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Royal Guard's Shields are recurring Items in The Legend of Zelda series.[1] Royal Guard's Shields go unnamed in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity.

Location and Uses

Breath of the Wild

Hyrule Compendium Entry

369 (374) Royal Guard's Shield
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Description
This shield was forged using ancient Sheikah technology. It boasts extremely high stopping power, but its structural weakness made its low durability impractical for combat.
Common Locations
Unknown
Properties
Def 70

Royal Guard's Shields are found in Hyrule Castle, either abandoned or being used by the Enemies inside. They were created using the Ancient Technology of the Sheikah for use of the Royal Guards of Hyrule Kingdom.[1] Though they have an incredibly high defense, a structural weakness led to their low Durability, making them impractical for combat.[1]

One Royal Guard's Shield can be found in the King's Study, which is within Hyrule Castle's Library.

If Link wears a Royal Guard's Shield while talking to Selmie, she will be unimpressed to the point of yawning and calls them flimsy pieces of garbage that are worthless to serious Shield Surfers, due to their poor Durability making them unsuitable for Shield Surfing.[2]

Being made of metal, Royal Guard's Shields will attract Lightning if they're equipped during thunderstorms. However, they won't burn like wooden Shields do when exposed to Fire or a Scorching Climate. They will also sink if they're dropped in water, but they can be picked up and manipulated with the Magnesis Rune.

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Royal Guard's Shields can be wielded by Link in conjunction with Royal Guard's Swords.

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
LanguageNameMeaning
JapanJapanese近衛の盾 (Konoe no tate) 
Taiwan, Hong Kong, MacaoChineseTR近衛盾 (Jìnwèi dùn) 
NetherlandsDutchSheikah-schild 
FranceFrenchEUBouclier de garde royalRoyal guard shield
GermanyGermanGardeschild 
ItalyItalianScudo da guardia reale 
South KoreaKorean근위의 방패 (Geunwiui bangpae) 
RussiaRussianГвардейский щит (Gvardeyskiy shchit) 
Latin AmericaSpanishLAEscudo de la guardia 
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See Also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Royal Guard's Shield
    This shield was forged using ancient Sheikah technology. It boasts extremely high stopping power, but its structural weakness made its low durability impractical for combat.
    " — Inventory (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "A royal guard's shield... *yawn* Those flimsy pieces of garbage are worthless to serious surfers." — Selmie (Breath of the Wild)
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