Polished metal plates, crudely forming a suit of armor.
”— In-game description
Metal armor is a suit of armor in Fallout 2.
A crude suit of armor, consisting of polished metal plates hammered to resemble a breastplate and pauldrons covering the chest, abdomen and shoulders, worn together with a pair of boots reinforced with metal plating. The three spikes mounted on the left shoulder are perhaps the most striking feature of this suit. Usually worn with light brown trousers.
A mid-tier armor that's intended as a stepping stone between leather armor and combat armor, metal armor is an entirely optional upgrade, given that its better resistances and thresholds are offset by the much lower armor class. However, it has very high energy weapon resistances, only bested by power and Tesla armors.
- MKII metal armor: A more finely constructed variant, offering better protection.
- Vault City: Inside the dark locker at the Corrections Center. Can be taken with impunity if the player positions themselves behind it, outside the guard's line of sight.
- Vault 8: Inside a locker on level 2 (center living quarters).