A shield is a type of armor. It helps to protect your character and is damaged when it does so. Shields are targeted before armor and are the first equipment to be destroyed. It is advisable to always carry a spare shield.
|Name||Reduction to Armor Class||Max hits sustainable*||Weight|
|Large Wooden||-1 1/2||3||10|
|Large Metal||-2 1/2||4||20|
|Large Titanium||-3 1/2||5||20|
|Large Duralloy||-4 1/2||5||3|
* This is the maximum number of damaging hits a particular kind of shield can sustain in its pristine condition.