For other uses, see Steadfast Ward.

Steadfast Ward is an active skill in the Restoration Staff skill line in The Elder Scrolls Online.


Creates 8 point damage shield for 6 seconds on the lowest Health ally in front of the Vestige. Shield strength is bolstered by up to 300%, increasing based on health lost.


  • Unlocked at Restoration Staff rank 20.


Healing WardEdit

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  • Update 4: Fixed an issue where Healing Ward (morph of Steadfast Ward) wasn't causing critical hits.[1]
  • Update 7: Several abilities which have damage, damage shield, or healing components that scale off each other will no longer be hit multiple times by Battle Spirit's reductions.[2]
  • Update 7: Fixed an issue where this ability's damage shield was not properly reduced by Battle Spirit.[2]

Ward AllyEdit

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  • Update 2: Corrected this ability's tooltip so that it matches what the ability actually does. The tooltip no longer states that it only heals allies in front of you.[3]
  • Update 6: Increased the strength of this ability by approximately 4%.[4]



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