Dendrik was a dwarven armorer and Magic User of some limited, specific ability. He found a way to imbue a +2 shield with a 10' protection spell.
For every 2 Hit Points of damage taken by the
shield/circle of protection, 1 charge is removed from the shield. Each
shield had 1d20 charges to it and once the charges are reduced to zero,
it operates as a normal +2 shield. The shield can be recharged by a
To use the shield with the prot. power, the command word
must be spoken (Dwarven word for "Dendrik Protect Us")when raising the
shield. As long as the shield is raised and the words are spoken, the
protection will hold. If the shield is removed, or the command to cease
protection is spoken ("We are safe" in dwarvish.) the protection will
Anyone within 10' of the shield bearer will be protected from all
physical attacks including hand, weapon or missile attacks. Breath
weapons such as dragonfire breathing are blocked as well.
Only 1d6 of these shields are rumored to exist.