- Can be bought from the Greirat of the Undead Settlement in Firelink for 2000 Souls (after freeing him from the his cell).
- Sold by the Shrine Handmaid for 800 souls.
- Found on a ledge near to the ladder to the lower swamp in the Road of Sacrifices.
- Found by a gravestone just outside of Firelink Shrine. Turn right before entering the shrine. The shield appears after killing Hawkwood or after he leaves the Firelink Shrine.
- Starting shield for the Thief class.
- Dropped from Hollow Soldiers in High Wall of Lothric and Lothric Castle.
- Dropped by Horace the Hushed.
- Starting shield for the Deprived class.
- Dropped by Large Hollows in the Undead Settlement.
- Found on a corpse near to the caged Hollows in the Undead Settlement.
- Found behind an illusory wall in Lothric Castle. The wall is up the ladder from the room with the Winged Knight with Twinaxes.
- Dropped from Serpent-men in Archdragon Peak.
- Found on a hanging corpse in the Undead Settlement immediately to the right in the first building after the Undead Settlement bonfire.
- Starting shield for the Assassin class.
- Sold by Greirat of the Undead Settlement for 2500 souls after his first forage trip.
- Sold by the Shrine Handmaid for 600 souls.
- Dropped from Black Knights.
- Found on a corpse near the first bonfire in the Cathedral of the Deep.
Dragon Crest Shield
*Found on the upper lever of the Old wolf bonfire. The Old wold bonfire can be found from Farron Keep Ruins bonfire. Go the opposite direction from the Grhu. At the end of the deck, bridge there will be two big doors in front of you, on the right side you will find a tower full of slugs slime , a little further behind it you will find a ladder with slimes at its base take the ladder to reach old wolf bonfire. From Old Wolf of Farron bonfire, take the elevator, once on the second floor take the stairs, at the end there will be big grey demon on your left. Go on the right and walk to the end there you can jump off a ledge onto a pathway, It's at the very end of the pathway, in front of a dead dragon.
- Found near to the Sword Master enemy in the Cemetery of Ash.
- Found by the Crucifixion Woods bonfire on the Road of Sacrifices. The shield is on a corpse beside a tree near the giant crabs.
- Starting equipment for the Knight starting class.
- Sold by Greirat of the Undead Settlement for 1500 souls after his first scavenging quest.
- Sold by Shrine Handmaid for 1500 souls. (Greirat's Ashes required).
- Sold by the Shrine Handmaid for 800 Souls
- Dropped from Lothric Knights.
- Sold by Greirat of the Undead Settlement for 3000 souls after he pillages Irithyll of the Boreal Valley.
- Found on a corpse near the Giant Worm in the cavern of Smouldering Lake.
- Dropped by Silver Knights.
- Found in Lothric Castle, in a chest in the room with the Boreal Outrider Knight, to the left after the bridge with the two wyverns and down a flight of stairs.
- Found in Farron Keep. Start at 'Farron Keep' bonfire, entering the swamp turn left and hug the wall. The shield is visible loot under a Rotten Slug at a tree.
- Found on a grave between Firelink Shrine and Iudex Gundyr's room, after killing Holy Knight Hodrick together with Sirris of the Sunless Realms in the Pit of Hollows.
- Found on a corpse near to the Pit of Hollows bonfire in the Undead Settlement.
- Found on a corpse atop of the gatehouse just before the arena containing the Ancient Wyvern.
- Dropped from Knights of the Deep in Cathedral of the Deep.
- Dropped from Consumed King's Knights in Consumed King's Garden.
- Found on a corpse in the mausoleum just before the large doors of Cathedral of the Deep. Guarded by a Cathedral Grave Warden.
The Cursed Ward Greatshield is a reference to the Dark Souls 2 item called the Pursuer's Greatshield. The Pursuer was a boss whom, after his official boss encounter, would appear many other times later on in the game - hence his name.
- Dropped by Lothric Knights.
- Dropped by Eygon of Carim, or found on his corpse in the cell of Irina of Carim after completing the Holy version of her storyline.
- Found on a corpse near to the Halfway Fortress bonfire on the Road of Sacrifices.