When infused with Lightning, the Sunlight Parma provides 100% lightning protection.
- The warrior depicted on the shield resembles Solaire of Astora, a character from Dark Souls who was affiliated with the Warrior of Sunlight covenant, which is similar to the Heirs of the Sun covenant.
- The shield's design was chosen by From Software for the Dark Souls II shield design contest; its original name was the "Sunlight Warrior Dark", designed by Denis "DasHurz" Bachmaier.
- There is a typo in the in-game description; where it says "desire appear", it should actually say "desire to appear".
- There is a sun on the inside of the shield.