Shields were a type of armor used on Toril.

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Shield were usually made from wood or metal and were used by combatants to gain extra protection. Shields were carried in one hand.[6] Shields were usually strapped to the arm that carried them. Smaller shields could be used without compromising the use of both hands.[7] Shields could be used in attacks to bash or push opponents. Some shields had spikes attached to them so that they could be more devastating when used as a weapon.[8]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th edition allows for a variety of shield types. Their prices and weight vary.

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