Is Shield Bash Worth Leveling Up? Effect and Usage | Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition

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This page explains the effects of Shield Bash, an Art in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (XC1) for the Nintendo Switch. Find out how to use Shield Bash, and whether or not this art is worth leveling up!

Shield Bash Effect and Basic Info

Shield BashShield Bash
Effect Hit the enemy with a shield, inflicting Daze.
User Reyn
Art Type Physical
Level Learned 27
Color Yellow
Power (%) 60 ~ 186
Cooldown (Sec.) 30 ~ 8.4

How to Use Shield Bash

When an enemy has topple inflicted on them, the Shield Bash Art icon will have a blue exclamation point next to it.
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If you activate it on a Toppled enemy, it will inflict Daze on them.

To find out how to topple enemies, check our guide below!
How to Topple | Topple Lock Guide

Is Shield Bash Worth Leveling Up?

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Shield Bash is worth leveling up

This is generally a great Art that is useful in several builds, so we recommend setting it and leveling it up. This Art is one of Reyn's better Arts, and if you have extra AP, you can't go wrong spending it on this one.

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