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Banded Mail

Heavy Armor
Cost 250 gp; Weight 35 lbs.
Armor Bonus +7; Max Dex Bonus +1; Armor Check Penalty -6
Arcane Spell Failure Chance 35%; Speed 20 ft./15 ft.

Banded mail is made up of overlapping strips of metal, fastened to a sturdy backing of leather and chain. The size of the metal plates, interconnected metal bands, and layers of underlying armor make it a more significant defense than similar armors, like scale mail or splint mail.

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