In this article we’ll be taking a look at the Ward and Protection you need in New World as a Tank.
When playing as a Tank in New World it’s beneficial to utilise potions, shields and amulets that have specific perks depending on which Expedition you’re doing or even which boss you are fighting.
When doing expeditions you should be using Ward Potions which varies within each Expedition.
Depending on which boss you are fighting you might also benefit from a Protection perk which is a perk you can use on both your Shield and your Amulet. This will reduce the bosses main damage abilities so it can be extremely helpful to assist with your survival in boss fights.
Depending on which mutation you are doing you’ll also need to potentially use a specific set of Gems or Protection perks to reduce the mutation damage.
For example, if you were doing a Tempest Heart Expedition with a Void Mutation, you would require Corrupted Ward Potions, you would need Amethyst Gems to mitigate the Void Mutation Damage, you could also use a Void Protection Amulet perk to reduce it further. You’d also need Strike/Slash Protection for the boss fights, which you could use an Amulet Protection, a Shield Ward or both.
Below you’ll find a list of which Expedition requires each specific Ward potion type and the main damage sources of the bosses in those Expeditions so you can utilise your Protection perks also. We’ve also listed information on which gems are most useful for each Mutated Expedition and Raid.
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