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Overlapping metal plates are attached to a layer of chainmail to from this full-body armor.

Plate Mail (プレイトメイル or プレートメイル, Pureito Meiru?) is a recurring armor piece in the Final Fantasy series. It is often a low-ranked or mid-ranked armor, and merely provides mediocre Defense bonuses.


Final Fantasy IX[]

Armor that raises Spirit


Plate Mail is a low-ranked armor for Steiner, Freya, and Beatrix that provides 17 Defense, 1 Magic Defense, and +1 Spirit. It also teaches Locomotion and Undead Killer, and can be bought for 2,320 gil in Alexandria, Treno (after returning from the Outer Continent), Lindblum (after returning from the Outer Continent), Oeilvert, and Desert Palace.

Final Fantasy Tactics[]

The unique design of this mythril armor greatly increases its protective qualities.


Plate Mail is a mid-ranked armor that provides +60 HP and can be bought for 3,000 gil.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[]

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Full-body armor made of metal plates on chainmail.


Platemail is a low-ranked armor that provides 38 Defense and 3 Magic Resistance. It can be bought at any town for 2,550 gil.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[]

Platemail is a low-ranked heavy armor that provides +38 Defense and +3 Resistance, and can be bought in the shop for 1400 gil after creating it in the Bazaar by using a Dipraeu Bronze, Green Liquid, and Silk Thread. It is initially equipped on Cid.

Final Fantasy Tactics S[]

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Vagrant Story[]

Plate Mail is a high-ranked armor, providing 18 Strength, 17 Intelligence, and -2 Agility.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King[]

Platemail is a low-ranked armor, usable at level 20, and provides 24 Defense. It costs 140 gil to buy.