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Deflect is a skill available in Dragon's Dogma.

Description

"Deflects attacks back toward the assailant."

An advanced version of Defend that allows a shield bearer to 'perfect block' incoming attacks when blocking is well timed.

Notes

  • For tactics, usage, and details of perfect blocking, see Blocking and Perfect Blocks
  • To perfect block, press [Block] just as an enemy is about to make contact with an attack - the perfect block causes a strong knockback effect, reflects substantial damage back to the assailant, and has a good chance to inflict a debilitation when used in combination with an enchanted or special shield.
  • When perfect blocks are not achieved, the shield functions as it does with Defend.
  • The equivalent Mystic Knight skill is Reflect, which can have additional magickal effects.