Parry Power: The attack power of the shield with the parry command (zL+A). This has nothing to do with the efficiency of perfect guards. The latest Tweets from Paddy Power (@paddypower). Betting and sports news, served with a side of mischief. @AskPaddyPower for queries. Snapchat. The number dictates Parry Power, not durability. For example, a Pot Lid parry won't do much at all whereas a Hylian Shield parry will do a ton. I'm excited to know how many beams it takes to break it. Thank you so much for your write up and clearing this up. Forgot your username or password? Germany regional cup, I've parried laser beams before not Perfect Guard with Knight Shields, however the laser beam is deflected to the side, but it didn't destroy the shield. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest.