Shield, Heavy, Wooden or Steel. You strap a shield to your forearm and grip it with your hand. A heavy shield is so heavy that you can’t use your shield hand for anything else. Wooden or Steel. Wooden and steel shields offer the same basic protection, though they respond differently to special attacks.
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To wield a heavy shield proficiently, you must have proficiency both with shields and with heavy armor. Special. While you are wielding a heavy shield with which you are proficient, when you take the Dodge action you gain an additional benefit. You gain half cover until the start of your next turn.
This heavy shield is made of mithral and thus is much lighter than a standard steel shield. It has a 5% arcane spell failure chance and no armor check penalty. It …
Jun 18, 2010 · v.3.5 Main D&D FAQ pg 70. However, it is said FAQ =/= RAW Using the standard action pretty much makes you useless the round you do it. (Unless you use it to move away) And they can go move sideways and deny your cover.
An enhancement bonus on a spiked shield does not improve the effectiveness of a shield bash made with it, but a spiked shield can be made into a magic weapon in its own right. Compared to a regular light shield, a light spiked shield costs 10 gp more and is 5 lb. heavier.Armor Check Penalty: −1
Shield, heavy special 1d3 1d4 x2 — special Bludgeoning Spiked shield, heavy special 1d4 1d6 x2 — special Piercing Trident 15 gp 1d6 1d8 x2 10 ft. 4 lb. Piercing Warhammer 12 gp 1d6 1d8 x3 — 5 lb. Bludgeoning Two-Handed Melee Weapons Falchion 75 gp 1d6 2d4 18–20/x2 — 8 lb. Slashing Glaive4 8 gp 1d8 1d10 x3 — 10 lb. Slashing
Mithral Heavy Shield: This heavy shield is made of mithral and thus is much lighter than a standard steel shield. It has a 5% arcane spell failure chance and no armor check penalty.It weighs 5 pounds. No aura (nonmagical); Price 1,020 gp.