One of the heavier shields. It is lighter than the bronze shield, and was first used on the battlefield by the Grandshelt Kingdom. At the time, iron was a much more difficult and costly material to acquire than bronze for making shields, and while the neighboring countries refused to increase their war expenditures, the kingdom took this opportunity to place iron shield at the front lines of its army to continue gaining territory. As a result, the kingdom grew even larger.
Iron Shield (アイアンシールド, Aian Shīrudo?) or (てつのたて, Tetsu no Tate?), also known as Iron, is a recurring shield in the series. It is a low-ranked shield that provides minimal defenses and no special bonuses.
A shield wrought from iron.
Iron Shield is a low-ranked shield that provides 4 Defense. It can be bought for 100 gil (80 in Easy mode) at Elfheim or found at Castle Cornelia. It can be equipped by the Warrior, Knight, and Ninja classes.
Shield of iron.
Iron Shield is a low-ranked shield, now providing 2 Defense, 1 Magic Defense, 22% Evasion, and 1% Magic Evasion. It it initially equipped on Ceodore, and can be bought for 600 gil at Mist, Kaipo, Damcyan, and Dwarven Castle or found in the Dwarven Castle (Rydia's Tale). It can be equipped by Cecil, Ceodore, Kain, Cid, and Golbez.
Easy to make and easy to use.
Iron Shield is a low-ranked shield that provides 3 Defense and 15 Evade.
Iron Shield is a Heavy Shield obtained by buying it for 600 gil at Village of Kol and Grandport, by crafting it using 120 gil, x1 Thickened Hide, and x12 Iron Ores, and by finding it in a chest in Grandport. It provides 18 DEF.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit
A shield made of iron.
The Iron Shield appears as a shield within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 6 Armor Def, 8 Durability, and +1 Magic Def.