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Killer Shrike's Arms & Armament Variant

Defenses

Armor Categories Armor Types
ARMOR TYPES
The following chart displays the Types of Armor used in this variant, and special Traits of each.
TYPE OF ARMOR TRAITS
Cloth Double DEF vs. Falling Damage, Destroyed by Fire, Insulated
Leather Double DEF vs. Fire and Explosions (For Wearer Only)
Scale Reduce DCV Penalty by -1
Chain Reduce DEX Penalty by -1
Plate Rigid (protects vs. some forms of Nerve Strike)
ARMOR LIST
The following chart displays the common Armors available in the campaign by Category and Type.
ARMOR DEF CATEGORY TYPE WEIGHT
Heavy Cloth 1 LIGHT Cloth 8 lbs
Soft Leather 1 LIGHT Cloth 10 lbs
Padded Cloth 2 LIGHT Cloth 10 lbs
Cord 2 LIGHT Cloth 12 lbs
Leather & Hide 2 LIGHT Leather 12 lbs
Hides 2 LIGHT Cloth 12 lbs
Heavy Hides 3 LIGHT Cloth 15 lbs
Bone 3 LIGHT Scale 15 lbs
Leather 3 LIGHT Leather 15 lbs
Heavy Leather 4 MEDIUM Leather 18 lbs
Studded Hides 4 MEDIUM Cloth 20 lbs
Studded Leather 4 MEDIUM Leather 22 lbs
Brigandine 4 MEDIUM Scale 22 lbs
Heavy Studded Hides 5 MEDIUM Cloth 25 lbs
Heavy Studded Leather 5 MEDIUM Leather 25 lbs
Ring Armor 5 MEDIUM Chain 28 lbs
Splint Armor 5 MEDIUM Scale 28 lbs
Lamellar Armor 5 MEDIUM Scale 28 lbs
Banded Armor 6 MEDIUM Scale 42 lbs
Chainmail 6 MEDIUM Chain 42 lbs
Heavy Banded Armor 7 HEAVY Scale 58 lbs
Heavy Chainmail 7 HEAVY Chain 58 lbs
Bar Mail 7 HEAVY Chain 58 lbs
Plate & Chain 7 HEAVY Chain 58 lbs
Field Plate 7 HEAVY Plate 58 lbs
Rock Armor 7 HEAVY Plate; not metal 90 lbs
Heavy Field Plate 8 HEAVY Plate 70 lbs
Full Plate 8 HEAVY Plate; +3 PRE 80 lbs
Ornate Full Plate 8 HEAVY Plate; +8 PRE 90 lbs
Heavy Full Plate 9 HEAVY Plate; +5 PRE 90 lbs
Ornate Heavy Full Plate 9 HEAVY Plate; +8 PRE 100 lbs