Asgard Shield

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Asgard Shield
Author(s) Jade Knightblazer
Website Minecraft Forum
Latest Version (MC Version) 2.0.4 (1.5.2)
Used Version (MC Version) 2.0.4 (1.5.2)

The Asgard Shield mod is an expansive mod that adds many new elements to the game, most notably shields. It also has several addons, which increase the volume of content it delivers.

Addons in Hexxit: Harken Scythe, Ender/Nether, Hallowed

A player wearing an ender shield as a chestplate

Using Shields

The shields are used by equipping them in your hotbar. To block, right click when the shield is in your hand or when you are holding a vanilla sword. The shield will override some melee weapons' blocks when held in the hotbar. When held, the shield blocks a percentage of damage received, rounded to the nearest half heart. When you equip a shield an indicator will appear between your health and food bars. The indicator starts empty and fills up over time, and when it is full you can activate the Vanguard ability, knocking back and debuffing mobs and refilling your. The shield will grant a passive defense buff when held in your hand, but not in your hotbar. Giant Swords and a few mod swords will not function with the auto-shield-block feature and will block normally, though Giant Swords have similar defensive abilities to shields. Each shield has a special perk and a weakness. Both are visible in game as flavor text when the item is moused over. Note that it seems if you hold right click until the shield bar is fully depleted, the icons will change to a cracked version and the meter will recharge much slower with a chance for the shield to break. It will also become impossible to block while the meter is recharging.

Shield Indicator

Types of Shields

There is a standard and gilded variant of every shield. The gilded shields have increased stats, durability, and the Guard Guage will drop half as quickly as the standard version. The special perk and weakness are also affected, always positively. Gilded shields are crafted by surrounding a normal shield with eight gold ingots in a crafting table, but this recipe is currently bugged and may crash the game or yield an entirely different shield of a non-gilded variety. Until this is fixed, the only way to obtain gilded shields is by looting.

Image Material Special Perk Weakness
Grid Wooden Shield.png
Wooden Arrow Catch Fire Damage
Grid Gilded Wooden Shield.png
Gilded Wooden Arrow Catch Fire Damage
Grid Stone Shield.png
Stone Fire Resistant Explosive Damage
Grid Gilded Stone Shield.png
Gilded Stone Fire Resistant Explosive Damage
Grid Iron Shield.png
Iron Explosive Resistant Water Damage
Grid Gilded Iron Shield.png
Gilded Iron Explosive Resistant Water Damage
Grid Diamond Shield.png
Diamond Projectile Reflect Reflected Damage
Grid Gilded Diamond Shield.png
Gilded Diamond Projectile Reflect Reflected Damage
Grid Nether Quartz Shield.png
Nether Quartz Fire Catch Fatigue
Grid Gilded Nether Quartz Shield.png
Gilded Nether Quatz Fire Catch Fatigue
Grid Skull Shield.png
Skull Fear Brittle Bones
Grid Gilded Skull Shield.png
Gilded Skull Fear Brittle Bones
Grid Livingmetal Shield.png
Livingmetal Soul Matrix Soul Eater
Grid Gilded Livingmetal Shield.png
Gilded Livingmetal Soul Matrix Soul Eater
Grid Ender Shield.png
Ender Teleport Displace Ender Damage
Grid Gilded Ender Shield.png
Gilded Ender Teleport Displace Ender Damage
Grid Biomass Shield.png
Biomass Blood Matrix Blood Drinker
Grid Gilded Biomass Shield.png
Gilded Biomass Blood Matrix Blood Drinker
Grid Patchwork Shield.png
Patchwork Foulness Foulness
Grid Gilded Patchwork Shield.png
Gilded Patchwork Foulness Foulness

Using Giant Swords

While held, giant swords offer excellent offense and defense. They hit harder than vanilla swords, and while blocking greatly reduce incoming damage. However, unlike regular swords, they have a limited amount of blocking time, which needs to recharge after being consumed. This is displayed in the HUD above the food bar, opposite the armor bar, when blocking or recharging.

Giant sword block indicator.

Types of Giant Swords

Grid Wooden Giant Sword.png Wood
Grid Stone Giant Sword.png Stone
Grid Iron Giant Sword.png Iron
Grid Golden Giant Sword.png Gold
Grid Diamond Giant Sword.png Diamond
Grid Nether Quartz Giant Sword.png Nether Quartz
Grid Skull Giant Sword.png Skull
Grid Livingmetal Giant Sword.png Livingmetal
Grid Biomass Giant Sword.png Biomass
Grid Patchwork Giant Sword.png Patchwork
Grid Ender Giant Sword.png Ender


Asgard Shield Addons
Author(s) Jade Knightblazer
Website Link
Latest Version (MC Version) 2.0.0 (1.5.2)
Used Version (MC Version) 2.0.0 (1.5.2)

There are three addons to the pack in Hexxit.

Harken Scythe adds the Biomass and Livingmetal items.

Ender/Nether adds the Ender and Nether Quartz items.

Hallowed adds the Skull and Patchwork items.


  • There is a glitch where, if you open up the Armor Stands' interface, you can equip a shield on your chestplate spot, which is not possible any other known way. It appears that the different shields display a colored ( the color is respective to the shield ) leather chest plate.
  • Both the shield and giant sword blocking indicators in the HUD flash blue every second or so. This is evidently a bug.


  • Skulls for the Skull items can now be found in most caves and mineshafts.
  • In old version of Hexxit, if you try to surround a normal quality shield in a crafting table with 8 gold ingots, it will not give you a gilded shield, but will instead give you another shield or a giant sword, and it will crash the game, even if you don't try to take the newly crafted item.
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