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Shield Specialist (Skill Tree)
Faction: Republic
Base Class: Trooper
Advanced Class:


Shield Specialist is a skill tree of the Trooper's Vanguard advanced class.[1] This tree focuses on using a shield generator to absorb incoming firepower and to protect allies in the battlefield.

The following table contains the known skills that can be gained from this tree:


Skill Type

Level Available


Storm Active Storms up to a distant target, dealing 411 kinetic damage, interrupting the target's current action and immobilizing the target for 3 seconds. Cannot be used against targets in cover.
36px Riot Gas Active <30 Throws a smoke grenade at your feet that releases a large cloud of smoke, causing nearby enemies to have their accuracy with ranged and melee attacks lowered by 20% for 18 seconds.
Static Shield Static Shield Passive <20 10% chance that blocks will increase the crit chance of the next Pulse Round or Explosive Surge by 100%. Effect lasts 10 seconds and cannot occur more than once every 10 seconds.
Energy Blast 15 secs
Fires a shot that deals 408-463 damage and generates 1 energy cell.
Shield Cycler Passive Increases the shield chance by 1%. In addition, shielding an attack has a 25% chance to generate 1 energy cell. This effect cannot occur more than once every 6 seconds.

External Links

Advanced Class page on SWTOR website


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