- "You upgraded to a Braced Shield! This very sturdy shield is much tougher than the standard Wooden Shield."
- — In-game description
The Braced Shield is a shield from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It is an upgrade to the Banded Shield, and can be purchased at the Bazaar. This shield can withstand electric attacks, but due to it being made of wood it will rapidly burn if it comes in contact with fire.