Archives of Nethys

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Scale mail

Source Ultimate Equipment pg. 9 (Amazon), PRPG Core Rulebook pg. 151 (Amazon)

Statistics

Cost 50 gp Weight 30 lbs.
Armor Bonus +5; Max Dex Bonus +3; Armor Check Penalty -4
Arcane Spell Failure Chance 25%; Speed 20 ft./15 ft.

Description

Scale mail is made up of dozens of small, overlapping metal plates. Similar to both splint mail and banded mail, scalemail has a flexible arrangement of scales in an attempt to avoid hindering the wearer’s mobility, but at the expense of omitting additional protective layers of armor. A suit of scale mail includes gauntlets.