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Plate armor is the heaviest armor in Dungeons and Dragons. It grants a +8 to AC when worn, but as the heaviest basic armor, gives a -2 armor check penalty. [PH:214][HotFL:325]

Only Paladins and Knights begin with plate armor proficiency.

  • AC Bonus: +8. See below for magic armor.
  • Check: -2
  • Speed: -1
  • Weight: 50 lb.
  • Cost: 50gp.
Magic Plate Armor
Enhancement Bonus Armor Bonus Total
+1 +8 +9
+2 +9 +11
+3 +10 +13
+4 +11 +15
+5 +12 +17
+6 +14 +20

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