For the talent in Dragon Age: Origins, see Shield Wall (Origins).
For the talent in Dragon Age II, see Shield Wall (Dragon Age II).

Shield Wall is a warrior ability from the Weapon and Shield tree in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Information Edit

  • Damage blocked: all front-facing or non-directional attacks
  • Guard gained: equal to potential health lost in percentage rounded down to 10% increment
  • Cost: (guard% gained-1) stamina
  • Stamina regeneration: stopped while active

Notes Edit

  • Upon activation, the warrior is placed in a defensive position (and, move slowly), but can do other active action.
  • This stance can be toggled off to conserve stamina or do something else.

Upgrades Edit

Shield Wall (Inquisition) Chevalier's Step
Range: 4 meters
Requires: Shield Wall
When you use Shield Wall, your movement is not slowed as much. You also protect nearby allies by giving them improved armor.

Range: 4 meters
Armor Bonus: 30%
Shield Wall (Inquisition) Immovable Object
Requires: Trespasser
Blocking with Shield Wall costs less stamina and generates more guard, but you cannot move while blocking.