Wards are one of the two types of rune applications available to the Rune Fencer job. The different types of Wards are all placed into one Job Ability category, however each different Ward does not share a recast timer with other Wards.
They are used to mitigate elemental magic damage, the type of which depends on which runes the Rune Fencer currently has harbored.
Harbored runes are not expended when a Ward is used.
Wards are learned by Rune Fencers at the following levels: