- The regular version is gifted to the player by Saulden, the Crestfallen Warrior after one-hundred deaths, or dropped if killed.
- The +1 version is gifted to the player by Lucatiel of Mirrah upon meeting her for the third time.
- The +2 version is dropped by the Looking Glass Knight in NG+.
The increased defense granted by this ring makes it one of the most handy rings in the game boasting one of the best defense to weight ratios of any item. The drawback however would be that it only increases defense against physical blows and does thus not decrease damage taken from any kind of magic.