Defense reduces damage from non-player enemies.
Defense is a primary stat for Tanks in PVE content.
Atomic gains 90% Defense in Tank Role.
Earth gains Defense equal to 65% Dominance in Tank Role and can activate Stone Skin for +55% Defense.
Fire gains Fire Soul in Tank Role which grants +30% Defense and can increase up to +50% Defense.
Ice gains 65% Defense in Tank Role and can activate Ice Armor which grants +35% Defense.
Rage gains 50% Defense in Tank Role and can activate Fervor which grants +50% Defense.
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