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Leather armor (Fallout 2)

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For an overview of leather armor throughout the Fallout series, see Leather armor.
Leather armor
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Stats
AC bonus15
Weight8
Value$ 700
Resistances
Normal25 DR2 DT
Laser20 DR0 DT
Fire20 DR0 DT
Plasma10 DR0 DT
Electrical30 DR0 DT
Explosive20 DR0 DT
EMP500 DR0 DT
Technical
Prototype id00000001
Message FilePRO ITEM.MSG
 
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Leather armor is a piece of armor in Fallout 2.

Background

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This leather armor is based on pre-War armor designed for Motorcycle Football and other dangerous contact sports. The simple construction techniques required to produce armor of this design made it a popular choice following the Great War. It provides moderate protection, and the light construction makes it easier to dodge attacks while worn. Unfortunately, it provides little to no protection against explosions or plasma attacks.[1]

The principal material used to construct leather armor after the war is tanned brahmin hide,[2] making it cheap and readily available to nearly anyone.

Characteristics

A good starting armor and a definite upgrade from the leather jacket. Good all-around armor, especially since it's available in an upgraded variant.

Variants

Locations

Vendors

Behind the scenes

  • Early concept art shows that the armor was supposed to have a helmet. This was scrapped before release.
  • Furthermore, this is the oldest suits implemented in the game, part of it before the game was even called Fallout.

Gallery

References

  1. Vault Dweller's Survival Guide p.5-17: "The original Leather Armor was designed for Motorcycle Football and other dangerous contact sports. It is likely that the simple construction techniques required to produce armor of this design will make it a popular choice following a nuclear disaster. It provides moderate protection, and the light construction makes it easier to dodge attacks while worn. Unfortunately, it provides little to no protection against explosions or plasma attacks."
  2. Item description: "{100}{}{Leather Armor}"
    "{101}{}{Your basic all leather apparel. Finely crafted from tanned brahmin hide.}"