A shield made from sturdy platinum. The platinum used to make the shield is specially processed to reduce its weight, thus making the shield much easier to use. The price it commands is befitting of its properties, but many people opt to purchase this very popular shield based on the concept that it would cost more to replace cheaper variations each time they break.
In the original version, Platinum Shield is a mid-ranked shield that requires the Shields 4 license to equip, and provides 20 Evade. It can be bought for 5,300 gil at Mosphoran Highwaste, Phon Coast, and Archades or from the Bazaar from the "Platinum Gear" set.
In the Zodiac versions, Platinum Shield now provides 20 Evade and requires the Shields 4 license for 30 LP. It can be bought for 4,750 gil at Mt Bur-Omisace and Mosphoran Highwaste, from completing the Atomos Hunt, found at Paramina Rift (Silverflow's End) and Tchita Uplands (Oliphzak Rise), or from the bazaar for 9,800 gil after selling Insect Husk x2, Tanned Giantskin x5, and Storm Magicite x6. It is also a common steal from Marilith in Trial Mode Stage 34 and a treasure in Stage 87 (with Diamond Armlet). It can be equipped by the Red Battlemage, Knight, Foebreaker, and Shikari.
This brilliant shield has been forged from a lustrous white alloy of mythril and platinum.
Platinum Shield is a mid to high-ranked shield that provides 37% Physical Evasion and 10% Magic Evasion. It can be bought for 16,000 gil at an Outfitter after The Horror of Riovanes in Chapter 4 or found as rare treasure at Fort Besselat South Wall.
Opal shield with a brilliant white luster.
The luster of this shield is a sight to behold.
Platinum Shield from is a low-ranked shield that provides 1 Defense, 5 Resistance, 10 Evade, and teaches the ability Shieldbearer for 150 AP to the Viking and Raptor. It can be obtained from the Bazaar from the "Silver-sheened Armor C" set.
Platinum Shield is a Light Shield obtained by buying it for 3,600 gil at City of Trials Dendalio and Town of Desolation Visectrum, by obtaining the recipe from the Silver Chest at Capital of Despair Hellstya and then using 720 gil, x10 Gaia's Tears, x8 Iron Ores, x5 Wizard Stones, x3 Silver Ores, and x1 Mythril Ore, and by finding it during the explorations of Land of Darkness and Georl Barrier Station. It provides 37 DEF.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearancesEdit
A shield made of platinum.
The Platinum Shield appears as a shield within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 16 Armor Def, 13 Durability, +1 Magic Def, -1 Speed, and -1 Consumption Rate.