The kitty shield, also known as the kitten shield, is a recurring shield in the Dragon Quest series. It is a novelty shield appearing alongside with the other cat-themed equipment. It offers a decent amount of protection for characters who typically cannot carry heavier shields.


Dragon Quest VII

The kitty shield has a defence bonus of +9 and a style bonus of +8. It can only be equipped by Maribel and Ruff and can be purchased in L'Arca for 310 gold. In the 3DS version, a kitty shield can be found on the world map in the past after crossing the bridge to the northeast of L'Arca.

Dragon Quest VIII

It is found in the Swordsman's Labyrinth. It has a defense of +12 and can be equipped by Jessica and Angelo.

Dragon Quest IX

Game description: A charming piece of armour with a feline design.

Dragon Quest Swords

There is a 500 point bonus for completing a level with all of the cat-themed equipment.



Location Info
Various locations Lucky Bag enemy item drop

Equipping characters



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French Bouclier chat
German Katzenschild
Spanish Escudo felino
Escudo gatuno
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