Guarding Mod for Minecraft 1.20.1 and 1.19.2, improves the utilities (and certain features) of shields, making them much more interesting for combat. For example, shields can now also be enchanted, making them even more powerful.
The player will be able to use the shield to push the enemy back slightly, and even better, shields will no longer have the annoying lag of the Minecraft Java version. The latter will prevent those shots that players sometimes receive after activating their shield.
Similarly, shields will now be temporarily deactivated after the first use, and cannot be used again until 10 seconds later. Of course, this delay time can be removed or modified, which is recommended for players who feel it is excessive.
The new shield enchantments are as follows:
Finally, Guarding also incorporates a Netherite shield, obviously a much more powerful shield than the default one, as well as with greater durability. It is still under development, so there may be some compatibility or optimisation bugs.