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Minecraft Dungeons armor guide: every perk listed

Best armor for your hero

Getting the best builds in Minecraft Dungeons requires finding the best armor. There are a lot of base armor types and each one has a unique variant that grant an exclusive buff.

The most desirable unique armor types can allow your hero to take more hits from foes, or can reduce cool down for your artifacts. To help identify which ones are the best for your build, our Minecraft Dungeons armor guide lists every known armor in the game, along with every perk.

This guide also includes the ocelot armor and its unique variant that came with the Jungle Awakens DLC.

Since you can only equip one piece of armor at any time, it's vital that you know what each one does so you know which level to look for it.

Each piece of armor has up to three choices for enchantments, and we just so happen to have a full armor enchantment list in our Minecraft Dungeons enchantments guide.

You can also have a look at our Minecraft Dungeons best builds guide for specific builds for your hero.

Minecraft Dungeons armor list

Here is the full Minecraft Dungeons armor list, including the ones from the DLC packs. The list includes every single perk that each armor has.

The unique armor type list also includes the base armor type that the unique armor is based on. For the sake of clarity, all the perks for every unique armor have been included on the list. However, since defensive bonuses to health scale up with the total power level, they are not listed here.

Base armor

ArmorPerk 1Perk 2Perk 3
Hunter's Armor+10 arrows per bundle+30% ranged damage
Wolf Armor+20% weapon damage boost auraHealth potions heal nearby allies
Spelunker's Armor+20% weapon damage boost auraGives you a pet bat
Scale Armor35% damage reduction+30% melee damage
Evocation Robe-25% artefact cooldown+15% movespeed aura
Mercenary Armor35% damage reduction+20% weapon damage boost aura
Reinforced Mail35% damage reduction30% chance to negate hits100% longer roll cooldown
Plate Armor30% chance to negate hits35% damage reduction100% longer roll cooldown
Thief Armor+25% melee attack speed
Grim Armor+100% souls gathered3% life steal aura
Mystery Armor10% damage reduction-40% potion cooldown
Phantom Armor+100% souls gathered+30% ranged damage
Soul Robe+100% souls gathered+50% artefact damage
Dark Armor+100% souls gathered35% damage reduction
Guard's Armor*-25% artefact cooldown+10% arrows per bundle
Champion's Armor35% damage reductionMobs target you more-40% potion cooldown
Ocelot Armor DLC50% faster roll35% damage reduction

Unique armor

ArmorArmor typePerk 1Perk 2Perk 3Perk 4
Mystery ArmorMystery Armor10% damage reduction-40% potion cooldown
Archer's ArmorHunter's Armor+15% movespeed aura+10 arrows per bundle+30% ranged damage
Battle RobeBattle Robe-25% artefact cooldown+30% melee damage
Cave CrawlerSpelunker Armor+20% weapon damage boost auraGives you a pet bat+50% artefact damage
Ember RobeEvocation Robe-25% artefact cooldown+15% move speed auraBurns nearby enemies
Fox ArmorWolf Armor30% chance to negate hits (Unique)+20% weapon damage boost auraHealth potions heal nearby allies
Frost BitePhantom Armor+30% ranged damage+100% souls gatheredSpawns a snowy companion
Full Metal ArmorPlate Armor30% chance to negate hits35% damage reduction100% longer roll cooldown+30% melee damage
Highland ArmorScale Armor+30% melee damage35% damage reductionGains speed after dodge
Souldancer RobeSoul Robe+100% souls gathered+50% artefact damage30% chance to negate hits
Spider ArmorThief Armor+25% melee attack speed3% life steal aura
Splendid RobeBattle Robe-25% artefact cooldown+30% melee damage+50% artefact damage
Stalwart ArmorReinforced Armor35% damage reduction30% chance to negate hits100% longer roll cooldownPotion use boosts defence
Wither ArmorDark Armor35% damage reduction+100% souls gathered3% life steal aura
Shadow Walker DLCOcelot ArmorBrief invulnerability when rolling50% faster roll35% damage reduction

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