Originally Posted by x0pht!
dont ever mix different types of shields, stick with the best shields u have. otherwise, they will lower the total percentage of damage absorbability.
Actually, the amount is calculated based on your whole setup, so although you may have a lowered absorption amount, the additional shields more than make up for it. As long as the amount is over 50/50 (51/49 to shields) than the additional shields will help you more than hurt you.