Magic Shield is a Sorcery in Dark Souls 3. To cast a sorcery, you must use a Staff or Special Weapons that can cast Sorceries

Magic Shield

Spell Type


 Focus Cost 30
Slots Used Slots Used 1
Requirments 10 Intelligence
Duration 60 Seconds



Sorcery for casters who wield swords. 
Reinforces left shield with magic. 

Shields augmented by magic have higher stability and damage absorption. 

Even the smallest of shields can be toughened considerably with the use of this spell.

Acquired From



  • Adds 18 Stability to shields.
  • Increases damage absorption of shields - damage that makes it through the shield is reduced by 30%. For example, a shield with 75% physical damage allows 25% of the damage to make it through. While the spell is active, the damage that makes it through will be reduced to 17.5%.
  • Standard duration is 60 seconds and is affected by Lingering Dragoncrest Ring (+0 is 78 seconds, +1 is 81 seconds, and +2 is 84 seconds).
  • Both this and Great Magic Shield can buff Simple & Blessed Infused shields.


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