Shield of the Maiden

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Shield of the Maiden
Shield of the Maiden.png
Type: Active
Quality: C Quality Item.png
Sell Creep Price: 21 Money.png
Recharge: 1.5 seconds
Unlock Method: Defeat the boss of the Keep of the Lead Lord without getting hit.
Ammonomicon Entry
Block And Load
Use to block bullets.

This old and battered shield has seen better days, but it still gets the job done. A useful addition to any Gungoneer's arsenal when used in moderation. Shields are nice, but not if they engender passivity.

Shield of the Maiden is an active item.


  • Pulls up a shield that protects the player from bullets and contact damage.
    • The player is immobile while the shield is active.
    • The shield can be active for a maximum of 4 seconds. It will blink right before it's about to go down to alert the player.
    • Firing a weapon or rolling immediately takes the shield down.



  • If the player has Shield of the Maiden active when swallowed by a Tarnisher, the player will not take damage but will instead lose the item. The item can be recovered after killing the Tarnisher.
  • Certain effects like explosions, poison, fire, and electricity can still damage the player through the shield.
  • It can block the Beholster's eye laser.
  • Does not work well with the Super Hot Watch as the shield renders you immobile.



See also


  1. "A crude wooden shield used by the masses who have arisen to join the hunt. Hunters do not normally employ shields, ineffectual against the strength of the beasts as they tend to be. Shields are nice, but not if they engender passivity." Bloodborne Wiki