Shield Specialist Vanguard Mirror Abilities

Learning to play the Shield Specialist Vanguard or the Shield Tech Powertech in SWTOR? This page goes over the 7.0 mirror abilities - if you know how to play one, you know how to play the other, you just need to learn the mirror ability names and icons for the Shield Specialist and Shield Tech specs, as they play exactly the same way!

You can click on an ability icon or name to see its tooltip and compare the Vanguard / Powertech buffs and debuffs.

Shield Specialist / Shield Tech Mirror List

Shield Specialist / Shield Tech

VanguardPowertechInfo
Recharge and Reload Recharge and ReloadLevel 1
Regeneration
Stockstrike Rocket PunchLevel 1
Attack
Hammer Shot Rapid ShotsLevel 1
Basic Attack
Ion Pulse Flame BurstLevel 1
Attack
Recharge Cells Vent HeatLevel 1
Buff
High Impact Bolt Rail ShotLevel 4
Attack
Explosive Surge Flame SweepLevel 7
Area Attack
Tenacity DeterminationLevel 10
Stun Break
Riot Strike QuellLevel 12
Interrupt
Ion Storm FirestormLevel 15
Area Attack
Infused Kolto Packs Energy YieldLevel 15
Buff
Reactive Shield Energy ShieldLevel 17
Defensive
Artillery Blitz Deadly OnslaughtLevel 19
Area Attack
Neural Jolt Neural DartLevel 23
Taunt
Harpoon GrappleLevel 25
Pull
Sonic Round Sonic MissileLevel 31
Area Taunt
Guard GuardLevel 31
Guard
Energy Blast Heat BlastLevel 35
Attack
Battle Focus Explosive FuelLevel 40
Buff
Adrenaline Rush Kolto OverloadLevel 47
Defensive
Impact Charge Rising PhoenixLevel 47
Leap
Flak Shell Shatter SlugLevel 47
Area Attack
Neural Surge CarbonizeLevel 56
Area Stun
Shoulder Cannon Shoulder CannonLevel 60
Attack
Riot Gas Oil SlickLevel 60
Defensive

Shield Specialist / Shield Tech Tree

VanguardPowertechInfo
Pointman Target Rich EnivoronmentLevel 23
Optional Passive Level 23 Option 2/3
Defensive Armor Counter AttackLevel 23
Optional Passive Level 23 Option 3/3
Pulse Cannon Heavy FlamethrowerLevel 23
Optional Area Attack Level 23 Option 1/3
Reserved Cables ManhunterLevel 27
Optional Passive Level 27 Option 3/3
Transpose TranslocateLevel 27
Optional Swap Locations Level 27 Option 2/3
Extraction Plan Extraction PlanLevel 27
Optional Pull Level 27 Option 1/3
Frontline Soldier Contracted DefenseLevel 39
Optional Passive Level 39 Option 2/3
Disruptor Rifle PaydayLevel 39
Optional Attack Level 39 Option 1/3
High Impact Shot Heat ReleaseLevel 39
Optional Passive Level 39 Option 3/3
Stealth Scan Stealth ScanLevel 43
Optional Detection Level 43 Option 3/3
Reactive Round Reactive MissileLevel 43
Optional Passive Level 43 Option 1/3
Cortosis Weave Armor Mandalorian IronLevel 43
Optional Passive Level 43 Option 2/3
Iron Will Iron WillLevel 51
Optional Passive Level 51 Option 3/3
Parallactic Combat Stims Gyroscopic Alignment JetsLevel 51
Optional Passive Level 51 Option 2/3
Electro Shield Pyro ShieldLevel 51
Optional Passive Level 51 Option 1/3
Reflective Armor Reflective ArmorLevel 64
Optional Passive Level 64 Option 1/3
Entangling Tools Suppressive ToolsLevel 64
Optional Passive Level 64 Option 3/3
Frontline Defense HitmanLevel 64
Optional Passive Level 64 Option 2/3
Guard Cannon Shield CannonLevel 68
Optional Passive Level 68 Option 1/3
Cryo Grenade Electro DartLevel 68
Optional Stun Level 68 Option 2/3
Hold the Line Hydraulic OverridesLevel 68
Optional Movement Level 68 Option 3/3
Sonic Rebounder Sonic RebounderLevel 73
Optional Passive Level 73 Option 3/3
Paralytic Augs Enhanced ParalyticsLevel 73
Optional Passive Level 73 Option 1/3
Efficient Tools Efficient SuitLevel 73
Optional Passive Level 73 Option 2/3

Shield Specialist / Shield Tech Passives

VanguardPowertechInfo
Fortification Hunter's BoonLevel 1
Passive Class Buff
Plasma Cell Combustible Gas CylinderLevel 1
Passive
Ion Cell Ion Gas CylinderLevel 15
Passive
Ion Overload Ion OverloadLevel 23
Passive
Into the Fray Close and PersonalLevel 27
Passive
Static Field CombustLevel 35
Passive
Pulse Engine Flame EngineLevel 35
Hidden Passive
Power Screen Heat ScreenLevel 35
Hidden Passive
Focused Impact PunctureLevel 43
Passive
Ion Shield Ion ScreenLevel 43
Passive
Deflective Guards Deflective PlatingLevel 43
Hidden Passive
Static Surge Flame SurgeLevel 47
Passive
Static Shield Hydraulic ShieldLevel 51
Passive
Shield Cycler Shield VentsLevel 60
Passive
Power Armor Power ArmorLevel 60
Hidden Passive
Soldier's Grit CoolantLevel 68
Passive
Shield Enhancers Shield EnhancersLevel 73
Passive
Energized Absorbers Heated AbsorbersLevel 78
Passive
Ceramic Plating Ablative UpgradesLevel 78
Hidden Passive
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Combat StyleDisciplineRoleDisciplineCombat Style
SentinelWatchman DOT DamageAnnihilationMarauder
Combat Burst DamageCarnage
Concentration Burst DamageFury
GuardianDefenseTankImmortalJuggernaut
Vigilance DOT (AOE) DamageVengeance
Focus Burst DamageRage
ShadowKinetic CombatTankDarkness
Assassin
Infiltration Burst DamageDeception
Serenity DOT DamageHatred
SageSeer HealerCorruptionSorcerer
Telekinetics Burst DamageLightning
Balance DOT DamageMadness
VanguardShield SpecialistTankShield
Tech
Powertech
Plasmatech DOT DamagePyrotech
Tactics
Burst DamageAdvanced Prototype
CommandoCombat Medic HealerBodyguardMercenary
Gunnery Burst DamageArsenal
Assault Specialist DOT DamageInnovative Ordnance
ScoundrelSawbones HealerMedicineOperative
Scrapper Burst DamageConcealment
Ruffian DOT DamageLethality
GunslingerSharpshooter Burst DamageMarksmanshipSniper
Saboteur DOT DamageEngineering
Dirty Fighting DOT DamageVirulence
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Combat StyleDisciplineRoleDisciplineCombat Style
VanguardShield SpecialistTankShield
Tech
Powertech
Plasmatech DamagePyrotech
Tactics
DamageAdvanced Prototype
CommandoCombat Medic HealerBodyguardMercenary
Gunnery DamageArsenal
Assault Specialist DamageInnovative Ordnance
ScoundrelSawbones HealerMedicineOperative
Scrapper DamageConcealment
Ruffian DamageLethality
GunslingerSharpshooter DamageMarksmanshipSniper
Saboteur DamageEngineering
Dirty Fighting DamageVirulence
SentinelWatchman DamageAnnihilationMarauder
Combat DamageCarnage
Concentration DamageFury
GuardianDefenseTankImmortalJuggernaut
Vigilance DamageVengeance
Focus DamageRage
ShadowKinetic CombatTankDarkness
Assassin
Infiltration DamageDeception
Serenity DamageHatred
SageSeer HealerCorruptionSorcerer
Telekinetics DamageLightning
Balance DamageMadness