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Pierce Shield +15

Stats
physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg 205 icon_dmg_cbonus.png 100
magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg 155(167) stability_dark_souls.jpg 49
fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg 229(229) durability_dark_souls 180
lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg 225(229) weight_dark_souls 3.5
Requirements & Bonus
strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg
11 14
Weapon Type Standard Shield
Attack Type Strike
Enchantable Yes
Special No

*When infused with Magic: 155 physical dmg/167 magic dmg, with Fire: 229 physical dmg/229 Fire dmg, with Lightning: 225 physical dmg/229 Lightning dmg

"Shield of certain knights of Catarina, used in attacks with a large protrusion in the center."
"Can be used as a thrust weapon."

Acquired from:

Hints and Tips:

  • A light shield that can be used for both attack and defense, an attribute usually restricted to Greatshields.

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Pierce Shield 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
Pierce Shield 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 82 - - - D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +5 123 - - - D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +10 164 - - - D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +14 196 - - - D B - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +15 205 - - - D B - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Crystal 180 - - - D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Crystal +4 213 - - - D B - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Crystal +5 221 - - - D B - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Lightning 164 - - 164 - - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Lightning +4 213 - - 213 - - - - - 95 30 70 44.9 49
Lightning +5 225 - - 229 - - - - - 95 30 70 47.6 49
Magic 93 100 - - E D C - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +5 124 134 - - E D C - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +9 148 160 - - E D C - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +10 155 167 - - E D C - - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine 82 102 - - E D C - 110 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +5 110 136 - - E D C - 110 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +9 132 163 - - E D C - 110 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +10 137 170 - - E D C - 110 95 30 70 34 49
Fire 123 - 123 - - - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Fire +5 164 - 164 - - - - - - 95 30 73.5 34 49
Fire +9 213 - 213 - - - - - - 95 30 76.3 34 49
Fire +10 229 - 229 - - - - - - 95 30 77 34 49

 

    

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 22% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and 70% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity 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
Pierce Shield 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 82 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +1 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 90 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +2 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 98 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +3 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 106 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +4 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 114 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +5 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 123 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +6 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 131 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +7 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 139 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +8 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 147 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +9 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 155 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +10 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 164 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +11 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 172 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +12 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 180 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +13 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 188 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +14 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 196 - - - D B - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Regular +15 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 205 - - - D B - - - - 95 30 70 34 49

 

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 18, but increases base damage.  It scales 22% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and 70% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity 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
Pierce Shield 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) 180 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Crystal +1 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 188 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Crystal +2 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 196 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Crystal +3 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 205 - - - D C - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Crystal +4 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 213 - - - D B - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Crystal +5 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 221 - - - D B - - - - 95 30 70 34 49

 

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
Pierce Shield 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) 164 - - 164 - - - - - -   30 70 34 49
Lightning +1 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 176 - - 176 - - - - - -   30 70 36.7 49
Lightning +2 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 188 - - 188 - - - - - -   30 70 39.4 49
Lightning +3 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 200 - - 200 - - - - - -   30 70 42.2 49
Lightning +4 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 213 - - 213 - - - - - -   30 70 44.9 49
Lightning +5 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 225 - - 229 - - - - - -   30 70 47.6 49

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 6% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 20% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 66% intelligence_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
Pierce Shield 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) 93 100 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 99 107 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 105 113 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 111 120 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 117 127 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 124 134 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +6 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 130 140 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +7 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 136 147 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +8 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 142 154 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +9 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 148 160 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Magic +10 (blue_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 155 167 - - E D C - - - 95 30 70 34 49

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 7% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 21% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 73% faith_dark_souls.jpg Faith 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
Pierce Shield 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) 82 102 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 88 108 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 93 115 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 99 122 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 104 129 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 110 136 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +6 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 115 142 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +7 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 121 149 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +8 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 126 156 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +9 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 132 163 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49
Divine +10 (white_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 137 170 - - E D - C 110 - 95 30 70 34 49

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
Pierce Shield 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) 123 - 123 - - - - - - - 95 30 70 34 49
Fire +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 131 - 131 - - - - - - - 95 30 71.4 34 49
Fire +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 139 - 139 - - - - - - - 95 30 72.8 34 49
Fire +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 147 - 147 - - - - - - - 95 30 74.2 34 49
Fire +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 155 - 155 - - - - - - - 95 30 75.6 34 49
Fire +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 164 - 164 - - - - - - - 95 30 77 34 49
Fire +6 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 176 - 176 - - - - - - - 95 30 78.4 34 49
Fire +7 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 188 - 188 - - - - - - - 95 30 79.8 34 49
Fire +8 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 200 - 200 - - - - - - - 95 30 81.2 34 49
Fire +9 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 213 - 213 - - - - - - - 95 30 82.6 34 49
Fire +10 (red_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 229 - 229 - - - - - - - 95 30 84 34 49

 

 

 

  




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