Shield Swiftness

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Shield Swiftness
Available To Warriors, Rogues
Mnemonic [SWIFTNESS]
Cost Passive
Requirements Small or medium shield
Prerequisites Shield Focus rank 3
Rank Cost
1 6  
2 12 
3 18


Shield Swiftness is a passive shield specialization that reduces the dodge DS penalty from holding a shield. Each rank reduces the shield penalty by about 4%. This grants a corresponding increase of 0.04 per rank in the "Shield Factor" component of the dodge formula.

Dodge DS Penalties
Ranks Small shield Medium shield
0 22% 30%
1 18% 26%
2 14% 22%
3 10% 18%