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"Breathe the free air again, my friend."

Lucius is a strength-based tank hero of the Lightbearer faction. His skills are focused on stalling the enemies in front of him. He also has skills which can heal allied members as well as give himself a strong shield to boost his defense.

Lucius' ultimate ability "Heaven's Protection" casts a shield around his allies, mitigating damage briefly.


The House of Lanward is well known throughout Esperia. Lucius, the eldest son of the house, bears the burden of generations of expectation. Lucius began learning how to fight with a sword from early childhood and became an adept fighter by the time he reached adolescence. If it weren't for his young age, he almost certainly would have been sent off to war. A person with his skills is greatly sought after for the battlefield. But Lucius was an inherently kind boy. He would seldom join the hunts, and even on the rare occasion that he had to, he never fired an arrow at any prey. While sparring with his peers, Lucius would often feign defeat if he thought he was going to hurt an opponent. Lucius thinks of life as something to be cherished and protected. He had always preferred the temple, with its candles and quiet hymns, to playing with the other children.

It was always Lucius' wish to become a medic, but not surprisingly his parents disagreed with this notion. House Lanward had a proud martial history. As member of and heir to the house, Lucius would continue the traditions of his forebears. At the age of 15, he was sent to join the King's forces and was given a place in the cavalry, as befit his station.

Although he fought valiantly, his comrades were often confounded by Lucius' actions. He would often tend to the wounded before the fighting had fully stopped, occasionally even dressing the wounds of injured enemies. His odd behavior led to him becoming estranged from his peers, but this didn't present him with any real difficulty. Between the fighting, he would divide his time between the temple and the stables, praying to Dura and tending to the injured horses.

One evening he went to tend to the horses as usual, only to find them all laid about on the floor, blanketed in blood. Standing among the carcasses was one of his comrades. He looked at Lucius with glee, thoroughly enjoying the scene he had created, the trouble he'd caused. "These horses are no use to us anymore, they can't ride again. They're useless, just like certain others amongst us" The man sneered and looked Lucius in the eye as he spoke. Lucius' unorthodox combat practices had made him some dire enemies among the cavalrymen. He stayed in the stables that night, and never returned to camp again.

It was several months later, on one dark autumn day that the Maulers decided to raid the lands of men. This sudden attack caught the cavalry off guard. It was simple butchery, and they were dealt a crushing blow. Unable to form an effective battle formation, their ranks were broken time and time again until they were finally routed. Left strewn across the battlefield were the dead and injured. The injured were shown no mercy and were hastily dealt their final blows by the vicious Maulers. The men were in a full retreat when a luminous bright light shone down upon the battlefield. At the center of this light, a figure stood straight, his white armor glimmering. An instant later, hundreds of thundering war horses charged forth towards the battlefield. The sight of Lucius standing there in his brilliance rekindled the courage in his former comrades to return to the field of battle and push the Maulers back from whence they came.

"I stand for the light!"


Unlock Level (Hero) Name Icon Description
1 Heaven's Protection S441.png Lucius blesses all of his allies with a divine shield that reduces damage equal to 500% of his own attack rating's value for 8 seconds.
11 Divine Strike S442.png Lucius smashes the ground with his warhammer that causes a shockwave, knocking nearby enemies over, while also dealing 130% AoE damage to them.
21 Divine Strike S442.png Damage is increased to 150%.
41 Divine Blessing S443.png Lucius heals the ally with the lowest health for 200% of his own Attack Rating and raises their Defense Rating for 5 seconds.
61 Blessed Shield S444.png Lucius creates a blessed shield that is able to reduce 65% of all the damage he receives for 5 seconds. Lucius will halt his blessed shield if his ultimate ability is available for use. Lucius cannot be controlled by enemies while using this ability.
81 Heaven's Protection S441.png Shield lasts for 10 seconds. Shield is able to restore allies' health over time.
101 Divine Strike S442.png Damage is reduced by 20% for every enemy that is knocked over. Ability lasts for 8 seconds.
121 Divine Blessing S443.png Health recovery rate is increased by up to 75% the lower an ally's health falls.
141 Blessed Shield S444.png Lucius recovers 200% more energy when attacked while using Blessed Shield.
161 Heaven's Protection S441.png Value of shield is increased to 550% of attack rating value.
181 Divine Strike S442.png Damage is increased to 160%.
201 Divine Blessing S443.png Health recovery increased by up to 220% of Attack Rating.
221 Blessed Shield S444.png Damage received while using Blessed Shield is reduced by 75%.

Engraving Abilities

Unlock Level (Eternal Engravings) Name Icon Description
30 Divine Blessing
Enhance the ability Divine Blessing, Health recovery increased by up to 240% of Attack Rating.

Reach 2 Star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDR +6

Reach 3 star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDR +6

60 Blessed Shield
Enhance the ability Blessed Shield, Lucius immediately recovers 35% of the health he has already lost when he uses his shield.

Reach 4 Star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDR +6

Reach 5 Star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDR +6

80 Endeavor
Arena of Heroes, Legend's Challenger Tournament, Legends' Championship, Heroes of Esperia: HR +6.67 HP +13.7%

Signature Item

Item: The Winged Protector

XtEz72i-1-.pngA blessed shield that remains unscathed after a hundred battles.

Skill: Divine Purge


Enemy heroes have their energy recovery effects reduced by 30% for 4 seconds when they are struck by the ability “Divine Strike” or if a normal attack becomes a critical strike.

  • [+10 Unlocks] Enemy heroes have their energy recovery effects reduced by 60% for 4 seconds.
  • [+20 Unlocks] Enemy heroes have their energy recovery effects reduced by 90% for 4 seconds.
  • [+30 Unlocks] Removes the majority of the enemy’s buffs when used.

Furniture Set Bonuses 

Blessed Protector.png

Blessed Protector

  • [3/9 Mythic Pieces] The "Blessed Shield" ability will no longer be interrupted when cast. While the effects of "Blessed Shield" are active, all damage received by the ally positioned below Lucius' location is reduced by 30%
  • [9/9 Mythic Pieces] While the effects of "Blessed Shield" are active, the amount of energy the ally positioned below Lucius recovers when attacked is increased by 75%.

Voice Lines

  • "Breathe the free air again, my friend."
  • "Those who face me, beware!"
  • "Praise be to the light!"
  • "You are cleansed!"
  • "Go back to the hell that spawned you!"
  • "Evil has no place in these lands!"
  • "Yield to the goodness that surrounds you."
  • "Your end draws near!"

Official Art


In-Game Designs


  • While collecting a gift from Lucius in The Oak Inn, he will say the following: "Brave Adventurer: As long as I follow my heart with conviction, the doubts of others will never sway me."
  • As a teenager, Lucius underwent military marching training. The knowledge he retained from this allows him to build simple constructs such as a basic camp.[3]
















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