Fancy Dress Armour (r101) [Special]View in Item Database
DescriptionPerfect for those extra fancy after-battle social gatherings. Fancy Dress Armour


Average Rating [?]
Attack N/A
Defense *-earth**-earth**-earth**-physical**-physical**-physical**-fire**-fire**-fire**-fire**-fire*
Reflect N/A
Effects N/A
Actual Icons
Restocks At N/A
Used By N/A
Special Categorization War for the Obelisk - This item was released as a prize for participating in the War for the Obelisk event.
Notes Lent By: steve_km
Ratings - Fancy Dress Armour
At a Glance (1/3):
This fanciful attire will shield the wearer from 5 icons of fire and 3 icons of earth and physical.

In-Depth (2/4):
This offers a defense spread likened to Faerie Tabard, minus the water and air defense. At first glance, this attire would appear to only grant you major fire protection, and it does. But this is useful in that it takes out a good chunk out of many intermediate constants such as Ylanas Blaster, Brynns Legendary Sword of Wraith Smiting, Rusty Pitchfork, Throwing Nachos, {{Altadorian Cup Throwing Star}}, Bow of Destiny and Garoo Elite Blaster. It's extremely ineffective against Dr. Sloths Personal Bath Buddy and Stone Foam Finger though, and those weapons are more prevalent than the ones listed.

Price (1/2):
Nifty, as it may questionably be, its estimated 350k price tag makes it rather ironically unattractive to use. Best left for galleries and fancy dinner parties.

Bonus (1/1):
This is one of a handful of noteworthy shields that block 5 fire damage, alongside the aforementioned tabard, pirate captains hat, shield of faerieland, Golden Garfir Helm, and Flaming Oven Gloves.

Final Score: 5/10

Rated on July 31, 2014

Price/Power (1/5)
Too expensive with too little icons to really be worth it price to power wise...

Countermeasures (3/5)
Fire? Awesome to block. Physical? Also pretty great to block due to how common it is. Earth? Not horrible. Pretty good combo all up. Cuts down the Brynns Legendary Sword of Wraith Smiting and the Ylanas Blaster very effectively.

Alternatives Upgrades or Downgrades
This is a mini Faerie Tabard really... So that would be a good upgrade! The Sophies Magic Hat may provide a good alternative too.

Other Points (1 Bonus)
Retired plot prize, good collectors item.

Final Thoughts
Surprisingly "Okay" compared to the other prizes.

Rated on April 29, 2013