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Chain Mail

USED BY: Knight, Ninja, Red Mage, Red Wizard, Warrior
DEFENSE: 15
WEIGHT: 15
EVASION: 0
BONUS: None
SPELL: None
BUY: 65 (80) Gil
SELL: 32 (40) Gil
RESISTANT TO: None
* Amounts in (parenthesis) indicate prices in original NES release and PSX hard mode.
FINAL FANTASY I :: EQUIPMENT :: ARMOR

PRONUNCIATION: cheyn meyl
ORIGINAL JAPANESE NAME: くさりかたびら
NES NAME: Chain
ORIGINS NAME: Chain Mail
DAWN OF SOULS NAME: Chain Mail
ANNIVERSARY EDITION NAME: Chain Mail

    Chain Mail was a simple suit of armor consisting of interwoven metal chain links.

GAME INFO
    Purchased at the Armor Shops in:
     • Cornelia
     • Pravoka

NAME ORIGIN
    Chain mail is a flexible armor made up of interlocking metal rings. The word came into use in the 1700's, previously this armor was simply called mail. The word mail, in this sense, means a type of armor and comes from the Latin word macula which means "mesh of a net".

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