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A good all-round medium class armour, favoured by any warrior that has to travel across the wilds.
Mercenary Leather Armour.png
Slot: ARMOR Type: Medium Armour

The Mercenary Leather Armour is a Medium Armour that is equipped in the Body Armour slot. It can be bought from Shek Kingdom, Tech Hunters, Mongrel, and United Cities armour shops.

It is randomly equipped by Anti-Slaver Jonins, Band of Bones, Bounty Hunters, City Heroes, Drifters, Hero Bosses, Red Sabres, Samurai Rogues, Skeleton Drifters, Stone Rats, Tech Hunters, Tech Hunter Gate Guards, Tech Hunter Guards, Tech Hunter Ruins, Territorial Thugs, and United Heroes.

This armour has inventory dimensions of 4x6.

Appearance[]

Mercenary Leather Armour is built from several different pieces of leather covering most of the front chest, part of the stomach, with several leather pads strapped on the arms and hands. Currently the in-game model looks very similar to Mercenary Plate minus the shoulder guards, giving less coverage to the arms compared to their plated counterpart.


Comparison with conscript leather armor[]

Compared with Conscript Leather Armour, which on appearance should be a white version of Mercenary Leather Armour, they do offer different protection against blunt and cut resistance with the amount of difference being variable, depending on the grade. Harpoon resistance is the same or just one point in favour of the Mercenary version. The coverage and the skill penalties are always the same. The value of Mercenary armour is always higher than Conscript.

Starting the comparison at prototype grade, Conscript does not provide any protection all, thus is Mercenary the better choice. When quality is improved to shoddy grade, the Mercenary armour outclasses the counterpart with 2%, 4% more blunt and cut resistance and 1 point in harpoon resistance. At Standard grade, the Conscript version offers 2% more blunt resistance, at the expense of 1 point harpoon resistance, making the armour slightly better than the Mercenary version.

Compared to high quality, they offer the same protection, expect harpoon resistance. From Specialist quality onwards, Conscript offers more blunt resistance, while Mercenary armour offers more cut resistance. The difference in protection are 2% for blunt and 4% cutting. At Masterwork, these differences are 4% and 5% respectively.

As conclusion, Mercenary is better at low qualities, near equal at standard and high quality and offers more cutting resistance at specialist and masterwork, but at these grades, offers less blunt protection compared to Conscript.

Stats[]

Mercenary Leather Armour
[Prototype Grade]
[Medium Armour Class] [Leather]
-Blunt resistance 2%
-Cut resistance 3%
-Cut resistance efficiency 70%
-Harpoon resistance 1pts
-Weight 4 kg
-Value c.232
-Sell value c.58
[Coverage]
-Chest 100%
-Stomach 70%
-Right Arm 80%
-Left Arm 80%
[Skills]
-Stealth effect 0.81x
-Crossbows effect 0.90x
-Dodge skill effect 0.90x
-Martial arts bonus -4
Mercenary Leather Armour
[Shoddy Grade]
[Medium Armour Class] [Leather]
-Blunt resistance 8%
-Cut resistance 12%
-Cut resistance efficiency 70%
-Harpoon resistance 6pts
-Weight 4 kg
-Value c.855
-Sell value c.213
[Coverage]
-Chest 100%
-Stomach 70%
-Right Arm 80%
-Left Arm 80%
[Skills]
-Stealth effect 0.81x
-Crossbows effect 0.90x
-Dodge skill effect 0.90x
-Martial arts bonus -4
Mercenary Leather Armour
[Standard Grade]
[Medium Armour Class] [Leather]
-Blunt resistance 16%
-Cut resistance 24%
-Cut resistance efficiency 70%
-Harpoon resistance 13pts
-Weight 4 kg
-Value c.2,848
-Sell value c.712
[Coverage]
-Chest 100%
-Stomach 70%
-Right Arm 80%
-Left Arm 80%
[Skills]
-Stealth effect 0.81x
-Crossbows effect 0.90x
-Dodge skill effect 0.90x
-Martial arts bonus -4
Mercenary Leather Armour (0.98.44)
[High Grade]
[Medium Armour Class] [Leather]
-Blunt resistance 24%
-Cut resistance 36%
-Cut resistance efficiency 70%
-Harpoon resistance 20pts
-Weight 4 kg
-Value c.6,170
-Sell value c.1,542
[Coverage]
-Chest 100%
-Stomach 70%
-Right Arm 80%
-Left Arm 80%
[Skills]
-Stealth effect 0.81x
-Crossbows effect 0.90x
-Dodge skill effect 0.90x
-Martial arts bonus -4
Mercenary Leather Armour
[Specialist Grade]
[Medium Armour Class] [Leather]
-Blunt resistance 32%
-Cut resistance 49%
-Cut resistance efficiency 70%
-Harpoon resistance 27pts
-Weight 4 kg
-Value c.10,820
-Sell value c.2,705
[Coverage]
-Chest 100%
-Stomach 70%
-Right Arm 80%
-Left Arm 80%
[Skills]
-Stealth effect 0.81x
-Crossbows effect 0.90x
-Dodge skill effect 0.90x
-Martial arts bonus -4
Mercenary Leather Armour
[Masterwork Grade]
[Medium Armour Class] [Leather]
-Blunt resistance 37%
-Cut resistance 58%
-Cut resistance efficiency 70%
-Harpoon resistance 33pts
-Weight 4 kg
-Value c.15,180
-Sell value c.3,795
[Coverage]
-Chest 100%
-Stomach 70%
-Right Arm 80%
-Left Arm 80%
[Skills]
-Stealth effect 0.81x
-Crossbows effect 0.90x
-Dodge skill effect 0.90x
-Martial arts bonus -4

Crafting[]

Leather Armour Crafting Bench
INPUTS OUTPUT
Fabrics
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(0.76 required)

Mercenary Leather Armour
Mercenary Leather Armour.png
Leather
Leather.png

(3.8 required)


Mercenary Leather Armour

[Research Blueprint]

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Tech Level 2
Requirements:
New Armour Type Mercenary Leather Armour

The blueprint can be found at Deadcat, regular Armour Traders and is sold in The Great Library in Black Scratch. It can be crafted at a Leather Armour Crafting Bench after researching the appropriate blueprint.