Guardian's Plate

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Guardian's Plate [BW]
Lax02 breastplate armor guardians plate icon.png
General
Equipment slot
Armor type
Category
Recovery time
+55%
Soulbound
Yes
Unique
Yes
Value
Copper pands (cp)2,540
Shop value
Copper pands (cp)12,700
Armor Rating
Base
12
Burn
8
Crush
8
Corrode
12
Pierce
12
Freeze
12
Slash
12
Shock
12
Enchantments
Related
Items
Technical
Armor ID
LAX02_Plate_Armor_Soulbound_Guardians_Plate
Sketch image

Guardian's Plate is a soulbound plate armor in Beast of Winter. It can be bound to any class.

Description[edit | edit source]

Base
Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.
Though likely a thousand years have passed since the Glamfellan crafted this armor, it seems impeccably cared for - at least until it spent four centuries frozen to a corpse. The magic of the Vytmádh has permanently altered the armor, encasing it in jagged spurs of ice.

Whether the armor bore these blessings of the White Void when worn by the temple guardians of centuries' past remains unclear.

Level 1
Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.
He knew the Land only as stories. A vast white emptiness, like the blue sea around the temple, but cold and hard. He imagined the snow bears, great white masses of fur and muscle, and the walruses, with their spear-like tusks raking the ice for food, and dreamt of sledding across the ragged, frozen land.

He would never set eyes upon them. His place was here, in this ancient temple, watching over the White Maw, protecting it from those who would despoil it and casting away the tools and weapons of the lesser divines.

Level 2
Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.
Rynhaedr took him aside one afternoon, after their exercises. The chosen of Rymrgand had only a few winters on him, but she'd been personally tapped by Winter to stand watch at the gate to his dominion. She wore that authority like a mantle, shoulders squared, chin raised. Confident.

She sent him from the isle then - to the Land. To know the Land, she explained, was to know Winter. There could be no understanding of one without understanding of the other, and a guardian must know Winter as they know themselves.

So he found himself, heart near to bursting within his chest, bundled against the cold on the next supply ship, its prow pointed south.

Level 3
Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.
He returned a hard man to a frozen home.

The Land had forged him anew of hoarfrost and rime - once-soft hands now hard as ice, formerly-lanky arms now bulging with muscle, clean face now boasting a beard as full and white as a snow bear's pelt.

But all were dead. Some had been torn apart, their limbs scattered and ribs opened. Others stood frozen at their stations. Rynhaedr herself held the opened Maw, vigilant even in demise.

He felt no sadness, no pulsing fear. He understood the Land, and so he understood Winter. When the growl rose from the Maw, he knew it for an interloper. He took up his spear and his shield, and he strode into the Void.

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

Soulbound upgrades[edit | edit source]

Level Requirements Classes Value Enchantments
1 Reforge the soul of a follower of Rymrgand Any class Copper pands (cp)3,040
2 Receive 100 Afflictions Any class Copper pands (cp)5,840
3 Collect the rest of Rynhaedr's Equipment Any class Copper pands (cp)6,040

Notes[edit | edit source]