Originally Posted by darkdestiny
As for Ice Wall's cast time, I'd like to note that it's not long at all because during the cast you take a leap forward as well so you're not a sitting duck.
Also, while Sieg's have more defensive skills, all of them are more flawed than Dain's "one" (highly arguable but lets stick with your definition since it's your guide) defensive skill. Quailty over quantity right? =P
I'd take play dead and counter over bcb any day ('till the patch that makes it cancelable comes)