Armor fashioned of tightly woven linen.
Linen Cuirass (リネンキュラッサ, Rinen Kyurassa?), also known as Cuirass, is a recurring armor in the series. It is often a low-ranked armor, and usually provides no special bonuses aside from its Defense bonus.
Armor packed with magic
Linen Cuirass is the second weakest armor, with Bronze Armor being the weakest. It can only be used by Steiner and Freya, and provides +10 Defense, +1 Magic, and teaches Cover. It can be bought in Lindblum (disc 1/2), Burmecia, Summit Station, and Treno for 800 gil or stolen from Black Waltz 3.
In the original version, Linen Cuirass is a low-ranked armor that requires 30 LP to use, and provides +13 Defense and +4 Strength. It can be bought from Rabanastre, and the Tomb of Raithwall for 1900 gil and dropped Wyvern (3% chance), and Bellwyvern (3% chance).
In the Zodiac versions, Linen Cuirass now provides 14 Defense, +4 Strength, and requires the Heavy Armor 3 license for 35 LP. It can be bought in Rabanastre, Bhujerba, Dalmasca Westersand, Nam-Yensa Sandsea, Tomb of Raithwall, and Balfonheim Port for 1,800 gil, found as a treasure in Ogir-Yensa Sandsea (Primary Tank Complex) or Trial Mode Stage 36 (with Diamond Armlet), or dropped by Wyvern (3%) and dropped by Bellwyvern (Cerobi Steppe - 3% chance). It can be equipped by the Uhlan, Knight, Time Battlemage, and Foebreaker.
Linen armor with a bronze breastplate.
Linen Cuirass is a low-ranked armor that can be bought in Chapter 1 for 800 gil. It provides a measly +20 HP.
Chestplate made of tightly woven fibers.
The Cuirass is the weakest heavy armor providing +28 Defense and +2 Resistance. It can be bought for 400 gil or received as a reward for "Mixed" Treasure Hunts.
Linen Cuirass is the weakest armor, providing a mere +28 Defense and +2 Resistance. It can be bought for 220 gil in the shop, and occasionally is a reward for completing missions.
Linen Cuirass is a mid-ranked armor, usable at level 25, and provides 29 Defense. It can be bought for 192 gil.
Miraculous linen armor that is as strong as armor made of metal thanks to the power of magic runes that are sewn throughout the inside surface. It is powerful enough to block most attacks by lesser monsters.