This shield has been inlaid with crystalline jewels discovered deep within the earth.
Final Fantasy Tactics description
Crystal Shield (クリスタルシールド, Kurisutaru Shīrudo?), also known as Crystal and Crystal Shld, is a recurring shield in the series. It is often the strongest non-special shield in the games it appears in, often being the final shield the player can buy in shops.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy
- 1.2 Final Fantasy III
- 1.3 Final Fantasy IV
- 1.4 Final Fantasy V
- 1.5 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.6 Final Fantasy X
- 1.7 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.8 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.9 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.10 Final Fantasy Dimensions II
- 1.11 Dissidia Final Fantasy
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Gallery
Appearances[edit | edit source]
A shield of crystal, crafted long ago.
Crystal Shield is a high-ranked shield, found exclusively in the Game Boy Advance and later releases at the Lifespring Grotto and Whisperwind Cove. It provides 15 Defense, 45 Evasion, and prevents Petrify, and can only be equipped by the Knight and Ninja classes.
In the NES version, 20 Defense, 30 Magic Defense, 19% Evade and +5 Strength, Agility, and Vitality.
Shield resistant against undead attacks.
Crystal Shield is a high-ranked shield, being the strongest shield before the GBA release, and is exclusive to Paladin Cecil Harvey. It provides 7 Defense, 4 Magic Defense, 40 Evasion, 6 Magic Evasion, +3 Spirit, and resistance towards Undead enemies. Only one can be acquired, found in the Lunar Subterrane.
Crystal Shield is a high-ranked shield that provides 7 Defense, 4 Magic Defense, 40% Evasion, 6% Magic Evasion, +3 Spirit, and is strong against undead attacks. It can be found at the Depths. It can be equipped by Cecil, Ceodore, Kain, and Golbez.
Dazzling shield cut from crystal.
Glimmering shield cut from a single, enormous crystal.
Crystal Shield is the strongest heavy shield, providing 50 Defense, 34 Magic Defense, and 10% Evasion. It can only be equipped normally by Terra, Edgar, Cyan, Celes, and Setzer. It can be bought for 7,000 gil at Maranda, or Metamorphed from Platinum Dragon, Ice Dragon, Storm Dragon, Earth Dragon, Gold Dragon, Skull Dragon, Blue Dragon, Red Dragon, and Proto Armor.
Crystal Shield is a mid to high-ranked shield that provides 25 Evade and 10 Magic Evade. It requires the Shields 5 license to equip, and can be bought for 7,200 gil at Archades and Balfonheim Port, from completing the Vyraal Hunt, or found at Pharos - First Ascent (Wellspring Labyrinth).
In the Zodiac versions, it provides 25 Evade, 10 Magick Evade, and requires the Shields 5 license for 35 LP. It can be bought for 6,360 gil at Phon Coast and Archades, or found at Phon Coast (Cape Tialan) and Tchita Uplands (Sundered Earth). It can be equipped by the Red Battlemage, Knight, Foebreaker, and Shikari.
Crystal Shield is the strongest shield that can be bought, providing 40% Physical Evade and 15% Magic Evade. It can be bought for 21,000 gil at an Outfitter after the Battle of Fort Besselat during Chapter 4 or found as a rare treasure at Fort Besselat Sluice.
Crystal Shield is a high-ranked shield that provides 12 Defense and 42 Evade.
While not appearing formally, the Crystal Shield is wielded by the Onion Knight in his Rank 5 and 6 signets.
Crystal Shield is a level 64 shield that provides +46 Defense and is 1/3rd of the "Blessed Crystal" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 20,160 gil, Force Shield, Crystal x2, and Emperor Scale x3.
Crystal Shield is a level 30 shield that provides +33 Defense and is 1/3rd of the "Blessed Crystal" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 45,800 gil, Faerie Shield, Crystal x2, and Warlock's Desire x3.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
A shield made of crystal.
The Crystal Shield appears as a shield within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 21 Armor Def, 15 Durability, +1 Magic Def, -2 Speed, and -2 Consumption Rate.