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Heavy armor

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Any of the armor listed on this page can be worn without incurring a non-proficiency penalty if a character has the Heavy Armor Proficiency feat.

Post U14/MotU heavy armor types[edit]

Half Plate Armors[edit]

Basic Half Plate Armors
Name Armor Bonus Max Dex Bonus Armor Check Penalty Spell Failure Absolute ML
Half Plate 7 2 -6 30% 1
Battle Half Plate 10 3 -6 30% 4
Magecraft Half Plate 13 4 -6 30% 10
Mountain Half Plate 17 5 -6 30% 16
Planeforged Half Plate 21 6 -6 30% 22

Full Plate Armors[edit]

Basic Full Plate Armors
Name Armor Bonus Max Dex Bonus Armor Check Penalty Spell Failure Absolute ML
Full Plate 8 1 -6 35% 1
Battle Plate 12 1 -6 35% 4
Magecraft Plate 16 1 -6 35% 10
Mountain Plate 20 1 -6 35% 16
Planeforged Plate 24 1 -6 35% 22

Pre U14/MotU heavy armor types[edit]

The following lists the basic pre-U14/MotU heavy armor types in the game. (These still exist in the game, but no longer drop. However, they do still appear in the reward list for some quest chains; see Sources of older armor types.)

Table: Basic Old Heavy Armors
Name Cost Armor Bonus Max Dex Bonus Armor Check Penalty Arcane Spell Failure Chance Weight
Splint mail 200 gp 6 0 -7 40% 45 lb.
Banded mail 250 gp 6 1 -6 35% 35 lb.
Half plate 600 gp 7 0 -7 40% 50 lb.
Full plate 1,500 gp 8 1 -6 35% 50 lb.