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Barrier icon
Ability Tree Spirit
Requires Mage
Area 4 meters
Type Active
Cooldown 24s
Description A barrier provides an additional health bar that must be destroyed before the target will take any damage. Barrier is vulnerable to dispel effects.
Cost 50 mana

Barrier is a mage ability that is part of the Spirit tree in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Barrier - Information

  • The ability is weak to dispel effects
  • The barrier allows absorbing damage until it is fully depleted

Barrier - Upgrades

Upgrade Description Bonus
Barrier iconElegant Defense You have learned to cast Barrier with a more stable magical pattern. Each time a barrier you have cast expires, the ability's cooldown time is reduced. Cooldown Reduction: 4 seconds
Barrier iconEnergetic Defense Your barrier holds its full strength for longer before it begins to decay. Trespasser DLC Duration: 5 seconds

Barrier - Notes

  • There should be at least one mage in the party with this spell if you play on higher difficulties