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Ponty's Chainmail Armor
Category: Armor, Clothing
File Size:
53.681 MB
Mar 23, 2012 @ 10:56pm
Jul 22, 2012 @ 4:52am
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Adds 2 chainmail armor sets to the game. There is a heavy and light version (Chainmail Hauberk and Chain Shirt respectively), as well as Light and Heavy Coifs with Helms (based off guard helms), Mail Backed Gauntlets (based off the clothing gloves), and Mail Boots (based off the fine boots) which have the stats of Steel Plate/Scaled but are slightly lighter. They're retextures of existing models, the Emperor's outfit and one of the generic 'clothes'.


Before you go prattling on about how the armor values for the hauberk are unrealistic, I made it have those stats for 2 reasons:
- (Fairly) easily attainable by a lower level character
- Still quite a strong armor type, so it is useable by even higher level characters without it becoming completely redundant or a liability.

I'm not all too happy with how the female versions turned out, so if you have any suggestions about what I could retexture instead that would be great.

Now there are a few issues at present -
There's minor issues with the female model - for some reason there's a small break between the neck and body, no idea what caused this since I simply retextured onto an existing Bethesda model. If you've any idea how to fix this let me know.
The male hauberk's sleeves will clip with just about any hand items you use. I've added mail mittens/boots to remedy this.
The inventory/world texture for the hauberk is pretty screwed up, don't know what caused this. The worn model is still fine.

Thanks to many of the subscribers for their suggestions and such, keep them coming and you'll probably see it in a future update!

Leave a rating and don't forget to check out my other work!

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=19442 - Scale Armor

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=15844 - Noble Weapons
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Soulgriffon Dec 17, 2014 @ 4:39pm 
Cool idea I always wondered why there wasnt any chainmail in the game :)
jerryds Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:54am 
are they avalible in teh coctoddtest?
rbull Aug 3, 2014 @ 12:56pm 
Does all the chainmail sets have possibles pouch and coin pouch attached to the belt?
Have you tried using the Nordic cuffed gontlet for fit withese armors?
I think a Monk's hood with the scarf draped down the back would look pretty cool on this armor.
Foxy the Pirate Jul 8, 2014 @ 10:04pm 
its just a damn stupid recolor
ying_ko13 May 11, 2014 @ 12:05pm 
Jolly good Armor, that.
Jedem das seine Apr 5, 2014 @ 9:17pm 
that's what i need.thank you!it's great)
playtime is shrek Jan 1, 2014 @ 7:32pm 
Cant find it in any of the crafting areas
Holobicz Dec 8, 2013 @ 6:18am 
Looks good, but i miss some chainmail hood. Don´t you plan to create some pleas?
Arcanity Jul 11, 2013 @ 10:21am 
my only issue is that the light armor version is very plain and odd looking, i think the shirt's not long enough.
Arcanity Jul 11, 2013 @ 10:20am 
one of my very favorite armor mods out there. i wish there were more... realistic chain armor sets out there like this one. Very befitting for a Jarl's war equipment if you ask me.