Ivory Tower


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Ivory Tower.

Ivory Tower is a legendary shield in Diablo 3 and Reaper of Souls. This item can be found and equipped by any class, though shields are used mostly by Crusaders (around 80%), occasionally by Barbarians and Monks, and almost never by Wizards, Witch Doctors, and Demon Hunters.

The Smart Drop system ensures that this shield will usually roll with the mainstat appropriate to the class that finds it. Shields do not roll with +skill bonuses as random primary affixes.

Ivory Tower properties[edit]

This item does not have a legendary affix but the reduces damage from melee attacks inherent secondary affix is a much larger bonus to that stat than a random affix could provide.

  • All stats listed in the database scale up to the level of this item when dropped.
  • See the sample screenshots below to see how this item will roll at level 70.

Ivory Tower: Legendary shield

  • Minimum Item Level: 60

Item stats at level 70:

  • 1760–2024 Armor
  • +10.0 %–20.0% Chance to Block
  • (12696-15870) - (15235-22218) Block Amount

Primary Attributes:

  • +(91-100) Resistance to All Elements
  • Regenerates (726-990) Life per Second
  • One of 2 Magic Properties (varies)
    • +(10-15)% Life
    • +(14-18)% Life

Secondary Attributes:

  • +1 random secondary affix
  • Reduces damage from melee attacks by (15.0-20.0)%
  • Legendary Affix: None.

This shield hums with the Song of the Arch.

Salvages into:

Item Examples[edit]

Several examples of this item equipped on level 70 characters can be seen below. View hundreds more samples of the Ivory Tower via DiabloNut's armory.



The item design and lore reference the Crystal Arch, a prominent feature of architecture within the High Heavens. The Crystal Arch is what Diablo shatters after defeating Imperius in the opening cinematic for Act Four.