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| Rank || Damage Absorbed
| 1 || 10%
| 2 || 20%
| 3 || 30%
- Shield Specialization is a talent in the paladin Protection tree. See Paladin talents for more information.
- Shield Specialization increases the amount of damage absorbed by your shield. It is a passive talent, and is always active.
- Prequisites: 5 points in Redoubt and 10 points in Protection talents
Shield Specialization is also a Warrior talent, but with different statistics than listed above. Refer to the Shield Specialization page for more information.