Mail infused with the power of fire.
Flame Mail (フレイムメイル, Fureimu Meiru?), also known as Flame Armor (フレイムアーマー, Fureimu Āmā?), Flame, Fire, and Crimson Targe, is a recurring heavy armor in the series. It is oftentimes found in the middle of the game and resists, nullifies, or absorbs Fire-elemental attacks, or has resistance towards Ice-elemental attacks. It often appears around the same time as the Ice Armor.
Flame Mail is a mid-ranked armor that provides 34 Defense, -10 Evasion, 10 Weight, and has resistance towards Ice-elemental attacks. It can be found at Mount Gulg, and only the Warrior, Knight, and Ninja classes can equip it.
Armor dancing with flame.
Flame Armor is a mid to high-ranked armor that provides 29 Defense, -33% Evasion, 5% Magic Defense, -58 Intelligence/Spirit, and has resistance towards Ice-elemental attacks. It can be found in Fynn Castle's basement or Mysidian Tower, or dropped from Fire Gigas and Twin Heads.
Flame Mail is a low to mid-ranked armor that can be bought for 2,400 gil at Village of the Ancients or found in Tower of Owen. Only the Onion Knight, Freelancer, Warrior, Red Mage, Ranger, Knight, Dragoon, Viking, and Dark Knight classes can equip it.
In the NES version, it provides, 5 Defense, 4 Magic Defense, and 6% Evade. In the 3D versions, it provides 21 Defense, and 11 Magic Defense.
Armor immersed in the power of fire, resistant against ice.
Flame Mail is a mid-ranked armor that provides 15 Defense, 4 Magic Defense, -10 Evasion, 2 Magic Evasion, resistance to Ice-elemental attacks, and a weakness to Fire-elemental attacks. It can be bought for 30,000 gil at Dwarven Castle, found at Tower of Zot, or dropped from Flame Knight. Only Cecil, Kain, and Cid can equip it.
In the 3D remakes, it is identical bar the cost being 20,000 gil and not having the -10% Evasion penalty.
Flame Mail retains its properties from the previous game, and is initially equipped on Cecil, bought for 30,000 gil at Damcyan, Fabul, and the Falcon, or dropped from Flame Knight. It can only be used by Cecil and Cid.
Flame Mail retains its properties from the previous game, but no longer has the weakness to Fire-elemental attacks. It can be dropped from Flame Knight or found at Underground Waterway (Kain's Tale), Kaipo Cave, and in Rydia's Challenge Dungeon. It can be equipped by Cecil, Kain, Cid, Ceodore, Luca, and Golbez.
The armor is called Flame and it has an armor icon before its name. The Flame reduces damage taken from Fire attacks by 25%. This armor provides 20 defense points and can be bought for 5,625 GP in Ish.
Flame Armor returns as a level 1 heavy armor that provides +950 HP, -18 Bravery, and Physical Defense +3%.