Ancient Shields are the exceptional versions of Gothic Shields.

They are one of the best shields of exceptional quality, rivaled by the Grim Shield.


Defense: 80 to 93

Level Requirement: 25
Strength Requirement: 110
Chance to Block: 46% (Paladin) / 41% (Amazon, Assassin, Barbarian) / 36% (Druid, Necromancer, Sorceress)
Durability: 80
Max Sockets: 3
Smite Damage: 12 to 16
Type: Medium
Quality Level: 56

See alsoEdit

Diablo II Shields
Normal Shields — BucklerSmall ShieldLarge ShieldKite ShieldSpiked ShieldTower ShieldBone ShieldGothic Shield
Exceptional Shields — DefenderRound ShieldScutumDragon ShieldBarbed ShieldPaviseGrim ShieldAncient Shield
Elite Shields — HeaterLunaHyperionMonarchBlade BarrierAegisTroll NestWard
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