Lost Ark Best Engravings For Paladin: Support & DPS

Lost Ark is a recently released MMO Action Role Playing Game co-developed by Tripod Studios and Smilegate RPG. The Paladin is one of many builds in Lost Ark and in this guide, we will focus on the best engravings for the Paladin so the players can bring out their build’s full potential. For a more detailed guide that focuses solely on engravings, consider reading our Lost Ark Engravings guide.

Lost Ark features numerous builds such as the Shadowhunter, Glaiver, Summoner, Deathblade, and Berserker builds. With many builds in Lost Ark, players are encouraged to experiment with different builds to find which works best for them but in this guide, we are focusing solely on the best engravings for the Paladin build.

Before we continue our Best Engraving guide for the Paladin build, consider reading our Best Ships in Lost Ark guide as well.

What Are Engravings In Lost Ark?

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Engravings in Lost Ark

Engravings are special effects in Lost Ark. They can be found on different accessories and ability stones. There are three types of engravings in Lost Ark.

  • Normal Engravings: can provide special effects to your character such as improving ambush damage. These engravings can also affect different abilities.
  • Negative Engravings: These are quite opposite of Normal Engravings. They incur penalties to the player character when activated. Negative Engravings can reduce your Attack Speed, decrease your Attack Power, and more.
  • Class Engravings: These are used to modify abilities that are class specific. So Class Engravings can drastically change your character build.

Best Engravings For Support Paladin Build

If you wish to create the best Support Paladin build then the engravings we would recommend are

  • Awakening
  • Blessed Aura
  • Expert
  • Heavy Armor Equipment
  • Vital Point
  • Drops of Ether

Awakening Engraving

The Awakening engraving allows the players to use their skill more frequently as it reduces the Awakening Skill Cooldown by -10% and offers a +1 maximum use at level 1. 

The Awakening Skill Cooldown is reduced by -25% and offers a +2 maximum use at level 2. And finally, at level 3, it is reduced by -50% and offers a +3 maximum use. 

Blessed Aura Engraving

The Blessed Aura Engraving is a must-have for any support build. Ths engraving reduces the Damage Received by -10% and restores +2% of max HP every 2.5 seconds for all party members at level 1. The Damage Received is reduced by -15% and 2% of max HP is restored every 2 seconds at level 2.

At level 3, the Damage Received is reduced by -20%, and 2% of max HP is restored for all party members every 1.5 seconds.

Expert Engraving

Expert Engraving is also a must-have for a support build as it increases the Shield and HP recovery effects on both self and party by 6%. When the target HP is below 50%, The effect increases by an additional 3% at level 1.

At level 2, the Shield and HP recovery effects are increased by 14%. When the target HP is below 50% then the effects increase by an additional 7%.

At level 3, the Shield and HP recovery effects are increased by 24%, and the effect increases by an additional 12% when the target’s HP is below 50%.

Heavy Armor Equipment Engraving

The amount of defense offered by your heavy armor is not affected by the effects that cause defense reduction. At level 1, the Heavy Armor Equipment Engraving increases all defenses by 30%.

At level 2, the defenses get an increase of 75% and by 150% at level 3. Making it one of the best engravings for a Support Paladin build in Lost Ark.

Vital Point Engraving

At level 1, the Vital Point Engraving increases the Stagger Attack Effectiveness by 6%. At level 2, the Stagger Attack Effectiveness is increased by 18%, and by 36% at level 3.

Drops Of Ether Engraving

The Drops Of Ether Engraving gives the players attacks a charge to create an Ether. Its cooldown is 60 seconds at level 1.

The cooldown reduces to 40 seconds at level 2 and 20 seconds at level 3. Before we continue, consider reading our guide on Lost Ark Emotes and learn how to get all 32 emotes in the game.

Best Engravings For DPS Judgement Paladin Build

The engravings we would recommend for the best DPS Judgement Paladin build are

  • Judgment
  • Awakening
  • Grudge
  • Cursed Doll
  • Spirit Absorption
  • Mass Gain
  • Master of Ambush

Judgment Engraving

The Judgement Engraving is an absolute must-have for a Paladin DPS build. It is exclusively available for the Paladin class. The Judgment Engraving increases the Punishment skill damage by 15%, Piery Meter gains +100% and the Duration of Sacred Executioner is also increased by 100% at level 1.

At level 2, the Punishment skill damage is increased by 20% and at level 3, the Punishment skill damage is increased by 25%.

Awakening Engraving

The Awakening Engraving allows the players to use their skill more frequently as it reduces the Awakening Skill Cooldown by 10% and offers a +1 maximum use at level 1. 

The Awakening Skill Cooldown is reduced by 25% and offers a +2 maximum use at level 2. And finally, at level 3, the Cooldown becomes 50% and gives a +3 maximum use. 

Grudge Engraving

The Grudge Engraving increases your damage to bosses or higher ranking enemies by 4% at level 1. But be warned, players will take 20% more damage from them.

At level 2, the engraving increases your damage to bosses or higher ranking foes by 10%. The trade-off remains the same. At level 3, the engraving increases your damage to bosses and higher ranking enemies by 20%, now making it equal to the extra 20% damage players take from them.

Cursed Doll Engraving

The Cursed Doll Engraving increases the player’s attack power by 3% at level 1 but it reduces the healing by 25% (natural recovery excluded). At level 2, the attack power is increased by 8% and at level 3, it is increased by 16%.

Spirit Absorption Engraving

The Spirit Absorption Engraving increases the player’s Attack Power and Movement Speed by 3% at level 1 without any downside.

At level 2, the Attack Power and Movement Speed are increased by 8% and at level 3, it is increased by 15%, making it an absolute beast and the best engravings for a DPS Paladin build in Lost Ark.

Mass Gain Engraving

The Mass Gain Engraving decreases the player’s attack speed by 10% but it increases the attack power by 4% at level 1.

At level 2, the attack power is increased by 10% and the attack speed remains the same. At level 3, the attack power is increased by 18%.

Master Of Ambush Engraving

The Master Of Ambush Engraving increases the damage for successful back attacks by 5% at level 1. At level 2, the damage for successful back attacks is increased by 12% and at level 3, it is increased by 25%.

Conclusion

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That concludes our guide on Best Engravings for Paladin in Lost Ark. In this guide, we have informed you of the best engravings for a Support Paladin build and a DPS Paladin build.

Lost Ark was initially released exclusively in South Korea but got released in North America, South America, and Europe in 2022. The game is available on PC through Steam. Do let us know what you think about the game in the comment section below.

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