Strong Magic Shield is a Sorcery in Dark Souls 2. To cast a Sorcery, you must use a Staff or Special Weapons that can cast Sorcery.

Strong Magic Shield

Spell Type Sorcery
Attunement SlotsSlots Used

1 Slot


18 Intelligence


Self Cast



"Imbues off-hand shield with magic.
Reinforce shield to absorb additional damage.

Certain members of the Melfian Magic Academy Scoff at these types of magic.
The purists, in particular, are disdainful of anything vaguely linked to sword fighting."

Acquired From

  • Sold by Straid of Olaphis for 6300 souls.
    Sold infinitely by Royal Sorceror Navlaan.
    Drangleic Castle: Up the elevator, in the room with the captured Milfanito. Metal chest on the left.




  • This spell raises both stability and damage resistance of the player's shield when taking both ranged and melee attacks. Can prove to be incredibly useful in situations where one's shield isn't sufficient enough to block attacks.
    Lasts 30 seconds. 60 at 27 int.
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