Since this article was a stub I decided to fix it up a bit. If you disagree with any of my changes, feel free to use the history to help make a better page. I'm aware that the list of shields is kind of redundant with the category beneath, but it was what I was expecting when I arrived at the page, and it makes the article look better, I think. Djchallis

Added an Image, hope that helps--Redeadhunter 19:37, October 4, 2009 (UTC)

Should we put anything about the fact that Twili like to wear shields like masks? For example, when Link first gets a shield, Midna puts it on her face. Plus, what do the Shawdow Beasts' masks remind you of? Maybe in a trivia section or something. Dawn Of A New Day (is cool)

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We don't use trivia sections anymore, but we can try to integrate it into the article. I don't find anything wrong with it; we just need to find somewhere to put it.
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While I could be wrong, I think that Midna just didn't know how to use the shield, or that it was there for comic relief (and did a great job of it!).
Lisa URAQT – "Well. If sudden knowledge had a physical force my head would have exploded right there, and chunks of my brain would have splattered some unsuspecting shmuck in a grocery store parking lot down below." --Maximum Ride: saving the world and other extreme sports
Here's my idea of an analogy: You're a dog. You find a shield on the ground and you think it's cool. So you try to pick it up. "Dang it, I don't have opposable toes!" So you pick it up with your teeth, like a any sensible dog would. Now you have a shield on your face. Yay! Not to say that all twili hold shields in their mouth necessarily, I mean, maybe, but who knows? Shadow Beasts move on all fours like dogs so it would make more sense to put it on their face than in their hand bc their hands are on the ground. As for the upright members of their race... idk, tradition?
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Jedimasterlink – Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. --Vernon Sanders Law
I seem to remember Midna saying something about how she thought the sword and shield were ridiculous tools when she tried to use them, so I'm agreeing with TM here. btw, that's a pretty funny analogy, Lisa.
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Concurrence with TM. I see how it's hard to mistake that as being something else than a fish-out-of-water style joke.
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We're playing Marco Polo now... either way, yeah... it was probably just a gag...

List Edit

As has been pointed out, instead of this appearing in the list of shields:

which is sort of worthless unless you bother to/know you can hover over the link and see where it goes, can we make it look like this:

or this:

or something that makes it easier to use?--FierceDeku 00:27, September 14, 2011 (UTC)

For lists, the third one would be best. Jedimasterlink (talk) 13:45, September 14, 2011 (UTC)
I take a third option, namely... the third option. --AuronKaizer! 14:18, September 14, 2011 (UTC)
The third option may be the best but the real question is why do we have separate pages for shields that are just called Shield? If the reason is because their page names need their game title since we already have a Shield page for every shield then it makes sense. However, if there is a solution around this wouldn't it be better to have only one page for Shield shields? --Birdman5589 (talk) 14:46, September 14, 2011 (UTC)

Regarding the third option, I thought we already did this in most cases; the few times I've made See alsos in that form I've done the whole Shield (Four Swords) thing, namely here, here, and here. In regards to Birdie's suggestion, because they have the same title, it might be best to do that...I mean, we seem to do that most often too, correct? -Minish Link 15:48, September 14, 2011 (UTC)

What would we call it? Shield (item)? Oni Dark Link 17:54, September 14, 2011 (UTC)

That's the problem. I have no idea how we would name it. We could make it Shield (item) or we could make this page plural? Or I guess we can also leave it how it is. --Birdman5589 (talk) 19:10, September 14, 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, let's just leave it. There isn't really a great way to do this, but I think what we have now is the least ambiguous (Shield (item) could apply to either the general page or a specific page) and the most consistent with our naming conventions. Jedimasterlink (talk) 07:02, September 15, 2011 (UTC)
Okay then, I'll change the list entries to the Shield (Four Swords) format later today unless someone objects. Knives182 (talk) 19:38, September 20, 2011 (UTC)

Non-linear damage in Skyward Sword Edit

I could have sworn that some enemies do less damage to shields than to Link's health. For example, Keese seemed to be about half as effective. I'd like to try it out, but I might not get the chance in the near future. Oh, and if it's true, which article should it be in? --Naxios10 (talk) 19:48, June 8, 2012 (UTC)

Considering we have a page for the Magic and Stamina Meters we should probably have a page for the Shield Meter. Information like that would be suited there I'd say. Oni Dark Link 19:52, June 8, 2012 (UTC)