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A character with the Defender role primarily focuses enemy fire by making it difficult for enemies to move past, and punishing enemies who attack other party members. The Fighter is the classic Defender class.[PH:15]

Defender classes

The published classes with a primary Defender role are:

Ardent[PH3:22], Barbarian[PH2:48], Runepriests[PH3:98], Seeker[PH3:116], and Shaman[PH2:118] may also be built for a secondary Defender role.

See also