Arcane spirit shield

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The arcane spirit shield is a shield which requires 75 Defence, 65 Magic, and 70 Prayer to wield. The shield is made by attaching an Arcane sigil, a rare drop from the Corporeal Beast, to a blessed spirit shield. This process requires 90 Prayer and 85 Smithing. Players without the required skill levels to create the shield may ask Abbot Langley in the Edgeville Monastery to combine the sigil and the blessed spirit shield, for a fee of 1,500,000 coins.

This shield's defensive bonuses are identical to the blessed spirit shield, but it provides a magic attack bonus of +20. The arcane spirit shield's counterpart, the spectral spirit shield, instead provides a magic defence bonus of +30.

Attack icon.png Attack bonusesA player wielding an arcane spirit shield.
A player wielding an arcane spirit shield.
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
+0+0+0+20+0
Defence icon.png Defence bonuses
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
+53+55+73+2+52
Melee.png Other bonusesSlot
Strength icon.pngRanged Strength icon.pngMagic Damage icon.pngPrayer icon.pngShield slot.png
+0+0+0%+3List

Creation[edit | edit source]

Requirements
SkillLevelXPMembers
Smithing Smithing851800
Member icon.png
Prayer Prayer900
ToolsHammer.pngFacilitiesAnvil
Materials
ItemQuantityCost
pxArcane sigil1137,294,050
pxBlessed spirit shield11,104,038
Total Cost138,398,088
pxArcane spirit shield1118,659,627
Profit-19,738,461

Comparison[edit | edit source]

The shield has the same defensive bonuses as the blessed spirit shield, though it also gives a +20 Magic attack bonus. This makes it the best off-hand Magic attack item in the game, outclassing the mage's book and the ancient wyvern shield (+15). The ancient wyvern shield offers more defence against stab, slash and magic attacks when fully charged, but penalises ranged defence, unlike the arcane spirit shield.

Like the other spirit shields, it also gives a small Prayer bonus and has no offensive penalties, making it suitable for all styles of combat. Its substantial Magic attack bonus, however, makes it most suited for mages.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The arcane spirit shield is the only sigil spirit shield that doesn't have a passive effect.