Overlapping metal plates are attached to a layer of chainmail to from this full-body armor.
- —Description, Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift
Plate Mail (プレイトメイル, 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 and Freya that provides 17 Defense, 1 Magic Defense, and +1 Spirit. It also teaches the abilities Locomotion and Undead Killer, and can be bought for 2,320 gil at various locations.
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 and teaches no abilities. 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. Cid also comes initially equipped with it.
Plate Mail is a high-ranked armor, providing 18 Strength, 17 Intelligence, and -2 Agility.
Platemail is a low-ranked armor, usable at level 20, and provides 24 Defense. It costs 140 gil to buy.