|First Game Appearance||The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword|
 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Retaining the round shield design, the Banded Shield features a Loftwing-like emblem. Like the Wooden Shield it is weak to fire attacks but resistant to electricity. What it boasts though is a greater hit points capacity, allowing it to take more hits without need of repair or replacement. Link can upgrade it again to the Braced Shield by talking to Gondo at his Scrap Shop in Skyloft.
The Treasures needed to upgrade from the Wooden Shield to the Banded Shield are:
The Treasures needed to upgrade from the Banded Shield to the Braced Shield are: