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The Knight Shield is a medium shield in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

Orthodox shield of the kind commonly used by low-ranking knights.
Medium shields are the most average of shields, providing a practical balance of damage absorption, stability and weight.
Skill: Parry
Repel an attack at the right time to follow up with a critical hit. Works while equipped in either hand.

Availability[]

Characteristics[]

Possessing moderate stability and 100% absorption against physical damage, the Knight Shield is a very useful shield for the beginning of the game. It has moderate defenses against most common early-game elemental damage as well.

However, it is eventually outstripped as more and better medium shield options become available.

Notes[]

Upgrades[]

Reinforced with Titanite.

Medium Shields
Black Knight ShieldBlue Wooden ShieldCarthus ShieldCrest ShieldDragon Crest Shield
East-West ShieldGolden Wing Crest ShieldGrass Crest ShieldKite ShieldKnight Shield
Large Leather ShieldLothric Knight ShieldPierce ShieldPontiff Knight ShieldPorcine Shield
Round ShieldShield of WantSilver Eagle Kite ShieldSilver Knight ShieldSpider Shield
Spiked ShieldSpirit Tree Crest ShieldStone ParmaSunlight ShieldSunset Shield
Wargod Wooden ShieldWooden Shield
Ashes of Ariandel
Ethereal Oak ShieldFollower Shield
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