Celestial Templar retain their Knightly ability to wear heavy armor and gain the ability to equip unique gun shields which not only provide the same types of protection as other shields but also come equipped with cannons of varying effects that can be used against enemies in battle. There is no need to shy away from tanking as a Celestial Templar if that is what you are interested in because what a Templar lacks in constitution it makes up for in its ability to reduce an opponent's attack power with a single, heavy handed blow. A Celestial Templar is also perfect frontline commander with the ability to appoint specialists from each of the three branches which provides unique bonuses to selected teammates.
Increases your chance to block physical attacks. Attackers have a chance to be counterattacked by your shield which reduces their movement speed and increases their chance to suffer from a physical critical hit.