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Candy-Coated Armor

Candy-Coated Armor Reinforced with magical hard candy from the candy forest. Sticky but strong.

Tier UT
On Equip +30 DEF, -10 DEX
Fame Bonus 4%
Soulbound Soulbound
Feed Power 1000

Boasts the highest defense out of any armor in the game, but in return reduces your dexterity by 10, compromising your DPS output significantly.

Candy-Coated Armor (commonly referred as CC) is best for Warriors, when paired up with a high-tiered helm. They can sacrifice a little bit of dexterity for a giant step forward on defense, which can be easily reimbursed with their helm, even more when also paired with a high-tiered dexterity ring, allowing them to easily boost their defense, yet while maintaining their high offense.

Paladins can find a niche use for this armor, as the Paladin’s seal does not come with any additional defense, unlike a Warrior’s helm or a Knight’s shield. While it can help Paladins catch up to the other sword classes in defense, one should note that Paladins have the lowest dexterity of all the classes, and equipping Candy-Coated Armor will only exacerbate this trait.

Candy-Coated Armor is not often worn by Knights as they need their DPS, which is the lowest of the sword classes. In addition, they already have the highest defense of any class, so the extra 4 defense won’t be nearly as beneficial to them.

With the introduction of Oryx the Mad God 3 and his T15 armors, Candy Coated Armor has essentially been outclassed by the Annihilation Armor. This is due to the latter armor offering a comparable +28 defense without any compromise in offense, making it a powerful end-game upgrade.

Interestingly, its -10 Dex can be mitigated by pairing it with Ring of Unbound Dexterity.