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Crystal Shield FFIII Art

Artwork from Final Fantasy III.

This shield has been inlaid with crystalline jewels discovered deep within the earth.
—Description, Final Fantasy Tactics.

Crystal Shield (クリスタルシールド, Kurisutaru Shīrudo?), also known as Crystal and Crystal Shld, is a recurring shield in the series. It is often the strongest non-special shield in the games it appears in, often being the final shield the player can buy in shops.

AppearancesEdit

Final FantasyEdit

I

A shield of crystal, crafted long ago.
—Description

Crystal Shield is a high-ranked shield, found exclusively in the Game Boy Advance and later releases at the Lifespring Grotto and Whisperwind Cove. It provides 15 Defense, 45 Evasion, and prevents Petrify, and can only be equipped by the Knight and Ninja classes.

Final Fantasy IIIEdit

III Crystal Shield is the strongest normal shield, bested by the Onion Shield. It can be bought for 50,000 gil at Eureka or finding it at Ancients' Maze and Crystal Tower.

In the NES version, 20 Defense, 30 Magic Defense, 19% Evade and +5 Strength, Agility, and Vitality.

In the 3D versions, 20 Defense, 15 Magic Defense, and immunity to Confusion, Toad, Mini, Petrify, and Sleep.

Final Fantasy IVEdit

IV

Shield resistant against undead attacks.
—Description

Crystal Shield is a high-ranked shield, being the strongest shield before the GBA release, and is exclusive to Paladin Cecil Harvey. It provides 7 Defense, 4 Magic Defense, 40 Evasion, 6 Magic Evasion, +3 Spirit, and resistance towards Undead enemies. Only one can be acquired, found in the Lunar Subterrane.

In the 3D version, it no longer provides +3 Spirit, but now provides resistance towards Dark-elemental attacks as well as immunity to Sleep, Poison, Curse, and Instant Death.

Final Fantasy IV: The After YearsEdit

FFIVTAY Crystal Shield is a high-ranked shield that provides the same stats and bonuses as in the previous game, and can be found at the Depths. It can be equipped by Cecil, Ceodore, Kain, and Golbez.

Final Fantasy VEdit

V

Dazzling shield cut from crystal.
—Description

Crystal Shield is a high-ranked shield that provides 8 Defense, 45 Evasion, and 8 Weight. It can be bought for 9,000 gil at Phantom Village or the Great Sea Trench, or stolen from Crystelle.

Final Fantasy VIEdit

VI

Glimmering shield cut from a single, enormous crystal.
—Description

Crystal Shield is the strongest heavy shield, providing 50 Defense, 34 Magic Defense, and 10% Evasion. It can be bought for 7,000 gil at Maranda, or Metamorphed from Platinum Dragon, Ice Dragon, Storm Dragon, Earth Dragon, Gold Dragon, Skull Dragon, Blue Dragon, Red Dragon, and Proto Armor. It can only be equipped normally by Terra, Edgar, Cyan, Celes, and Setzer.

Final Fantasy XEdit

X Crystal Shield is an armor for Tidus, obtained when the dominant abilities on any shield are all four elemental Eater abilities.

Final Fantasy XIIEdit

XII Crystal Shield is a mid to high-ranked shield that provides 25 Evade and 10 Magic Evade. It requires the Shields 5 license to equip, and can be bought for 7,200 gil at Archades and Balfonheim Port, from completing the Vyraal Hunt, or found at Pharos - First Ascent (Wellspring Labyrinth).

In the International version, it can now be bought for 6,360 gil at Phon Coast and Archades, or found at Phon Coast (Cape Tialan) and Tchita Uplands (Sundered Earth).

Final Fantasy TacticsEdit

FFT Crystal Shield is the strongest shield that can be bought, providing 40% Physical Evade and 15% Magic Evade. It can be bought for 21,000 gil at an Outfitter after the Battle of Fort Besselat during Chapter 4 or found as a rare treasure at Fort Besselat Sluice.

Final Fantasy DimensionsEdit

FFD Crystal Shield is a high-ranked shield that provides 12 Defense and 42 Evade.

FFTA Buster SwordThis article or section is a stub about equipment in Final Fantasy Dimensions. You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.

Final Fantasy Legends IIEdit

FFLTnS While not appearing formally, the Crystal Shield is wielded by the Onion Knight in his Rank 5 and 6 phantom stones.

Dissidia Final FantasyEdit

Dissidia Crystal Shield is a level 64 shield that provides +46 Defense and is 1/3rd of the "Blessed Crystal" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 20,160 gil, Force Shield, Crystal x2, and Emperor Scale x3.

Dissidia 012 Final FantasyEdit

Dissidia012 Crystal Shield returns as a level 30 shield that provides +33 Defense and is 1/3rd of the "Blessed Crystal" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 45,800 gil, Faerie Shield, Crystal x2, and Warlock's Desire x3.

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit

FFRK

FFTA Buster SwordThis article or section is a stub about equipment in Final Fantasy Record Keeper. You can help the Final Fantasy Wiki by expanding it.

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