For other uses, see Steadfast Ward.

Steadfast Ward is an active skill in the Restoration Staff skill line in The Elder Scrolls Online.


Creates 8 point damage shield for 6 seconds on the lowest Health ally in front of the Vestige. Shield strength is bolstered by up to 300%, increasing based on Health lost.


  • Unlocked at Restoration Staff rank 20.


Healing WardEdit

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  • Update 4: Fixed an issue where Healing Ward (morph of Steadfast Ward) wasn't causing critical hits.[1]
  • Update 7: Several abilities which have damage, damage shield, or healing components that scale off each other will no longer be hit multiple times by Battle Spirit's reductions. This includes the following abilities: [2]
  • Update 7: Fixed an issue where this ability's damage shield was not properly reduced by Battle Spirit.[2]

Ward AllyEdit

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  • Update 2: Corrected this ability's tooltip so that it matches what the ability actually does. The tooltip no longer states that it only heals allies in front of you.[3]
  • Update 6: Increased the strength of this ability by approximately 4%.[4]