Page 1 of 4 - invisible ebony shield vampirism bug report - posted in skyrim technical support very recently i experienced a bug where, the very second i became a vampire, my ebony shield becames invisible. The shield is equipped, and pressing block causes the same blocking animation, but theres no visible shield, i dont know whether this affects if the shield still blocks damage or not. if your character turns into an vampire there are a few shields and other items that arent set to the vampire-race, so they are getting invisible. What it does following items are now visible if your character turns into an vampire - blades shield - ebony shield - thieve guild hoods - thieve guild. So i recently encountered a weird bug with two ebony shields i got while dungeon diving. Whenever i equip either of them, they are completely invisible. I can still shield bash and everything, they are just invisible. The other weird thing is that i tried to place them on a shield rack in my house in windhelm and it said that i had to. I retried becoming a vampire without a shield in my inventory and when i got home my ebony and blades shields are both invisible when i equip. For the elder scrolls v skyrim on the xbox 360, a gamefaqs message board topic titled using the invisible ebony shield. as i was trying to equip my ebony shield to my weapons rank in my lakeview manor, i noticed that my shield had glitched and turned invisible and thanks for watching! Update 10262015 this glitch. Invisible shield so at first it was fun smacking people with the back of my wrist instead of bashing with the shield but it started to annoy me. Since most of the internet is filled with the invisible ebonyblades shieldvampirism bug its really hard to find a fix for my problem which is every single shield turns invisible and im not even a vampire.