Phalanx

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Phalanx
Available To Warriors, Rogues, Paladins
Mnemonic [PHALANX]
Cost Passive
Requirements None
Prerequisites None
Rank Cost
1 2  
2
3
4
5 10


Phalanx is a passive shield specialization allowing you to work with group members also trained in Phalanx to improve the group's defenses. As long as there are at least two group members trained in Phalanx, all group members gain a bonus to their chance to block attacks.

Formula

The Base Bonus is (Phalanx Ranks * Combat Maneuvers Ranks)/Level. A party member trained in Phalanx receives a block chance bonus equal to their Base Bonus plus the two highest Base Bonuses of the other party members. A party member not trained in Phalanx receives a block chance bonus equal to half the total of the three highest Base Bonuses in the party. Only party members that would not be prevented by level or injury from blocking the incoming attack count in this calculation.