Kintaro's Gauntlets is a Heavy Arm Guards in Nioh 2. Arm Guards protect the arms 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 Gauntlets Description
These arm guards offer covers protecting the backs of the hands extending to the fingertips. Though hard to draw a bow in this armor, they afford excellent protection when using weapons such as spears and bludgeons. They are 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 Do ji was defeated by Yorimitsu and his men.
Location: Where to Find Kintaro's Gauntlets
- This piece armor can be crafted after presenting the Smithing Text: Kintaro's Armor to the Blacksmith.
Materials Needed to Craft Kintaro's Gauntlets
- ?? x2, ?? x4, ?? x6, ?? x1
Kintaro's Gauntlets Notes & Trivia
- See Blacksmith for more information.