Defend is a skill available in Dragon's Dogma.


"Use your shield to block an enemy's attack."

Blocks enemy attacks, including many spells. Upgrades to Deflect.


  • For general shield use details see Blocking and Perfect Blocks
  • Strong attacks may break the block.
  • Blocking attacks consumes stamina.
  • Whilst blocking stamina recovery is halted.
  • The equivalent Mystic Knight skill is Repel.
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