The Sword and Shield, the classic equipment of a knight on the front lines. This weapon serves as an iconic choice in Throne and Liberty, focusing on protections, tanking and crowd control. Learn everything you need to know about Throne and Liberty’s premier frontline weapon in our Throne and Liberty Sword and Shield Guide!

Sword and Shield Active Skills

Active Skills in Throne and Liberty go on your Skill Bar and can be cast to affect both enemies and teammates. Currently, there is a total of 12 Skill Slots on your Skill Bar. To create your build, you must choose between both weapon’s Active Skills to fill out your 12 slots!

The Sword and Shield’s Active Skills are focused on Crowd Controlling opponents, protecting yourself & allies and dealing some damage in return. Below is a list of all the Active Skills for the Sword and Shield.

Active SkillIconDescription
Shield Survival TechniqueDefends against an attack. On defending against a Fury Attack with Shield Survival Technique, 690 Health regenerates, creates a shield equal to 14% of Max Health for 3s, and Shield Survival Technique changes to Retaliatory Strike for 1.5s upon defending against a Fury Attack. Increases Damage Reduction by 141 for 6s when a Fury Attack is defended within 0.5s.
Use with the directional buttons to defend against attacks while moving 4m in the designated direction for 0.5s. On defending against a Fury Attack, creates a shield equal to 14% of Max Health for 3s and Shield Survival Technique changes to Retaliatory Strike for 1.5s.

Retaliatory Strike
Deals 380% of Base Damage + 147 damage to the target. Defending Fury Attacks with Shield Survival Technique before using Retaliatory Strike increases Retaliatory Strike damage by 65%, up to 3 times. Retaliatory Strike from the Shield Survival Technique with a directional button deals the maximum damage.
Shield StrikeDeals 580% of Base Damage + 129. Weakens the target with a(n) 70% chance to apply Magic, Melee, and Ranged Hit +250 for 6s. Shield Strike’s Melee Heavy Attack Chance +50 per 1% of Shield Block Chance. On counterattacking with Counter Barrier, Shield Strike cooldown reduction +1.3s. The target’s aggression greatly increases.
Strategic RushCharges 5 times the distance of Attack Range in the selected direction and deal 280% of Base Damage + 150 damage up to 5 targets with a(n) 70% chance to apply Collision: Push. The target is Stunned for 2s if colliding into a wall. Targets immune to Collision increase Base Damage by 40 for 6s.
Counter Barrier