Shield Heavy Wooden

You strap a shield to your forearm and grip it with your hand. A heavy shield is so heavy that you can't use your shield hand for anything else. This includes spells with somatic components, carrying a item or drawing a Spell material component

Wooden or Steel: Wooden and steel shields offer the same basic protection, though they respond differently to spells and effects.

Shield Bash Attacks: You can bash an opponent with a heavy shield. See “shield, heavy” on Table: Weapons for the damage dealt by a shield bash. Used this way, a heavy shield is a martial bludgeoning weapon. For the purpose of penalties on attack rolls, treat a heavy shield as a one-handed weapon. If you use your shield as a weapon, you lose its Armor Class bonus until your next turn. An enhancement bonus on a shield does not improve the

Enhancements

Material Enhancements
Material Average Masterwork Hardness Hit Points Special
Steel 20 gp 170 gp 10 20
Wood 7 gp 157 gp 5 15
Adamantine 2,020 gp 20 26 Bypass hardness less than 20
Bone1 7 157gp 5 15 Armor bonus reduced by 1, Armor check penalty reduced by 1, Fragile quality
Darkwood 257 gp 5 15 1/2 Weight
Dragonhide1 314 gp 10 15
Iron, Cold 40 gp 190 gp 10 20 Magical enchantments cost an additional 2,000 gp.
Mithral 1,020 gp 15 20 1/2 weight, no arcane spell failure chance
Silver, Alchemical 110 gp 260 gp 8 6 −1 damage
1 Cannot be purchased must be found on adventurers (GM's discretion)
Weapon Enhancements
Bonus Value Additional Cost 1 Hardness Increase 2 Additional HP 2
+1 +1,000 gp +2 +10
+2 +4,000 gp +4 +20
+3 +9,000 gp +6 +30
+4 +16,000 gp +8 +40
+5 +25,000 gp +10 +50
+6* +36,000 gp 3 +12 +60
+7* +49,000 gp 3 +14 +70
+8* +64,000 gp 3 +16 +80
+9* +81,000 gp 3 +18 +90
+10* +100,000 gp 3 +20 +100
1 Unlike the additional cost, the increase to the armor or shield's hardness and hit points are only gained from its enhancement bonus, not its special abilities
2 If the armor or shield has a magical bonus greater than +5 or a special ability worth more than +5, then it's epic. Multiply magic cost by 10.
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