Ethereal shield

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Ethereal shield
DQIX Ethereal shield.png
Japanese げんまの盾
Old localizations N/A
Found in Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Effect Offers protection against magic damage.

The ethereal shield is a recurring shield in Dragon Quest series, first introduced in Dragon Quest IX. It is the fully upgraded form of the magic shield and the direct improvement of the enchanted shield.


Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

Ethereal shield.png  Ethereal shield  (DS)
Rarity ★★☆☆☆
Defence +23
Block Chance +3.5%
Style +18
Magical Might +12
Magical Mending +12
Recipe Enchanted shield + Ethereal stone
Equipable by Warrior, Priest, Mage, Minstrel, Paladin, Armamentalist, Sage, Luminary, Omnivocational Shieldmaster
Class Shield
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 6000
Flavor text A mystical shield that holds fast against even fierce offensive spells.
Notes Reduces damage taken from fire, ice, wind, lightning/explosion, and darkness spells by 10%.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

 Ethereal shield
Rarity ★★★☆☆
(forge buffs)
(+37, +39, +41)
Magical might
(forge buffs)
(+19, +20, +21)
Magical mending
(forge buffs)
(+19, +20, +22)
Block chance +7%
Recipe Brighten rock x3, Mirrorstone x2, Ethereal stone x1, Royal soil x2
Found Sold in Gallopolis, Gondolia, & Arboria
Equipable by Hero, Serena, Sylvando, Hendrik
Class Shield
Buy Price 12,000
Sell Price 6,000
Flavor text A phantasm-infusing spell screen that can deflect damage from magic.
Notes All elements cut by 10%

The forging instructions for the ethereal shield, Your Very Own Aegis of Illusions, is a prize in the Octagonia casino and is available for 5,000 tokens.

See also[edit]