Help Topic: Shield

Category: Combat

To become proficient with shields, you can learn the Shields skill and
gain some shielding abilities. With a shield, you can learn to guard
with it by using 'shieldblock' and attack an enemy with it by using
'shieldbash'. While wielding a shield, you will also eventually have
the potential to deflect an enemy's weapon back onto them as a passive

shieldbash <target>

Shields are often heavy and cumbersome, but can grant an advantage
for certain fighting styles that do not rely on speed. One must be
careful to be accurate with a shield lest they unbalance themselves.

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