Shields is a tier two technology that unlocks the Defender, a strong defensive unit.

The Quetzali tribe starts with Shields.

For Cymanti, Shields unlocks the Kiton, a special unit that replaces the Defender.

A Quetzali Defender

Technology
Hunting
Archery - Spiritualism
Forestry - Mathematics
Riding
Roads - Trade
Free Spirit - Chivalry
Organization
Farming - Construction
Shields - Diplomacy
Fishing
Sailing - Navigation
Whaling - Aquatism
Climbing
Mining - Smithery
Meditation - Philosophy
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