Ancient Guardian

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Ancient Guardian is a rune effect in Familiar, a Utility Wizard skill that provides some direct offense but more often a buffing property to the Wizard.

This version of Familiar adds a shielding property; when the Wizard is low on health the Familiar will absorb the damage from 1/6th of incoming attacks.

Skill Rune Effects[edit | edit source]

Refer to the Familiar rune effects article for thorough descriptions of all five rune effects in this skill, including screenshots, videos, strategy tips, and other related information.

Name Level Description

<skill class="Wizard">Familiar</skill> <skill class="Wizard" rune="Ancient Guardian">Familiar</skill>

Media[edit | edit source]

Screenshots and movies will be added post-release.

Development[edit | edit source]

Prior to the skill revision in February 2012, this rune effect was enabled by the Alabaster Rune, granting the following effect with a level 7 runestone:

Ancient Guardian


While you are below 25% Life the Familiar will absorb up to 8 attacks directed at you. If it absorbs all its attacks it will disintegrate.