Shield Moblins appear as enemy units in Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends. They are based on the Metal Shield Moblins from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. They attack by either swinging their spear, spinning continuously throughout the battlefield for a few seconds, or charging directly at the player. The Weak Point Bar is shown after they fall over after an attack. For the most part, the share the same attack patterns as the game's standard Moblins. If hit by Bombs while preparing its Spear-based Spin Attack-Belly Flop combo, it will be knocked off balance, causing its weak point gauge to become exposed. Like regular Moblins, Shield Moblins are also vulnerable following their belly flop attack.
Dark Shield Moblin
Dark Shield Moblin are a Dark shadowy variant of Shield Moblin that appear as enemies in Adventure Mode. They have the same weakness and material drops as Shield Moblins.