The Plasma Shield was a cut pickup in Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools Of Destruction. The device was essentially a new version of the Shield Charger from Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando, where it would generate a physical barrier around the user, blocking him from enemy attacks for a short period of time. Unlike the Shield Charger, however, the Plasma Shield was not an equippable weapon, rather it could only be picked up from ? boxes much like the Bolt Multiplier.
For reasons not entirely known, the Plasma Shield was removed from the final version of the game, probably due to the fact it didn't seem like a very useful device, and that adding it made the gameplay a bit too easy.
- Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools Of Destruction (cut from the game)