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Dusty Breastplate  
 

MAGIC ITEM LORE ITEM
Slot: CHEST
AC: 22
STA: +5 HP: +20
WT: 5.5 Size: SMALL
Class: WAR CLR PAL SHD BRD
Race: ELF HIE DEF DWF HFL GNM FRG
Slot 1, Type 7 (General: Group)
Slot 2, Type 21 (Special Ornamentation)
Item Type:Armor
Appearance:Plate
Tint:
 
Color (RGB):100, 100, 100
Stackable:No
Merchant Value:13 pp 5 gp 1 sp 2 cp
Tribute:240
Submitted By:Klaminar
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Updated By:hittum
Source:Live
Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008
Ruins of Kunark Required: Yes


Average Price: 200pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Uncommon
Level to Attain: 25

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Froglok Usiable
# Apr 02 2003 at 4:21 PM Rating: Decent
Lookie, Lookie

This bit of armor is usiable by Frogloks.

Its Gone
# Aug 19 2002 at 4:30 PM Rating: Decent
I have noticed that the last 12 times or so it has not dropped. It use to every time. Dustback still spawns on the cycle....but no Dusty BP
selling
# Mar 07 2002 at 3:46 PM Rating: Default
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i see that it sells for 600pp but im selling it cheap only 400pp or trading it for a nice pally human bp
normal
# Nov 27 2001 at 7:20 PM Rating: Default
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Someone did a poor job at Forging the pic of the dusty breastplate, sad that somone can't even take a real picture. My newbie halfling warrior is wearing one of these, seems they sell for around 600pp on Quellious but they are indeed annoying to obtain.
???
# Nov 03 2001 at 5:42 PM Rating: Default
could a lvl 29 druid take him?or a 36 necro
price
# Jun 29 2001 at 1:17 AM Rating: Decent
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these tend to go for less than crafted bp's on the morrel thule server...dunno why
RE: price
# Oct 04 2001 at 2:29 PM Rating: Decent
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because of BP's usaebility by larger warriors
monk?
# Jun 22 2001 at 3:49 AM Rating: Default
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about monk, sometime a Gm or guide have a "special" character like halfing monk, yes :)
i guess that why we can found this strange thing on some item like this bp :)
gnome monk
# Jun 16 2001 at 3:06 PM Rating: Default
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not to mention an even shorter version of the monk. The midget gnome monk, WWWWWAAAAAAAAAAHHH !
#Anonymous, Posted: Jun 11 2001 at 10:52 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Alright, since verant made this BP, now I can finally make my Halfling Monk! Beware! My flying kick might reach your balls! STUPID VERANT!
RE: MNK/Small races..
# Jan 23 2002 at 9:14 AM Rating: Default
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Gnome WARIOR, mabey? Stupid people :o
Damn...
# Jun 10 2001 at 5:44 PM Rating: Decent
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I traded one for an blackened iron coif to a guild member *cries*. A 1kpp item for a 200pp item. Ugh, going to log on now and beat the crap out of him until he gives it back to me (I play on VZ)
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O no
# May 17 2001 at 10:40 AM Rating: Default
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i meen im a 25 SK hehe
any one want to help me get this guy
# May 17 2001 at 10:39 AM Rating: Default
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im a 15 sk looking to get this BP would love it can any one help me on the Aro suveer
MNK useable?
# May 04 2001 at 9:04 PM Rating: Default
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it says on the pic up top that MNK can use but .. that makes little sense.. wierd little verant :)
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#Anonymous, Posted: Apr 05 2001 at 7:48 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) hi im sherif M. Mekkawy from egypt ,cairo and i'm planning to inter the American university in cairo put they need an S A T score over 900 so i need your help to make me a fake report score my e-mail is mekkawysherif@hotmail.com
This is how dustback spawns!!!!
# Mar 02 2001 at 9:58 AM Rating: Default
4 posts
**This is a post I found from a different forum*

****THE TRIGGER CYCLE****

First and foremost, a tracker is absolutely *required*. More trackers placed in the corners will speed it up though.

You can try to get lucky and catch some of the names as they roam by
(I know the general location of the named in the SE corner, but I still miss them 75% of the time).

OK, there are 3 corners that have spawns in them: The Southeast, Southwest, and Northwest.

The Southeast is the beginning of the cycle, and as soon as the named/PH for that corner drops, the named/PH for the southwest will spawn, when that one dies, the named/PH for the NW spawns, and then back to the Southeast.

If you have multiple people camping the cycle, you should spread your trackers to the corners and keep them there, then put your heavy hitters in the southwest corner, one healer in the SE, and maybe one nuker in the NW (cenobite heals and nukes, so it's a pain to melee him down by yourself). If done right, and you can track and kill quickly, a cycle can actually be done in less than 2 minutes. I did it one time with me (cleric), my bard friend, a druid and a wizard. The druid pulled for the SE and SW, the Wizard nuked the giants, and the bard and I took care of the NW corner, we were doing a full cycle every couple of minutes or so.

The Southeast corner has all goblins. The unnamed PH here is "a" goblin raider. Must have the a.

The Southwest corner has all giants. The PH here is a Mountain Giant Hillock, which sometimes can be a little tricky to pinpoint.

The Northwest corner has all Burynai. The PH here is a burynai miner, which is super common in the zone, but not in that corner.

There are about 5 individual named mobs that may spawn in each corner, as well as one placeholder. Some of the items you get from the lesser named mobs (goblin trailblazer's knife, goblin-head spear) sell for good cash at merchants (50pp+). Otherwise, the "good" spawns (grand cenobite, blugtuggin) are just a matter of luck.

**Dustback Spawns in the NW corner**
RE: This is how dustback spawns!!!!
# Jul 28 2001 at 5:57 AM Rating: Default
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Just wanted to reply on the following statement of the original post : 'a tracker is absolutely required'. Although a tracker may be very useful, it is not really necessary. Im a shaman, and I have done the cycle a couple times already (solo), always without tracking of course, and have no problem finding the mobs. The mobs on the cycle only roam around within a certain boundary, and only the NW corner is a large territory. Moreover, the mobs always seem to follow the same route/pattern, so after a while you know where they will be. Checking out this pattern is also a good way to determine which one is the PH, if more than one are up.
#Anonymous, Posted: Apr 11 2001 at 8:38 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) What level do you need to be to do the trigger cycle?
RE: This is how dustback spawns!!!!
# Apr 11 2001 at 8:38 AM Rating: Default
What level do you need to be to do the trigger cycle?
RE: This is how dustback spawns!!!!
# Apr 04 2001 at 11:48 PM Rating: Default
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Note to druids: if you've just come from the SE corner and you're looking for the Hillock placeholder, it will always be the topmost one on your tracking list (since we only get one way to sort it - by most recent).
Confirmed
# Mar 25 2001 at 10:05 PM Rating: Default
Thanks for the info Blackdeath - I am sure people have known about this for a while but have been farming the items for themselves. Finally someone who can see past the greed.

I have crossposted this info to hopefully help others get some nice gear.

I collected 4 Dusty BP (and about 20 other items)while trying to get my med totem - sold all for the price of 250 - 350. I know this is low but it is a fair price as it is not a hard item to get, it is Lore, and as Tallon-Zek is full of Twinks of loading cheap gear. Had immediate sales on each occasion.


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RE: Confirmed
# Jun 09 2002 at 9:25 AM Rating: Decent
41 posts
i realize this was posted in 2001, however this guy is full of it ;/ the bp is lore, no way he can have 4 on one guy. kthx.
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RE: Confirmed
# May 14 2001 at 1:38 AM Rating: Default
You say and I quote -

Thanks for the info Blackdeath - I am sure people have known about this for a while but have been farming the items for themselves. Finally someone who can see past the greed.


Then say

I collected 4 Dusty BP (and about 20 other items)while trying to get my med totem

Hmm whose farming ??
RE: Confirmed
# Nov 11 2001 at 10:51 PM Rating: Good
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I may be wrong and do not wish to start a major discussion, but IMHO farming is the act of camping an area for the sole purpose of making money, keeping others from the opportunity of obtaining an item other than purchasing it from the farmers, and thus flooding the market with the same items lowering the value of that item and taking the joy from many of going out and procuring the item on their own... whew !

The statement "while trying to get my med totem" qualifies what that person was doing... attempting to complete an objective. My guess is they moved on once thier objective had been reached.

Just my long-winded 2 coppers... Safe paths and great fortunes to you all
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Confirmed
# Mar 25 2001 at 10:05 PM Rating: Default
Thanks for the info Blackdeath - I am sure people have known about this for a while but have been farming the items for themselves. Finally someone who can see past the greed.

I have crossposted this info to hopefully help others get some nice gear.

I collected 4 Dusty BP (and about 20 other items)while trying to get my med totem - sold all for the price of 250 - 350. I know this is low but it is a fair price as it is not a hard item to get, it is Lore, and as Tallon-Zek is full of Twinks of loading cheap gear. Had immediate sales on each occasion.

RE: This is how dustback spawns!!!!
# Mar 02 2001 at 6:07 PM Rating: Default
thanks! I'm going to try this tonight.

~Kainen
Graphic
# Feb 17 2001 at 2:18 AM Rating: Default
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I don't know about you, but the graphic looks kind of cool. It has similar color of Crafted but different skin to it. Saw it on a dorf - may be different by race.
RE: Graphic
# Feb 21 2001 at 11:33 PM Rating: Default
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As of today with the patch this bp has an icon to it. It's actually very nice looking :) is a little bit lighter than the charred guardian bp and has lots of designs on it.
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It looks like normal plate
# Mar 08 2001 at 11:39 PM Rating: Default
Its the same old platemail graphic except its gray. I got one today. I am a Bard and checked it in WE and DE form. Still not to bad, and easy to get if you know the cycle.
Not a fake 4 sale
# Feb 12 2001 at 2:02 PM Rating: Default
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I currently have one and it looks like you are wearing no bp at all when equipped. I am currently selling one on Mithaniel Marr 1kpp.
(you will endure much teasing about l ooking naked.)
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RE: Not a fake 4 sale
# Mar 10 2001 at 7:31 PM Rating: Default
it doesnt look like you are wearing nothing at all! i have one it looks like black/gray armor
RE: Not a fake 4 sale
# Apr 12 2001 at 11:57 PM Rating: Default
Hmm... let's see... you posted that reply almost a month after he originally posted. I dunno... maybe they changed it sometime in the 4 or 5 (it seems) patches they have every month. Just a thought... I'm probably WAY off <rolls eyes>
Its real just no graphics
# Jan 30 2001 at 4:00 PM Rating: Default
This item is as real as any item in eq I have personly seen it nice stats but it has no graphics
to bad keeps others from wanting to wear it or to buy it...KT
RE: Its real just no graphics
# Apr 01 2001 at 11:28 AM Rating: Default
it has graphics! it is gray balc! as was already said! all i can think of is there was a bug earlier and they fixed it with the patch, but let me tell you, it has graphics and now i am mismatching dorf-man!
Quest
# Jan 23 2001 at 11:38 PM Rating: Default
New armor off a rare mob.. hmm..
Monk Class listed, but no monk race .. hmm..
Anyone else here think this is a quest item?

fake?:P
# Jan 20 2001 at 10:31 PM Rating: Default
ok so how many of you "experts" of fake pics who pulled apart the pic of this item feel like complete idiots now that these things are up for sale on every server

didnt i read somewhere on this site that each peice is verified in game before being listed?
RE: fake?:P
# May 03 2001 at 4:26 AM Rating: Default
Look at it this way, mate...all of those who cry fake at the equipment on this site, since this happens at an alarming frequency, have one thing in common...

...none of them have the items they've dissmissed. =)

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I've got one
# Jan 17 2001 at 8:20 PM Rating: Default
I know people will believe what they want, but I got one last night helping some guildies with the med totem "circle" (got 4 totems btw). There are quite a few mistypings on armor pieces that are new, thats why they have patches. The ac rocks, but I think I shall keep my Ro BP. It looks better than the dusty, which looks kinda dark blueish with green highlights on a dwf, but not as cool as that sounds, kinda ugly. There isn't that much difference between the AC and I really dont wanna give up my str bonus for sta and hps. Besides, did I say that it is ugly, hehe, not quite as ugly as the treeweave, which I would wear if it were dwf equippable, DAMMIT ;^)
Submit a bugreport pls
# Jan 17 2001 at 1:17 AM Rating: Default
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off of a named Burynai,Dustback, wanders around Droga,outside FM it doesnt have ANY graphics when worn, prolly a bug.
I doubt its fake, cause... (read my message)
# Jan 15 2001 at 4:56 PM Rating: Default
Scarab Armor says MNK too but its not fake, and scarab armor is for small races only and monks cannot be the races listed so....
RE: I doubt its fake, cause... (read my message)
# Jan 15 2001 at 5:01 PM Rating: Default
No pro
# Jan 13 2001 at 3:48 PM Rating: Default
Hey to all you who think this is a fake. I sent in this pick after Dusty dropped it 3 times in a row on me. All i did was copy and paste the image in mspaint. Sorry to disappoint all you fools but this is just how it dropped. Not sure if i could produce a fake if i wanted to, **** i couldnt even figure out how to sign it without it looking all screwed up ;p

Klaminar, Ranger of Horizon on Cazic-thule
People need to learn basic logic.
# Jan 13 2001 at 3:44 PM Rating: Decent
Wearablity is a simple math problem.
If Class A can wear this they must be of Race X but if neither Class A or Race X is not listed they cannt wear it.
MOB drop
# Jan 12 2001 at 1:12 PM Rating: Decent
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This chest piece drops off a rare spawn named "Dustback" in the Frontier Mountain. He looks like an ordinary burynai. You have to trigger the FM rare spawn cycle to get him to spawn he will not spawn everytime. I equipped this BP and yes it does not have a graphic so you look naked with it on. After the last two patches he drops this everytime..so this item has been recently added.

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RE: MOB drop
# Jan 13 2001 at 3:32 PM Rating: Decent
Was gona say very new or very rare as I would have been very supprised someting from Kunark hadnt been found yet.
RE: MOB drop
# Feb 22 2001 at 7:07 PM Rating: Decent
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Does Anyone Know What Mob Drops it?
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#laerkai, Posted: Jan 12 2001 at 12:47 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) too many things about it that are all wrong....the monk listing with the incompatible races....possibly yhe coloration....and also, the dusty line of armor drops in howling stones and weighs a huge amount...this BP should weigh like 40 if it fit in the true dusty line of armors
RE: i think fake
# Jan 13 2001 at 3:35 PM Rating: Default
There is a rare spawn badger thingy in Frointer Mountions, called Dustcaller, or something like that, (drops Dustcallers Crystal Ball or soemthing like that). Incompatible race/class combos are pretty common.
Not fake. :p
# Jan 13 2001 at 11:15 PM Rating: Decent
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My group acquired 4 of these last night, which was one for each of us because they are lore. The item drops off a named burynai, Dustback, in the NW corner of the zone.

The Dustscryers Crystal Ball drops off of a goblin in the SE corner of the zone. It's not the same mob.

This BP is a great item.. the AC on it is in the top 20 no drop breastplates in existence. Small races rejoice. :)
dumb, but true
# Jan 12 2001 at 12:11 PM Rating: Default
This is very real, and the photo isn't a fake. killed him 2 times and both times it dropped, i just laughed hard when it had monk on there and they can't wear it cause of race restriction..

It's just really sad that it's not a fake :(

(Brell)
looks pretty much like crafted
# Jan 12 2001 at 10:09 AM Rating: Default
the stats remind me of the crafted bp, can anyone descripe the look of this one ?
RE: looks pretty much like crafted
# Jan 15 2001 at 11:00 PM Rating: Default
I scored one of these the other day and tossed it onto a female woodelf warrior. To my delight and supprise she became topless (still wearing the green thong bikini suit) Am hopeing to find some other gear that has no graphics to toss on her so she will look like a newby and have some sweet armor on LOL
RE: No graphic?
# Jan 22 2001 at 9:28 PM Rating: Decent
Silversilk leggings & Feathered leggings for the legs will get you partway there... (Feathered gives +7 sta, so your sta will be pretty high.)
Bone Legplates are also no-graphic, I think.
Bone Armplates, I think... but I could be wrong about those. (+5 str, but -4 dex... ouch.)
Sleeves of the Ancients are another possible for the No Graphic look... but they're No Drop, so your warrior will have to loot them herself, and they're a very sought-after item.
Last possible for sleeves are the Azure Sleeves. Again, I'm not sure if they give the bare arm look.
As for the wrists... well, the jewelcraft stuff is No Graphic... don't know much else that is though.
RE: looks pretty much like crafted
# Jan 19 2001 at 4:14 AM Rating: Default
it's like crafted but 5stones lighter and only 5hp less
Not a fake
# Jan 12 2001 at 6:37 AM Rating: Default
Peculiar class listings but it is, indeed, real for I have one.
#Anonymous, Posted: Jan 12 2001 at 3:49 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Since a monk can be none of the give races I would have to say someone is pulling the wool over your eyes.
RE: Must be a fake
# Jan 12 2001 at 5:03 AM Rating: Default
not necessarily, seen other items with strange class/race combos, such as shadowed weapons and armor, class is warrior, race is none.......
#Anonymous, Posted: Jan 12 2001 at 5:54 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) The background of the image is lighter (and more uniform) around the class and race lists. It's also lighter around the HP label and modifier.
RE: Look at the background.
# Jan 12 2001 at 8:06 AM Rating: Default
yea, people need to start editing them in the bitmap form instead of converting them to
jpg and then editing it. the WT looks like it's a little offset to the left a little too.
RE: Look at the background.
# Jan 12 2001 at 12:39 PM Rating: Default
Have you ever tried using a bitmap to jpeg converters to post images on the web? It puts fuzzy **** over text in a lot of cases, depending on color. Quality of graphic is not a pointer to it being fake.
Come to think of it, it's amazing. About half the items in this database have a comment from some child saying it's a fake.
RE: Look at the background.
# Jan 15 2001 at 3:30 AM Rating: Default
Does anyone else get tired of silly people saying "Ohhh look! That picture its kinda fuzzy! Must be a fake!"?
Not fake
# Jan 12 2001 at 4:16 PM Rating: Default
This is not a fake
My friend was given one for free in Butcherblock on the druzzil Ro Server, it has no graphic so u look naked and i guess after the next patch they`ll sort out the race/class on it.
Rogues left out too
# Jan 12 2001 at 3:28 AM Rating: Default
As far as I can see it is plate classes and the ever-elusive non-Human non-Iksar Monk. Please change the text that accompanies this screenshot, I almost lost it seeing something better than a RS chestguard dropping in FM off 'creatures'. It is Bard not Rogue.
looks like naked!
# Jan 12 2001 at 1:15 AM Rating: Default
i equiped this on my DE cleric, and it just looks like you have no chest slot item. the name of the breast plate ought to be a clue to what this drops off of. Never seen this drop til after the last patch.
#Anonymous, Posted: Jan 12 2001 at 1:00 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) =P
What Mob
# Jan 12 2001 at 12:14 AM Rating: Default
Anyone got a clue what Mob this drops off of. I would guess a Burynia from the races that can wear it. Anyone know which one?
RE: What Mob
# Jan 12 2001 at 2:49 AM Rating: Default
This is a guess but Dustback seems likely, spawns near OT zone.
MONK?????
# Jan 12 2001 at 12:07 AM Rating: Default
Wake up!
# Jan 12 2001 at 12:55 AM Rating: Default
Are there any Elf monks? Dwarf monks? Gnome monks?

NO. so no monks.
RE: Wake up!
# Jan 12 2001 at 8:05 PM Rating: Default
umm.. check the pic it says MNK. And yet what you say is true.
RE: Wake up!
# Jan 13 2001 at 3:41 PM Rating: Default
So Vernt messed up? What else is new?
RE: Wake up!
# Mar 08 2001 at 3:04 PM Rating: Default
I bet if you could make a gnome monk you could wear it. =P There in lies the task.
RNG?
# Jan 11 2001 at 11:45 PM Rating: Default
A monk can wear this piece but a ranger cant? Seems odd to me.
RE: RNG?
# Jan 12 2001 at 12:11 AM Rating: Default
Yeah especialy sence niegther humans or iksar can wear it. But thats verant for yuh
RE: RNG?
# Jan 12 2001 at 10:15 PM Rating: Default
a Monk really cant because of excluded racial criterion. So no monks can wear it.
RE: RNG?
# Jan 12 2001 at 7:44 PM Rating: Default
I think it's a misprint on varents part. If a rnager could get a hold of one then i think they would be able to wear it. or just e-mail verant and they should fix it the way it was supposed to be
RE: RNG?
# Jan 19 2001 at 4:14 AM Rating: Default
it's a breatplate, key word there "PLATE" rangers can only wear chain. this item is bugged
Rangers can wear plate
# Jan 29 2001 at 5:59 AM Rating: Default
uh lessee Barnacle BreastPLATE Mithril BreastPLATE then there is the Thorny Vine PLATE hehe so yes we can were SOME plate =)
RE: Rangers can wear plate
# Apr 13 2001 at 12:08 AM Rating: Default
Bottom line is: there's no consistancy in the way Verant names items. Rubicite breastplate also comes to mind. Although named "plate", they are technically chainmail since rangers and rogues and shamen can wear them. I remember reading a post quite some time ago from Abashi saying that rubicite is indeed chainmail even though it appears as plate on the person wearing it.

Can't always go by the name when you try to classify what type of armor something is.

/boggle Verant
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