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DEF: 10
Lv. 45 WAR / RDM / PLD / BST / SAM
This is a Buckler, a Size 1 shield.
It absorbs the least damage, but blocks more often than the other shield types.

Other Uses

Guild Points Value: 3,117 / 18,740 (6.01 items)
Resale Price: ~3,179 gil

Synthesis Recipes

Goldsmithing (49/60)
Yield: Buckler x 1
HQ 1: Buckler +1 x 1
Earth Crystal

Used in Recipes

  • None

Desynthesis Recipes


Obtained from Desynthesis

  • None

How to Obtain

Auction House Category: Armor > Shields ( )


Price: 30,858-35,658g
Name Location Type
Zemedars Bastok Mines (H-6) Standard Merchant (only to Bastok citizens when Bastok is in 1st place)
Brave Wolf Rabao (G-7) Standard Merchant

Sparks of Eminence

Price: 311 Sparks of Eminence
Name Location Type
Isakoth Bastok Markets (E-11) A.M.A.N. Representative
Rolandienne Southern San d'Oria (G-10) A.M.A.N. Representative
Fhelm Jobeizat Windurst Woods (J-10) A.M.A.N. Representative
Eternal Flame Western Adoulin (H-11) A.M.A.N. Representative

Historical Background

A Buckler was a small, round, and often concave shield that was usually made of iron and either held in the hand or attached to the arm. It was mostly used for parrying since its small size could not block much of the body.

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