In the Eldin Canyon, north of the Sheh Rata Shrine, there is a shield salesman named Russ on top of a hill. He says he is part of a shield surfing gang and has three shields available to buy:
- Wooden Shield (30 rupees)
- Soldier's Shield (100 rupees)
- Knight's shield (300 rupees)
According to the Zelda Wikia, Link can only purchase each type of shield once. Once Russ sells out, he is not able to restock any of his shields.
If you examine a shield and say you don't want to buy it, Russ laments that if people don't start buying shields, his shield surfing gang will go out of business.
Does something special happen if I buy all three shields? Or is there some other reason to buy shields from Russ?