Shield may refer to:
- The recurring armor type.
- The recurring ability.
- The recurring status.
- The Materia from Final Fantasy VII.
- The Talon Unit from Final Fantasy Legend III.
A shield is a type of personal armor, meant to intercept attacks, either by stopping projectiles such as arrows or redirecting a hit from a sword, mace, battle axe or similar weapon to the side of the shield-bearer.