Assault Shield

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Assault Shield

Assault Shield Icon.png

Causes you to charge forward while blocking.
Type: Shield
Scaling: Health Stat.png
Leveled Item Yes
Damage
First Hit 20 (40)
Location: Timed Door Room in Promenade of the Condemned
Drop Chance: 100%
Unlock Cost: 40 Cell Currency.png

Assault Shield is a shield-type weapon which causes the player to boost forward on use.

Details[edit | edit source]

  • Block Damage Reduction: 75%
  • Special Effects:
    • On release of the shield's assigned button (cannot be pushed for more than certain amount of time, needs testing) , the player dashes forward shield-first.
    • Knocks back enemies on contact and dealing block damage (?). Dashing puts the shield on cooldown for 0.4 seconds.
  • Breach Bonus: -1
    • Base Breach Damage: 0 (0)
  • Tags: Shield
  • Legendary Version: Red Onslaught
    • Forced Affix: Bleed on Hit
      • "Bleeds the victim"

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Assault Shield is the only shield which has a breach bonus other than 0 -- namely, a breach bonus of -1. As a result, this shield is unable to stun enemies by damage alone.
  • Hitting the back of a Thorny with the dash from this shield will always result in a parry
  • Rolling immediately after Parrying grants a boost in momentum, allowing for faster run speeds