Overlapping metal plates are attached to a layer of chainmail to from this full-body armor.
Plate Mail (プレイトメイル or プレートメイル, Pureito Meiru?) is a recurring armor in the series. It is often a low-ranked or mid-ranked armor, and merely provides mediocre Defense bonuses.
Armor that raises Spirit
Plate Mail is a low-ranked armor for Steiner, Freya, and Beatrix that provides 17 Defense, 1 Magic Defense, and +1 Spirit. It also teaches Locomotion and Undead Killer, and can be bought for 2,320 gil in Alexandria, Treno (disc 3/4), Lindblum (disc 3/4), Oeilvert, Desert Palace.
The unique design of this mythril armor greatly increases its protective qualities.
Plate Mail is a mid-ranked armor that provides +60 HP and can be bought for 3,000 gil.
Full-body armor made of metal plates on chainmail.
Platemail is a low-ranked armor that provides 38 Defense and 3 Magic Resistance. It can be bought at any town for 2,550 gil.
Platemail is a low-ranked heavy armor that provides +38 Defense and +3 Resistance, and can be bought in the shop for 1400 Gil after creating it in the Bazaar by using a Dipraeu Bronze, Green Liquid, and Silk Thread. It is initially equipped on Cid.
A suit of steel armor that shields all but the head and arms. These plates of armor are often worn over the chain mail. This heavy armor has been improved through years of research, reworking the joints to improve freedom of movement. As a result, people wearing it can move faster than they look.