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RoundShield-ffxii

The Round Shield as seen in Final Fantasy XII.

A rounded shield for deflecting attacks.

The Round Shield (ラウンドシールド, Raundo Shīrudo?) is a recurring shield in the series that is often a low-ranked shield, providing little Defense and having no special abilities.

Appearances Edit

Final Fantasy XI Edit

XI The Round Shield is a shield equippable by Warriors, White Mages, Red Mages, Thieves, Paladins, Beastmasters, and Samurai at level 61. It has a Defense of 9. It can be crafted via Synthesis as well as purchased in Aht Urhgan and Kazham. Its high quality version, obtainable only via crafting, has a defense of 10.

Final Fantasy XII Edit

XII The Round Shield is a low-ranked shield that provides 14 Evade. It requires the Shields 2 license and 20 LP to use, and is bought at Rabanastre for 1,600 gil.

In the Zodiac versions, it now provides 13 Evade and requires the Shields 2 license for 20 LP. It can be bought Rabanastre, Bhujerba, Dalmasca Westersand, Dreadnought Leviathan, Nam-Yensa Sandsea, Tomb of Raithwall, and Balfonheim Port for 1,600 gil, found as a treasure in Ogir-Yensa Sandsea (Platform 1 - Refinery, Central Junction), Phon Coast (The Vaddu Strand), or stolen from Ba'Gamnan (First encounter - 3%). It can be equipped by the Red Battlemage, Knight, Foebreaker, and Shikari.

Final Fantasy XIV Edit

XIV Round Shield is an item level 8 shield equippable by Gladiators and its job Paladin. Its block strength is 10 and block rate is 35, though at high quality, its block strength is 13 and rate is 44.

Final Fantasy Tactics Edit

FFT

The surface of this small, sturdy shield has been inlaid with a complex ornamental design.
—Description

Round Shield is a low-ranked shield that provides 19% HP boost and is bought for 1,600 gil in Chapter 1 in all the castles.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Edit

TA

Attacks seem to slide off this rounded shield.
—Description

Round Shield is the second weakest shield, trumped by the Bronze Shield. It provides 4 Magic Resistance and 5 Evade, and teaches Shieldbearer to Sages, Fencers, and Mog Knights for 300 AP. It can be bought from liberated towns for 850 gil and from occupied towns for 900 gil.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift Edit

TA2 Round Shield is the second weakest shield and provides 2 Resistance and 7 Evasion. It teaches Shieldbearer to both Sages and Moogle Knights for 150 AP. It can be bought for 800 gil in the shop after creating it in the Bazaar after using a Cruzle Brass, Quality Pelt, and Lamia Scale.

Vagrant Story Edit

VS Round Shield is a mid-ranked shield that provides 14 Strength, 13 Intelligence, and -2 Agility.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King Edit

FFCCMLaaK Round Shield is a low-ranked shield that is usable at level 10. It provides +8 Defense and is bought for 37 gil.

Bravely Default Edit

BD

A large shield made of tough leather stretched over a round frame. The hard metal rivets attached to it can cause the tips of enemy swords to snap off when they get stuck in the wood.
—Description

Round Shield is a shield that provides 9 P.DEF, 5 M.DEF, and 21 EVD. It can be bought in Ancheim for 300 pg.

Bravely Second: End Layer Edit

BS Round Shield is a shield that provides 8 P.DEF, 4 M.DEF, and 21 EVD. It can be bought in Eternia for 120 pg, or found in Pilgrim's Grove, Frozen Hollows, and Eternian Central Command.

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia Edit

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Pictlogica Final Fantasy Edit

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Final Fantasy Record Keeper Edit

FFRK Round Shield from Final Fantasy XII is a Rarity 1 level shield.

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances Edit

Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring Edit

Ehrgeiz Round Shield
A shield that protects a wide area.
—Description

The Round Shield appears as a shield within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 8 Armor Def, 9 Durability, and +1 Magic Def.

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Etymology Edit

A round shield can refer to any type of hand-held shield that is round.