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Gold armor

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Gold armor
  • Gold armor.pngAncient Gold Helmet (equipped).png
  • Gold armor female.pngAncient Gold Helmet (equipped) female.png
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense16 (13+3) (set)
Set Bonus3 defense
Rarity0*Rarity level: 0
Sell12000*120 (set)

Gold armor is the fourth armor set in the game. It takes a total of 90 Gold Bars to craft a full suit. This adds up to 360 Gold Ore for the full set of Gold armor.

It consists of a Gold Helmet, Gold Chainmail and Gold Greaves.

The Ancient Gold Helmet is a rare drop from Skeletons in the Underground, and is functionally identical to the Gold Helmet. The two helmets are interchangeable, with no bonus loss.

A full set grants a basic 13 defense plus a set bonus of 3 defense, which equals a total of 16 defense.

Set[edit | edit source]

Gold Helmet
  • Gold Helmet item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense4
Body slotHelmet
Rarity0*Rarity level: 0
Sell3000*30
Research1 required
Ancient Gold Helmet
  • Ancient Gold Helmet item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense4
Body slotHelmet
Rarity0*Rarity level: 0
Sell5000*50
Research1 required
Gold Chainmail
  • Gold Chainmail item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense5
Body slotShirt
Rarity0*Rarity level: 0
Sell5000*50
Research1 required
Gold Greaves
  • Gold Greaves item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense4
Body slotPants
Rarity0*Rarity level: 0
Sell4000*40
Research1 required

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipes[edit | edit source]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Gold ChainmailGold Chainmail
Iron AnvilIron Anvil
or
Lead AnvilLead Anvil
Gold GreavesGold Greaves
Gold HelmetGold Helmet
total: 3 row(s)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Ancient Gold Helmet has the same sprite that the Gold Helmet had before 1.0.3, thus the term "Ancient".
  • The Ancient Gold Helmet is available even if a world generated with Platinum Ore. However, obtaining a Gold armor set to complete its set bonus is much harder in this case.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Due to its high ore requirement and relatively low defense, it is advisable to skip Gold armor. The next tier of armor is usually available before the player can get enough Gold to craft the armor set.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Red's old armor.png

History[edit | edit source]