For Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies on the DS, a GameFAQs aww. i only have like 12 shield skill on my minstrel lvl P. Empowered Shield. Defence: Block chance: %. Used by: Warrior, Priest, Mage, Minstrel Classification: Shield. How to make: Power shield x1 + Life bracer. List of shields in Dragon Quest IX Erdrick's shield, 9%, 39, N/A, N/A, Alchemy Kitty shield, 2%, 11, N/A, , Alchemy, quest #.