Plate armor

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Plate armor
Item Type Heavy Armor
Base DR 12
Elemental DR Burn: 12
Freeze: 12
Shock: 6
Corrode: 12
Slash: 15
Pierce: 15
Crush: 12
Recovery Speed -50%
Value 200cp

Plate armor is a type of armor in Pillars of Eternity. It offers the best possible protection, but slows its bearer significantly.

In-game description[edit | edit source]

The heaviest armor in regular use by adventurers and soldiers, plate armor protects its wearers from all but the most severe blows. It is comprised of three layers: the base padding, a suit of mail, and the top layer of steel plates.

Types of Plate Armor[edit | edit source]

Image Name Damage Reduction Enhancements Notes
Plate armor icon.png Plate armor 12 none base plate armor
Crucible Plate Armor 12 none
Plate armor glimmerguard icon.png Adra Plate Armor 12 none
Plate armor sanguine plate icon.png Sanguine Plate 14 Drop from The Forgotten leader during "The Forgotten" quest.
Plate armor fine icon.png Fine Plate Armor 14
Plate armor crucible icon.png Crucible Knight Officer Armor 14 Knights of the Crucible Armor
Plate armor he carries many scars icon.png He Carries Many Scars 14 The Champion of Berath Quest
Plate armor exceptional icon.png Exceptional Plate armor 16
Plate armor death guard icon.png Exceptional Plate armor 16 Death Guard Armor
Plate armor argwes adra icon.png Argwes Adra 14 Drop from an unique fampyr in Endless Paths of Od Nua Level 8
BronzePlateArmor.JPG Bronze plate Worn by animats
Plate armor white crest icon.png White Crest Armor 16 Possible reward for Regrets Worth Trading [WM1]
Plate armor devil of caroc icon.png Devil of Caroc's Body [WM1] 8 [WM1] Plate armor of Devil of Caroc companion (unequippable)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The first easily-obtainable plate armor in Pillars of Eternity is worn by Brad Furis, a backer NPC situated in the back part of the ground floor in The Goose and Fox tavern in Copperlane, Defiance Bay. However, to acquire the armor, player must kill him—although no reputation penalty is issued if no other NPCs see the murder.
  • To tell male and female characters apart plate armor worn by female characters always has flared tassets and plate armor worn by male characters emphasizes pauldrons and belly bulge more.

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