Dragon armor

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Console versionOld-gen console version3DS version Console/Old-gen console/3DS-Only Content: This information applies only to the Console, Old-gen console, and 3DS versions of Terraria.
Dragon armorOld-gen console version3DS Version
  • Dragon armor equipped (male)old Dragon armor item sprite
  • Dragon armor equipped (female)
Statistics
TypeArmorSet
Defense60
Set Bonus21% increased melee and movement speed
RarityRarity level: 5
Sell45 Gold Coin (set)
Dragon setConsole Version
  • Dragon set equipped (male)
  • Dragon set equipped (female)
Statistics
TypeVanitySet
TooltipCeremonial armor of a fabled warrior
RarityRarity level: 5
Buy2 Platinum Coin 25 Gold Coin (set)
Sell45 Gold Coin (set)

Dragon Armor or Dragon Set is a top tier Old-gen console version3DS Version Hardmode melee armor / Console Version vanity set. It consists of the Dragon Mask, Dragon Breastplate and Dragon Greaves. If the full set is visible, the player will have an afterimage, similar to Necro armor.

On the Old-gen console version Old-gen console and 3DS versionDS versions, a full set grants 60 defense, 20% increased melee damage, 25% increased critical strike chance, 38% increased melee speed and 35% increased movement speed. Each separate piece of Dragon armor has an 11% chance to be dropped by Ocram, or can otherwise be crafted.

On the Console version Console version, the set is vanity, offering no defense or bonus when equipped, and is occasionally sold by the Traveling Merchant.

Set[edit | edit source]

Information.svg Note: The stat bonuses are exclusive to Old-gen console version Old-gen console and 3DS versionDS.
Dragon Mask
  • Dragon Mask item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense26
Bonus15% increased melee speed and damage
15% increased critical strike chance
Body slotHelmet
Sell10 Gold Coin
  • Internal Item ID: 5001 / 1867 Console VersionOld-gen console version3DS Version
Dragon Breastplate
  • Dragon Breastplate item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense20
Bonus10% increased critical strike chance
5% increased melee damage
Body slotShirt
Sell20 Gold Coin
  • Internal Item ID: 5004 / 1870 Console VersionOld-gen console version3DS Version
Dragon Greaves
  • Dragon Greaves item sprite
Statistics
TypeArmor
Defense14
Bonus12% increased movement speed
2% increased melee speed
Body slotPants
Sell15 Gold Coin
  • Internal Item ID: 5007 / 1873 Console VersionOld-gen console version3DS Version

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Old-gen console version Old-gen console and 3DS versionDS users will require a world with Cobalt and Mythril Ore. If the player's world has Palladium/Orichalcum Ore instead of Cobalt/Mythril, the player will either have to make a new world, or fish for Crates (creating a new world may be quicker than fishing for crates). You can also farm Ocram as he will rarely drop each armor piece.
  • Despite the stats saying the critical hit rate are 15% for the mask and 10% for the breastplate, they are in fact 10% and 5% respectively. This means a full set only provides a total of 15% increase in critical hit rate rather than the listed 25%.
  • On the mobile version, all existing Dragon armor pieces were replaced by Chlorophyte armor pieces after the update to version 1.3.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Dragon armor is one of the best melee armor sets in the game, however it can be outclassed by Beetle or Turtle armors in certain aspects, so this can be regarded as a situational set.
  • Though it is a very effective melee set, the Turtle armor provides an extra 5 defense points, is easier to obtain, and has the Thorns set bonus, which returns all of the damage taken by melee attacks back to the attacker.
  • If you are willing to forgo the set bonus, the Beetle Scale Mail offers 8% increased melee damage and critical strike chance, and 6% increased movement and melee speed (with a positive change in defense), though is harder to obtain.
  • Dragon Armor can be considered an upgrade of the Shadow armor.

See also[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Console 1.09: Dragon armor can now be crafted with Titanium armor pieces.
  • Console 1.02:
    • Titan, Spectral and Dragon armor now require fewer ingredients.
    • Sprite updated. Formerly was a recolor of Jungle armor: Dragon armor (old).png