He Carries Many Scars

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He Carries Many Scars
Plate armor he carries many scars icon.png
General
Equipment slot
Armor type
Category
Recovery speed
-50%
Soulbound
No
Unique
Yes
Value
600 Copper pands (cp)
Damage Reduction
Base
14
Burn
14
Crush
14
Corrode
14
Pierce
18
Freeze
14
Slash
18
Shock
7
Enchantments
Possible enchantments
Related
Quests
Technical
Armor ID
plate_armor_he_carries_many_scars

He Carries Many Scars is a unique plate armor in Pillars of Eternity.

Description[edit | edit source]

Items in italics are quoted directly from the game.
This armor was forged in honor of the Readceran monk Rugnfar, who came to believe that as long as no enemy could inflict more pain upon him than he could upon himself, he could never truly be subjugated by anyone. Conscripted by his government to quell the uprisings inspired by St. Waidwen, Rugnfar became a frightful presence on the battlefield - for every injury he sustained at the hands of an enemy, he would inflict one twice as severe, drawing strength from the pain that enabled him to fight through injuries that would've caused anyone else to collapse on the ground. He would charge his enemies covered in blood with tears in his skin from hand to foot, and his foes would shrink at the sight of him, believing as he did that it was not in their power to injure such a man.

Near the end of the rebellion, when the rebels had all but overthrown the government, Rugnfar found himself in a battle defending against St. Waidwen's main forces. Accounts claim that he was the last on his side to remain alive, and he was approached by St. Waidwen himself in the end. As the story goes, the living god looked him over and gave a slight bow, permitting him to fall upon his own blade, that he might remain free.

The armor bears many artificial scars added by the blacksmith to make its wearer as imposing as the figure that inspired it, though it wears its real scars with equal pride.

Acquisition[edit | edit source]