Armor (Light Body / Heavy Body)
Equipment Type

A full list of the Armor (Body) both Light Armor, Heavy Armor and Robes available in Final Fantasy IX. Other armor and equipment types can be found by checking out the index here: Armor / Equipment index.


Aloha T-Shirt
Description:
“Provides a southern, tropical feel.”

Effect:
Defense: 0
Magic Defense: 0

Abilities:
(None)

Equipped By:
All Characters

Where to find it:
Side Quest:
· Chocobo Dive Spots
· Kupo Nuts

Leather Shirt
Description:
“Clothes made of leather.”

Effect:
Defense: 6

Abilities:
Protect Girls

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Dali

Silk Shirt
Description:
“Silk burns easily.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Thunder damage halved.
Defense: 7

Abilities:
Cure
Thunder

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Dali
· Treno (Disc 2)
· Lindblum (Disc 2)
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)

Side Quest:
· "I Want to Be Your Canary" Performance in Alexandria

Stolen From:
· Steiner
· Black Waltz 1


Leather Plate
Description:
“Plate worn for combat.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Ice damage halved.
Defense: 8

Abilities:
Chakra

Equipped By:
Amarant and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Lindblum (Disc 2)
· Treno (Disc 2)
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)

Stolen From:
· Black Waltz 2

Treasure:
· Lindblum (Disc 1)

Bronze Vest
Description:
“Plate made of bronze.”

Effect:
Spirit: 1
Defense: 9
Magic Defense: 1

Abilities:
Jelly

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Burmecia
· Summit Station
· Treno (Disc 2)
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)
· Lindblum (Disc 2)

Treasure:
· Lindblum
· Gizamaluke’s Grotto

Chain Plate
Description:
“Plate that provides brimming strength.”

Effect:
Strength: 1
Defense: 10

Abilities:
Devil Killer

Equipped By:
Amarant and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Treno (Disc 2)
· Cleyra
· Lindblum (Disc 2)
· Fossil Roo
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)

Stolen From:
· Beatrix

Treasure:
· Gargan Roo

Cotton Robe
Description:
“Ordinary robe.”

Effect:
Strength: 1
Magic: 1
Magic Defense: 2
Defense: 10
Magic Defense: 2

Abilities:
Chemist
Shell

Equipped By:
Dagger, Eiko, Quina and Vivi

Where to find it:
Side Quests:
· Chocographs

Synthesized:
· Lindblum
· Treno
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)
· Alexandria
· Daguerreo

Mythril Vest
Description:
“Vest braided with mythril.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Water damage halved.

Abilities:
Auto-Potion

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Cleyra
· Fossil Roo
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)
· Esto Gaza (before reaching the Desert Palace)

Stolen From:
· Antlion

Treasure:
· Cleyra’s Trunk
· Pinnacle Rocks

Adaman Vest
Description:
“Very durable vest.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Fire damage halved.
Defense: 14
Magic Defense: 1

Abilities:
Bird Killer
Stone Killer

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Fossil Roo
· Conde Petie
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)
· Madain Sari

Stolen From:
· Ralvuimago

Magician Cloak
Description:
“Cloak that holds magic powers.”

Effect:
Raises Ice Elem-Atk.
Magic: 1
Defense: 15
Magic Defense: 2

Abilities:
Insomniac
MP+10%

Equipped By:
Dagger, Eiko, Quina and Vivi

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Conde Petie
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)
· Treno (Disc 3 and 4)
· Alexandria
· Lindblumb (Disc 3 and 4)

Stolen From:
· Soulcage

Silk Robe
Description:
“Robe made of silk.”

Effect:
Strength: 1
Magic: 1
Defense: 16
Magic Defense: 2

Abilities:
Ability Up
Loudmouth

Equipped By:
Dagger, Eiko, Quina and Vivi

Where to find it:
Side Quest:
· Catching Frogs

Synthesized:
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)
· Alexandria
· Treno (Disc 3 and 4)
· Lindblum (Disc 3 and 4)
· Daguerreo

Treasure:
· Cleyra’s Trunk

Survival Vest
Description:
“Vest that raises Spirit.”

Effect:
Spirit: 2
Defense: 17

Abilities:
Antibody
Mug
Locomotion

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Black Mage Village (Disc 2 and 3)
· Lindblum (Disc 3)
· Madain Sari
· Alexandria
· Treno (Disc 3 and 4)

Stolen From:
· Beatrix

Treasure:
· Fossil Roo
· Madain Sari

Brigandine
Description:
“Clothes that raise Strength.”

Effect:
Strength: 1
Defense: 20

Abilities:
Ability Up
Return Magic

Equipped By:
Amarant and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Alexandria
· Treno (Disc 3 and 4)
· Lindblum (Disc 3 and 4)
· Oeilvert
· Desert Palace

Stolen From:
· Soulcage

Treasure:
· Iifa Tree


Magician Robe
Description:
“Robe made for mages.”

Effect:
Magic: 2
Defense: 21
Magic Defense: 3

Abilities:
Auto-Potion
MP+10%

Equipped By:
Dagger, Eiko, Quina and Vivi

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Treno (Disc 3 and 4)
· Lindblum (Disc 3 and 4)
· Daguerreo

Side Quest:
· Treno Auction House

Synthesized:
· Alexandria

Judo Uniform
Description:
“Clothes from a foreign land.”

Effect:
Strength: 1
Spirit: 1
Defense: 23

Abilities:
Distract
HP+10%

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Oeilvert
· Desert Palace
· Esto Gaza (after reaching the Desert Palace)

Gaia Gear
Description:
“Robe blessed by the earth god.”

Effect:
Absorbs Earth Elem-Atk.
Raises Earth Elem-Atk.
Defense: 25
Magic Defense: 2

Abilities:
High Tide
Insomniac
Osmone

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Daguerreo (Disc 3)
· Ipsen’s Castle

Side Quest:
· Chocograph

Treasure:
· Oeilvert
· Mount Gulug

Power Vest
Description:
“Raises Strength.”

Effect:
Strength: 2
Defense: 27

Abilities:
Counter
Gamble Defense
Stone Killer

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Esto Gaza (after reaching the Desert Palace)
· Ipsen’s Castle

Stolen From:
· Ark

Treasure:
· Oeilvert

Demon’s Vest
Description:
“Supposedly, a vest that belonged to a demon.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Shadow damage halved.
Magic: 1
Defense: 31

Abilities:
Auto-Potion
Devil Killer
Locomotion

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Daguerreo (Disc 3)
· Ipsen’s Castle
· Bran Bal

Stolen From:
· Meltigemini

Treasure:
· Terra

Ninja Gear
Description:
“Gear that makes you light-footed.”

Effect:
Absorbs Shadow Elem-Atk.
Speed: 1
Defense: 34

Abilities:
Alert
Eye 4 Eye
Locomotion

Equipped By:
Amarant and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Daguerreo (Disc 4)

Side Quest:
· Catching Frogs

Dark Gear
Description:
“Gear that raises Spirit.”

Effect:
Spirit: 3
Defense: 37

Abilities:
Clear Headed
Jelly

Equipped By:
Amarant, Dagger, Eiko, Quina, Vivi and Zidane

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Black Mage Village (Disc 4)

Stolen From:
· Garland

Rubber Suit
Description:
“Suit worn by women.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Thunder damage nullified.
Evasion: 2
Magic Evasion: 3
Defense: 39
Magic Defense: 1

Abilities:
Esuna
Eye 4 Eye

Equipped By:
Dagger, Eiko and Freya

Where to find it:
Synthesized:
· Black Mage Village (Disc 4)

Stolen From:
· Earth Guardian

Light Robe
Description:
“Robe possessed by the spirit of light.”

Effect:
Raises Holy/Shadow Elem-Atk.
Strength: 1
Magic: 1
Spirit: 1
Defense: 41
Magic Defense: 6

Abilities:
Auto-Regen
Full-Life
Half MP

Equipped By:
Dagger, Eiko, Quina and Vivi

Where to find it:
Side Quest:
· Chocograph

Stolen From:
· Kuja

Synthesized:
· Black Mage Village (Disc 4)


Glutton’s Robe
Description:
“Robe worn by Qus.”

Effect:
Strength: 1
Magic: 1
Defense: 41
Magic Defense: 4

Abilities:
Antibody
Auto-Regen
Body Temp

Equipped By:
Quina

Where to find it:
Side Quest:
· Catching Frogs

Synthesized:
· Daguerreo

Stolen From:
· Kraken

White Robe
Description:
“Robe made for white mages.”

Effect:
Raises Holy Elem-Atk.
Magic: 2
Defense: 42
Magic Defense: 4

Abilities:
Auto-Potion
Holy
Loudmouth

Equipped By:
Dagger and Eiko

Where to find it:
Side Quest:
· Chocograph

Stolen From:
· Trance Kuja

Synthesized:
· Daguerreo

Black Robe
Description:
“Robe made for black mages.”

Effect:
Raises Shadow Elem-Atk.
Magic: 2
Defense: 43
Magic Defense: 4

Abilities:
Flare
MP+20%
Reflectx2

Equipped By:
Quina and Vivi

Where to find it:
Side Quest:
· Chocobo Dive Spots

Stolen From:
· Lich

Synthesized:
· Daguerreo

Robe of Lords
Description:
“The greatest robe.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Wind damage nullified.
Speed: 1
Strength: 1
Magic: 1
Spirit: 1
Defense: 46
Magic Defense: 5

Abilities:
Concentrate
Reflect-Null

Equipped By:
Dagger, Eiko, Quina and Vivi

Where to find it:
Side Quest:
· Chocobo Hot and Cold
· Stellazzio

Stolen From:
· Hades
· Ozma

Synthesized:
· Master Synthesist / Hades

Bronze Armor
Description:
“Armor made of bronze.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Wind damage halved.
Defense: 9

Abilities:
Bird Killer

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Comes initially equipped to Steiner when he joins the team.

Purchased:
· Dali

Linen Cuirass
Description:
“Armor packed with magic.”

Effect:
Magic: 1
Defense: 10

Abilities:
Cover

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Burmecia
· Summit Station
· Lindblum
· Treno

Stolen From:
· Black Waltz 3

Chain Mail
Description:
“Armor made with chains.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Earth damage halved.
Defense: 12

Abilities:
Bird Killer
HP+10%

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Treno (Disc 2)
· Lindblum (Disc 2)
· Cleyra

Plate Mail
Description:
“Armor that raises Spirit.”

Effect:
Spirit: 1
Defense: 17
Magic Defense: 1

Abilities:
Locomotion
Undead Killer

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Alexandria
· Treno (Disc 3 and 4)
· Lindblum (Disc 3 and 4)
· Oeilvert
· Desert Palace

Gold Armor
Description:
“Armor made of gold.”

Effect:
Magic: 1
Defense: 19

Abilities:
Stone Killer

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Oeilvert
· Desert Palace
· Esto Gaza (after reaching the Desert Palace)

Shield Armor
Description:
“Armor that provides excellent protection.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Fire/Ice/Thunder damage halved.
Defense: 23
Magic Defense: 5

Abilities:
Distract

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Esto Gaza (after reaching the Desert Palace)
· Ipsen’s Castle

Side Quest:
· Chocograph

Treasure:
· Oeilvert
· Desert Palace


Demon’s Mail
Description:
“Armor made in the dark world.”

Effect:
Absorbs Shadow Elem-Atk.
Raises Shadow Elem-Atk.
Defense: 27

Abilities:
High Tide

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Daguerreo (Disc 3)
· Bran Bal
· Ipsen’s Castle

Stolen From:
· Tantarian

Treasure:
· Mount Gulug

Diamond Armor
Description:
“Armor made of diamond.”

Effect:
Strength: 1
Magic: 1
Defense: 33
Magic Defense: 2

Abilities:
Ability Up

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Daguerreo (Disc 3)

Minerva’s Plate
Description:
“Plate worn by women.”

Effect:
Strength: 1
Magic: 2
Defense: 34
Magic Defense: 1

Abilities:
High Tide
Restore HP

Equipped By:
Dagger, Eiko and Freya

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Bran Bal
· Daguerreo (Disc 4)

Treasure:
· Terra
· Bran Bal

Platina Armor
Description:
“Armor made of platinum.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Ice damage nullified.

Abilities:
Beast Killer

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Bran Bal
· Daguerreo (Disc 4)

Carabini Mail
Description:
“Armor protected by extraordinary powers.”

Effect:
Speed: 1
Spirit: 1
Defense: 39
Magic Defense: 1

Abilities:
Auto-Regen

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Daguerreo (Disc 4)

Stolen From:
· Kuja

Treasure:
· Pandemonium

Dragon Mail
Description:
“Armor made from a dragon’s scales.”

Effect:
Strength: 1
Defense: 42

Abilities:
High Jump

Equipped By:
Freya

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Daguerreo (Disc 4)

Stolen From:
· Silver Dragon

Genji Armor
Description:
“Very famous brand of armor.”

Effect:
Magic: 2
Defense: 45
Magic Defense: 1

Abilities:
Accuracy+
Body Temp

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Side Quest:
· Chocographs

Stolen From:
· Maliris

Maximillian
Description:
“Armor worn exclusively by knights.”

Effect:
Spirit: 3
Defense: 54

Abilities:
HP+20%

Equipped By:
Steiner

Where to find it:
Side Quest:
· Chocobo Dive Spots

Grand Armor
Description:
“The greatest armor.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Shadow damage halved.
Strength: 1
Defense: 59

Abilities:
Chemist
Restore HP

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Stolen From:
· Nova Dragon

Synthesized:
· Black Mage Village (Disc 4)

Tin Armor
Description:
“Tin armor that looks like a toy.”

Effect:
Evasion: 32
Magic Evasion: 17
Defense: 62
Magic Defense: 27

Abilities:
(None)

Equipped By:
Steiner

Where to find it:
Synthesized:
· Master Synthesist / Hades

Brave Suit
Description:
“Extremely durable suit.”

Effect:
Raises Fire Elem-Atk.
Spirit: 1
Defense: 42

Abilities:
Auto-Regen
Restore HP

Equipped By:
Amarant and Zidane

Where to find it:
Synthesized:
· Black Mage Village (Disc 4)

Mythril Armor
Description:
“Armor made of mythril.”

Effect:
Elem-Def: Water damage halved.
Defense: 15

Abilities:
Cover
Jelly

Equipped By:
Freya and Steiner

Where to find it:
Purchased:
· Lindblum (Disc 2 and 3)
· Alexandria
· Treno (Disc 3 and 4)
· Esto Gaza (prior to reaching the Desert Palace)

Stolen From:
· Zorn and Thorn