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Availability and Type of Armor on Nyonia

General

Most armor on Nyonia is fashioned from cloth, animal hides, leather, and bronze. This is due to the fact that Nyonia’s climate is very humid. Iron based armor rusts very quickly and is almost impossible to keep in working condition. The other issue with iron based armor is the lack of iron.

Typical pieces of armor

When Hero Combat Manager is capable of supporting sectional armor for characters, sectional armor will be a part of having a character in Nyonia. In anticipation of that here are a list of typical pieces of armor found in Nyonia and what they are typically made of:

Type and Description
Ainu
Armor typically made by Ainu

StyleMaterialPD/EDWeight
CuirassSteel6/66.9
Full SuitIron / Leather5/518
Full SuitSteel / Leather6/614
Cuirass
Covers shoulders and torso
Cuirass-Ainul-Steel.jpg
Full Body Armor
FullBody-Ainu-Steel.jpg
Full Body Armor
FullBody-Ainu-Steel-1.jpg
Byrnie
Covers from the shoulders, torso, and legs

StyleMaterialPD/EDWeight
ByrnieChain mail6/613
ByrnieLeather3/34.54
ByrnieRing Mail4/46.48
Chain mail
Byrnie-Chainmail.jpg
Leather
Byrnie-Leather.jpg
Ring Mail
Byrnie-Ringmail.jpg
Cuirass – Single plate
Covers shoulders and torso

StyleMaterialPD/EDWeight
Cuirass – PlateSteel6/68.1
Cuirass – PieceLeather4/44.05
Cuirass – PlateBronze5/59.9
Iron/Steel
Cuirass-Roman-IronSteel.jpg
Leather
Cuirass-Roman-Leather-sm.jpg
Bronze
Cuirass-Roman-Bronze-sm.jpg
Cuirass Scale mail
Covers shoulders and torso

StyleMaterialPD/EDWeight
Cuirass – Scale mailSteel5/58.1
Cuirass – Scale mailLeather3/34.2
Cuirass – Scale mailBronze4/48.1
Iron/Steel
Cuirass-Scalemail-Metal-sm.jpg
Scale Leather
Cuirass-Scalemail-Leather.jpg
Scale Bronze
Hammeh
This the style and type of armor made and used by the Hammeh
Covers the entire upper body and thighs but not the hands.
StyleMaterialPD/EDWeight
Hauberk – Chain mailSteel611.4
Hauberk – Chain mailIron59.9
Hauberk Chain mail
Haubeck_Chainmail.jpg
Fully Equiped
Hammeh-Armor.jpg
Leather Vest

Covers the torso.

StyleMaterialPD/EDWeight
VestSoft Leather11.62
VestHeavy Leather22.31
VestCur-Bouili33.24
LeatherVest.jpg

Time to get in and out of armor

One of the consequences of the Real Armor limitation is that it takes time to get in or out of. The time actually varied greatly depending on the construction of the armor and the experience of the person putting it on, but as a general rule of thumb, you can use the following guide:

  • Putting on a helmet, grabbing a shield – 1/2 phase
  • Putting on simple body armor, such as a hauberk or byrnie – 2 Phases
  • Putting on a full suit of leather armor and strap it on – 1 Turn
  • Putting on simple leg or arm protection (vambraces, mail chausses) – 1 Phase per limb
  • Putting on complex harnesses – 1 minutes for each limb

Getting out of armor takes about the same time as getting in, except that if the character can use a blade, the time can be reduced one step on the time chart, since straps and bindings can be sliced away. Of course the armor won’t be of much use afterwards!

Hero Game System Prefabs

Use the following racially approved weapon and armor prefabs

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