Increased Physical Defense is a Buff in Octopath Traveler.
For the duration of the effect, standard attacks and Physical Attack Skills directed at this character will deal -33% (x⅔) damage. Additional applications of the same buff on the same target additively stack the remaining duration, up to a maximum of 9 turns.
Several Skills apply Increased Physical Defense:
|Stout Wall||Warrior||Self||4||3 turns|
|Mole Dance||Dancer||Single Ally||4||2 turns|
|Starsong||Starseer||Single Ally||25||2 turns|
It can be prevented by Celestial Intervention (Enemy).