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#1 Aug 12 2010 at 5:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Seigneur Shield Rare/Exclusive
(Shield) All Races
DEF: 25 Resist Vs. Light+20
"Magic Def. Bonus" +5
HP+20 (this is not shown in the English version)
Lv. 77 WAR / PLD

Apparently this shield has a hidden effect of absorbing more damage than usual from a blocked attack, can anyone confirm this?

How does this stack against Koenig? I got this in Abyssea - La Theine last night.
Beyond this place of wrath and tears
Looms but the Horror of the shade,
And yet the menace of the years
Finds, and shall find, me unafraid.

It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll.
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.

Invictus -- William Ernest Henley
#2 Aug 13 2010 at 10:15 AM Rating: Decent
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The hidden effect is only a hidden effect in the English version - all the other versions show HP +20 just fine.

PLD also gets a new job trait at level 77: Shield Defense Bonus. The defense on the shield grants about a 1% bonus over Kaiser shield. These two facts coupled together are probably what you're seeing. My Iron Ram Shield was also blocking more than normal when I hit 77. Now that I use a Gleaming Shield, I hardly take damage on blocked attacks at all.

Edited, Aug 13th 2010 10:15am by Dracoth
#3 Aug 13 2010 at 11:07 AM Rating: Good
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Hadn't really seen much on the gleaming shield...Difficult to obtain?
#4 Aug 13 2010 at 12:07 PM Rating: Good
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It's a Synergy craft. Can't remember the specifics, but a friend in the LS crafted it for me for 50% of AH price. The market on it is coming down quite a bit now, though.
#5 Aug 13 2010 at 2:14 PM Rating: Decent
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I believe that you get the Rusty Shield (Base component) from fishing in Abyssea (possibly LTP only?). The fished item is used in a quest, or you can synergize it into the Gleaming Shield.
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