Kite shield
All Races
DEF: 8
Lv. 28 WAR / PLD / DRK

This is a Kite Shield, a Size 3 shield.
It absorbs more damage than a Round Shield, but blocks less often.

Other Uses

Guild Points Value: ??? / ??? (??? items) Information
Resale Price: ~1,632 - 2,295 gil

Adventuring Fellow: Weapon Upgrade

Synthesis Recipes

Smithing (50/61)
Yield: Kite Shield x 1
HQ 1: Kite Shield +1 x 1
Earth Crystal
Smithing (50/61)
Yield: Kite Shield x 1
Earth Crystal

Used in Recipes

Desynthesis Recipes


Obtained from Desynthesis

    • None

How to Obtain

Auction House Category: Armor > Shields ( )

Sparks of Eminence

Price: 153 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



Price: 10,281 - 12,566 gil
Name Location Type
Northern San d'Oria (E-5) Guild Merchants

Not Restocked. price:14,165-54,378

Carautia Southern San d'Oria (K-8) Standard Merchant

When San d'Oria is in 1st place only to Sand'Orian Citizen. price:10,281

Historical Background

A Kite Shield was a relatively large, narrow shield with a rounded top and a pointed bottom. Kite Shields were made out of wood or metal that was named for its similarity to the shape of a kite, although the shields were typically more curved and rounded than this shape.

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