Arc Shield          Path of the Flickering Skies Defensive Skill

Syntax: automatic

With their intensive focus on the manipulation of lightning, it is only
natural for those of the flickering skies to develop a shield against such
dangerous magics. This arc shield grants completely immunity to lightning
for the first of several such strikes, regardless of how powerful they might
be. However, if too many strikes occur in a short period of time, the
shield will fail completely, leaving the scholar no more protected than any
other. If the mage takes no lightning damage for a small amount of time,
the shield will automatically snap back in place, once more at full

Primary Attribute: Intelligence

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