Not to be confused with Ward.
For other uses, see Shield.

Shield is an Alteration spell in The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall. Shield is a self-affecting spell that absorbs melee damage for a base time of 5 in game minutes, adding 2 minutes per level of the Hero. The spell is leveled with the Hero, making it absorb more melee damage the higher level the Hero is at the time the spell was cast. This spell boasts a 100% chance to be cast successfully, making it reliable to use in dangerous fights.