Kaiser Shield as seen in Final Fantasy XII.

A shield bearing the name of an ancient emperor. It boosts the damage dealt by certain elemental magicks.
—Description, Final Fantasy Tactics.

Kaiser Shield (カエサルプレート, Kaesaru Purēto?), also known as Kaiser Plate, is a recurring shield in the series. It is often a high-ranked shield that boosts high defenses, but provides no additional bonuses.


Final Fantasy XIEdit

XI The Kaiser is a high-quality Koenig Shield, and used to be one of the most effective shields that a Paladin could purchase from the Auction House. It provides 23 defense, a +6 bonus to Vitality and Charisma, a +4 bonus to Enmity, and the Beast Killer trait. It cannot be purchased in NPC stores, and can only be created through crafting.

Final Fantasy XIIEdit

XII Kaiser Shield is a mid-ranked shield that provides +27 Evade and requires the Shields 5 license to wield as well as 25 LP. It can be bought in Balfonheim Port for 8,300 gil.

In the Zodiac versions, Kaiser Shield can be equipped by the Red Battlemage, Knight, Foebreaker and Shikari.

Final Fantasy TacticsEdit

FFT Kaiser Shield (Kaiser Plate in the PlayStation version), is a high-ranked shield that provides 46% physical evasion, 20% magical evasion, and boosts Fire, Ice, and Lightning attacks. It can be bought in Multiplayer Mode or found in the fourth floor of the Midlight's Deep with the Treasure Hunter ability. It can also be obtained via Rendezvous.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a KingEdit

FFCCMLaaK Kaiser Shield is a level 70 shield that provides +50 Defense and is bought for 1,642 gil.

Final Fantasy Record KeeperEdit


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Kaiser is the German title meaning "Emperor", derived ultimately from the name of Julius Caesar. Many languages use a descendant of the word Caesar to mean "emperor", such as Russian царь (tsar) and Greek Καῖσαρ (Kaîsar).