GF Protectors are one of the easier to use PVE builds of guardian fighter when you are still starting out in Neverwinter.
- Better tanking ability
- Hitting opponents also lowers their damage
- Better guard regeneration
- Buff offense and defense of party
- Low DPS
- Less AP recharging buffs compared to tactician
Race : Human (extra heroic feats, 3% defense bonus)
Ability Score :
Paragon Path : Sword Master (steel defense is your best friend)
Powers Build (link to build through simulator)
Must Have Powers :
- Steel Defense
- Enhanced Mark
- Into the Fray
- Knight’s Valor
- Enforced threat
- Fighter’s recovery
Gear Orientation : Build towards Defense (Up to a Damage Resistance of 80%), HP, and Recovery (Recharging Speed).
Buff self with Into the fray, kill mobs with AoE damage with Enforced Threat and Weapon master’s Strike. When HP get’s critical activate Fighter’s Recovery. Anvil of Doom provides a good finisher to kill off mobs before they heal back up.
For easy party runs, buff with Into the Fray, spam Enforced Threat to keep aggro. In epic dungeons/skirmishes, keep your shield up. Only use Into the Fray when you absolutely sure you will not die, try to activate a Steel Defense with a daily power before you cast Into the Fray if you are in a pinch. Spam Enforced Threat often to keep your guard meter from getting depleted.