Kain Darkwind's Savage Tide
The Black Shield
A scale from the legendary Night Serpent.
A single scale from a Primordial Power, The Night Serpent. The Black Shield functions as a +1 Mithril Heavy Shield with no Arcane Spell Failure Chance and an additional +4 untyped bonus to AC and Reflex. It also acts as a foci which substitutes for any required spell components valued at fifty gold or less and gives the wielder a +5 bonus to Stealth. In bright light or absolute darkness the wielder suffers a -2 penalty to attacks, saves, and checks.
Black Shield (Caster level 20th) 3/day – Summon 2d4 Shadows that are immune to turning and serve as Summon Monster V. 3/day – Become a living shadow with the movement powers of Gaseous Form. 3/day – Project a Shadow Bolt Ray dealing 10d6 cold damage with 100ft range. 1/month – Summon an Advanced Shadow Demon that serves the wielder as Summon Monster IX.