For centuries, the elite of the Sultansworn have served as personal bodyguards to the royal family of Ul'dah. Known as paladins, these men and women marry exquisite swordplay with stalwart shieldwork to create a style of combat uncompromising in its defense. Clad in brilliant silver armor, they charge fearlessly into battle, ever ready to lay down their lives for their liege. To be a paladin is to protect, and those who choose to walk this path will become the iron foundation upon which the party's defense is built.
Paladins are stalwart defenders who seek to protect their comrades. These loyal guardians are skilled with sword and shield, channeling upon holy power to stand as unbreakable walls for their allies, and symbolizes hope among their people.
- Blacksmith — Swords.
- Carpenter — Wooden shields.
- Armorer — Plate armor and heavy shields.
- Goldsmith — Earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings.
|Fast Blade||GLA||1||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 200.|
|Fight or Flight||GLA||2||Ability||Instant||60s||Increases physical damage dealt by 25%.|
|Riot Blade||GLA||4||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.|
|Total Eclipse||GLA||6||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 120 to all nearby enemies.|
|Shield Bash||GLA||10||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 110.|
|Iron Will||GLA||10||Ability||Instant||10s||Significantly increases enmity generation.|
|Shield Lob||GLA||1||15||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers a ranged attack with a potency of 120.|
|Rage of Halone||GLA||26||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.|
|Spirits Within||PLD||1||30||Ability||Instant||30s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 370.|
Potency decreases as own HP decreases.
|Sheltron||PLD||1||35||Ability||Instant||5s||Blocks incoming attack.|
|Sentinel||GLA||38||Ability||Instant||120s||Reduces damage taken by 30%.|
|Prominence||PLD||1||40||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 100 to all nearby enemies.|
|Cover||PLD||1||45||Ability||Instant||120s||Take all damage intended for another party member.|
|Circle of Scorn||GLA||50||Ability||Instant||25s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 120 to all nearby enemies.|
|Hallowed Ground||PLD||1||50||Ability||Instant||420s||Renders you impervious to most attacks.|
|Goring Blade||PLD||1||54||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.|
|Divine Veil||PLD||1||56||Ability||Instant||90s||Upon HP recovery via healing magic cast by self or a party member, a protective barrier is cast on all party members within a radius of 15 yalms.|
|Clemency||PLD||1||58||Spell||2,000||1.5s||2.5s||Restores target's HP.|
|Royal Authority||PLD||1||60||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 100.|
|Intervention||PLD||62||Ability||Instant||10s||Reduces target party member's damage taken by 10%.|
|Holy Spirit||PLD||64||Spell||2,000||1.5s||2.5s||Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 350.|
|Requiescat||PLD||68||Ability||Instant||60s||Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 550. Potency decreases as own MP decreases.|
|Passage of Arms||PLD||1||70||Ability||Instant||120s||Increases block rate by 100% and creates a designated area in a cone behind you in which party members will only suffer 85% of all damage inflicted.|
|Holy Circle||PLD||72||Spell||2,000||1.5s||2.5s||Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 250 to all nearby enemies.|
|Intervene||PLD||74||Ability||Instant||30s||Rushes target and delivers an attack with a potency of 200.|
|Atonement||PLD||76||Weaponskill||Instant||2.5s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 550.|
|Confiteor||PLD||80||Spell||2,000||Instant||2.5s||Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 800 to target and all enemies nearby it.|
|Fast Blade (PvP)||PLD||30||Weaponskill||Instant||2.4s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 1,000.|
|Riot Blade (PvP)||PLD||30||Weaponskill||Instant||2.4s||Delivers an attack to target.|
|Royal Authority (PvP)||PLD||30||Weaponskill||Instant||2.4s||Delivers an attack to target.|
|Total Eclipse (PvP)||PLD||30||Weaponskill||Instant||2.4s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 600 to all nearby enemies.|
|Prominence (PvP)||PLD||1||30||Weaponskill||Instant||2.4s||elivers an attack to all nearby enemies.|
|Shield Lob (PvP)||PLD||1||30||Weaponskill||Instant||2.4s||Delivers a ranged attack with a potency of 800.|
|Holy Spirit (PvP)||PLD||30||Spell||5,000||1.5s||2.4s||Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 1,800.|
|Holy Circle (PvP)||PLD||30||Spell||5,000||1.5s||2.4s||Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 1,000 to all nearby enemies.|
|Confiteor (PvP)||PLD||30||Spell||Instant||2.4s||Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 2,000 to target and all enemies nearby it.|
|Intervene (PvP)||PLD||30||Ability||Instant||30s||Rushes target and delivers an attack with a potency of 600.|
|Requiescat||PLD||30||Ability||Instant||30s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 1,000. Potency increases up to a maximum of 2,000 as MP decreases.|
|Hallowed Ground (PvP)||PLD||1||30||Ability||Instant||60s||Erects a magicked barrier rendering you impervious to most attacks.|
|Intervention (PvP)||PLD||30||Ability||Instant||15s||Deduces target party member's damage taken by 20%.|
|Testudo (PvP)||PLD||30||Ability||Instant||45s||Creates a barrier around self and all party members near you that absorbs damage equivalent to a heal of 3,000 potency.|
|Atonement (PvP)||PLD||30||Weaponskill||Instant||2.4s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 2,000.|
|Glory Slash (PvP)||PLD||30||Weaponskill||Instant||2.4s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 1,200 to all enemies in a cone before you.|
Common actions (PvP)
|Low Blow (PvP)||Tank||30||Ability||Instant||30s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 600.|
|Bolt (PvP)|| Tank
Physical Ranged DPS
Magic Ranged DPS
|30||Ability||Instant||30s||Movement speed is increased.|
|Medical Kit (PvP)|| Tank
Physical Ranged DPS
Magic Ranged DPS
|30||Ability||Instant||15s||Restores own HP.|
Additional actions (PvP)
|Full Swing (PvP)||Tank||30||Ability||Instant||30s||Delivers an attack with a potency of 1,200.|
|Weapon Throw (PvP)||Tank||30||Ability||Instant||30s||Delivers a ranged attack with a potency of 400.|
|Reprisal (PvP)||Tank||30||Ability||Instant||45s||Reduces damage dealt by nearby enemies by 20%.|
|Rampart (PvP)||Tank||30||Ability||Instant||45s||Reduces damage taken by 20%.|
|Retaliation (PvP)||Tank||30||Ability||Instant||60s||Counters all incoming attacks.|
Adrenaline rush (PvP)
|Aegis Boon (PvP)||Tank||30||Adrenaline rush||Instant||s||Reduces damage taken by self and nearby party members by 25%.|
|Rampart||Tank||8||Ability||Instant||90s||Reduces damage taken by 20%.|
|Low Blow||Tank||12||Ability||Instant||25s||Stuns target.|
|Provoke||Tank||15||Ability||Instant||30s||Gesture threateningly, placing yourself at the top of a target's enmity list while gaining additional enmity.|
|Interject||Tank||18||Ability||Instant||30s||Interrupts the use of a target's action.|
|Reprisal||Tank||22||Ability||Instant||60s||Reduces damage dealt by nearby enemies by 10%.|
|Arm's Length|| Melee DPS
Physical Ranged DPS
|32||Ability||Instant||120s||Creates a barrier nullifying most knockback and draw-in effects.|
|Shirk||Tank||48||Ability||Instant||120s||Diverts 25% of enmity to target party member.|
|Tank Mastery|| GLA
|1||Reduces damage taken by 20%. Furthermore, grants a bonus to maximum HP is granted based on your vitality attribute, and a bonus to damage dealt based on your strength attribute.|
|Oath Mastery||PLD||1||35||Increases Oath Gauge by 5 each time an auto-attack lands.|
|Chivalry||PLD||58||Restores MP when using Riot Blade or Spirits Within.|
|Rage of Halone Mastery||PLD||1||60||Upgrades Rage of Halone to Royal Authority.|
|Divine Magic Mastery||PLD||64||Halves MP cost for all spells while preventing casting interruptions via damage taken.|
|Enhanced Prominence||PLD||66||Restores MP when using Prominence.|
|Enhanced Sheltron||PLD||74||Extends the duration of Sheltron to 6 seconds.|
|Sword Oath||PLD||76||Gain three stacks of Sword Oath after successfully completing a combo with Royal Authority.|
|Enhanced Requiescat||PLD||78||Spells requite no cast time while under the effect of Requiescat.|
Oath Gauge in PvE
Upon learning the action Iron Will, a symbol will appear on the screen indicating when it is in effect. Iron Will increases enmity gained from using other actions.
Upon learning the trait Oath Mastery, the symbol which indicates the use of Iron Will will change to also display the Oath Gauge.
Your oath grows stronger each time an auto-attack lands, and can be used to execute several actions such as Sheltron (acquired at level 35), Cover (acquired at level 45), and Intervention (acquired at level 62).
Iron Will (Active)
The gauge cannot be displayed in simple mode until learning the trait Oath Mastery at level 35.
Oath Gauge in PvP
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