From Zelda Dungeon Wiki
The Red Shield can be purchased from a merchant for the sum of 500 Rupees. Link knows it's worth more."
— Nintendo Power Player's GuideFighter's Shield as it can protect Link against small fireballs shot from enemies. This shield is only found in A Link to the Past.
How To Get It
There are two ways to obtain this shield:
- Purchase it in a store for around 500 Rupees
- Exchange the Fighter's Shield for this shield in the Waterfall of Wishing
Getting this shield is optional and is not required to finish the game.