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Tower Shield

Tower Shield.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
100
icon-wp_poisondef.png
45
icon-wp_magicdef.png
40
icon-wp_bleeddef.png
45
icon-wp_firedef.png
75 icon-wp_petrifydef.png 45
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
50 icon-wp_cursedef.png 45
icon-wp_darkdef.png
40 icon-durabilitiy 90
icon-wp_stability.png
70 icon_weight 13
Requirement & Bonus
icon-strength.png icon-dexterity.png icon-intelligence.png icon-faith.png
30
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Greatshields Strike / Parry
Enchantable:
Yes/No
No Special

Tower Shield is a GreatShield in Dark Souls 2. Twin Dragon Greatshield is a Greatshield in Dark Souls 2. Greatshields can be used not only to block an enemy but allows player to do shield bash. (Great shields replaced parry ability with heavy shield bash)

 

Acquired From:

 

Hints and Tips:

  • A very good starter greatshield for a tank build due to its high physical block and Stability. Likely gotten before most of the other greatshields.
  • Using a bonfire ascetic at Cathedral of Blue does not refresh the chest containing this item.

 

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Required in Build:

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In-game appearance:

 

 

Tower Shield upgrade

  Attack ValuesBonus
Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects& Damage Reduction%
Damage Reduction (%) Other
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-wp_magdmg.png
icon-wp_firedmg.png
icon-wp_lightningdmg.png
icon-darkbonus.png
icon-strengthscale_green.png
icon-dexscale_green.png
icon-magicbonus_green.png
icon-firebonus_green.png
icon-lgtngbonus_green.png
icon-darkbonus_green.png
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
icon-wp_poisondef.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_bleeddef.png
icon-wp_petrifydef.png icon-wp_cursedef.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
icon-wp_stability.png
Regular 150 - - - - D - - - - - 0
45
0
45
45 45 100 40 75 50 40 70
Regular +10 300 - - - - C - - - - - 0
58.7
0
58.7
58.7 58.7 100 55 81.2 62.5 55 78
Magic 94 115 - - - D - C - - - 0
42.7
0
42.7
42.7 42.7 97.7 58.3 72.7 47.7 37.7 70
Magic +10 189 231 - - - D - B - - - 0
57
0
57
57 57 98.2 68.7 79.5 60.7 53.2 78
Fire 94 - 115 - - D - - C - - 0
42.7
0
42.7
42.7 42.7 97.7 37.7 93.3 47.7 37.7 70
Fire +10 189 - 231 - - D - - B - - 0
57
0
57
57 57 98.2 53.2 95 60.7 53.2 78
Lightning 94 - - 115 - D - - - C - 0
42.7
0
42.7
42.7 42.7 97.7 37.7 72.7 68.3 37.7 70
Lightning +10 189 - - 231 - D - - - B - 0
57
0
57
57 57 98.2 53.2 79.5 76.2 53.2 78
Dark 94 - - - 115 D - - - - C 0
42.7
0
42.7
42.7 42.7 97.7 37.7 72.7 47.7 58.3 70
Dark +10 103 - - - 231 D - - - - B 0
57
0
57
57 57 98.2 53.2 79.5 60.7 68.7 78
Poison 94 - - - - D - - - - - 23
63.2
0
42.7
42.7 42.7 97.7 37.7 72.7 47.7 37.7 70
Poison +10 189 - - - - D - - - - - 46
72.5
0
57
57 57 98.2 53.2 79.5 60.7 53.2 78
Bleed 94 - - - - D - - - - - 0
42.7
23
63.2
42.7 42.7 97.7 37.7 72.7 47.7 37.7 70
Bleed +10 189 - - - - D - - - - - 0
57
46
72.5
57 57 98.2 53.2 79.5 60.7 53.2 78

 

Table Key

Please see the Upgrades page for details on Upgrade paths, ore and blacksmiths. You can see the Stats page for detailed explanations on what they do.

 

Requirements/
Parameter Bonus
Attack Values Damage Reduction (%)
Reducing the elemental damage taken in %
Auxiliary Effects Others
icon-strength.png icon-strengthscale_green.png
Strength
icon-wp_physicalattack.png
Physical
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
Physical
icon-wp_bleed.png
Bleeding
icon-durabilitiy.png
Durability
icon-dexterity.png icon-dexscale_green.png
Dexterity
icon-wp_magdmg.png
Magic
icon-wp_magicdef.png
Magic
icon-wp_poisondef.png
Poison
icon_weight.png
Weight
icon-intelligence.png
Intelligence
icon-wp_firedmg.png
Fire
icon-wp_firedef.png
Fire
icon-wp_petrifydef.png
Petrify
 
icon-faith.png
Faith
icon-wp_lightningdmg.png
Lightning
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
Lightning
icon-wp_cursedef.png
Curse
 
icon-magicbonus_green.png
Magic Bonus
icon-wp_counterstrength.png
Counter Strength
icon-wp_stability.png
Stability
   
icon-firebonus_green.png
Fire Bonus
icon-wp_poiseDamage.png
Poise Damage
     
icon-lgtngbonus_green.png
Lighting Bonus
icon-wp_castSpeed.png
Cast Speed
     
icon-darkbonus_green.png
Dark Bonus
icon-wp_range.png
Range
     

 

Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E.
The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). The higher the scaling letter, the higher the percent multiplier applied to the [Attack: Stat].
This resulting bonus damage is added to the base physical damage of the weapon and is shown in the equipment screen in blue numbers as a "+ X".
Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.
Weight: How much the item weights when equipped.
Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit
Attack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has.
Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St)




    • Anonymous

      29 Mar 2018 08:12  

      How do you suppose the best way to use the shield for its fullest purpose, such as which level/skill one needs to upgrade, I've tried strength, endurance, and adaptability ( if I remember correctly ) yet it says "Unable to use this item effectively with present attributes". I am displeased by the abrupt halt, I'm stuck on the Ruin Sentinels and I've seen the strategy with the Pilgrim companion/ally.

      • 24 Dec 2017 10:54  

        I also recommend elite knight helm, leggins dranleig chest, some iron gauntlets and heide sword and this shield. U look like ds3 knights #cosplay souls :D

        • Anonymous

          15 Mar 2017 19:58  

          Very good for a tank build, I still use it and it is great at blocking various boss attacks (Aged Smelter Demon aka Blue Smelter Demon, And the Normal Smelter Demon, Also good for blocking the "frozen reindeers" attacks at the Ivory King DLC area: Frozen Outskirts) Note: King Vendrick can break the stance of your shield so it is completely useless to block in that fight, If you need help on Xbox 360, My gamertag is "Zayalaz77" and send me a message before you send me a friend request, My souls level on Dark Souls 2 is OVER 8 million.

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