A Prevention cost is applied when damage or another effect is prevented by an existing effect or spirit. For example Mantra of Resolve costs extra energy each time it prevents an interruption and the spirit created by Shelter loses health each time it prevents damage.
Skills with a prevention cost
|Mantra of Resolve||Stance. (30...78...90 seconds.) Prevents interrupts against you. Prevention cost: lose 10...5...4 Energy or Mantra of Resolve ends.||10||20||Inspiration MagicZ||Core|
|Pious Concentration||Stance. (5...17...20 seconds.) Prevents interrupts. Prevention cost: you lose one Dervish enchantment or Pious Concentration ends.||10||10||Earth PrayersZ||Nightfall|
|Protective Bond||Enchantment Spell. Target ally cannot lose more than 5% max Health from a single attack or spell. Each time damage is reduced you lose 6...4...3 Energy or this spell ends.||-1||10||2||Protection PrayersZ||Prophecies|
|Shelter||Binding Ritual. Creates a level 1...10...12 spirit (30...54...60 second lifespan). Non-spirit allies within range cannot lose more than 10% maximum Health from a single attack. Damage prevention cost: this spirit loses 75...51...45 Health.||25||1||45||CommuningZ||Factions|