Arcane spirit shield

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For this item's augmented variant, see augmented arcane spirit shield.
For other variants of this item, see lucky.
Arcane spirit shield detail.png

The arcane spirit shield is a magic shield. It is made by attaching an arcane sigil, a very rare drop from the Corporeal Beast, to a blessed spirit shield. This process requires 90 Prayer and 85 Smithing, as well as completion of Summer's End. Players without the required skill levels to create the shield may ask Brother Bordiss in the Edgeville Monastery to combine the sigil and the blessed spirit shield, for a fee of 1,500,000 coins.

The arcane spirit shield requires 75 Defence and 75 Prayer to wield. Attempting to put the shield in a keepsake key without completion of the quest results in the message, "You need to complete the quest: Summer's End"; no keepsake keys are wasted in the attempt to put the shield in the keepsake key if one has not completed the quest Summer's End.

Combat stats[edit | edit source]

Passive Effect[edit | edit source]

Like the Elysian and Divine spirit shields, the Arcane spirit shield reduces all incoming damage by 30%, and 50% of the blocked damage- after damage reductions provided by Defence level, armour, and Protect from / Deflect prayers and curses - is drained from prayer points. For example, a hit of 1,000 would be reduced to 700 and 150 prayer points would be drained. This effect only works if the player has adequate prayer points; without any prayer points the effect will not work. This effect does not reduce typeless damage, though it does work on Telos' "So much power!" attack.

Creation[edit | edit source]

Arcane spirit shield.png Arcane spirit shield
SmithingPrayerHourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
1,800 XP0 XP6 (3.6s) 16,724,636
Requirements
Smithing Smithing level85
Prayer Prayer level90
Quests Completed Summer's End
P2P icon.png Members only
Materials
ItemQuantityPriceTotal
Blessed spirit shield.pngBlessed spirit shield1868,347868,347
Arcane sigil.pngArcane sigil16,815,3216,815,321
Total price7,683,668
Profit9,040,968

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • ninja 26 November 2018 (Update):
    • Now lists its passive effect on the tooltip.
  • patch 7 January 2014 (Update):
    • The arcane spirit shield now displays the correct sigil when equipped.
  • patch 13 May 2010 (Update):
    • Arcane spirit shields should no longer render through players in Standard Detail.


Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Prior to the Evolution of Combat, the arcane spirit shield did not have any damage reduction ability. Instead, it was utilised for it's best in slot magic attack bonus.
  • On 1 February 2010, the spirit shields' appearances were changed to match their inventory pictures, which were updated on 11 January. The arcane spirit shield's colour was changed into golden yellow from a pale yellow-green. Previously, the arcane spirit shield and divine spirit shield were close to the same shade of green.
  • On 15 March 2011, along with the Ring of Wealth update, the spirit shield sigils became a near 100% drop from the Corporeal Beast. This glitch was patched within an hour of release.
  • As of 4 June 2013, the arcane spirit shield's appearance was bugged: When unsheathed, the shield's sigil changes to that of the elysian spirit shield. This has been fixed as of 7 January 2014.