The Exceptional One's Greaves is a Heavy Foot Guards in Nioh 2. Foot Guards protect the feet 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.
The Exceptional One's Greaves Description
Shin guards consisting of small plates bound together like a bamboo blind. Wearing them with thin leather socks allows them to easily form to the shape of the wearer's ships. PArt of a tradtional armor set said to have belonged to Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who, after starting out as apoor villager, ascended to the position of shogun and eventually came to rule over the entire country, earning himself the title of the Unifier of the Warring states. Hideyoshi, who had previously served as a retainer to the Oda clan, dominated the competition for the top position after Nobunaga's death, and his victory led to him being called the Child of the Sun. The full set of armor includes an extravagant tabard beloved of Hideyoshi.
Location: Where to Find The Exceptional One's Greaves
- Chance to be dropped by Otakemaru in the Main Mission: In the Eye of the Beholder.
- This armor piece can be crafted once you present the Smithing Text: The Exceptional One's Armor to the blacksmith.
Materials Needed to Craft The Exceptional One's Greaves
The Exceptional One's Greaves Notes & Trivia
- See Blacksmith for more information.