Parrying will increase the chance to block and damage blocked with shields.

ShieldArmor ratingPropertiesBlocks casting if equipped
Bronze Shield16*Yes
Kite Shield16*Yes
Heater Shield16*Yes
Metal Shield16*Yes
Shield of the Holy Element40Holy protection 50%No
Shield of Drakon60Poison protection lvl 3No
Shield of Ryous60Earth protection 75%No
Shield of Darkness60Necro protection 75%No
Elven Shield60Healing increase lvl 3No
Kite Shield16*Yes
Wooden Shield16*Yes