- This article is about the class of weapon. For the specific weapon sold by NPC weaponsmiths, see Shield (weapon).
The shield is an off-hand only weapon and can be crafted by a weaponsmith. Unlike all other weapons, shields also increase defense of the wielder. The maximum damage range for shields is 806–909 and maximum defense is 61.
 Skills by profession
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|4||Shield of Judgment||½||30||Create a shielding wave in front of you that damages foes and gives protection to yourself and up to five allies.|
|5||Shield of Absorption||1½||40||Create a dome around you that pushes foes back and absorbs projectiles.|
|4||Shield Bash||½||25||Bash your foe with your shield and stun them.|
|5||Shield Stance||3||30||Block attacks.|
|4||Magnetic Shield||3||30||Create a magnetic field that reflects projectiles and can be released to push back foes.|
|Magnetic Inversion||Release the magnetic field to push back nearby foes.|
|5||Static Shield||1½||40||Electrify your shield, preparing to throw it at foes. If you are hit, the shield discharges, stunning your nearby attacker.|
|Throw Shield||¾||Throw your charged shield. Dazes foes it hits on the way out and back.|
 Traits by profession
- Honorable Shield - Gain +90 Toughness when wielding a shield and reduce the cooldown on Shield skills by 20%.