Divine spirit shield

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"DSS" redirects here. For other uses, see dragon sq shield.
For this item's augmented variant, see augmented divine spirit shield.
For other variants of this item, see lucky.
Divine spirit shield detail.png

The divine spirit shield is a melee shield. It requires 75 Defence and 75 Prayer to wield. Players with 90 Prayer and 85 Smithing can attach a Divine sigil to a Blessed spirit shield to make a Divine spirit shield, granting 1800 Smithing experience. Alternately, you can ask Brother Bordiss to attach it for 1,500,000 coins after completing Perils of Ice Mountain.

One must have completed Summer's End to make or wear the divine spirit shield. 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. The divine spirit shield, along with its other variants, is currently the best non-degradable shield in the game outside of Daemonheim.

Combat stats[edit | edit source]

Passive Effect[edit | edit source]

Like the Elysian and Arcane spirit shields, the Divine 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]

Divine spirit shield.png Divine spirit shield
SmithingPrayerHourglass.pngMake-X GE icon.png
1,800 XP0 XP6 (3.6s) 15,756,318
Smithing Smithing level85
Prayer Prayer level90
Quests Completed Summer's End
P2P icon.png Members only
Blessed spirit shield.pngBlessed spirit shield1844,301844,301
Divine sigil.pngDivine sigil16,577,2716,577,271
Total price7,421,572

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 4 June 2013 (Update):
    • Torva platebodies no longer intersect with divine spirit shields.
  • patch 29 March 2010 (Update):
    • Adjusted the code for the divine spirit shield to correctly reduce damage in all circumstances.
  • patch 10 February 2009 (Update):
    • A bug has been fixed involving combat with NPCs while using prayers and the divine spirit shield. You should no longer lose Prayer points when you negate melee or ranged damage with active protection Prayer effects rather than the shield.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • On 1 February 2010, the Spirit shields' appearances were changed to match their inventory pictures. The Divine spirit shield's colour was changed to a more vibrant green. Previously, the Arcane spirit shield and Divine spirit shield were close to the same pale shade of green.
  • The Divine spirit shield was the first non-discontinued item to reach a Grand Exchange price of higher than 1 billion coins.
  • Divine refers to things which come from a supernatural power or deity, such as a god, being sacred or holy.
  • The sigil itself is a green colour when not attached to a blessed spirit shield, however when a divine sigil is attached to a blessed spirit shield the shield is tinted green and the sigil fades out to white. This gives the appearance of the power of the sigil flowing into the shield.