Shield killer

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Shield Killer/Shield Snatcher
シールドキラー/シールドとりがみ Shield Killer/Shield Take
Shield killer.jpg
Artwork of the Shield Killer from the Mother 2 strategy guide
Type Battle item
Appears in EarthBound
Mother 3

The Shield Killer, also known as the Shield Snatcher in Mother 3, is a reusable battle item introduced in EarthBound. In EarthBound it can repaired from the Broken pipe and is only be used by Jeff. In Mother 3 any party member can use it.

It is the successor to the PSI ability Shield-Off from EarthBound Beginnings.

Usage

When used in battle, it will remove the Shield or PSI Shield of the enemy. In Mother 3 it also removes Counters and PSI Counters in addition to shields. In EarthBound the Shield Killer has a miss rate of luck/80 while in Mother 3 Shield Snatcher always succeeds.

In EarthBound the Squatter Demon and Electro Specter are capable of using the Shield Killer. In Mother 3 the Masked Man can use it, when used by him it is referred to by its EarthBound name the Shield Killer.

Prices

EarthBound
Buying Selling
Not for sale Cannot be sold
Mother 3
Buying Selling
Not for sale Cannot be sold

In-game description

EarthBound

Items for Jeff. Breaks through the enemy's shield during a battle. Can be used many times.

Mother 3

A sticky paper you can use to peel an enemy's shield away.

Where to obtain

EarthBound
Limited quantity Infinite quantity
Fix the Broken pipe
Mother 3
Limited quantity Infinite quantity
Highway, from the mouse after her seven children are found

Artwork

Mother 3
ShieldSnatcher.png
In-game sprite of the Shield Snatcher from Mother 3


Items of the EarthBound series
EarthBound Beginnings
Battle itemsCapsulesEquippable itemsKey itemsMiscellaneous itemsRecovery itemsStatus boosters
EarthBound
Battle itemsBroken itemsCapsulesEquippable itemsKey itemsMiscellaneous itemsRecovery items (condiments) • Status boosters
Mother 3
Battle itemsEquippable itemsKey itemsMiscellaneous itemsRecovery items