Obsidian Shield is a Dragonknight active skill in the Earthen Heart skill line in The Elder Scrolls Online.

Description[edit | edit source]

Creates 17 point damage shield for 20 seconds on nearby allies. Shield strength is increased by 100% on caster.

Requirement[edit | edit source]

  • It is unlocked at Earthen Heart rank 20.

Morphs[edit | edit source]

Igneous Shield[edit | edit source]

  • Cast Time = Instant
  • Target = Area
  • Radius = 12 meters
  • Duration = 20 seconds
  • Update 2: This ability now increases the healing you deal to allies for 5 seconds instead of increasing your shield value.[1]
  • Update 2: This ability's healing buff no longer stacks.[1]
  • Update 6: Adjusted the visual effects for this ability (and others) to improve client performance in Cyrodiil and Trials.[2]
  • Update 6: This ability now applies the buff Major Mending for 7 seconds.[2]
  • Update 7: This ability and its morphs no longer cause targets to automatically unsheathe their weapons.[3]
  • Update 9: Igneous Shield's increased damage shield effect is now a baseline effect for Obsidian Shield.[4]
  • Update 9: Note: The Igneous Shield morph will continue to grant you the Major Mending buff as a morph effect.[4]

Fragmented Shield[edit | edit source]

  • Cast Time = Instant
  • Target = Area
  • Range =
  • Radius = 12 meters
  • Duration = 20 seconds
  • Cost = 562 magicka confirmation needed
  • Update 4: This ability now only deals area damage around the caster instead of all allies.[5]
  • Update 6: Adjusted the visual effects for this ability (and others) to improve client performance in Cyrodiil and Trials.[2]
  • Update 7: This ability and its morphs no longer cause targets to automatically unsheathe their weapons.[3]

Updates[edit | edit source]

  • Update 6: Adjusted the visual effects for this ability (and others) to improve client performance in Cyrodiil and Trials.[2]
  • Update 7: This ability and its morphs no longer cause targets to automatically unsheathe their weapons.[3]
  • Update 9: Igneous Shield's increased damage shield effect is now a baseline effect for Obsidian Shield.[4]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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