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Gold armor
  • Gold armor.pngAncient Gold Helmet (equipped).png
  • Gold armor female.pngAncient Gold Helmet (equipped) female.png
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense16 (13+3) (set)
Set Bonus3 defense
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell120 (set)

Gold armor is the fourth armor set in the game.

It takes a total of 75 / 90 Gold Bars to craft a full suit, or 300 / 360 Gold Ores.

It consists of a Gold Helmet, Gold Chainmail and Gold Greaves.

The Ancient Gold Helmet is a rare drop from Skeletons in the Underground, and is functionally identical to the Gold Helmet. The two helmets are interchangeable, with no bonus loss.

A full set grants a basic 13 defense plus a set bonus of 3 defense, which equals a total of 16 defense.

Set[]

Gold Helmet
  • Gold Helmet item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense4
Body slotHelmet
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell30
Research1 required
Ancient Gold Helmet
  • Ancient Gold Helmet item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense4
Body slotHelmet
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell50
Research1 required
Gold Chainmail
  • Gold Chainmail item spriteold Gold Chainmail item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense5
Body slotShirt
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell50
Research1 required
Gold Greaves
  • Gold Greaves item spriteold Gold Greaves item sprite
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
Type
Defense4
Body slotPants
RarityRarity level: 0
Sell40
Research1 required

Crafting[]

Recipes[]

ResultIngredientsCrafting station
Gold ChainmailGold Chainmail (Console versionOld-gen console versionMobile version3DS versionSwitch version)Iron AnvilIron Anvil
or
Lead AnvilLead Anvil
Gold ChainmailGold Chainmail (Desktop version)
Gold GreavesGold Greaves (Console versionOld-gen console versionMobile version3DS versionSwitch version)
Gold GreavesGold Greaves (Desktop version)
Gold HelmetGold Helmet (Console versionOld-gen console versionMobile version3DS versionSwitch version)
Gold HelmetGold Helmet (Desktop version)
total: 6 row(s)

Notes[]

  • The Ancient Gold Helmet has the same sprite that the Gold Helmet had before 1.0.3, thus the term "Ancient".
  • The Ancient Gold Helmet is available even if a world generated with Platinum Ore. However, obtaining a Gold armor set to complete its set bonus is much harder in this case.

Tips[]

  • Due to its high ore requirement and relatively low defense, it is advisable to skip Gold armor. The next tier of armor is usually available before the player can get enough Gold to craft the armor set.

Trivia[]

Red's old armor.png

History[]

  • Desktop 1.4.1: Gold Bars needed to craft the Gold Helmet, Gold Chainmail, and Gold Greaves respectively decreased from 25/35/30 to 20/30/25.

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