Defensive Training is a passive Combat skill in Mass Effect: Andromeda.

Skill Ranks Edit

Cora's military training and suit systems help her stay alive in dangerous situations.

Rank Label Icon Description Bonus
1 Defensive Training - +20% Max Shields
2 Health - +20% Max Health
3 Regeneration - +25% Health & Shield Regeneration Delay Reduction

+15% Shield Regeneration

4 Defense Systems - +25% Max Shields

+30% Health Regeneration

4 Physical Training - +25% Max Health

+30% Melee Damage

5 Active Barrier Partially restores shields for Cora and nearby allies whenever Cora defeats a foe with a power. Shields Restored On Power Kill: 20%
5 Hold the Line Reduces incoming damage when Cora is at low health. Also increases her maximum health and shields. Damage Resistance: 20

+25% Max Health
+25% Max Shields

6 Barrier Projection† Increases maximum shields as long as Cora is alive. Affects Cora and all allies. +20% Max Shields
6 Saving Barrier† Partially restores Cora's shields whenever her health is low. Shields Restored: 20%

Note: †Rank 6 is unavailable to Cora until her loyalty mission Cora Harper: At Duty's Edge is completed.

Player Notes Edit

  • Notes about the skill's mechanics
  • Notes about the skill's strategies

Availability Edit

  • Single-player: Cora Harper - Starting Combat Skill
  • Multiplayer: N/A
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