Get the base shield in New Tunaria at ( -315, 53, -858 ) /waypoint -315, 53, -858. It looks like a regular tin buckler on the wall in the east side of the Hall of Truth, facing the huge tree that houses the Temple of Growth.
Return to Fethinal. He tells you he now needs the god-given Symbols of the Four Elements, scattered across Norrath.
spirit of magic - The Lesser Faydark by the Fugtyr tribe. Climb to the very top of their area then jump in the river and swim downstream. The spirit will be above the first water fall ( 128, -1, -375 ) /waypoint 128, -1, -375