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Daemonic Breastplate
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Daemonic Breastplates carry within them damned souls shrieking out for blood sacrifices. These spirits help defend not only the wearer but his allies, but far more importantly weaken the defenses of foes and accelerate the attacks of the wearer and any nearby friends.
Location Icon Protective.png Protective
Type Filter Attack Speed.png Attack Speed
Filter Armor.png Armor
Stats +30 Attack Speed
+10 Armor
Cost 5200 (500)
Components Item Builds into
Sol's Bulwark (1500)
Warpcleft (1800)
Platemail (1400)
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Applies a positive Armor aura to nearby allied units and structures and a negative Armor aura to nearby enemy units and structures.

Power of the aura can be swapped on use!


Radius: 900
Cooldown: 1 second
On use, swaps between Ally or Enemy mode.

In Ally mode, passively grants:
Allies: +7 Armor/25 Attack Speed
Enemies: -3 Armor

In Enemy mode, passively grants:
Allies: +3 Armor/25 Attack Speed
Enemies: -7 Armor

  • Does not stack with Sol's Bulwark's aura.
  • Toggling doesn't break Stealth


Version 4.8.4

  • Total Cost reduced from 5250 Gold.png to 5200 Gold.png.

Version 4.8.0

  • Armor granted to self increased from 7 to 10.
  • Attack Speed to allies increased from 20 to 25.

Version 4.1.0

  • Cooldown reduced from 10 seconds to 1 second.

Version 4.0.0

  • Recipe cost decreased from 900 Gold.png to 500 Gold.png.
  • Bonus Armor increased from 6 to 7.
    • This is on the base item, not on the aura.

Version 3.8.0

  • Ringmail.jpg Ringmail component replaced with Platemail.jpg Platemail.
  • Recipe cost decreased from 1500 Gold.png to 900 Gold.png; total cost from 5550 Gold.png to 5825 Gold.png.
  • Passive Armor from 10 to 6.
  • Passive Attack Speed from 40 to 30.
  • Aura Attack Speed increased from 15 to 20.
  • Aura Armor reworked. Now, on use, swaps between Ally mode and Enemy mode.
    • Ally Mode: +7 Armor/20 Attack Speed for allies. -3 Armor for enemies.
    • Enemy Mode: +3 Armor/20 Attack Speed for allies. -7 Armor for enemies.

Version 3.5.0

  • Recipe cost increased from 900 Gold.png to 1500 Gold.png (to compensate for Warpcleft.jpg Warpcleft price decrease).

Version 2.2.0

  • Recipe cost lowered from 1100 Gold.png to 900 Gold.png (to compensate for Sol's Bulwark.jpg Sol's Bulwark price increase).

Version 2.0.39

Version 2.0.14

  • Aura no longer affects gadgets.

Version 0.1.37

  • Recipe cost lowered from 2000 Gold.png to 1500 Gold.png.
    • Total cost lowered from 5950 Gold.png to 5450 Gold.png.
  • Aura now applies to structures as well.

Basic Items Icon Supplies.png Supplies Icon Accessories.png Accessories Icon Weapons.png Weapons Icon Relics.png Relics Icon Legendary.png Legendary
Recipe Items Icon Initiation.png Initiation Icon Supportive.png Supportive Icon Protective.png Protective Icon Combative.png Combative Icon Morph Attack.png Morph Attack
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Daemonic Breastplate
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