|Buckler of the Gnoll King
Value: 4,000 gold
This left handed item increases your defense skill by +4.
"A stone statue of a warrior holds a silver shield. As you remove the shield, the statue crumbles into dust."
|Dragon Scale Shield
Value: 6,000 gold
Held with the left hand, this item increases your attack and defense skills by +3. This is part of the Power of the Dragon Father combo artifact.
"You meet an old Armorer who claims he owes you a favor. Taking him up on it, he pieces together some Dragon scales, forming a well-fashioned shield."
|Lion's Shield of Courage
Value: 16,000 gold
Held with the left hand, the Lion's Shield of Courage increases all four primary skills by +4. This is part of the Angelic Alliance combo artifact.
"You've come upon a fight between a Necromancer and a Paladin. The Necromancer blasts the Paladin with a fire bolt, bringing him to his knees. Acting quickly, you slay the evil one before the final blow. The grateful Paladin gives you the shield that saved him."
Value: 10,000 gold
Held with the left hand, this relic increases your defense skill by +12, but reduces your attack skill by -3.
"You find a large box that seems to be made from some unknown metal. When you touch it, the box opens with a loud hiss, revealing a gleaming shield within."
|Shield of the Damned
Value: 6,000 gold
This left handed item increases your defense skill by +6.
"Upon cresting a small hill, you come upon a ridiculous looking sight. A Sprite is attempting to carry a shield almost as big as it is. Trying not to laugh, you ask "Need help?" The Sprite glares at you and answers "You think this is funny? Fine. You carry it. I much prefer flying anyway."
|Shield of the Dwarven Lords
Value: 2,000 gold
This left handed item increases your defense skill by +2.
"While searching through the rubble of a caved-in mine, you free a group of trapped Dwarves. Grateful, the leader gives you a finely crafted shield."
|Shield of the Yawning Dead
Value: 3,000 gold
This left handed item increases your defense skill by +3. This is part of the Armor of the Damned combo artifact.
"Your troops find an eerie shrine dedicated to the Undead. You bless the shrine, causing the stone shield emblem above the altar to crack. Underneath it is a real shield, which you decide to separate from this unholy place."
|Targ of the Rampaging Ogre
Value: 5,000 gold
This left handed item increases your defense skill by +5.
"You come upon a bridge spanning a dry gully. As you begin to cross, a gigantic, maddened Ogre appears on the other side and charges, forcing you to slay it. You decide to take its shield as your trophy."