A cut down version of chainmail, this form of armor simply covers the vital areas of the abdomen and back with a mesh of interlocking links. It includes a layer of quilted fabric worn underneath to prevent chafing and to cushion the impact of blows.
- Mithril: DC 14, removes armor check penalty, arcane spell failure down to 10%, weight cut by half, maximum dexterity bonus increased to 6
- Darksteel: DC 14, 5/- acid damage resistance
- Adamantine: DC 19, 1/- damage resistance