Red Riding armor

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Red Riding armor
  • Red Riding armor equipped (male)
  • Red Riding armor equipped (female)
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense48 (set)
Set BonusIncreases your max number of sentries
Greatly enhances Explosive Traps effectiveness
Rarity08*Rarity level: 8
Buy2250000*225 Defender Medal (set)
Sell45 (set)

The Red Riding armor is a ranger-oriented armor set purchased from the Tavernkeep for 2250000*225 Defender Medal (set), after Golem has been defeated. The set consists of the Red Riding Hood, Red Riding Dress and Red Riding Leggings. Wearing the full set will cause Explosive Traps to attack much faster (from every 1.83 seconds to every 0.67 seconds) and to have a 1/2 chance to inflict 4-9 seconds of the Oiled debuff, making enemies take increased damage from On Fire!, Cursed Inferno, Frostburn and Shadowflame.

A full set of Red Riding armor will provide the following stats:

  • +48 defense
  • +25% ranged damage
  • +60% minion damage
  • +10% Console VersionOld-gen console versionMobile version3DS version / +20% Desktop version ranged critical strike chance
  • Desktop version +20% ammo conservation
  • +20% movement speed
  • +3 extra sentry slots.

The Red Riding armor set is a direct upgrade of the Huntress armor set.

Set[edit | edit source]

Red Riding Hood
  • Red Riding Hood item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense8
Body slotHelmet
TooltipIncreases your max number of sentries by 2
10% increased minion damage and ranged critical strike chance
Rarity08*Rarity level: 8
Buy750000*75 Defender Medal
Sell3
Research1 required
Red Riding Dress
  • Red Riding Dress item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense24
Body slotShirt
Tooltip25% increased minion & ranged damage and 20% chance to not consume ammo
Rarity08*Rarity level: 8
Buy750000*75 Defender Medal
Sell3
Research1 required
Red Riding Leggings
  • Red Riding Leggings item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense16
Body slotPants
Tooltip25% increased minion damage and 10% increased ranged critical strike chance
20% increased movement speed
Rarity08*Rarity level: 8
Buy750000*75 Defender Medal
Sell3
Research1 required

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The total bonus to max number of sentries is +3, allowing 4 to be summoned at once.
  • The Red Riding Dress provides the highest ranged damage bonus in the game, and the Red Riding Leggings offer the highest minion damage bonus in the game. The Red Riding Leggings are tied with Mythril Greaves for the second-highest combined bonuses to ranged damage and critical strike chance, behind Vortex Leggings.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • This set is a powerful hybrid between ranged and summoning styles. It offers higher offensive ranged bonuses than Chlorophyte armor and Hallowed armor, though not as high as those provided by Shroomite armor.
    • However, it also significantly boosts the damage output of both sentries and minions. When combined with the Necromantic Scroll and Papyrus Scarab, a player can have significant ranged damage boosts combined with, for instance, 3 boosted Xeno Staff summons. By the time you gain the Stardust Cell Staff or Stardust Dragon Staff, Red Riding armor can begin to significantly outperform Shroomite armor due to its minion damage.
    • As neither Shroomite armor nor Red Riding armor provide a very useful set bonus for a pure ranger, one can combine Red Riding armor with a head piece from Shroomite armor to gain the best of both worlds. The Red Riding Dress is slightly weaker for pure ranged than the Shroomite Breastplate, but its large bonus to minion damage outweighs this disadvantage when using minions.
    • The Explosive Trap sentry summons, ordinarily a poor choice due to being stationary and slow, become far more powerful when using the full set. They attack much more rapidly, dealing damage faster than any other sentries within the same tier. Placing four of them around you (or below you, if flying) during moon events can help you soar through the early stages.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This armor set is a reference to the Huntress' Red Riding Hood costume in Dungeon Defenders II, which itself is a reference to the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood.

See also[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Desktop 1.4.1:
    • Added +10% ranged critical chance on the leggings.
    • Added 20% ammo conservation on the dress.