Kaiser Shield as seen in Final Fantasy XII.

A shield bearing the name of an ancient emperor. It boosts the damage dealt by certain elemental magicks.

Final Fantasy Tactics description

Kaiser Shield (カエサルプレート, Kaesaru Purēto?), also known as Kaiser Plate, is a recurring shield in the series. It is often a high-ranked shield that boosts high defenses, but provides no additional bonuses.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

The Kaiser is a high-quality Koenig Shield, and used to be one of the most effective shields that a Paladin could purchase from the Auction House. It provides 23 defense, a +6 bonus to Vitality and Charisma, a +4 bonus to Enmity, and the Beast Killer trait. It cannot be purchased in NPC stores, and can only be created through crafting.

Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

In the original version, Kaiser Shield is a mid-ranked shield that provides +27 Evade and requires the Shields 5 license for 25 LP. It can be bought in Balfonheim Port for 8,300 gil.

In the Zodiac versions, Kaiser Shield now provides 27 Evade, and requires the Shields 5 license for 35 LP. It can be bought in Balfonheim Port for 7,000 gil found as a treasure in Feywood (Terminus No. 7 Adjunct) and Cerobi Steppe (North Liavell Hills), stolen from Forbidden (3% chance). It is also a rare drop from Pallicant in Trial Mode Stage 43. It can be equipped by the Red Battlemage, Knight, Foebreaker and Shikari.

Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

Kaiser Shield (Kaiser Plate in the PlayStation version), is a high-ranked shield that provides 46% physical evasion, 20% magical evasion, and boosts Fire, Ice, and Lightning attacks. It can be bought in Multiplayer Mode or found in the fourth floor of the Midlight's Deep with the Treasure Hunter ability. It can also be obtained via Rendezvous.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King[edit | edit source]

Kaiser Shield is a level 70 shield that provides +50 Defense and is bought for 1,642 gil.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

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Etymology[edit | edit source]

Kaiser is the German title meaning "Emperor", derived ultimately from the name of Julius Caesar. Many languages use a descendant of the word Caesar to mean "emperor", such as Russian царь (tsar) and Greek Καῖσαρ (Kaîsar).

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