|A large 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.|
The largest of the shields, tower shields provide high SH but require a high Shields skill to avoid seeing significant attack penalties. They are most useful to characters with high strength. They are too large for spriggans, halflings, or kobolds to use at all, but ogres, trolls, nagas, centaurs, and formicids find more comfortable to use than most.
They can be found with the following egos:
|Tower shield of Ignorance|
- Tower shields were known as "large shields" until 0.25.
|Body Armour|| Robe • Animal skin • Leather armour • Ring mail • Scale mail • Chain mail • Plate armour •|
Crystal plate armour • Troll leather armour • Steam dragon scales • Acid dragon scales •
Swamp dragon scales • Quicksilver dragon scales • Fire dragon scales • Ice dragon scales
Pearl dragon scales • Shadow dragon scales • Storm dragon scales • Gold dragon scales
|Headgear||Hat • Helmet|
|Miscellaneous||Cloak • Scarf • Gloves • Boots • Centaur barding • Naga barding|
|Shields||Buckler • Kite shield • Tower shield|