Zach Legacy of Fire
Armor made from the exoskeletons of giant insects that inhabit the Katapesh deserts
Chitin plates can be used in scale mail or plate armors. It weighs half as much as metal armor and has 1 less armor check penalty, but is much more expensive especially for heavy armor. It may be used by druids without violation of their ethos. One other advantage is that its efficient in allowing the wearer not to get overheated, only penalizing the wearer’s fortitude save by -2 when enduring high temperatures for long periods. Masterwork versions remove this penalty completely. It comes in a variety of colors, the most common is red which is worn by members of the Pactmaster Guard.
Medium – Add 200 GP to the cost.
Heavy – Add 2000 GP to the cost.