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Summary::The bastard child of dwarven and gnomish science, this armor is so protective it requires augmentation merely to move.
The heaviest of heavy armor, hydraulic plate is built superfically like full plate, covering the entire body in metal. However, it significentally bulks the user up, for the metal plates are so thick no man could concievably move within it. Therefore between the outer armor and the user inside is a complex rubbery layer of fluid bladders which shift and move as the user does, adding extra pressure on certain joints to allow the otherwise immobile joint motion, and allow the user to move, hence the hydraulics in hydraulic plate. Such movement is much more clunky than normal walking, and so the penalties for this armor are much more severe.
Donning hydraulic plate takes twice as long as donning full plate.
|Armor Type||Cost||Armor Bonus||Maximum Dex Bonus||Armor Check Penalty||Arcane Spell Failure Chance||Speed||Weight|
|Heavy||Cost::2000gp||+12||+0||−10||50%||15 ft.1||100 lb.2|
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