Block is a defensive combat action that reduces incoming damage and provides resistance to control effects.
Press the Block button plus to reduce damage from incoming attacks.
You gain the following benefits while blocking:
- +100% Defense
- +100% Toughness
- Gain Resistance to Control Effects
- Counter certain melee attacks, damaging and knocking down your opponent and preventing incoming damage for a short time.
- Players cannot move or attack while blocking.
- When hit by an interrupting attack (which is vulnerable to block), the attacker is knocked down and dealt minor damage.
- Block breakers knock down and damage the blocking player instead.
- Tanks commonly use this method to absorb enemies' attacks and protect the rest of the group.