User is able to demonstrate tactical aptitude with the way of the shield, they are able to wield a shield with great proficiency in power, defense, and endurance. The user is also able to use it for offense such as bludgeoning their opponents, countering attacks and if the shield is bladed they can even decapitate their enemies.
Great defense and frontal attacks can be easily blocked or countered.
Charge at your opponent knocking them off guard.
Attack with either the flat or the edge of your shield.
Able to throw your shield from a distance.
Able to stop projectiles such as arrows and bullets.
Carapace's shield (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir)
Vexen (Kingdom Hearts)
Imitatia (Fairy Tail)
Coppelia (Log Horizon)
Elijah Bradley (Marvel Comics)
Taskmaster (Marvel Comics)
Goofy (Kingdom Hearts)
Link (Legend of Zelda series)
The Guardian (DC Comics)
Palutena (Kid Icarus series)
Palutena Trophy (Super Smash Bros Brawl)
Pantheon (League of Legends)
American Dream (Marvel Comics)
Lightning Toy (Final Fantasy XIII-2)
Sophitia Alexandra (Soul Calibur Series)
Big Shield Gardna (Yu-Gi-Oh! series)
Warrior of Light (Dissidia Final Fantasy)
Leina Vance (Queen's Blade)
Risty (Queen's Blade)
Annelotte (Queen's Blade Rebellion)
Gallantmon (Digimon series)
Washio (Buso Renkin)
U.S. Agent (Marvel Comics) deftly and forcefully throws his shield to decapitate a giant android.
Rose Quartz (Steven Universe)
Steven Universe (Steven Universe)
Tooru Kokonoe (Absolute Duo)
Patroklos Alexander (Soul Calibur)
Goblin Slayer (Goblin Slayer) can use his shield to not only defend...
...but also a weapon to smash.
James "Bucky" Barnes (Marvel Comics)...
...the New Captain America.
General Tsao's (Sly Cooper) main weapon is a shield marked with a yin-yang symbol. In battle, a spinning array of blades emerges from the rim of the shield, essentially turning it into a large buzz-saw.
Flash Magnus (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
Super-Soldier (Amalgam Comics)
Shield Superhero (Stan Lee's The Condor and Mosaic Opening)