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Darksteel Buckler

Statistics

Darksteel buckler
All Races
DEF: 14 Attack +3
Lv. 59 WAR / RDM / PLD / BST / SAM
BucklerIcon
This is a Buckler, a Size 1 shield.
It absorbs the least damage, but blocks more often than the other shield types.

Other Uses

Resale Price: 4,588~4,824 gil
Used to Spawn: Trade 1 to Shiftrix in Reisenjima to spawn Tier 1 Geas Fete NMs.

Synthesis Recipes

Smithing (70/81)
Yield: Darksteel Buckler x 1
HQ 1: Spiked Buckler x 1
Fire Crystal

Used in Recipes

  • None

Desynthesis Recipes

Smithing (70/81)
Yield: Unknown Information x 1
Lightning Crystal
  • 1 x Darksteel Buckler

Obtained from Desynthesis

  • None

How to Obtain

Auction House Category: Armor > Shields ( )

Merchants

Price: ~60,922g
Name Location Type
Brave Wolf Rabao (G-7) Standard Merchant

Sparks of Eminence

Price: 473 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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