The light shield is a recurring shield in the Dragon Quest series, meant to be a sturdy but feather-weight buckler. Due to its ease of use, a wide variety of characters are able to equip it.
|Found in||Dragon Quest VIII|
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
|Buy for||1,250-2,250 gold|
|Sell for||625-1,225 gold|
The light shield has a defence bonus of +17 and can be equipped by all characters. It can be purchased at the Holy Isle of Neos, Baccarat, and Argonia for 2,250 gold and sold for 1,225 gold. It can also be used in the Alchemy Pot to make a white shield by combining it with two jars of fresh milk or the Shamshir of light by combining one with a Shimmering dress and a rune staff.
|A light and easy to handle shield that can be used by anyone.|
|Light shield (DS)|
|Found||Buy in Bloomingdale or Dourbridge.|
Commonly dropped or stolen from Metal slime knights or Gum shields.
|Equipable by||Warrior, Priest, Mage, Minstrel, Paladin, Armamentalist, Sage, Luminary, Omnivocational Shieldmaster|
|Flavor text||A lightweight shield, easily used and ideal for learners.|
|Notes||Upgrades into Kitty shield, White shield, or Platinum shield.|
(+18, +20, +22)
|Found||Sold in Lonalulu, Phnom Nonh|
|Equipable by||Hero, Serena, Sylvando, Hendrik|
|Flavor text||A portable protector whose minimal mass makes it nice and easy to use.|
|Notes||Dropped by Metal slime knights at 1/128, vicious variant at 1/64|