Wondrous shield that blocks a variety of attacks.
The Hero's Shield (えいゆうのたて or 英雄の盾 or 勇者の盾, Eiyū no Tate?), also known as the Paladin Shield or Heroic Shield, is a recurring shield in the Final Fantasy series. It is usually a high-rank shield that protects against status ailments and elemental damage or grants bonuses to stats.
Shield that wards off status ailments.
The Hero's Shield is the most powerful shield, available only in the Dawn of Souls and 20th Anniversary versions. It protects against all statuses and elements, and also provides +16 Defense and +40 Evasion. It is found in the Lifespring Grotto.
The Heroic Shield provides immunity to Petrify and Sleep, and can be equipped by the Freelancer, Onion Knight, Warrior, Knight, and Dragoon. It can be found in the Dwarven Hollows and bought in Amur for 3500 gil.
The 3D version grants 9 Defense, 6 Magic Defense, and a +1 bonus to all stats. The NES version gives 10 Defense, 12 Magic Defense, and 12% Evasion.
Shield that can only be equipped by true heroes.
The Hero's Shield is the best shield available in the Advance and Complete Collection remakes. It is dropped by the superboss Brachioraidos. It changes elemental resistance into absorption and grants +15 to all stats. This armor is metallic. It can be equipped by everyone except Dark Knight Cecil and Fusoya. The Hero's Shield can be dual wielded by Yang and Edge; if done so, they'll attack with their bare hands.
The Hero's Shield is the best shield obtainable after defeating Omega in the Depths. It provides +10 Defense and Magic Defense, 10% Magic Evasion, 45% Evasion, and +5 to all other stats. It also turns all elemental resists into absorbs. In the mobile release, the shield is instead dropped from Lunar Leviathan.
The Paladin's Shield is the best shield, with a Defense power only lower than the Tortoise Shield. It absorbs Fire, Ice, Lightning, and Holy-elemental damage and nullifies Poison, Wind, Earth, and Water-elemental damage.
It teaches Ultima at a rate of 1% per Magic AP, the only other method of learning Ultima besides the Ragnarok esper. The Paladin's Shield can be obtained by "uncursing" the Cursed Shield, done by equipping it for 256 battles, which can be easily done by fighting Peepers. The Cursed Shield is found in Narshe in the World of Ruin.Noctis and Gladiolus.
Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)Edit
The Hero's Shield is a level 99 shield that provides +73 Defense. It can be traded for at the shop for 31,920 gil, a Thunder Shield, and Eden's Scale x5.
Hero's Shield is a level 100 shield that provides +73 Defense and +20% Wall Rush HP Defense. It can be obtained by trading 180,320 gil, Thunder Shield, Master Shield, and Eden's Cuirass.