Armor protects a character (usually by increasing armor class, but magical armor may also provide other benefits) and is worn in the armor slot of the inventory screen. There are several types of armor in the Neverwinter Nights universe: light armor, medium armor, heavy armor, and clothing

NameArmor ClassArcane Spell FailureArmor check penaltyMax Dex Bonus
Light armor
Padded armor15%08
Leather armor210%06
Hide armor320%-14
Studded leather armor320%-14
Medium armor
Chain shirt420%-24
Scale mail420%-24
Heavy armor
Banded mail640%-71
Splint mail640%-71
Half plate740%-71
Full plate845%-81

(The Item palette in the toolset lists armor in the armor blueprint category)

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