this mode.
- Shield Mastery grants another +5 defense while in this mode.
- Shield Wall, Shield Cover, Juggernaut and Shield Defense modal abilities are mutually exclusive.
- Conjuration time: 1s.
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