Shields in Demon's Souls and Demon's Souls Remake are an integral part of your survival as you learn the game, since even a single blow past your guard can lead to your untimely demise. Shields are usually equipped on the offhand slot and absorbs damage from incoming attacks from enemies

There are three types of Shields: Small Shields, Standard Shields and Large Shields

Even though some Weapons can also be used to block incoming attacks, they always offer a much lower damage reduction.

All shields along side all other parry tools (except for Thrusting swords) has 7 parry frames while Thrusting swords has 8 parry frames

All Shields in Demon's Souls

Small Shields

Small Shields are a type of Shield that usually weigh very little and have the least form of protection from attacks. They are often used by players who prefer Parrying rather than Blocking. 




Standard Shields

Standard Shields usually have better stability and damage reduction than small shields, but at the price of increased weight.



Large Shield

These types of Shields usually weigh a decent amount and provide the best protection in the game. 



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    • Anonymous

      I played w my friend yesterday and we started a new character on the remake and we finished it after 8h of non-stop play. We recommend the large brushwood shield w crescent falchion rly good setup

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