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 Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy

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Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« on: Oct 25, 2013, 10:38 AM »
Theres been some questions lately about what exactly ARE the armor classifications and what do they entail ? 

Well,  the quick and dirty answer is this..

CRL Minimum =... well... CRL Minimum.
Light = Boba armor
Medium = Jango armor
Heavy = heavy assault

Even thats not 100% accurate, but its a good start.  So.. i will expand a little :)

CRL Minimum
see Posted CRLs for details.


Light Armor
Light armor is the lightest classification of armor we accept. 
  • Head - Helmet
  • Shoulder - standard shoulder bells
  • Upper Torso - Chest plates and abdomen
  • Groin - cod plate, armored loin cloth, or a loin cloth
  • Knee - Separate knee armor
  • Forearm - Gauntlets
  • Back - Back plate. Capes/Dusters are allowed as long as they cover from shoulder to shoulder.
Good example is, of course... Boba Fett.  He has one (1) extra bit that you do NOT need to be classified as Light Armor, and thats the kidney/butt plate.


Medium Armor
Also refered to Jango level armor, and thats accurate.
  • Head - Helmet
  • Shoulder - standard shoulder bells
  • Upper Torso - Chest plates and abdomen
  • Knee - Separate knee armor
  • Forearm - Gauntlets
  • Back - Back plate. Capes/Dusters are allowed as long as they cover from shoulder to shoulder.
  • Groin - Cod plate. Loincloths/loin cods are allowed in lieu of.
  • Thigh - Standard plate coverage
  • Shin - Standard shin type coverage
  • Boot - boot plates are required


Heavy Armor
More commonly known as Heavy Assault armor.  Going to this level of coverage is Brigade level,  specifically the Shock Infantry Brigade,  Heavy assault profession. To my knowledge, there are NO cannon sources for this level of coverage, as such i'll be using myself as an example pic for now.

  • Head - Helmet
  • Neck - Neck armor. ARC-style pauldrons are allowed in addition to collar plates, but not in lieu of.
  • Upper Torso - Chest plates and abdomen
  • Full shoulder - Heavier style shoulder bell that covers the entire shoulder
  • Bicep - Bicep armor or elbow and shoulder armor that end up covering this gap
  • Forearm - Gauntlets
  • Back - Back plate. Capes are allowed in addition to back plates, but not in lieu of.
  • Groin - Cod plate. Loincloths are allowed in addition to cod plate, but not in lieu of.
  • Thigh - Standard plate coverage or enclosed
  • Knee - Separate knee armor or extended shin armor
  • Shin - Standard shin type coverage
  • Boot - Some form of boot armor
  • Backside - Kama or enclosed thigh armor and butt armor



Thats my app pic from my Brigade application,  i've since added and adjusted several things.  Thats the base level of Heavy Assault, plus throat armor which is not visible in this shot. 


If there are any questions about these Armor Classes, feel free to ask !

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #1 on: Apr 03, 2014, 04:40 AM »
how much butt armor? Is the back piece of a boba cod work? I have seen it referred to as both a butt and or kidney plate, but the butt armor need more then that?

Thanks,

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #2 on: Apr 08, 2014, 09:06 AM »
the boba 'butt plate'  is more of a kidney guard.    i may be a bit wrong on the dimensions,  but its apx 3-4" wide and wraps from kidney to kidney, roughly. 

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #3 on: Apr 08, 2014, 02:11 PM »
It just sits low and doesnt actually cover the kidneys. I was going to had 3 layers under the kidney to cover the butt. Is that good enough?

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #4 on: Apr 08, 2014, 05:19 PM »
By my understanding, butt armor for Heavy is essentially the same amount of coverage as a stormtrooper.

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #5 on: Apr 08, 2014, 07:04 PM »
butt armor for heavy is the same as butt armor for Boba.    kidney plate counts as a butt plate.   anything that covers more is not required for heavy (ie. tk butt armor)

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #6 on: Apr 08, 2014, 08:01 PM »
oh perfect lol less work for me  :P

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2014, 12:27 PM »
I think once I am all finished I will be in the light class but with some extra pieces, would "shnee" armor and possibly neck plates push me into medium or a weird in-between sort of area? (As of right now I don't plan on thigh plates)

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #8 on: Jun 20, 2014, 09:56 PM »
Is it okay to be light, but with say some extra like shin armor, or to you have to jump to the next class?

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #9 on: Jun 21, 2014, 06:45 AM »
No. You will be kind of in between light and medium.

As Tom told me a while ago.
Boba is light,

Medium is a minimum of Jango, maximum Jango with bicep plates or upper Georgette (Collar plates kinda like a dog collar)

Heavy armour is the above. but with both upper gorgette ad biceps. at a min. max is full wrap around

So you won't be medium, unless you've met a Jango set minimum.

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #10 on: Jun 21, 2014, 07:01 AM »
Okay thanks, that helps, trying to plan everything and have it able to go for a brigade after I manage to get OM

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #11 on: Jun 21, 2014, 08:35 PM »
So for a light mando, I can have a cod peice OR a loin cloth?

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #12 on: Jun 21, 2014, 08:40 PM »
So for a light mando, I can have a cod peice OR a loin cloth?
yes, or you could have both if you wanted.

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #13 on: Jun 21, 2014, 09:02 PM »
Could I have a loin cloth with an armor peice where the center of the cod would be?

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Re: Armor Classes : Light, Medium, Heavy
« Reply #14 on: Jun 21, 2014, 09:05 PM »
I believe so, that would be an armored loincloth.

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