*Taken straight from uoguide* "Shield Penalties All the throwing weapons are one-handed in nature which allows the thrower to equip a shield or other item in their off hand. The player will suffer a defense and hit chance penalty for using a shield while using a throwing weapon. These penalties can be offset by investing skill points into Parrying. Player’s with no skill points in the Parry Skill will now have a minimum chance to hit." Has anyone experimented with this? If i have 120 parry, would it be viable to use a shield with throwing? I would test it myself, but first have to train throwing.