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Sacred Defender enhancements[edit]

Sacred Defender enhancements tree

Core abilities[edit]

Icon Enhancement Holy Bastion.png
Holy Bastion: You gain +1 Hit Point and 1 Positive Energy Spell Power for each action point you spend in this tree.
Each Sacred Defender Core Ability you possess grants +2% Fortification.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 0 Requires: Paladin Level 1
Icon Enhancement Sacred Defense.png
Sacred Defence: Defensive Combat Stance:
  • +10 Physical and Magical Resistance
  • +50% bonus to threat generation
  • Cannot become raged while Sacred Defence is active
  • Sacred Defense and Stalwart Defense can't be active at the same time
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 5 Requires: Holy Bastion, Paladin Level 3
Icon Enhancement Divine Righteousness.png
Divine Righteousness: Channel Divinity: You gain temporary hit points equal your Charisma score and a 200% Sacred bonus to threat generation for 60 seconds. (Activation Cost: 1 use of Turn Undead. Cooldown: 6 seconds)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 10 Requires: Sacred Defence, Paladin Level 6
Icon Enhancement Redemption.png
Redemption: The following spells are added to the Paladin spell list: Passive: You gain +5 to Physical and Magical Resistance Rating.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 20 Requires: Divine Righteousness, Paladin Level 12
Icon Enhancement Glorious Stand.png
Glorious Stand: Channel Divinity: For a short duration you gain DRDamage Reduction 20/Epic: Reduces physical damage by 20, except from Epic attacks. 20/Epic, take reduced damage from elemental and negative energy, receive double healing from positive energy, and are immune to secondary effects of attacks such as 'wounding' or 'vorpal'.
Passive: You gain +5 to Physical and Magical Resistance Rating.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 30 Requires: Redemption, Paladin Level 18
Icon Enhancement Eternal Defender.png
Eternal Defender: Passive: You gain +2 Charisma, +2 Constitution, + 10 to Physical and Magical Resistance Rating and your range of unconsciousness extends by 40 hitpoints.
Toggle: While Eternal Defender is active, if you drop below 0 hit points but are not killed, two uses of Turn Undead are immediately expended and you receive a reactive heal for 250 points of Positive Energy healing.
Passive: You gain +5 to Physical and Magical Resistance Rating.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 40 Requires: Glorious Stand, Paladin Level 20

Tier One[edit]

Requires Holy Bastion, Paladin level 1

Icon Enhancement Item Defense.png
Item Defense: You have a [25/50/75]% chance to negate potential item wear.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Extra Lay on Hands.png
Extra Lay on Hands: +[1/2/3] Lay on Hands use per rest.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Improved Sacred Defense.png
Improved Sacred Defense: Improves your Sacred Defense Stance. Choose one:
  • Icon Enhancement Durable Defense.png Durable Defense: When in Sacred Defense, you gain +[5/10/15] Sacred bonus to Physical and Magical Resistance Rating.
  • Icon Enhancement Inciting Defense.png Inciting Defense: When in Sacred Defense, you gain [50/100/150]% Sacred bonus to melee threat generation.
  • Icon Enhancement Resilient Defense.png Resilient Defense: When in Sacred Defense, you gain a +[1/2/3] Sacred bonus to all Saving Throws.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Sacred Armor Mastery.png
Sacred Armor Mastery: +[1/2/3] Armor Class and Armor Maximum Dexterity Bonus.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Saves Boost.png
Saves Boost: Activate to gain a +[2/4/6] Action Boost bonus to all saving throws for 20 seconds. While under this effect you do not automatically fail saving throws on a roll of a natural 1. (Cooldown: 30 seconds.)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 1 No requirements

Tier Two[edit]

Requires Paladin Level 2, 5 APs spent on tree

Icon Enhancement Instinctive Defense.png
Instinctive Defense: You take [5/10/15]% less damage when struck while helpless. (Additional damage while helpless varies by difficulty setting from 5% to 25%.)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 5 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Bulwark Aura.png
Bulwark Aura: Your Aura now grants an additonal +[1/3/5] Armor Class.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 5 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Improved Sacred Defense.png
Improved Sacred Defense: Improves your Sacred Defense stance. Choose one of the options you did not pick at tier 1.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 5 Requires: Improved Sacred Defense (Tier 1)
Icon Enhancement Sacred Shield Mastery.png
Sacred Shield Mastery: +5%/+10%/+15% Shield Armor Class and +[1/2/3] Tower Shield Maximum Dexterity Bonus.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 5 Requires: Sacred Armor Mastery
Icon Enhancement Defense Boost.png
Defense Boost: Activate to gain a +[5/10/15] Action Boost bonus to Armor Class, Physical Resistance Rating and Magical Resistance Rating for 20 seconds.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 5 No requirements

Tier Three[edit]

Requires Paladin Level 3, 10 APs spent on tree

Icon Enhancement Resistance Aura.png
Resistance Aura: Your Aura now grants an additional +[1/2/3] to Saving Throws.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 10 Requires: Bulwark Aura
Icon Enhancement Improved Sacred Defense.png
Improved Sacred Defense: Improves your Sacred Defense stance.
Pick the third option left.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 10 Requires: Improved Sacred Defense (Tier 2)
Icon Enhancement Greater Sacred Defense.png
Greater Sacred Defense: Further improves your Sacred Defense stance. Choose one:
  • Icon Enhancement Hardy Defense.png Hardy Defense: Sacred Defence: While wearing medium or heavy armor or wielding a shield you gain a +[2/4/6] Sacred bonus to Constitution.
  • Icon Enhancement Strong Defense.png Strong Defense: Sacred Defence: While wearing medium or heavy armor or wielding a shield you gain a +[2/4/6] Sacred bonus to Strength.
  • Icon Enhancement Tenacious Defense.png Tenacious Defense: Sacred Defence: While wearing medium or heavy armor or wielding a shield you gain a +10%/+15%/+20% Sacred bonus to maximum hit points.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 10 No requirements
Cha or Con.gif
Charisma or Constitution: Choose one:
  • ConstitutionColored.png +1 Constitution
  • CharismaColored.png +1 Charisma
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 10 No requirements

Tier Four[edit]

Requires Paladin Level 4, 20 APs spent on tree

Icon Enhancement Reinforced Defense.png
Reinforced Defense: Improves the Armor Class bonuses you receive from shields or armor. Choose one:
  • Icon Enhancement Reinforced Armor.png Reinforced Armor: The Armor Class bonus you gain from armor or docents is increased by [15/30/50]%.
  • Icon Enhancement Reinforced Shield.png Reinforced Shield: The Armor Class bonus you gain from using a shield is increased by [15/30/50]%.
Note: The Shield bonus does not stack with the bonus from the Unyielding Sentinel Epic Destiny.
Note: This stacks with Reinforced Defense from Stalwart Defender.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 20 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Spellshield Aura.png
Spellshield Aura: Your Aura now also grants a +[2/4/6] Sacred bonus to Spell Resistance. (Is actually enhancement bonus and does not stack with basic SR gear.)
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 20 Requires: Resistance Aura
Icon Enhancement Swift Defense.png
Swift Defense: Sacred Defence increases your movement speed by 10%.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 1 Progression: 20 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Greater Sacred Defense.png
Greater Sacred Defense: Further improves your Sacred Defense stance. Choose one of the options you did not pick at tier 3.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 20 Requires: Greater Sacred Defense (Tier 3)
Cha or Con.gif
Charisma or Constitution: Choose one:
  • ConstitutionColored.png +1 Constitution
  • CharismaColored.png +1 Charisma
AP Cost: 2 Ranks: 1 Progression: 20 Requires: Charisma or Constitution (Tier 3)

Tier Five[edit]

Requires Paladin Level 5, Character Level 12, 30 APs spent in tree

Icon Enhancement Reinforced Defense.png
Reinforced Defense: Improves the Armor Class bonuses you receive from shields or armor. Choose the option you didn't chose at Tier 4.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 30 Requires: Reinforced Defense (Tier 4)
Icon Enhancement Harbored by Light.png
Harbored by Light: You gain +10/15/25 Physical and Magical Resistance Rating. You gain 1/2/3 additional uses of Lay on Hands. In addition, while you are actively blocking with a shield, enemies that attack you will take 3d4/4d4/5d4 Light Damage.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 30 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Reprisal.png
Reprisal: On attacked: your next attack gains +1 damage. This effect stacks up to 3/6/10 times.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 30 No requirements
Icon Enhancement Greater Sacred Defense.png
Greater Sacred Defense: Further improves your Sacred Defense stance. Pick the third option left.
AP Cost: 1 Ranks: 3 Progression: 30 Requires: Greater Sacred Defense (Tier 4)