Maintenance = No FFXI = bored and won't be able to play his game for the day, so I'll just post up some ideas instead.
Bare with me....I came up with this idea before they changed the Shielding system, so I had to change it up a bit.
A new Ability to give new tanking option. Monk
Iron Shirt/Iron Body
Its a real Shaolin Monk technique that strengthens the body against physical damage.
It is the 63rd of the 72 shaolin arts: Guang chuan tie bu shan - to put on an iron shirt on the naked body- direct translation.