Buckler

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A buckler is a small shield, 15 to 45 cm (6 in to 18 in) in diameter, gripped in the fist; it was generally used as a companion weapon in hand-to-hand combat, as its size made it poor protection against missile weapons (e.g., arrows) but useful in deflecting the blow of an opponent's sword or mace. There are two major forms of medievally documented bucklers. The first is a simple round shield with the fist positioned directly behind the boss with a variety of shapes of face and depths of rim. These could also have projections from the top and bottom or serrated rings around the boss. The second major form is a corrugated rectangle.[1]

Variations

ItemSource isRare itemIs incomplete
Banded durian wood bucklerWise Weapons (1)Wise Weapons (2)true
Black ironwood bucklertrue
Black ironwood buckler with a skull-shaped damite bossHouse of the Revenant Fang 423/Incidental loottrue
Black-marbled bucklerBony wind wretchRagged wind hagtrue
Blighted silverwillow bucklerStumpy blight ogretrue
Blued-steel buckler with a wyvern-shaped bossFate's Fortune's Gamestrue
Boiled leather bucklerPirate marinertrue
Buckler (crafted)false
Buckler mosaicked with a gold-white temple amid lush gardensDrathrok's Duskruin 426/Incidental lootDrathrok's Duskruin 430/Incidental lootDrathrok's Duskruin 435/Incidental loottrue
Circular bucklerMuckele's Hoytrue
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  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckler