Heavy armor

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A variety of heavy armors.

Heavy armor is an armor class used by the soldier professions: guardians, warriors, and revenants. It provides the most protection amongst the three armor classes.

Heavy armor by acquisition[edit]

Crafted armor[edit]

Heavy crafted armor is made by armorsmiths. The different sets are divided by the tier of the main material.

Crafted armor
Bronze (character level 5-20)
Chain armor
Iron Legion armor Recipe
Water Filter Recipe
Iron (character level 25-35)
Scale armor
Gladiator armor Intricate insignias
Steel (character level 40-50)
Splint armor
Gladiator armor Intricate insignias
Darksteel (character level 55-65)
Tempered scale armor
Gladiator armor Intricate insignias
Caer Pauldrons Recipe
Mithril (character level 70-80)
Barbaric armor
Gladiator armor Intricate insignias
Orichalcum (character level 80)
Draconic armor
Ornate Guild armor (Heart of Thorns)
Spearmarshal's armor (Path of Fire)
Dragonite (ascended)
Illustrious armor

Cultural armor[edit]

Cultural armor is equipment tied to a specific race. Only the applicable race can wear it, and it comes in three tiers.

Cultural armor
Tier Asura Charr Human Norn Sylvari
1 Galvanic armor Warband armor Commander's armor Dolyak armor Arborist armor
2 Electroplated armor Legion armor Avenger's armor Eagle armor Warden armor
3 Electromagnetic armor Dreadnought armor Protector's armor Stag armor Oaken armor

Karma armor[edit]

Armor acquired from karma vendors.

Order armor[edit]

Order armor is acquired from the order you chose during your personal storyline. Each character only has access to one of the sets.

Dungeon armor[edit]

These sets are acquired with tokens from the corresponding (explorable mode) dungeon. The vendors are located in Postern Ward in Lion's Arch.

Dropped armor[edit]

These armors drop as loot at various levels. Some may also be rewards for map completion.

PvP armor[edit]

These armors are acquired in Structured PvP.

WvW armor[edit]

These armors are acquired in World versus World.

Collection armor[edit]

These armors are acquired by completing collections.

Armor skins[edit]

Armor skins are consumable items that can be applied to your existing armor or unlocked in the wardrobe.

See also[edit]