Golden Sun: Dark Dawn - Armor Guide




Body: Armor


Leather Armor
Leather Armor
240
Defense +12    
Body: Armor
Harapa and Ayuthay shop.

Psynergy Armor
Psynergy Armor
1000
Defense +21  
Maximum PP +20
 
Body: Armor (Boosts PP)
Passaj shop.

Chain Mail
Chain Mail
2000
Defense +25    
Body: Armor
Te Rya Village shop.

Ixion Mail
Ixion Mail
1300
Defense +26  
Resist +20
Resist +20
 
Body: Armor (Resists Wind & Water)
Ouroboros chest. Enter the room to the right of the Sol Mask.

Armored Shell
Armored Shell
3600
Defense +30    
Body: Armor
Belinsk, Port Rago, and Champa Camp shops. Craggy Peak Ruins chest.

Plate Mail
Plate Mail
4400
Defense +33    
Body: Armor
Saha shop.

Spiked Armor
Spiked Armor
14000
Defense +34  
Attack +10
More critical hits
 
Body: Armor (Boosts Attack & criticals)
Aquarius room chest in Craggy Peak Ruins.

Steel Armor
Steel Armor
4900
Defense +36    
Body: Armor
Harun Village, Yamata City, and Tonfon shops.

Planet Armor
Planet Armor
4800
Defense +36  
Power +10
Power +10
Power +10
Power +10
 
Body: Armor (Boosts elemental Power)
Port Rago chest sitting northeast of Briggs's ship.

Asura's Armor
Asura's Armor
15000
Defense +42  
Attack +5
Restore HP +8
 
Body: Armor (Boosts Attack, renews HP)
Lonely Island Ruins chest, middle path from the entrance.

Dragon Mail
Dragon Mail
17000
Defense +44  
Resist +30
Resist +30
 
Body: Armor (Resists Water & Fire)
Warrior's Hill chest.

Chronos Mail
Chronos Mail
13100
Defense +47  
Maximum HP +20
 
Body: Armor (Boosts HP)
Dropped by Grislies in Snow Drift Shrine. (1%)

Demon Mail
Demon Mail
17000
Defense +50  
Resist -10
Cursed
 
Body: Armor (Cursed, weak against Wind)
Crossbone Isle chest, in the bottom level of the second floor.

Xylion Armor
Xylion Armor
22500
Defense +50  
Attack +12
 
Body: Armor (Boosts Attack)
Forged from Orihalcon.

Valkyrie Mail
Valkyrie Mail
25500
Defense +53  
More critical hits
 
Body: Armor (Boosts criticals)
Apollo Ascent chest.

Body: Clothing


Cotton Shirt
Cotton Shirt
20
Defense +3    
Body: Clothing
Patcher's Place shop.

Travel Vest
Travel Vest
50
Defense +7    
Body: Clothing
Carver's Camp and Harapa shops.

Adept's Clothes
Adept's Clothes
850
Defense +18  
Maximum PP +8
 
Body: Clothing (Boosts PP)
Passaj and Ayuthay shops.

Elven Shirt
Elven Shirt
1700
Defense +22  
Agility x1.5
 
Body: Clothing (Boosts Agility)
Konpa Ruins chest.

Kimono
Kimono
2800
Defense +25  
Resist +10
Agility +10
 
Body: Clothing (Boosts Agility, resists Fire)
Temple of Barai chest.

Silver Vest
Silver Vest
3200
Defense +28    
Body: Clothing
Port Rago, Harun Village, Yamata City, and Tonfon shops. Search the cabinets in a house on the left side of Tonfon.

Ninja Garb
Ninja Garb
6900
Defense +36  
Agility +30
Resist +10
 
Body: Clothing (Boosts Agility, resists Wind)
Search the cabinets in the upper part of the Dream Tree.

Faery Vest
Faery Vest
6900
Defense +38  
May break if used.
 
Body: Clothing (Use to restore 200 HP)
Phantasmal Bog chest.

Storm Gear
Storm Gear
9800
Defense +42  
Resist +30
Resist +30
Resist +30
 
Body: Clothing (Resists Water, Fire & Wind)
Belinsk chest way to the west side. Must go through the ruins a little to emerge.

Umbra Cloak
Umbra Cloak
13000
Defense +45  
Resist +20
Resist +20
 
Body: Clothing (Proof against light)
Gaia Falls Islet chest.

Triton's Ward
Triton's Ward
16200
Defense +47  
Power +30
Resist +70
 
Body: Clothing (Boosts and resists Water)
Otka Island chest. If you have a map handy, it's in the room where the left eye of the skull is.

Mythril Clothes
Mythril Clothes
14900
Defense +49  
More critical hits
 
Body: Clothing (Boosts criticals)
Forged from Mythril Silver.

Body: Robe


One-piece Dress
One-piece Dress
25
Defense +4    
Body: Robe
Patcher's Place shop.

Travel Robe
Travel Robe
200
Defense +10    
Body: Robe
Harapa and Kaocho shops.

Sanan Dress
Sanan Dress
1600
Defense +19  
May break if used.
 
Body: Robe (Use to reduce enemy Attack)
Chest near the entrance of Kaocho.

Silk Robe
Silk Robe
1400
Defense +20    
Body: Robe
Passaj shop.

Jerkin
Jerkin
2400
Defense +26    
Body: Robe
Te Rya Village and Belinsk shops.

Blessed Robe
Blessed Robe
7000
Defense +36  
Restore HP +5
 
Body: Robe (Renews HP)
View the Yamata City armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops.

Magical Cassock
Magical Cassock
9000
Defense +39  
Restore PP +2
 
Body: Robe (Renews PP)
View the Tonfon armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops.

Muni Robe
Muni Robe
6300
Defense +39  
Restore HP +10
 
Body: Robe (Renews HP)
Search the cabinets in the house in Belinsk where Pincer is in.

Feathered Robe
Feathered Robe
14000
Defense +45  
Power +20
Resist +30
Agility +30
 
Body: Robe (Boosts Wind Power & Resist)
Dropped by Wise Gryphons in Yamata Ruins. (1%)

Aeolian Cassock
Aeolian Cassock
11400
Defense +46  
Power +15
Resist +50
 
Body: Robe (Boosts Wind Power & Resist)
Apollo Ascent chest.

Iris Robe
Iris Robe
16600
Defense +47  
Luck +15
Resist +30
Restore PP +12
 
Body: Robe (Boosts Luck & renews PP)
Crossbone Isle chest in the fourth floor.

Mysterious Robe
Mysterious Robe
36500
Defense +48  
Restore HP +20
Restore PP +10
 
Body: Robe (Renews HP & PP)
View the Champa Camp armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops.

Arm: Shield


Wooden Shield
Wooden Shield
40
Defense +6    
Arm: Shield
Patcher's Place and Carver's Camp shops.

Bronze Shield
Bronze Shield
500
Defense +14    
Arm: Shield
Ayuthay and Kaocho shops.

Iron Shield
Iron Shield
1200
Defense +20    
Arm: Shield
Passaj shop.

Dragon Shield
Dragon Shield
2400
Defense +26  
Resist +30
 
Arm: Shield
Ayuthay chest, in the most far west room from the main city area.

Knight's Shield
Knight's Shield
3000
Defense +28    
Arm: Shield
Belinsk, Port Rago, Saha

Mirrored Shield
Mirrored Shield
5200
Defense +39  
May break if used.
 
Arm: Shield (Use to delude foes)
View the Champa Camp armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops.

Aegis Shield
Aegis Shield
6700
Defense +41  
More critical hits
 
Arm: Shield (Boosts criticals)
Warrior's Hill chest.

Terra Shield
Terra Shield
11200
Defense +48  
Attack +5
Cursed
 
Arm: Shield (Cursed, boosts Attack)
Forged from Dark Matter.

Cosmos Shield
Cosmos Shield
12200
Defense +49  
Resist +20
Resist +20
Resist +20
Resist +20
 
Arm: Shield (Boosts all resistances)
Forged from Orihalcon.

Arm: Gloves


Padded Gloves
Padded Gloves
10
Defense +2    
Arm: Gloves
Patcher's Place and Carver's Camp shops.

Leather Gloves
Leather Gloves
220
Defense +10    
Arm: Gloves
Kaocho shop.

Gauntlets
Gauntlets
1600
Defense +23    
Arm: Gloves
Te Rya Village and Border Town shops.

Slap Glove
Slap Glove
0
Defense +24  
Bestows Psynergy
 
Arm: Gloves (Bestows Slap Psynergy)
Given by Ryu Kou in Kolima Junction during the story.

Vambrace
Vambrace
1800
Defense +27  
Attack +5
 
Arm: Gloves (Boosts Attack)
Examine the warrior statue in the Scorpio room of Craggy Peak Ruins.

War Gloves
War Gloves
4000
Defense +32  
Attack +10
 
Arm: Gloves (Boosts Attack)
View the Saha or Harun Village armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops.

Aura Gloves
Aura Gloves
6500
Defense +36  
May break if used.
 
Arm: Gloves (Use to boost Resist)
Talon Peak chest in the first area.

Spirit Gloves
Spirit Gloves
7200
Defense +40  
Maximum PP +20
 
Arm: Gloves (Raises PP)
Chest in the treasure chamber hidden in King Pathos's throne room.

Titan Gloves
Titan Gloves
8100
Defense +43  
Maximum HP +30
 
Arm: Gloves (Raises HP)
Dropped by Brutal Trolls in Burning Island Cave or Gaia Falls Islet. (1%)

Umbra Gauntlet
Umbra Gauntlet
8800
Defense +45  
Resist +20
Resist +20
 
Arm: Gloves (Proof against light)
Chest in Emperor Unan's treasure room in Tonfon.

Big Bang Gloves
Big Bang Gloves
10200
Defense +47  
Power +40
 
Arm: Gloves (Boosts Fire Power)
Forged from Orihalcon.

Arm: Bracelet


Leather Armlet
Leather Armlet
180
Defense +7    
Arm: Bracelet
Harapa shop.

Leda's Bracelet
Leda's Bracelet
900
Defense +17    
Arm: Bracelet
Passaj and Ayuthay shops.

Heavy Armlet
Heavy Armlet
2000
Defense +25    
Arm: Bracelet
Te Rya Village and Belinsk shops.

Silver Armlet
Silver Armlet
4000
Defense +30    
Arm: Bracelet
Port Rago, Harun Village, Yamata City, and Tonfon shops.

Bone Armlet
Bone Armlet
3000
Defense +30  
May break if used.
 
Arm: Bracelet (Use to haunt a foe)
Harapa Ruins chest, left of where you obtained Serac.

Virtuous Armlet
Virtuous Armlet
7000
Defense +35  
Power +10
Power +10
May break if used.
 
Arm: Bracelet (Use to restore 100 HP)
Chest in the branches of the tree near the Dream Tree.

Spirit Armlet
Spirit Armlet
9000
Defense +38  
Power +10
Power +10
May break if used.
 
Arm: Bracelet (Use to cure ailments)
View the Yamata City armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops.

Jester's Armlet
Jester's Armlet
5100
Defense +39  
Maximum PP +30
 
Arm: Bracelet (Raises PP)
Burning Island Cave chest, sitting in the northwestern part the main entrance room.

Air Bangle
Air Bangle
6000
Defense +39  
Power +30
 
Arm: Bracelet (Boosts Wind Power)
Forged from Quality Zol.

Mythril Armlet
Mythril Armlet
9700
Defense +46  
More critical hits
 
Arm: Bracelet (Boosts criticals)
Forged from Mythril Silver.

Head: Helm


Open Helm
Open Helm
180
Defense +9    
Head: Helm
Harapa shop.

Bronze Helm
Bronze Helm
600
Defense +14    
Head: Helm
Passaj and Ayuthay shops.

Iron Helm
Iron Helm
1600
Defense +20    
Head: Helm
Passaj shop.

Steel Helm
Steel Helm
3100
Defense +27    
Head: Helm
Belinsk shop.

Silver Helm
Silver Helm
3900
Defense +30    
Head: Helm
Saha shop.

Viking Helm
Viking Helm
4000
Defense +30  
Resist +30
 
Head: Helm (Boosts Water Resist)
Harapa Ruins chest, left of where the frozen waterfall drops.

Knight's Helm
Knight's Helm
4600
Defense +33    
Head: Helm
Harun Village, Yamata City, Champa Camp, and Tonfon shops.

Warrior's Helm
Warrior's Helm
10000
Defense +35  
Power +10
More critical hits
 
Head: Helm (Boosts Earth Power & criticals)
Teppe Ruins chest.

Minerva Helm
Minerva Helm
8700
Defense +43  
Maximum PP +20
 
Head: Helm (Raises PP)
Iceberg Outpost chest. Drop down the chimney on the roof.

Gloria Helm
Gloria Helm
13800
Defense +49  
Restore HP +10
 
Head: Helm (Renews HP)
Dropped by Fury Demons in the Apollo area. (1%)

Head: Hat


Leather Cap
Leather Cap
30
Defense +3    
Head: Hat
Patcher's Place shop.

Wooden Cap
Wooden Cap
400
Defense +10    
Head: Hat
Kaocho shop.

Nurse's Cap
Nurse's Cap
1200
Defense +18  
May break if used.
 
Head: Hat (Use to heal a party member)
Te Rya Village, search the cabinets in the most eastern house.

Lure Cap
Lure Cap
3000
Defense +20  
More encounters
 
Head: Hat (Increases monster attacks)
Dropped by a Mimic in the Capricorn room of Craggy Peak Ruins.

Mail Cap
Mail Cap
2000
Defense +23    
Head: Hat
Te Rya Village and Border Town shops.

Prophet's Hat
Prophet's Hat
4600
Defense +30  
May break if used.
 
Head: Hat (Use to predict a foe's doom)
Passaj chest after transformation, in storage room northeast area of town.

Umbra Cowl
Umbra Cowl
5500
Defense +35  
Resist +20
Resist +20
 
Head: Hat (Proof against light)
Lonely Island Ruins chest.

Alastor's Hood
Alastor's Hood
11800
Defense +47  
May break if used.
 
Head: Hat (Use to haunt a foe)
Crossbone Isle chest. It's the most northeastern chest in the room with the exploding crumbling rocks.

Head: Crown


Lucky Cap
Lucky Cap
5200
Defense +33  
More critical hits
Restore PP +2
 
Head: Crown (Boosts criticals, renews PP)
Harun Channel chest.

Jeweled Crown
Jeweled Crown
4000
Defense +35  
Luck +5
 
Head: Crown (Boosts Luck)
View the Harun Village armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops.

Thunder Crown
Thunder Crown
7500
Defense +40  
Restore PP +4
Cursed
 
Head: Crown (Cursed, renews PP)
Yamata Ruins chest.

Head: Circlet


Circlet
Circlet
120
Defense +6    
Head: Circlet
Carver's Camp and Harapa shops.

Silver Circlet
Silver Circlet
1300
Defense +16    
Head: Circlet
Passaj and Ayuthay shops.

Guardian Circlet
Guardian Circlet
3400
Defense +25    
Head: Circlet
Te Rya Village shop.

Glittering Tiara
Glittering Tiara
3600
Defense +27  
May break if used.
 
Head: Circlet (Use to delude foes)
Ayuthay chest, found directly east of the first raft at the entrance.

Platinum Circlet
Platinum Circlet
4200
Defense +29    
Head: Circlet
Belinsk, Port Rago, and Saha shops.

Mythril Circlet
Mythril Circlet
7000
Defense +34  
Restore PP +3
 
Head: Circlet (Renews PP)
Forged from Mythril Silver.

Zol Tiara
Zol Tiara
6000
Defense +37  
Resist +30
 
Head: Circlet (Boosts Wind Resist)
Forged from Quality Zol.

Demon Circlet
Demon Circlet
15800
Defense +50  
More critical hits
Cursed
 
Head: Circlet (Cursed, boosts criticals)
Forged from Dark Matter.

Feet: Boots


Leather Boots
Leather Boots
270
Defense +6    
Feet: Boots (Boosts Defense)
Passaj shop.

Safety Boots
Safety Boots
700
Defense +12  
Agility x0.7
 
Feet: Boots (Boosts Defense, lowers Agility)
View the Ayuthay armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops, and chest in the upper branches of the Dream Tree.

Knight's Greave
Knight's Greave
2700
Defense +16  
Maximum HP +5
 
Feet: Boots (Boosts Defense & HP)
View the Border Town or Harun Village armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops.

Ninja Sandals
Ninja Sandals
2000
Defense +19  
More critical hits
 
Feet: Boots (Boosts Defense & criticals)
Finish a sidequest involving a grandmother in Kaocho before the eclipse, and using Spirit Sense on a young girl in Tonfon outside the castle.

Hover Greave
Hover Greave
4500
Defense +20  
Agility x1.5
 
Feet: Boots (Boosts Agility)
Forged from Quality Zol.

Silver Greave
Silver Greave
3800
Defense +22  
Luck +4
 
Feet: Boots (Boosts Defense & Luck)
View the Tonfon armor inventory to unlock it in all Artifact shops.

Finger: Ring


Zol Ring
Zol Ring
2500
 
Agility x1.8
 
Finger: Ring (Boosts Agility)
Forged from Quality Zol and given to you by the Passaj Weapon Shop owner for fixing the forge.

Lord Sun's Ring
Lord Sun's Ring
4900
 
Attack +8
More critical hits
 
Finger: Ring (Boosts criticals)
Chest in Emperor Unan's treasure room in Tonfon.

Lady Moon's Ring
Lady Moon's Ring
3300
Defense +8  
Resist +10
Resist +10
Resist +10
Resist +10
 
Finger: Ring (Boosts Defense & Resist)
Given by Lady Hinechou after returning their children returns to Tonfon in the story.

Heirloom Ring
Heirloom Ring
5600
 
Power +30
Resist +40
May break if used.
 
Finger: Ring (Use to restore 1,000 HP)
Chest in the treasure chamber hidden in King Pathos's throne room.

Cleric's Ring
Cleric's Ring
6400
 
Curse is removable
 
Finger: Ring (Suppresses curse effects)
Crossbone Isle chest in the final room after the one with the skull statue.

Face: Goggles


Umbra Goggles
Umbra Goggles
3300
Defense +5  
Resist +20
Resist +20
 
Face: Goggles (Proof against light)
Snowdrift Shrine chest.