Iron Shield
Introduced in EmpiresIcon Age of Empires
Age IronAgeIcon Iron Age
Researched at Storage Pit
Required research Bronzeshieldicon Bronze Shield
Required for Towershieldicon Tower Shield
ArmEleAoEIcon Armored Elephant
Research time 75 seconds
Research cost
Food 200
Gold 320
Effect Infantry +1 pierce armor

Iron Shield is a technology in Age of Empires that can be researched at the Storage Pit once the Iron Age is reached. Once researched, it adds 1+ pierce armor to infantry units. Only a limited number of civilizations can research Iron Shield. Iron Shield is required to train the Armored Elephant. Tower Shield is the further upgrade of this technology.