Whether you are new to EverQuest II or a returning player after a long break it is important to start with the basics! Ten Ton Hammer's Armor Basics guide teaches you what you need to know about armor, the various types or armor, and differences in quality. This guide is packed with some great player advice!

A final way of describing armor is by its rarity. Confusingly termed "tiers" by EQ2 devs since launch (there used to be 9 "tiers" that described rarity, believe it or not), the following adjectives are used in-game to describe how easy it is to find or craft armor and other equipment..

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016