Baroque shield with large inlaid diamonds.
Final Fantasy VI description
Diamond Shield (ダイヤシールド, Daiyashīrudo?), also known as Opal, DiamndShield, and Diamond, is a recurring shield in the series. It is often a high-ranked shield that sometimes provides resistance towards Lightning-elemental attacks. It is often part of the diamond equipment set.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy
- 1.2 Final Fantasy II
- 1.3 Final Fantasy III
- 1.4 Final Fantasy IV
- 1.5 Final Fantasy V
- 1.6 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.7 Final Fantasy X
- 1.8 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.9 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.10 Final Fantasy XIV
- 1.11 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Type-0
- 1.13 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
- 1.14 Final Fantasy Adventure
- 1.15 Final Fantasy Legend III
- 1.16 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.17 Dissidia Final Fantasy
- 1.18 Pictlogica Final Fantasy
- 1.19 Final Fantasy Artniks
- 1.20 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.21 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Gallery
- 4 Etymology
Appearances[edit | edit source]
A shield made of diamond.
Diamond shield resistant to lightning.
Diamond Shield is a high-ranked shield that provides 14% Evasion, -70 Int/Spr, and resistance towards Lightning-elemental attacks. It can be found in Leviathan or dropped from Adamantoise, Black Knight, and Catoblepas.
In the NES version, 13 Defense, 15 Magic Defense, 14% Evade, and resistance towards Lightning-elemental attacks. In the 3D versions, it provides 14 Defense, 10 Magic Defense, and immunity to Toad and Confusion.
Shield resistant against lightning.
Diamond Shield is a high-ranked shield that provides 4 Defense, 2 Magic Defense, 32 Evasion, 3 Magic Evasion, and resists Lightning-elemental attacks. It can be bought for 15,000 at Tomra, and Cecil, Kain, and Cid can equip it.
Diamond Shield provides 4 Defense, 2 Magic Defense, 32 Evasion, 3 Magic Evasion, and resists Lightning. It drops from Material and is found in Kain's Challenge Dungeon, the Lunarians' Challenge Dungeon, or in Damcyan during the Final Tale. It can be equipped by Cecil, Ceodore, Kain, Cid, and Golbez.
Diamond Shield is the second strongest heavy shield, providing 40 Defense, 27 Magic Defense, and 10% Evasion. It can be bought for 3,500 gil at Nikeah, South Figaro, and Kohlingen, and can be equipped by Terra, Edgar, Cyan, Celes, and Setzer.
Diamond Shield is a shield that provides 18 DEF, VIT +2, and Lightning Resistance +10. It can be equipped by level 66 Paladin. It can be bought for 560 Sparks of Eminence from Isakoth in Bastok Markets (E-11), Rolandienne in Southern San d'Oria (G-10), Fhelm Jobeizat in Windurst Woods (J-10), and Eternal Flame in Western Adoulin (H-11).
In the original version, Diamond Shield is a mid-ranked shield that requires the Shields 4 license to equip, and provides 18 Evasion. It can be bought for 3900 gil at Rabanastre and Nalbina Fortress, found at Phon Coast (The Hakawea Shore), dropped from Ichthon at the Dalmasca Estersand (3% chance), or by completing the Atomos Hunt.
In the Zodiac versions, Diamond Shield provides 18 Evade and requires the Shields 4 license for 30 LP. It can be bought for 3,900 gil at Mt Bur-Omisace, found at Barheim Passage (Special Op Sector 5) or Paramina Rift (Icebound Flow), or dropped from Ichthon at the Dalmasca Estersand (3% chance). It is also an uncommon drop from Apsara in Trial Mode Stage 31 and found in Stage 77 with Diamond Armlet equipped. It can be equipped by the Red Battlemage, Knight, Foebreaker, and Shikari.
Also available is Shiva's Diamond Shield, itself known simply as the Diamond Shield before the Sigmascape shield took its name in patch 4.2. It can be acquired by upgrading the True Ice Shield obtained from Shiva in the Akh Afah Amphitheatre (Extreme) using materials obtained from the same duty.
GLA PLD Lv. 70
Item Level 375
|Block Strength: 1326||Block Rate: 1326|
Critical Hit +64
A shield adorned with brilliant, incredibly hard gems that help protect the user from magicks.
Diamond Shield is a mid to high-ranked shield that provides 34% Physical Evasion and 15% Magic Evasion. It can be bought for 12,000 gil at an Outfitter after Orbonne Monastery in Chapter 3 or found as rare treasure at Finnath Creek.
Opal has an shield icon before its name. It is bought in the Weapon shop to the east of Mt. Rocks for 3,900 GP, which blocks Dagger, Harpoon, Spear, Mimic Box, Pincer, Blizzard, Sword, Rapier, Voice, Needle, Poison String, Talon, Axe, Ribinguumu, Thunderbolt, and Scorpion Tail.
Diamond Shield is a mid-ranked shield that provides 9 Defense and 30 Evade.
Diamond Shield is a level 60 shield that provides +43 Defense and is 1/3rd of the "Dazzling Diamond" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 75,220 gil, Force Shield, Diamond x2, and Vision's Dream x3.
The Diamond Shield is one of the Warrior of Light's unlockable weapons, alongside the Sun Blade. It can only be obtained as DLC from the PlayStation Store. Equipping them offers no advantages or disadvantages.
A shield made out of diamond that can help to protect its user from lightning attacks.
Diamond Shield is a heavy shield that provides 30 DEF, 25 SPR, and +10% Lightning resistance. It is obtained by completing the Final Fantasy IV event, "The Tower of Zot".
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
A shield made of diamond.
The Diamond Shield appears as a shield within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 19 Armor Def, 14 Durability, +1 Magic Def, -2 Speed, and -1 Consumption Rate.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Etymology[edit | edit source]
diamond is a metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice. Diamond is the birthstone for April.In mineralogy,