You can position your shield to protect against area effects.
Prerequisite(s): Proficiency with shields.
Benefit(s): As a reaction when you would take damage from an effect that allows a Reflex save, you can spend a Resolve Point to reduce the damage you take from that effect by an amount equal to your shield’s item level.
Starfinder Character Operations Manual © 2019, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Alexander Augunas, Kate Baker, Simone Dietzler, Jennifer Dworschack-Kinter, Leo Glass, Sasha Lindley Hall, Amanda Hamon, Vanessa Hoskins, Jenny Jarzabski, Jason Keeley, Lyz Liddell, Luis Loza, Ron Lundeen, Crystal Malarsky, Robert G. McCreary, Conor J. Owens, Joe Pasini, Owen K.C. Stephens, Jason Tondro, and Landon Winkler.