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Shield Bash

 

Without lowering your guard, strike the enemy with the shield to knock them back or stagger them. Works while equipped in either hand. 

(Plank Shield/Ghru Rotshield/Pierce Shield/Lothric Knight Greatshield/Cathedral Knight Greatshield/Dragonslayer Greatshield/Yhorm's Greatshield/Black Iron Greatshield/Stone Greatshield)

Without lowering your guard, give the enemy a good shove with the shameful pig's snout.
Works while equipped in either hand.

(Porcine Shield)

Varies

Shield Bash is a Skill in Dark Souls 3.

 

 

Weapons That Have Shield Bash

 

 

Notes & Information

  • Despite its description, your guard actually does become inactive the instant you cast it. Using this skill in the midst of your enemy's R1 combo will simply get you stunlocked and nothing more - you have to use it in advance. The skill becomes "active" once you've landed the shield squarely on the ground, and it blocks all attacks afterwards, even if your stamina is 0.

 

 

 

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    • Anonymous

      06 Nov 2016 20:00  

      Is there ANY point to this weapon art? Is it even useful on greatshields, let alone the medium and small shields unfortunate enough to have it?

      • Anonymous

        Possible poise decrease?09 Sep 2016 18:49  

        I have a theory that shield bashes act much like black knight weapons and can break poise of bosses and open them for riposts.<br/>I would love to test that out but i dont know on who and how...

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