Defense Sources

  • If you are looking to optimize or maximize your defense, refer to this lexicon article on where you can build up your defense.

    1 Class Gears

    Refer to the Solstice Guide in Arcarinas Square for your class gear tree, and click "Tell me what items I should use". You can then view the base (unenhanced, non-AP) defense for each armor piece.


    1.1 AP Gears

    Armor drops in PvE have a chance to be AP Gears, which, for armor pieces, add a bit of defense to the base.


    Example of 6AP Gloves:


    Helmet, Armor, Shoes, GlovesAdded Defense
    2 AP2
    4 AP4
    6 AP6


    ShieldAdded Defense
    1 AP1
    2 AP2
    3 AP3

    1.2 Enhanced Class Gears

    Enhancing armor pieces via the Blacksmith with Xen Stones will increase the gear defense by a certain amount (generally by 2). See Crafting & Enhancement article for the scaling information.


    Example of 6AP Enhanced Armor (enhanced to +5 level):

    2 Face Gears

    See Costumes - Face article for more details of the gears (e.g. additional stats).


    GearAdded DefenseHow to Obtain?Lvl RestrictionNotes
    Cat Bell (INT)15Red Lucky BallN/A
    Cat Bell (POW)15Red Lucky BallN/A

    3 Glasses Gears

    There is no accessible glasses that adds defense.

    4 Back Gears

    See Costumes - Back article for more details of the gears (e.g. additional stats).


    GearAdded DefenseHow to Obtain?Lvl RestrictionNotes
    Balrog's Cloak25N/AN/AUnobtainable at this time
    Chameleon Tail5Event DistributionN/A
    Cloak of Love (Male/Female)16Blue Lucky BallN/A
    Dragon Cape18Turn in 100 Dragon Essence to Craftsman NPC in Gefle Camp 125
    Grog-Zilla Tail5Freedom Lucky BallN/A
    Long Cape16Hero Lucky BallN/A
    Royal Cape16Hero Lucky BallN/A


    4.1 Robo Wings

    Robo Wings provide Defense once it is enhanced to +8 and again when it is enhanced at Gefle Camp with Robo Wing Fragments.


    Type of RoboAdded DefenseLvl RestrictionHow to Obtain?
    +81040Purchased from Token Exchange and enhanced at Alchemist.

    See Crafting & Enhancement
    POW (Upgraded)14100Upgrading +10 POW Robo Wings at Craftsman NPC in Gefle Camp. See Crafting & Enhancement
    AGI (Upgraded)12100Upgrading +10 AGI Robo Wings at Craftsman NPC in Gefle Camp. See Crafting & Enhancement
    INT (Upgraded)12100Upgrading +10 INT Robo Wings at Craftsman NPC in Gefle Camp. See Crafting & Enhancement


    5 Weapon

    There is no accessible weapon that adds defense.

    6 Accessories

    AccessoryAdded DefenseHow to Obtain?Notes
    Lvl 1 Defense Pearl1Crafting & EnhancementBase stat varies upon crafting. Lvl restriction is 35.
    Lvl 2 Defense Pearl2Crafting & EnhancementBase stat varies upon crafting. Lvl restriction is 35.
    Lvl 3 Defense Pearl3Crafting & EnhancementBase stat varies upon crafting. Lvl restriction is 35.
    Lvl 4 Defense Pearl4Crafting & EnhancementBase stat varies upon crafting. Lvl restriction is 35.


    7 Skill Pets

    Currently, the only type of pets that can provide defense are Defense Skill Pets. Level restriction is 35.


    TypeAdded DefenseSee Lexicon:
    Defense1 - 10 (based on level)Crafting & Enhancement

    8 Mounts

    8.1 Basic

    Basic mounts (see Pets & Mounts Lexicon article) have a chance to be enhanced Defense. Once enhanced into a Defense Mount, it can be further enhanced up to lvl 3.


    Notes:

    • Level requirement is lvl 35 to have the ability to mount
    • There is no level restriction for each enhanced level


    Enhanced LevelAdded Defense
    Lvl 1 Defense2
    Lvl 2 Defense4
    Lvl 3 Defense6

    8.2 High Tier

    Like basic mounts, high tier mounts (see Pets & Mounts Lexicon article) have a chance to be enhanced Defense. Once enhanced into a Defense Mount, it can be further enhanced up to lvl 3.


    Notes:

    • Level requirement varies by mount to have the ability to mount
    • There is a level restriction for each enhanced level. That said, if you mount a lvl 3 Defense High Tier mount but you are lvl 75, you will still be able to mount it but will only obtain the lvl 1 defense benefit (5%).
    • This is currently the only defense source that is % based


    Enhanced LevelAdded DefenseLevel Restriction
    Lvl 1 Defense5% of total75
    Lvl 2 Defense10% of total105
    Lvl 3 Defense15% of total131


    9 Class Skills

    9.1 Self-Buffs

    SkillClassAdded DefenseDuration
    BulwarkKnightLvl 1: 6
    Lvl 2: 9
    Lvl 3: 12
    Master: 15
    2 min
    ProtectionTemplarLvl 1: 5
    Lvl 2: 7
    Lvl 3: 9
    Lvl 4: 11
    Lvl 5: 13
    Master: 15
    5 min
    Saint RisingTemplar600Lvl 1: 9 sec
    Lvl 2: 10 sec
    Master: 11 sec
    NobleshieldClericLvl 1: 20
    Master: 30
    29 sec


    9.2 Party Buffs

    SkillClassAdded DefenseDuration
    BlessClericLvl 1: 10
    Lvl 2: 12
    Lvl 3: 14
    Lvl 4: 16
    Lvl 5: 18
    Lvl 6: 20
    Master: 22
    3 min
    GuardianshipCleric1211 sec
    Jureah's Last StandCleric5005 sec


    10 Item Buffs

    ItemAdded DefenseDurationHow to Obtain?
    Candy Corn590 secTOT Pumpkin (Spawn by GM)
    Christmas Cake35 minSanta Snowflake Lottery
    Advent Calendar Trees
    Fantastic Christmas Cake65 minSanta Snowflake Lottery
    Advent Calendar Trees
    Top Physical Defense Soul1030 minToken Exchange NPC (Obsidian)


    11 Miscellanous Buffs

    ItemAdded DefenseDurationHow to Obtain?
    Vitality Spa Buff1030 minClicking Vitality Bath with Spa Bucket Helmet

    See Midori Spa Buffs
    Prophecy BuffVaries30 minUse Prophecy Fragment at Aratos the Psychic NPC in Essene

    See Prophecy Fragments Fortune
    GM Defense Buff10?1 hr?Buffed by GM (RARELY)