While the player have any equipped Shields in their accessory slot, they can right-click to activate the shield, granting a 20 temporary defense boost while slowing the movement speed; The ability has no cooldown.
Right-Clicking right before hitting the enemy will deal damage to the said monster, in the same fashion as the Shield of Cthulhu and also gives the player the unique Striking Moment buff for 5 seconds, granting a 500% melee damage boost for the next melee attack.
- The damage reflection effect will only work against damage taken from enemies. It will not protect the player against fall damage, lava or traps.
- The Stiking Moment buff can be used by another weapon, such as Meowmere by quickly switching swords after activating the buff. If timed correctly, the Psycho Knife can also be used instead, combining it's +300% damage increase with the +500% from the Striking Moment Buff.
- Added in the game