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Do-maru

Source Ultimate Equipment pg. 9, Ultimate Combat pg. 128

Statistics

Cost 200 gp Weight 30 lbs.
Armor Bonus +5; Max Dex Bonus +4; Armor Check Penalty -4
Arcane Spell Failure Chance 25%; Speed 20 ft./15 ft.

Description

The lightest of armors typically favored by samurai, do-maru wraps around the wearer’s body like a short armored coat. It consists primarily of lamellar and lacks a solid breastplate or sleeves, leaving the shoulders and upper body somewhat exposed, but permitting the wearer greater flexibility than do the majority of heavier armors.