|Skill||Icon||Rank 1||Rank 2||Rank 3|
|Absorb bubble||Absorbs a fixed amount of damage then does that damage to nearby targets upon expiration.||Increases the duration of the buff.||Adds thorn damage while absorb is active.|
|Block (passive)||Increases your block percentage by X.||Further increases block.||Chance to deal weapon damage on a successful block.|
|Bulwark (Tank ability)||Summon a wall in front or behind the tank. Enemies are knocked down if they contact the wall.||Adds damage to the knockdown.||Tank is able to place the wall anywhere on the battlefield within a certain distance.|
|Charge||Charge to a single target on the battlefield (friend or enemy) and do damage to enemy targets upon reaching them.||Additional physical and magical mitigation upon reaching the target for a short duration.||Does damage and knocks down enemies between caster and target.|
|Cover||Target a friendly player, to absorb 50% of their incoming damage for 6 seconds.||Increases damage that's redirected.||Gives the target damage reduction buff for the duration. The damage reduction applies to both the tank and the ally.|
|Crowd control break||Breaks non-animated knockdown crowd control effects (such as root, snare and stun).||Increases resistances to crowd control effects.||Gain focus for each CC effect that is cleared through this use.|
|Hatred||Single target that adds hate.||Add a forced target lock.||Add hate over time per tick.|
|Heavy armor (passive)||Increases armor given by heavy armor.||Further increases armor given.||Each piece of armor added gives health percentage bonus to the tank.|
|Impale||Target an enemy and lauch a spear to damage and pull the enemy into melee range. Lasso effect pulls the target to the tank and does damage.||Adds a stun.||Adds damage over time.|
|Longsword combo||Target an enemy and use your sword and shield to strike with multiple blows. Dealing damage and powering up your focus with this weapon attack.||-||-|
|Melee strike||Does damage and adds hate.||Damage over time hate over time.||Changes to cone effect.|
|Perception||Use this skill to detect threats within range of your perception.||-||-|
|Righteous fury||Use your ultimate when your focus has reached 80%, to launch spears at all targets within your forward arc. Dealing damage and pulling them to you. Pulls targets in a cone to the caster and does damage.||Adds target lock and hate. All targets pulled now target lock the Tank and their hate is increased.||Increases the arc radius to 360°.|
|Shield might||Single target knock down or stun (bash).||Changes to a frontal cone attack.||Increases the block chance for a duration after success. Duration of block chance increases based on the number of targets hit.|
|Shield throw||Throws shield and adds hate.||Changes to cone attack.||Add stun to the first target hit.|
|Ultimate defense skill||Ultimate ability: Uses focus to increase your physical and magical defenses as well as immobilizing you.||Receive increased healing from outside sources while active.||Breaks crowd control on cast and grants invulnerability to crowd control.|
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- Ashes of Creation class list.
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