Target Shield


A small, round metal shield.

The four distinctive protrusions are designed to brush attacks aside, making it ideal for parrying.

Skill: Parry
Repel an attack at the right time to follow up with a critical hit. Works while equipped in either hand.





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Regular reinforcement.

Level Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage Reduction Stability Cost Souls
+0 69/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 E/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 36 - -
+1 75/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 37 2 Titanite Shard 140
+2 82/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 38 4 Titanite Shard 168
+3 89/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 39 6 Titanite Shard 196
+4 96/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 40 2 Large Titanite Shard 224
+5 103/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 41 4 Large Titanite Shard 252
+6 110/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 42 6 Large Titanite Shard 280
+7 117/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 44 2 Titanite Chunk 308
+8 124/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 45 4 Titanite Chunk 336
+9 131/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 46 6 Titanite Chunk 364
+10 138/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/-/- 61/36/31/12/29 47 1 Titanite Slab 420


The Damage stat dictates how much damage the weapon does. The Damage stats for a weapon are A / B / C / D / E:

Each weapon has one or more Physical damage types:

  • Standard
  • Strike
  • Slash
  • Thrust

Certain enemies are weak or strong against different damage types.
See the damage formula for further details.

Aux Effect:

The Aux Effect stat dictates how effective the weapon will be at causing the effect. The Aux Effect stats for a weapon are A / B / C:


Damage multiplier when performing a backstab or riposte. Value of 100 means no extra damage.

Spell Buff:

Damage multiplier applied to the base value of a Spell. This value scales depending on the primary stat of the Catalyst, i.e. a Catalyst with Intelligence scaling will have its Spell Buff rise as the player's Intelligence rises.

By default the value reflected in the infobox and the upgrades uses 60 Intelligence and/or Faith.

Stats Needed:

The Stats Needed determines how high various Stats must be in order to wield the weapon effectively. The stats required for a weapon are A / B / C / D:

Wielding a weapon without the required Strength and/or Dexterity will incur a penalty to the Physical damage of the weapon, while lower-than-required Intelligence and/or Faith will reduce the Magic/Fire/Lightning/Dark damage and Spell Buff.

Stat Bonuses:

The Stat Bonuses rating indicates the level of bonus damage you do with the weapon, based on the associated Stat. This rating can be S, A, B, C, D, or E (in order from most to least bonus for the associated skill). See Scaling for more information.

The Bonus Stats for a weapon are A/B/C/D:

Damage Reduction:

The Damage Reduction % of the weapon. It dictates how much damage the weapon mitigates while blocking. The Damage Reduction % stats for weapons are A / B / C / D / E :


Determines the amount of stamina expended to block an incoming attack. A higher stability also allows you to block stronger
attacks without breaking guard and reduces the amount of stamina depleted from blocking attacks.


The durability of the weapon.


The weight of the weapon. Note that carrying over 70% of your Equip Load will reduce the speed of your rolls, while going
over 100% will reduce your regular speed to walking and attempts to roll or backstep will leave you momentarily stunned.


Target Shield
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General Aux Effects
Physical Damage Type Strike Bleed Effect 0
Sell Price / Soul Value 150 Poison Damage 0
Can this equipment be buffed? Yes Frost Effect 0
Skill Parry Stability 36
Skill FP Cost - (-/-) Durability 40
Spell Buff N/A Weight 2.0
Range N/A Critical Damage 100
Damage Damage Reduction
Physical Damage 69 Physical Reduction 61
Magic Damage 0 Magic Reduction 36
Fire Damage 0 Fire Reduction 31
Lightning Damage 0 Lightning Reduction 12
Dark Damage 0 Dark Reduction 29
Requirements Bonuses
Strength Requirement 8 Strength Bonus E
Dexterity Requirement 11 Dexterity Bonus -
Intelligence Requirement 0 Intelligence Bonus -
Faith Requirement 0 Faith Bonus -
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