All Races
DEF: 3
Lv. 9 WAR / RDM / PLD / BST / SAM
This is a Buckler, a Size 1 shield.
It absorbs the least damage, but blocks more often than the other shield types.

Other Uses

Synthesis Recipes

Smithing (18/29)
Yield: Aspis x 1
HQ 1: Aspis +1 x 1
Fire Crystal

Used in Recipes

    • None

Desynthesis Recipes

Smithing (18/29)
Yield: Ash Lumber x 1
HQ 1: Bronze Ingot x 1
HQ 2: Bronze Ingot x 2
HQ 3: Bronze Ingot x 3
Lightning Crystal
  • 1 x Aspis

Obtained from Desynthesis

    • None

Historical Background

An Aspis is the generic term for the word shield. The Aspis, which was carried by Greek infantry (hoplites) of various periods, is often referred to as a Hoplon.