Kintaro's Cuirass is a Heavy Torso Armor in Nioh 2. Torso Armor protects the torso of the player and can have varying degrees of quality and level, just like Weapons. In addition, they can provide Toughness bonus, physical, and elemental protection to your character. Heavy Armor, Usually provides better protection, at the cost of movement and dodge speed. Toughness makes you deplete less Ki when Blocking, so if you wish to Block more often, consider wearing Armor that provides more. Usually the heavier Armor the better.
Kintaro's Cuirass Description
This chest armor is vermilion in color, with gold lacquer work in the abdominal region presenting a sun design. Though design to offer maximum protection to the wearer, the left shoulder sleeve has been substituted with bear skin, giving the outfit a wild and intimidating air. It is part of a set of heavy armor said to have belonged to Sakata Kintoki, one of the four great commanders who served Minamoto-no-Yorimitsu. He was the samurai known as Kintaro in his youth who inspired the folklore legend of the same name. This armor is thought to have been one of the spoils of war when the demon Shuten Doji was defeated by Yorimitsu and his men.
Location: Where to Find Kintaro's Cuirass
- Obtained as a reward for completing the Tutorial Mission: The Unmoving Mountain
- This piece armor can be crafted after presenting the Smithing Text: Kintaro's Armor to the Blacksmith.
Materials Needed to Craft Kintaro's Cuirass
- ?? x2, ?? x4, ?? x6, ?? x1
Kintaro's Cuirass Notes & Trivia
- See Blacksmith for more information.