Kintaro's Waistguard is a Heavy Leg Guards in Nioh 2. Head Armor protects the Legs 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 Waistguard Description
Waist and thigh protection featuring dangling pads constructed from scales and covered in bear skin. A thick ceremonial rope adorns the waist area, helping to create an aura of power and menace. 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 Waistguard
- This piece armor can be crafted after presenting the Smithing Text: Kintaro's Armor to the Blacksmith.
Materials Needed to Craft Kintaro's Waistguard
- ?? x2, ?? x4, ?? x6, ?? x1
Kintaro's Waistguard Notes & Trivia
- See Blacksmith for more information.