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Do Damage Shield Prevent Stuns/Fears?

Avran_Sylt
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What kind of things do they protect the player from?

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  • Juhasow
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    Well actually You answered Yourself in Your thread title. What do You expect Damage shield to protect from ?
  • Avran_Sylt
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    @Juhasow

    Well, they prevent DoT application don't they?
  • wahoozie
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    Damage shields only prevent damage. Mitigation works differently on them as well, I believe cp will reduce damage done to them but things like armor bonus will not. They also are immune to crit attacks.
  • Juhasow
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    Avran_Sylt wrote: »
    @Juhasow

    Well, they prevent DoT application don't they?

    No. Damage shields just prevent Your health from beeing affected by damage. Also damage shields reduce critical dmg bonus of incoming attacks to 0 but have 0 resistances so take full base dmg. Percentage bonuses that lowers incoming damage works also on shields.
    Edited by Juhasow on June 30, 2017 2:26AM
  • Biro123
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    Avran_Sylt wrote: »
    What kind of things do they protect the player from?

    Its threads like this that make your other 'poll' threads useless.

    How can you even make a poll about changing how damage shields work with some buffs that could break them when you don't even know how they work on a basic level.


    All shields do is absorb damage.

    They can be crit but they have infinite crit resist so you have no bonus damage, this allows certain sets, passives and skills to still work on them.

    They have no armor value, so penetration is useless on them but you also don't get mitigated by armor.

    Dots still apply to them, dots actually eat damage shields.

    They don't prevent any kind of cc.

    Anything else?

    Also blocking doesn't reduce the damage done to damage shields - but it does stop CC (which is why you sometimes see shielded players block) - at the usual cost of a hefty chunk of stamina.
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