The white shield is a recurring shield in the Dragon Quest series. It is a light-weight shield designed for ease of use, and is said to possess a sacred attribute in most titles it appears in.
The white shield has a defence bonus of +16, style by +15, and reduces fire breath damage by 10. It can be equipped by the Hero, Maribel, Sir Mervyn, and Aishe, can be purchased in Alltrades Abbey, La Bravoure, and Gröndal for 2,000 gold, and sold for 1,000 gold. White shields can also be won as prizes from the Lucky Panel at the Casino near Pilgrim's Rest inn. In the 3DS version, the white shield possesses no special attributes.
A sacred shield that shines with a white light.
The white shield offers +20 points of defense, possesses a 3.0% chance to block attacks, and reduces fire damage by 5%. It may be equipped by warriors, mages, priests, minstrels, sages, paladins, luminaries, and armamentalists, or the character possesses the Omnivocational Shield Master skill.