Bulwark of the ancients

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Bulwark of the ancients
Chest armor-Bulwark of the ancients.jpg
Bound chest armor
Blank image2.jpg     Requires:
Level 107
     Control required: 45
     Absorbs: 48–64 damage
Procs-Ancient blood.png  Proc: Ancient blood level 2
Procs-Ascendence.png  Proc: Ascendance level 2
Procs-Blood infusion.png  Proc: Blood infusion level 4
Procs-Blur.png  Proc: Blur level 3
Procs-Deflection.png  Proc: Deflection
Procs-Flourish.png  Proc: Flourish level 2
Procs-Healing icon.png  Proc: Heal level 4
Procs-Innoculation.png  Proc: Inoculation level 4
Procs-Mystic resistance.png  Proc: Mystic resistance level 3
Procs-Resilience.png  Proc: Resilience level 4
Procs-Revert.png  Proc: Revert
Procs-Toughness.png   Proc: Toughness level 2

Currency-Blood sapphire.png   Cost: 3,500 blood sapphires


Suspicion is a heavy armor and
with its weight it impedes more than it protects.

— Robert Burns


A bulwark of the ancients is a type of chest armor.


You must be at least level 107 and have at least 45 control points to purchase and use the bulwark of the ancients.

Defensive support

The bulwark of the ancients can absorb between 48 and 64 damage in each round of a battle.

Passive abilities

The bulwark of the ancients increases your maximum blood by 300.

A bulwark of the ancients increases your chance of resisting hostile procs by 5%.


You can inscribe the bulwark of the ancients with any of the scorn inscriptions for chest armor.

Sockets and gems

A bulwark of the ancients has a total of three sockets for gems:


You may gain one or more of the following procs in battle while using the bulwark of the ancients:

  • Procs-Ascendance.png  Ascendance: The ascendance proc is an offensive proc that gives a chance to increase rage and control for the remainder of the combat. Ascendance activates only at the beginning of a combat round.Ascendance is a level 2 proc on a bulwark of the ancients.
  • Procs-Flourish.png  Flourish: The flourish proc is a defensive proc that removes one instance of the necrosis proc per level from an opponent. Flourish is a level 2 proc on a bulwark of the ancients.
  • Procs-Healing icon.png  Heal: The heal proc is a defensive buff that will over time heal a certain percentage of damage that has been dealt by an opponent. Heal is a level 4 proc on a bulwark of the ancients.



You can purchase the bulwark of the ancients from the jungle expedition, the local merchant in the dread jungle, for 3,500 blood sapphires.


You cannot trade or give a bulwark of the ancients to another player.


You cannot disenchant a bulwark of the ancients.


  • 14 January 2013: The bulwark of the ancients armor was added to Chronicles of Blood.

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