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For the Dark Souls II variant, see Greatshield of Glory.

The Greatshield of Glory is a greatshield in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

A greatshield adorned with flowing patterns, a celebration of an ancient glory.
Boasts the highest stability of such shields, but with reduced stamina regeneration speed.
Perhaps it is glory that begets indolence.
Skill: Shield Bash
Without lowering your guard, strike the enemy with the shield to knock them back or stagger them. Works while equipped in either hand.

AvailabilityEdit

Dropped by a Mimic in the Profaned Capital, in the treasury room to the right of Yhorm the Giant's boss arena.

CharacteristicsEdit

The Greatshield of Glory is a titan of a greatshield that is renowned for being extremely difficult to penetrate.

Boasting the highest stability in the game, it is capable of shrugging off most attacks with minimal stamina damage. This makes it particularly tough, even among greatshields, as it allows its wielder to absorb numerous consecutive attacks and then be able to retaliate once the opponent has exhausted their stamina. Its elemental resistances are respectable for the most part, being able to block Magic attacks particularly well.

However, the drawback of this greatshield, beyond its massive Strength wielding requirement, is that while equipped it reduces stamina regeneration by 20 points per second, effectively halving it from the default 45 points per second. This can prove to be a fatal flaw should the wielder exhaust their stamina while blocking attacks, as it will take twice as much time to recover stamina, and smart opponents can exploit this weakness by stacking numerous stamina debuffs, such as Impact and Frost, to render the wielder helpless. This means that in order to mitigate this flaw, it may be necessary to commit a ring slot to a Chloranthy Ring and to actively consume Green Blossoms while using this shield.

UpgradesEdit

Upgrade Level Attack Values Aux. Effects Bonuses Damage Reduction
DSIIIWPhysical DSIIIWMagic DSIIIWFire DSIIIWLighting DSIIIWDarkness DSIIIWBleeding DSIIIWPoison DSIIIWFrost DSIIIWStrength DSIIIWAgility DSIIIWInteligence DSIIIWFaithDSIIIWPhysiaclDef DSIIIWMagicalDef DSIIIWFireDef DSIIIWLightingDef DSIIIWDarknessDefDSIIIWStability
Greatshield of Glory 134 D 100.0 70.0 65.0 52.0 63.0 80
Greatshield of Glory +1 (Twinkling Titanite ×1 & 1370 souls) 149 D 100.0 70.0 65.0 52.0 63.0 81
Greatshield of Glory +2 (Twinkling Titanite ×2 & 1918 souls) 160 D 100.0 70.0 65.0 52.0 63.0 82
Greatshield of Glory +3 (Twinkling Titanite ×4 & 2466 souls) 187 D 100.0 70.0 65.0 52.0 63.0 83
Greatshield of Glory +4 (Twinkling Titanite ×8 & 3014 souls) 210 D 100.0 70.0 65.0 52.0 63.0 84
Greatshield of Glory +5 (Titanite Slab ×1 & 4110 souls) 234 D 100.0 70.0 65.0 52.0 63.0 85

The data displayed above are current as of Patch App 1.15 Regulation 1.35.



Greatshields
Ancient Dragon GreatshieldBlack Iron GreatshieldBonewheel Shield
Cathedral Knight GreatshieldCurse Ward GreatshieldDragonslayer Greatshield
Greatshield of GloryHavel's GreatshieldLothric Knight Greatshield
Moaning ShieldStone GreatshieldTwin Dragon Greatshield
Wolf Knight's GreatshieldYhorm's Greatshield
The Ringed City
Dragonhead GreatshieldGiant Door Shield