Breastplate with large diamonds set in its surface.
Final Fantasy VI description
Diamond Plate (ダイアのむねあて, Daia no Muneate?), also known as Diamond Chestplate, Diamond Cuirass, Glass Hauberk, or Diamond Vest, is a recurring light armor in the series. It is a decently powerful armor that provides resistance towards Lightning-elemental attacks, much like its heavier version, the Diamond Armor.
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A breastplate studded with diamonds.
The Diamond Cuirass is the strongest light armor in terms of raw Defense. It provides 43 Defense, -5% Evasion, 5% Magic Defense. It can be found in Castle Palamecia or dropped from Wizard, Lamia Queen, and Orukat.
Plate armor resistant to lightning.
Diamond Plate is a mid to high-ranked light armor that provides 13 Defense, 2 Magic Defense, 4 Weight, and gives resistance to Lightning-elemental attacks. It can be bought for 6,000 gil at Moore or dropped from Calofisteri.
Diamond Vest is a high-ranked light armor that provides 65 Defense and 44 Magic Defense. It can be bought for 12,000 gil at Nikeah, South Figaro, Kohlingen, and Thamasa in the World of Ruin, or stolen from Devoahan and Cloudwraith. It can be equipped by all characters except Strago, Relm, and Umaro.
Sturdy armor laden with the rare gemstone.
Glass Hauberk is mid-ranked vest that provides 17 Defense, 9 Evade, and 6 Magic Defense.
Diamond Vest is a level 60 light armor that provides +2064 HP and is 1/3rd of the "Dazzling Diamond" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 57,600 gil, Survival Vest, Diamond x2, and Warlock's Dream x3.
A breastplate made from diamond. In addition to being gorgeously wrought, it is also a highly durable piece of armor. Many weapons and pieces of armor have been created with diamond in this world, but their high value commands an exceptionally high price. However, people are often so captivated by the beauty of diamond equipment, they are unable to limit themselves to just one.
Diamond Armor is a Light Armor obtained by crafting it using 4,800 gil, x20 Gaia's Tears, x8 Otherworldy Bones, x5 Dragon Scales, x3 Mythril Ores, and x2 Adamantite Lumps. It provides 54 DEF.
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Etymology[edit | edit source]
diamond is a metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice. Diamond is the birthstone for April.In mineralogy,