The Ward

The Ward is a Unique Gothic Shield in Diablo 2 Resurrected (D2R). This normal Shield has a quality level of 35 and a treasure class of 30. An important benefit coming from The Ward:
  • The character will be more resistant to any elemental damage.
The WardThe WardGothic Shield
Defense: 112
Chance To Block: (56/51/46)%
Smite Damage: 2 to 6
Durability: 40 of 40
Required Strength: 60
Required Level: 26
10% Increased Chance of Blocking
+100% Enhanced Defense
+40 Defense
+10 to Strength
All Resistances +(30 - 50)
Magic Damage Reduced by 2
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How to obtain The Ward

The fastest way to get this item on Battle.net is via trading, you can use the Item Price Checker to see how much The Ward is worth.
Farming it by killing monsters is possible, check the drop rate table below for more information.
It can also be gambled but the chances are very slim.

The Ward drop rate table

The monster with the highest drop chance of dropping The Ward is Baal on Normal difficulty in The Worldstone Chamber of Act 5. Farming the monsters listed below gives you the highest chance of finding that item.

The Ward variants

Below is a list with different variants of The Ward. See the stats of its normal, ethereal or upgraded variant.