Defiance Banner PoE

Defiance Banner Defiance Banner is a new defensive tool that can be used to increase your armour and evasion while reducing the critical strike chance of nearby enemies.

It is a new Strength/Dexterity Skill Gem. Requires Level 16, 26 Str, 18 Dex. Tag: AoE, Spell, Duration, Aura, Physical. Reservation: 10% Mana. Cooldown Time: 1.00 sec. Cast Time: Instant.

Casting once reserves mana to carry a banner which increases the armour and evasion of nearby allies, and reduces the critical strike chance of nearby enemies. Gains stages over time while carrying the banner near enemies. Casting the skill again places the banner, ending the mana reservation. Once placed, it becomes more powerful for each stage gained. You cannot have multiple banners at the same time.

  • Base Duration of 10.00 seconds after being Placed
  • You and nearby Allies have (30–49)% increased Armour and Evasion Rating
  • Nearby Enemies have (20–29)% reduced Critical Strike Chance
  • When placed, 8% increased Area of Effect per Stage
  • When placed, 1% increased Aura effect per Stage
  • +1 second to Base Placed Banner Duration per Stage
  • Gain 1 Stage every 0.2 seconds while an Enemy is Nearby
  • Taunt nearby Enemies for 0.15 seconds per Stage on Placing the Banner
  • Enemies Taunted this way deal 15% less Damage
  • Additional Effects From Quality: (0–10)% increased effect of Aura

This skill gem is inspired by the Duelist’s Champion ascendancy class.

Defiance Banner PoE

Alternate Quality

Gem Quality Stats Weight
Defiance Banner Defiance Banner (0–10)% increased effect of Aura 50
Anomalous Defiance Banner Anomalous Defiance Banner You and nearby Allies have (0–10)% increased Armour and Evasion Rating
(0–60)% less Skill Effect Duration
10
Divergent Defiance Banner Divergent Defiance Banner (0–20)% increased Skill Effect Duration 100

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PoE Defiance Banner Skill Gem Build

There is about 5.3% of Path of Exile use this gem. It is a useful defense skill. Among these players, 49% are Ascendant, 11% are Raider, 8% are Guardian, 7% are Necromancer, and 5% are Occultist.

For most cases, you do not need support gems to support Defiance Banner.

These skills are also recommended: Precision, Flame Dash, Discipline, Hatred, Clarity, Vitality, Grace, Haste.

Quest Rewards

Defiance Banner is now offered to the Duelist for completing Intruders in Black, and can be purchased from Yeena by the Marauder, Templar, and Scion.

Act Quest Complete NPC Character
2 Intruders in Black Quest Reward Duelist
2 Intruders in Black Yeena Marauder Templar Scion

PoE Defiance Banner Skill Build 3.15

Defiance Banner Defiance Banner is a new purely defensive Banner skill. While you carry the Defiance Banner Defiance Banner, it increases the armour and evasion of nearby allies while reducing the critical strike chance of nearby enemies. It gains stages while carried near enemies and can be placed in the ground to enhance its effects.

When the Defiance Banner Defiance Banner is placed, it inflicts a taunt on enemies for a duration based on the number of stages the banner had accumulated while it was carried. Enemies affected by this taunt also deal less damage to all targets.

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Level Name Mod Weight
The Merciless Labyrinth Enchantment Defiance Banner Aura Effect 1 Defiance Banner has 25% increased Aura Effect 100
The Eternal Labyrinth Enchantment Defiance Banner Aura Effect 2 Defiance Banner has 40% increased Aura Effect 100

Defiance Banner Screenshots

Defiance Banner Screenshots

Level 20 with 20% quality

Defiance Banner Level 20 with 20% quality