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A defender is a class role in Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition.


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List of defenders[]

Class Power source Main ability Source
Fighter (Weaponmaster) Martial Str PHB
Paladin Divine Str, Cha PHB
Swordmage Arcane Int FRPG
Battlemind Psionic Con PHB3
Warden Primal Str PHB2
Hybrid Fighter Martial Str PHB3
Hybrid Paladin Divine Str, Cha PHB3
Hybrid Swordmage Arcane Int PHB3
Hybrid Warden Primal Str PHB3
Hybrid Battlemind Psionic Con PHB3
Fighter (Knight) Martial Str HotFL
Paladin (Cavalier) Divine Str HotFK
Hybrid Paladin (Cavalier) Divine Str, Cha Dragon #400
Barbarian (Berserker)* Martial and Primal Str HotF

* Barbarian (Berserker) is dual-type Defender and Striker.