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Final Fantasy IV (DS).

Shield possessing a powerful dark force.

Description in Final Fantasy IV

Dark Shield (あんこくのたて, Ankoku no Tate?, lit. Darkness Shield), also known as Darkness Shield and Shadow, is a recurring shield in the Final Fantasy series.

Appearances[]

Final Fantasy IV[]

Dark Shield is the initial shield for Dark Knight Cecil. It provides 1 Defense, 22 Evade, and 1 Magic Evade.

In the 3D remakes, it provides immunity to Toad, Mini, and Pig as well as resistance to Holy-elemental attacks.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[]

Dark Shield is a dummied armor, and would have provided 1 Defense.

Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[]

Dark Shield is a level 1 exclusive armor for Cecil, which provides +5 Defense and is 1/3rd of the "Power of Darkness" set.

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Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[]

Dark Shield is a level 1 exclusive armor for Cecil, providing +12 Defense and is 1/3rd of the "Dark Force" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 4400 gil, Buckler, Fish Scale, Knight's Desire x2.

Final Fantasy Explorers[]

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[]

Bravely series[]

Dark Shield in Bravely Default.

A jet-black shield imbued with demonic wrath by continuously bathing it for 120 years in fresh blood harvested from an archdemon who was captured and slowly bled without killing him.

Bravely Default description

In Bravely Default, Dark Shield is a high-ranked shield that provides 30 P.DEF, 15 M.DEF, 28 Evade, and nullifies damage from Dark-elemental attacks. It can be found in the Everlast Tower (4F).

In Bravely Second: End Layer, Dark Shield is a shield that provides 40 P.DEF, 20 M.DEF, and 28 EVD. It can be found in the Geneolgia Crypts.

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