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Obsidian Shield
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TooltipGrants immunity to knockback
Grants immunity to fire blocks
RarityRarity level: 4
Research1 required

The Obsidian Shield is a Shield accessory made from the Cobalt Shield and Obsidian Skull, and combines their functionality as well as their defense boosts. It grants immunity from knockback, as well as immunity from the Burning debuff, and provides 2 defense.



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  • It is almost necessary when traversing The Underworld, as knockback from enemies and damage from Hellstone and Hellstone Brick are two of the major threats the player will have to deal with.
  • The Obsidian Shield can synergize with the Brand of the InfernoDesktop, Console, and Mobile versions to block attacks, granting the Striking Moment buff.


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Specifications: "Sprite prior to 1.3.2's change"
  • Console 1.06: Inventory sprite updated to match Desktop 1.2.3.