Is Dragonscale Armor the best light armor?

#1Sellus GraviusPosted 11/23/2011 2:45:08 AM
I've been wearing it for a while now and i dunno... Kinda feels lame. It doesn't look that great (the helmet especially), and also it feels like i already made the best armor and its like ehh, i haven't even done the main quest yet (But my save is at 70ish hours and i'm level 47). I dunno, feels kinda like i skipped a bunch of cool armor, i barely wore elven or glass for a while. I guess it's my fault for leveling smithing.

Anyway my questions are this...

1) Is there any cooler looking armor i can get that won't be THAT much worse?
2) If i don't wear a helmet will it really gimp me?
3) Is there a dragon priest mask that is good for light armor wearers (Mostly stealth char but lately i've just been charging in with sword and shield)

yeah...
#2avianBCPosted 11/23/2011 2:48:56 AM
1) Nightingale Armor
2) Maybe
3) Yes, Krosis or Volsung.
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#3Obliviowned_22Posted 11/23/2011 2:50:23 AM
2) If i don't wear a helmet will it really gimp me?

Not having a helmet will only really "gimp" you if you have perks in light armour that are only in effect when you have to have full light armour on, so perks like "Good Fit" or something like that. Other than that its only really the armour rating from the helmet your losing which usually isnt that high anyway
#4may_mPosted 11/23/2011 2:50:54 AM
avianBC posted...
1) Nightingale Armor

This. Although, to me, it feels kind of wrong wearing that in the open. I tend to put it on for stealthy missions at night and just wear clothes in daylight.
#5a_thomPosted 11/23/2011 2:53:01 AM
Not having a helmet will make you less effective (can't take advantage of the 50% bonus from having all light armor of the same type), but it won't really GIMP you.
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#6YoukaiSlayerPosted 11/23/2011 2:57:23 AM
Wear Otar. 30% resist to all elements means no more getting oneshotted by mages. Nightingale armor is pretty strong as well. Otar is heavy armor though as are all the masks
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#7Sellus Gravius(Topic Creator)Posted 11/23/2011 2:58:12 AM
I've heard that the nightingale armor is leveled? I did the thieves guild pretty early so i assume i have a lesser version of it... But it's been in a chest in my house for a while so i'll see how it compares. I'll probably get sick of looking at it too though :<
#8Sellus Gravius(Topic Creator)Posted 11/23/2011 3:01:59 AM

From: YoukaiSlayer | #006
Wear Otar. 30% resist to all elements means no more getting oneshotted by mages. Nightingale armor is pretty strong as well. Otar is heavy armor though as are all the masks


Sounds great, where do i get that one?
#9Evel138Posted 11/23/2011 3:04:32 AM
YoukaiSlayer posted...
Otar is heavy armor though as are all the masks


Not correct, I have the 100% magicka regen mask and it's light armor.
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#10YoukaiSlayerPosted 11/23/2011 3:07:13 AM
O your right. Actually a few masks arent heavy. My bad
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