|A small piece of wood and metal, to be strapped on one arm for defence. It is cumbersome to wear, and impedes the evasion, spellcasting ability, and attack speed of an unskilled wearer.|
Bucklers are the smallest kind of shield. Although they offer significantly less defense than the larger shields, the attack and spellcasting penalties they cause are negligible. You can also improve their effectiveness by raising your Shields skill, by improving your dexterity, or by enchanting them. Bucklers are the only shields that spriggans can wield, but ogres and trolls find them too small to handle.
They can be found with the following egos:
|The Warlock's Mirror|
- Prior to 0.28, bucklers' penalties were negated completely by 4 Shields skill.
- Shield penalties increased in 0.27.
|Body Armour|| Leather armour • Ring mail • Scale mail • Chain mail • Plate armour • Crystal plate armour
Robe • Animal skin • Troll leather armour • Steam dragon scales • Acid dragon scales •
|Miscellaneous||Hat • Helmet • Cloak • Scarf • Gloves • Boots • Barding|
|Shields||Buckler • Kite shield • Tower shield • Orb|