Phalanx Breaker Plate Armor (3.5e Equipment)

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Phalanx Breaker Plate Armor[edit]

Break the enemy's lines. Crush the enemy's will. Smash the enemy's skull.
—Warchief Ugrok Gorlash, exerpt from 'the Red Conquest'
Phalanx Breaker Plate Armor (Heavy)
Size Humanoid
Weight Hit
Small 6300 gp 12600 gp +7 30 lb. 40
Medium 6300 gp 12600 gp +7 60 lb. 40
Non-Standard Sizes
Fine 3150 gp 6300 gp +3 6 lb. 40
Diminutive 3150 gp 6300 gp +3 6 lb. 40
Tiny 3150 gp 6300 gp +3 6 lb. 40
Large 12600 gp 25200 gp +7 120 lb. 40
Huge 25200 gp 50400 gp +7 300 lb. 40
Gargantuan 50400 gp 100800 gp +7 480 lb. 40
Colossal 100800 gp 201600 gp +7 720 lb. 40
Dex Bonus
Armor Check
Arcane Spell
+0 -7 50% 10
Base 20 ft. 30 ft. 40 ft. 50 ft. 60 ft. 70 ft. 80 ft. 90 ft. 100 ft.
Armored 15 ft. 20 ft. 30 ft. 35 ft. 40 ft. 50 ft. 55 ft. 60 ft. 70 ft.
  1. When running in heavy armor, you move only triple your speed, not quadruple.
Don Don Hastily Remove
4 minutes2 4 minutes1 1d4+1 minutes1
  1. If the character has some help, cut this time in half. A single character doing nothing else can help one or two adjacent characters. Two characters can't help each other don armor at the same time.
  2. The wearer must have help to don this armor. Without help, it can be donned only hastily.

Though this heavy armor of solid black iron looks haphazardly put together at best, a veteran of the battlefield knows enough to be wary of it at first sight, for its purpose in breaking through well established defenses is painfully obvious. With plates at a slanted angle serving to repel weapons away from the armor's centre, the phalanx breaker armour turns a warrior's strength and momentum into a nearly unbreakable defense.

The phalanx breaker plate armor is always masterwork; price and benefits are subsumed in the above statistics.

The plalanx breaker plate armor grants the following benefits when worn, on top of its general protective capabilities:

Craft (armorsmithing and metalworking) DC 31. Market Price 6,300 gp.

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Arcane Spell Failure50% +
Armor Bonus+7 +
Armor Check-7 +
AuthorSulacu +
Cost6300 gp +
Craft DC31 +
Identifier3.5e Equipment +
Max Dex Bonus+0 +
RatingUndiscussed +
SummaryThis heavy plate armor makes a man into a living battering ram. +
TitlePhalanx Breaker Plate Armor +
TypeHeavy +
Weight60 lb. +