Skill details
Physical Resistance
Physical Resistance
Campaign: Prophecies Mesmer-icon
Profession: Mesmer
Attribute: Inspiration Magic
Type: Stance
    10 Energy     20 Recharge

Full: For 30...78 seconds, You[sic] gain +40 armor against physical damage, but you lose 24...14 armor against elemental damage.

Concise: (30...78 seconds.) You have +40 armor against physical damage. You have -24...14 armor against elemental damage.

Inspiration Magic 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
-Armor 242322222120191818171615 14141312111010987
Duration 303438424650545862667074 788286909498102106110114


Skill Trainers:


  • This skill is effective in the hands of Ranger/Mesmers, who have good baseline armor and retain decent elemental armor even with the penalty applied. Properly attired a Mesmer primary can also achieve respectable physical defense using this stance. A mesmer seeking a quick defensive boost rather than long-term protection is probably better off with Distortion, however.
  • Physical Resistance combines excellently with Sentry's Insignias, which almost nullifies the elemental armor reduction while boosting physical armor by a total of 50 points.

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