Barrier is a Biotic skill in Mass Effect: Andromeda

Power Ranks Edit

Specialized training reinforces ordinary shields with biotically empowered mass effect shields.

Rank Label Icon Description Bonus
1 Barrier
MEA Biotic Barrier Pass icon
Maximum shield strength scales with each skill point invested in the Biotic Skill group. +8% Max Shields
2 Barrier Speed
MEA Biotic Barrier Speed Pass icon
Decreases the delay before shields begin regenerating with each skill point invested in the Biotic Skill Group. +8% Health & Shield Regeneration Delay Reduction
3 Barrier Regeneration
MEA Biotic Barrier Regen Pass icon
Increases shield regeneration speed with each skill point invested in the Biotic Skill Group. +8% Shield Regeneration
4 Unyielding Barrier
MEA Biotic Barrier Shield Pass icon
Increases max shields. +10% Max Shields
4 Recuperative Barrier
MEA Biotic Barrier Recuperative Pass icon
Increases shield regeneration rate and decreases regeneration delay. +10% Health & Shield Regeneration Delay Reduction

+10% Shield Regeneration

5 Biotic Link
MEA Biotic Barrier Link Pass icon
Increases maximum shield strength while a biotic effect is active upon an enemy. Max Shields With an Active Biotic Effect: 40%
5 Biotic Alacrity
MEA Biotic Barrier Alacrity Pass icon
Reduces weapon weight and improves speed while shields are active. For biotic powers that deplete shields to activate, shield cost is reduced. +10% Weapon Weight Capacity

+10% Biotic Power Shield Cost Reduction

+10% Movement Speed While Shields Active

6 Active Barrier
MEA Biotic Barrier Active Barrier Pass icon
Restores shields after an enemy is killed by a biotic power. Also affects squadmates within 6 m. Shields Restored on Biotic Kill: 10%
6 Saving Barrier
MEA Biotic Saving Barrier Pass icon
Automatically restores shields to full strength while at low health, once every 10 sec. Shields Restored at Low Health: 100%

Low Health Threshold: 25%

Player Notes Edit

Mechanics Edit

  • Notes about skill's mechanics

Strategies Edit

  • Notes about skill's strategies

Availability Edit

  • Single-player:
    • Pathfinder Ryder: Advanced Biotic Passive (Requires 9 skill points invested in Biotics)
  • Multiplayer: Asari Adept, Asari Duelist, Asari Huntress, Human Female Adept, Human Female Vanguard, Human Male Adept, Human Male Vanguard

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