|First Game Appearance||The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword|
 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Once again, like the previous versions the Braced Shield has a round design. Continuing the weakness of the shields before it, the Braced Shield is weak to fire attacks. Having said this, it does have a resistance to electric attacks. It also has the greatest hit points capacity of the three, absorbing the most hits without developing the need for repairing or replacing. Link can upgrade his Banded Shield to the Braced Shield by talking to Gondo at his Scrap Shop located in Skyloft.
The Treasures needed to upgrade from the Banded Shield to the Braced Shield are: