Defense Guardian Tanking Build Guide

A resolute guardian of the Republic boosted by strengthening endurance and protective battle armor, the Defense Jedi Guardian draws on the Force to strike back at agitators with punishing strikes. This SWTOR 4.0 Defense Jedi Knight Guardian Tank build is compiled for Operations and Flashpoints combining damage reduction with damage avoidance for survivability.


Defense Guardian Tanking Build

Talents allow you to customize your Defense Guardian by selecting abilities and passives suitable for your own style of play or a specific encounter.

Defense Guardian Tanking Stat Priority & Item Mods

Stats are the base values that effectively determine the capability of your Defense Guardian to deal and mitigate damage and regenerate health.
Item Modifications allow you to upgrade and optimize your Defense Guardian gear and equipment by augmenting your armor and weapons with prioritized stats.


Defense Jedi Guardian Tank Guide

This SWTOR Jedi Knight Guardian Defense Tank Build Guide is revised for game update 4.0 and intended for level 65 Defense Guardians with focus on endgame Operations and Flashpoints. Information on SWTOR Defense Guardian Tanking priority rotations and cooldowns, stat priorities and item modifications is deliberately generalized.
To get the most out of your Defense Guardian, you should adjust this SWTOR Jedi Knight Guardian Defense Tank Build to match your own style of gameplay, group composition, and encounter at hand.
Don’t be afraid to experiment and try everything that is perceived as wrong.