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Buckler +15

Stats
physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg 110 icon_dmg_cbonus.png 100
magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg 82(80) stability_dark_souls.jpg 50
fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg 110(110) durability_dark_souls 150
lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg 110(110) weight_dark_souls 1.5
Requirements & Bonus
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7 13
Weapon Type Small Shield
Attack Type Strike
Enchantable Yes
Special No

*When infused with Magic: 82 physical dmg/80 magic dmg, with Fire: 110 physical dmg/110 Fire dmg, with Lightning: 110 physical dmg/110 Lightning dmg


"Very small round metal shield. Parry attacks with large center protrusion.
 
Small shields are always less stable, but landing critical hits after parry is easier. This shield is specialized for parrying."

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Buckler Upgrade Table

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Overview table for all Upgrades at regular, max and threshold levels. Click on the tabs to see individual upgrade paths in detail. Use this table to quickly compare performance

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Damage Reduction (%) Stability
Buckler physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg physical_defense_dark_souls.jpg magic_defense_dark_souls.jpg fire_defense_dark_souls.jpg lightning_defense_dark_souls.jpg stability_dark_souls.jpg
Regular 55 - - - D - - - - 76 32 65 53 40
Regular +5 68 - - - D - - - - 76 32 65 53 44
Regular +10 85 - - - D - - - - 76 32 65 53 48
Regular +14 100 - - - D - - - - 76 32 65 53 49
Regular +15 110 - - - D - - - - 76 32 65 53 50
Crystal 85 - - - D - - - - 76 32 65 53 50
Crystal +4 100 - - - D - - - - 76 32 65 53 51
Crystal +5 110 - - - D - - - - 76 32 65 53 52
Lightning 85 - - 85 - - - - - 76 32 65 59.4 40
Lightning +4 100 - - 100 - - - - - 76 32 65 62.5 40
Lightning +5 110 - - 110 - - - - - 76 32 65 63.6 40
Magic 51 56 - - E - D - - 76 32 65 53 40
Magic +5 63 69 - - E - D - - 76 35.2 65 53 40
Magic +9 75 82 - - E - D - - 76 37.8 65 53 40
Magic +10 82 80 - - E - D - - 76 38.4 65 53 40
Divine 46 56 - - E - D - 110 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +5 57 69 - - E - D - 110 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +9 67 82 - - E - D - 110 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +10 74 90 - - E - - - 110 76 32 65 53 40
Fire 68 - 68 - - - - - - 76 32 65 53 40
Fire +5 85 - 85 - - - - - - 76 32 70.2 53 40
Fire +9 100 - 100 - - - - - - 76 32 76.7 53 40
Fire +10 110 - 110 - - - - - - 76 32 78 53 40

  

Regular Upgrades are performed by Andre of Astora at the Undead Parish. 
Regular +6 requires a regular +5 weapon and to hand in the Large Ember. Regular +11 requires a regular +10 weapon and to hand in the Very Large Ember
Regular Reinforcement Scales 31% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 3,000 souls, 9 titanite shards to +5, 9 large titanite shards to +10, 7 titanite chunks to +14 and 1 titanite slab to +15

 

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Damage Reduction (%) Stability
Buckler physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg physical_defense_dark_souls.jpg magic_defense_dark_souls.jpg fire_defense_dark_souls.jpg lightning_defense_dark_souls.jpg stability_dark_souls.jpg
Regular 55 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 40
Regular +1 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 57 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 40
Regular +2 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 60 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 41
Regular +3 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 63 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 42
Regular +4 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 66 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 43
Regular +5 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 68 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 44
Regular +6 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 72 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 44
Regular +7 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 75 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 45
Regular +8 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 78 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 46
Regular +9 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 81 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 47
Regular +10 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 85 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 48
Regular +11 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 89 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 48
Regular +12 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 92 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 48
Regular +13 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 96 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 49
Regular +14 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 100 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 49
Regular +15 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 110 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 50

 


Crystal Upgrades are performed by the Giant Blacksmith at Anor Londo.
Crystal Upgrades require a regular +10 weapon and to hand in the Crystal Ember.
Crystal Reinforcement reduces weapon Durability by 14, but increases base damage.  It scales 31% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength  to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 1000 souls, 8 titanite chunks to +4 and 1 titanite slab to +5

 

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Damage Reduction (%) Stability
Buckler physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg physical_defense_dark_souls.jpg magic_defense_dark_souls.jpg fire_defense_dark_souls.jpg lightning_defense_dark_souls.jpg stability_dark_souls.jpg
Crystal (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 85 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 50
Crystal +1 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 89 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 50
Crystal +2 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 92 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 50
Crystal +3 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 96 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 51
Crystal +4 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 100 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 51
Crystal +5 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 110 - - - D - - - - - 76 32 65 53 52

 

Lightning Upgrades are performed by the Giant Blacksmith at Anor Londo.
Lightning Upgrades require a regular +10 weapon, but no special Ember is required.
Lightning Reinforcement removes all scaling but adds Lightning Damage
To reach max, you need: 1000 souls, 8 titanite chunks to +4 and 1 titanite slab to +5

 

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Damage Reduction (%) Stability
Buckler physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg physical_defense_dark_souls.jpg magic_defense_dark_souls.jpg fire_defense_dark_souls.jpg lightning_defense_dark_souls.jpg stability_dark_souls.jpg
Lightning (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 76 - - 76 - - - - - - 76 32 65 59.4 40
Lightning +1 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 89 - - 89 - - - - - - 76 32 65 60.4 40
Lightning +2 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 92 - - 92 - - - - - - 76 32 65 61 40
Lightning +3 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 96 - - 96 - - - - - - 76 32 65 61.5 40
Lightning +4 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 100 - - 100 - - - - - - 76 32 65 62.5 40
Lightning +5 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 110 - - 110 - - - - - - 76 32 65 63.6 40

 

 

 

Magic Upgrades are performed by Rickert of Vinheim, found in New Londo Ruins. 
Magic Upgrade +1 requires a regular +5 weapon. Magic +6 requires a Magic +5 and to hand in the Large Magic Ember
Magic Reinforcement adds Magic Damage and an Intelligence bonus. The weapon can no longer be buffed with Magic Weapon. Scales 8% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and 22% faith_dark_souls.jpg Intelligence to increase your AR. 
To reach max, you need: 2,000 souls, 10 Green Titanite Shards to +5, 7 Blue Titanite Chunks to +14 and 1 Blue Titanite Slab to +15

 

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Damage Reduction (%) Stability
Buckler physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg physical_defense_dark_souls.jpg magic_defense_dark_souls.jpg fire_defense_dark_souls.jpg lightning_defense_dark_souls.jpg stability_dark_souls.jpg
Magic (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 51 56 - - E - D - - - 76 32 65 53 40
Magic +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 53 58 - - E - D - - - 76 32.6 65 53 40
Magic +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 56 61 - - E - D - - - 76 33.3 65 53 40
Magic +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 58 64 - - E - D - - - 76 33.9 65 53 40
Magic +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 61 67 - - E - D - - - 76 34.6 65 53 40
Magic +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 63 69 - - E - D - - - 76 35.2 65 53 40
Magic +6 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 66 72 - - E - D - - - 76 35.8 65 53 40
Magic +7 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 69 76 - - E - D - - - 76 36.5 65 53 40
Magic +8 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 72 79 - - E - D - - - 76 37.1 65 53 40
Magic +9 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 75 82 - - E - D - - - 76 37.8 65 53 40
Magic +10 (blue_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 82 90 - - E - D - - - 76 38.4 65 53 40

 

 

Divine Upgrades are performed by Andre of Astora at the Undead Parish. 
Divine Upgrades require a regular +5 weapon and to hand in the Divine Ember. Divine +6 upgrades require a Divine Weapon +5 and to hand in the Large Divine Ember
Divine Reinforcement adds Magic Damage and Faith scaling. Scales 10% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and 25% faith_dark_souls.jpgFaith to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 2000 souls, 10 Green Titanite Shards, 7 White Titanite Chunks and 1 White Titanite Slab

 

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Damage Reduction (%) Stability
Buckler physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg physical_defense_dark_souls.jpg magic_defense_dark_souls.jpg fire_defense_dark_souls.jpg lightning_defense_dark_souls.jpg stability_dark_souls.jpg
Divine (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 46 56 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 48 58 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 50 61 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 52 64 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 55 67 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 57 69 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +6 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 59 72 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +7 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 62 76 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +8 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 65 79 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +9 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 67 82 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40
Divine +10 (white_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 74 90 - - E - D - 110 - 76 32 65 53 40

 

 

 

Fire Upgrades are performed by Blacksmith Vamos in The Catacombs.
Fire Upgrades require a regular +5 weapon. Fire+6 requires a Fire+5 weapon and to hand in the Large Flame Ember.
Fire Reinforcement adds Fire Damage but removes all scaling bonuses from the weapon.  
To reach max, you need: 2000 souls, 10 Green Titanite Shards, 7 Red Titanite Chunks and 1 Red Titanite Slab

 

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Damage Reduction (%) Stability
Buckler physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg physical_defense_dark_souls.jpg magic_defense_dark_souls.jpg fire_defense_dark_souls.jpg lightning_defense_dark_souls.jpg stability_dark_souls.jpg
Fire (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 68 - 68 - - - - - - - 76 32 65 53 40
Fire +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 72 - 72 - - - - - - - 76 32 66.3 53 40
Fire +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 75 - 75 - - - - - - - 76 32 67.6 53 40
Fire +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 78 - 78 - - - - - - - 76 32 68.9 53 40
Fire +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 81 - 81 - - - - - - - 76 32 70.2 53 40
Fire +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 85 - 85 - - - - - - - 76 32 71.5 53 40
Fire +6 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 89 - 89 - - - - - - - 76 32 72.8 53 40
Fire +7 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 92 - 92 - - - - - - - 76 32 74.1 53 40
Fire +8 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 96 - 96 - - - - - - - 76 32 75.4 53 40
Fire +9 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 100 - 100 - - - - - - - 76 32 76.7 53 40
Fire +10 (red_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 110 - 110 - - - - - - - 76 32 78 53 40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




    • Anonymous

      06 Feb 2018 17:28  

      Buckler is useless because all shields have similar parrying speeds and there are other shields that have better damage reduction while still providing those good sweet parry speeds. This shield is way better in dark souls 2 imo.

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