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The Wooden Shield is the first unlockable shield.
The Wooden Shield is a useful low-level item used to block damage from in front of you. To equip it, go into your Inventory and drag the Shield to your off-hand slot. The Shield must be raised in order to block incoming damage. It can be equipped simultaneously with Pickaxes, Axes and Swords for safety while gathering or fighting, however you cannot use any of these weapons while the shield is raised and protecting you from damage.
- The Wooden Shield cannot be used while in water.
- You cannot drop a torch while the Shield is equipped to your offhand