A heavy shield is so heavy that you can't use your shield hand for anything else.
- Duskwood: DC 7, weight reduced by 60%
- Zalantar: DC 12, arcane spell failure reduced to 10%
- Mithral: DC 12, removes arcane spell failure, weight reduced by 40%
- Darksteel: DC 12, 5/- acid damage resistance
- Adamantine: DC 17, 2/- damage resistance
- Umber Hulk Hide: DC 19, +2 AC (Shield), immunity to mind-affecting spells