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Category:Basic shields

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The General Shield Proficiency feat allows a character to use any of the following shields (except tower shields) without incurring a non-proficiency penalty.

The Tower shield proficiency feat allows a character to use tower shields without incurring a non-proficiency penalty.

See also: Shield enhancement summary

The following table lists the basic shields in the game prior to Update 14. For a complete listing of shields post Update 14 go to the Shields page.

Table: Basic Shields
Name Cost Shield bonus AC Added blocking
Damage reduction
Max Dexterity bonus
to AC
Armor check penalty Arcane spell failure chance Weight
Wooden Buckler 15 gp 1 1 -1 0% 5 lb.
Mithral Buckler 1 1 0 0%
Light Wooden Shield 3 gp 1 1 -1 10% 5 lb.
Light Steel Shield 9 gp 1 1 -1 10% 6 lb.
Light Adamantine Shield 1 1 -1 5%
Light Mithral Shield 1 1 0 0%
Heavy Wooden Shield 7 gp 2 2 -2 15% 10 lb.
Heavy Steel Shield 20 gp 2 2 -2 15% 15 lb.
Heavy Adamantine Shield 2 2 -2 15% 15 lb.
Heavy Mithral Shield 2 2 0 5%
Wooden Tower Shield *1 30 gp 4 4 2 -10 50% 45 lb.
Steel Tower Shield *1 4 4 2 -10 50%
Adamantine Tower Shield *1 4 4 2 -10 50%
Mithral Tower Shield *1 4 4 4 -7 40%

*1 invokes a -2 penalty to attack rolls


Below are links to all of the basic and magical shields recorded in the game.

Pages in category "Basic shields"

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.