In Guild Wars 2, the Guardian profession is basically like a paladin. They focus on buffing their allies and running around like a tower that supports everyone else with abilities. Needless to say though, they can in fact do a lot of damage in melee combat as well. [A full list of Guild Wars 2 Professions]
Guardians specialize in protective and defensive magic. A deep sense of loyalty to their allies fuels their passion and power. They’re also skilled with a variety of weapons which they put to good use against their enemies. (Guardians wear heavy armor.)
Guardians are more like support than anything else. They have a lot of strength in physical combat, but all their ranged spells focus on supporting and buffing their allies. They do have some ranged abilities for damage as well, but they’re characterized by buffing allies and sometimes debuffing enemies. The class also has a lot of stun abilities and other similar effects.
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