Half plate is a rigid metal breastplate, girdle, shoulder guards, vambraces, gauntlets, and boots, providing excellent protection at the cost of fine dexterity and speed. If you do not have proficiency in heavy armor, you grant advantage while wearing half plate, and may not gain advantage.

Half Plate
Half PlateEdit

(heavy armor - trained only)

Armor Defense

12 + Heavy armor Proficiency (or Shield Proficiency if higher and wearing a shield), and resistance to slashing and bashing attacks.

Check Penalty

-4 to Acrobatics, Athletics, Endurance, Stealth, and Thievery
(-2 with Proficiency, -1 with Expertise)


-1 penalty to Speed and Reflex

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