10 Best Salt and Sacrifice Armors: Light & Heavy Sets

Our Salt and Sacrifice Best Armors guide entails the top 10 best light & heavy armor sets you should obtain in the game to up your defenses.

Similar to its predecessor, Salt and Sacrifice features a lot of variety when it comes to starting classes, builds, and playstyle, and so we have prepared this guide to inform you of the best light armor and the best heavy armor in Salt and Sacrifice. While you’re at it, why not go through the “Is Salt And Sacrifice Worth It” guide and learn if you should buy the game now or wait for a discount?

Key Takeaways
  • Armors in Salt and Sacrifice are categorized into two types which are Light and Heavy Armors each further having Helmet, Chest, Glove, and Boots Armor types.
  • The list of Best Light Armor sets in the game includes:
  • The Swarming Set, which has a total weight of 16.1, offers 69.7 Total Physical damage resistance and 66.9 Total Cold damage resistance.
  • The Umbral Set, having a total weight of 13.8, offers 67.8 Total Physical damage resistance and 73.5 Total Dark damage resistance.
  • The Timekeeper’s Set, weighing 16.1, offers 75.2 Total Physical damage resistance and 80.2 Total Fire damage resistance.
  • The Riddleworm Set has a weight of 18.4 and offers 95.9 Total Light damage resistance and 89.7 Total Poison damage resistance.
  • The Diabolical Set, which has a total weight of 20.4, offers 98.8 Total Physical damage resistance in addition to great resistance to other damage types.
  • The Best Heavy Armor sets in the game are:
  • The Earthstone Set, weighing 36.8, offers 143.5 total resistance to physical damage.
  • The Mechwork Set has a weight of 32.2 and offers a total of 133.9 resistance to Physical damage and 125.6 resistance to Poison damage.
  • The Force Set, having a weight of 23, offers a total resistance of 118.8 to physical damage and 105.7 to light damage.
  • The Scaleplate Set has 29.9 total weight and a total resistance of 141.4 to Physical damage, 137.3 to Fire damage, and 107.3 to Poison damage.
  • The Royal Set, having a total weight of 32.2, offers great resistance against all damage types such as 184.5 to Physical, 204.1 to Cold, and 168.1 to Fire damage.

Here’s a brief look at the comparison between Salt and Sacrifice Armors:

Armour SetsCategory PhysicalColdLightFirePoisonDarkWeight
SwarmingLight69.766.932.836.740.041.516.1
UmbralLight67.345.537.237.639.561.414.7
Timekeeper'sLight75.235.850.680.255.241.416.1
RiddlewormLight 62.659.095.952.189.752.918.4
DiabolicalLight 98.255.353.195.155.6106.120.7
EarthstoneHeavy143.583.579.887.9107.281.736.8
MechworkHeavy133.977.569.781.5125.680.132.2
ForceHeavy118.862.7105.467.666.661.723.0
ScaleplateHeavy141.277.576.9137.3107.370.529.9
RoyalHeavy184.5204.2130.3168.1164.9120.932.2

Salt And Sacrifice Overview

Salt and Sacrifice offers an unforgiving world to explore with crumbling castles, bewildering yet compelling level design, a ton of variety in gameplay, and a chill-inducing atmosphere and soundtrack. The game has a central hub where you meet different NPCs, trade items with said NPCs, upgrade your weapons and armor, and level up after interacting with a specific altar to distribute those levels in a vast skill tree. If you’ve just got the game, then consider reading our ten Best Salt And Sacrifice Tips and learn the tricks to dominate the foes in the game.

What Are Armor Sets In Salt And Sacrifice

Salt and Sacrifice armor sets
Equipping your armor

Armor is equipment in Salt and Sacrifice that can reduce the damage taken and dictates the appearance of your character. Now it is up to the player whether he wishes to use armor for defense or fashion. Armor in Salt and Sacrifice is divided into two categories based on its weight. 

  • Light Armor
  • Heavy Armor

It goes without saying that the armor featuring better stats will be heavier than the other. There are four armor types.

  • Helmet
  • Chest
  • Glove 
  • Boots/Skirts
 

Armor is further divided into further classes (0-5). Armor can be obtained through crafting, they can also be found in chests during exploration, but unique armor and materials to craft unique armor can only be obtained from defeating Mages in Salt and Sacrifice. 

To find Mages, You need to use the Arch which will teleport to new zones where you can find and hunt Mages. Killing some Mages is required for progression, so you will be doing this whether you like it or not.

Light Armor Sets In Salt And Sacrifice

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Light Armor (highblade’s set)

Light Armor is great if you are looking for decent protection without investing too much in the endurance stat for extra Equip load. Each set piece offers different stats and is of different weight; therefore, the best armor in Salt and Sacrifice should be the one that has the best protection and weight ratio, so we consider the following sets as the best Light Armor sets in Salt and Sacrifice.

5- Swarming Set

The Swarming Armor Set is a class 3 set. The total weight of this armor is 16.1. Despite its appearance, The main highlight of this armor is resistance to Physical damage and Cold damage.

It offers a total resistance of 69.7 to Physical damage and 66.9 to Cold damage while offering ample resistance to all other damage types.

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 12 11.7 5.8 6.4 6.7 7.3 2.8
Chest 31.5 29.4 13.9 15.7 17 17.8 7
Gloves 8.8 8.8 4.4 4.6 5.4 5.1 2.1
Boots/

Skirts

17.4 17 8.7 10 10.9 11.3 4.2

4- Umbral Set

The Umbral Set is the lightest armor set on this list, having only a total weight of 13.8. The Umbral Set is a class 4 set. The main highlights of this armor set are resistance to Physical damage and Dark damage.

It offers total resistance of 67.8 to physical damage and 73.5 to dark damage while offering enough resistance to other damage types. It should be your go-to armor if you don’t wish to invest many points in endurance. 

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 11.5 5.6 7 6.4 6.6 12.8 2.4
Chest 29.6 14.1 17.1 16.6 16.6 32.2 6
Gloves 8.6 4.2 4.8 5 5.1 9.6 1.8
Boots/

Skirts

18.1 8 10.4 10.1 10.1 18.9 3.6

3- Timekeeper’s Set

The Timekeeper’s armor set is a class 4 armor set. The total weight of this armor is 16.1. The main highlights of this armor set are resistance to Physical damage and Fire damage. 

It offers a total resistance of 75.2 to physical damage and 80.2 to fire damage. Overall, it offers higher resistance than the Swarming armor set in all damage types except Cold while having the same weight as the Swarming Set therefore, it is higher on this list.

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 13.3 5.9 8.8 13.6 9.6 7.4 2.8
Chest 33.1 15.5 21.8 35.2 23.8 18.2 7
Gloves 9.6 4.8 6.4 10.4 7.2 5.4 2.1
Boots/

Skirts

19.2 9.6 13.6 21 14.6 10.4 4.2

2- Riddleworm Set

The Riddleworm armor set is a class 5 armor set. The total weight of this armor set is 18.4. It’s definitely heavier than all the previous armor sets we have mentioned. The main highlights of this armor set are resistance to Light Damage and Poison Damage.

It offers a total resistance of 95.9 to light damage and 89.7 to poison damage. Overall this is a pretty balanced armor set because it also offers good resistance to all other damage types, and it deserves to be called one of the best light armor in Salt and Sacrifice

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 11 10.4 16.2 9 15.8 9.3 3.2
Chest 27.2 26.1 41.6 22.6 37.9 23.7 8
Gloves 7.4 7.8 13 6.9 11.8 6.9 2.4
Boots/

Skirts

17 14.7 25.1 13.6 24.2 13 4.8

1- Diabolical Set

One can easily consider the Diabolical Armor set as the best light armor set in Salt and Sacrifice. The Diabolical armor set is a class 5 armor set. It is the heaviest light armor on this list, with a total weight of 20.4. The main highlight of this armor set is that it offers enough resistance to every damage type. 

It has a total resistance of 98.8 to physical damage. It has higher Dark resistance than Umbral Armor Set and higher Fire resistance than Timekeeper’s Set. But all these amazing stats don’t come without a cost because it is also one of the heaviest light armor sets in the Salt and Sacrifice.

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 16.6 9.6 9.8 17 9 18.6 3.6
Chest 42.1 23.7 23 41.6 24.8 46.4 9
Gloves 13.1 7.4 6.9 12.2 7.2 13.6 2.7
Boots/

Skirts

26.4 14.6 13.4 24.3 14.6 27.5 5.4

Heavy Armor Sets in Salt and Sacrifice 

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Heavy Armor (palatine set)

Heavy Armor sets are for players who are looking to invest heavily in endurance to increase their equipment load for extra protection. Aside from extra protection, heavy armors also offer poise. Now each set has a different weight and offers resistance to different damage types. We have chosen these as five of the best heavy armors in Salt and Sacrifice.

5- Earthstone Set

The Earthstone set is a class 4 armor set. The total weight of this armor set is 36.8. Definitely the heaviest armor on this tier list. The main highlight of the Earthstone Set is resistance to Physical Damage.

It offers a total resistance of 143.5 to physical damage while offering ample resistance against other damage types. Overall a pretty balanced armor set, thus deserving to be placed as the 5th best Heavy Armor in Salt and Sacrifice

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 25.7 14.4 14.3 14.6 18.1 14.3 6.4
Chest 61.8 37.4 34.7 38.4 45.8 35.6 16
Gloves 19.2 10.8 10.4 11.2 14.2 10.3 4.8
Boots/

Skirts

36.8 20.9 20.4 23.7 29.1 21.5 9.6

4- Mechwork Set

The Mechwork set is a class 4 armor set. The total weight of this armor set is 32.2. The main highlights of this armor set are resistance to Physical damage and Poison Damage.

It offers a total resistance of 133.9 to physical damage and 125.6 to poison damage while offering good enough resistance to other damage types. 

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 24.1 13.2 11.6 14.8 21.5 13.6 5.6
Chest 57.9 34.7 30.6 35.1 54.4 34.7 14
Gloves 17.7 9.9 8.8 10.3 16.5 10.3 4.2
Boots/

Skirts

34.2 19.7 18.6 21.3 33.2 21.5 8.4

3- Force Set

The Force Set is a class 4 armor set. It is the lightest heavy armor set on this list, with a total weight of 23. The main highlights of this armor set are resistance to Physical Damage and Light Damage.

It offers a total resistance of 118.8 to physical damage and 105.7 to light damage while also offering good resistance to other damage types. This may seem less compared to the resistances of the heavy armor sets written above but considering the weight of this armor. It offers perfect protection, and weight ratio and many people will be able to use this armor set without investing too much in endurance.  

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 20.8 11 18.2 11.6 12.1 10.3 4
Chest 51.6 28 45.2 29.6 28.4 27.1 10
Gloves 15.9 7.9 14.5 8.2 8.6 7.7 3
Boots/

Skirts

30.5 15.8 27.5 18.2 17.5 16.6 6

2- Scaleplate Set

The Scaleplate Set is a class 5 armor set. It has a total weight of 29.9. The main highlights of this armor set are resistance to Physical damage and Fire damage while offering almost the same amount of Poison resistance as the Mechwork set.

It has a total resistance of 141.4 to physical damage, 137.3 to fire damage, and 107.3 to poison damage. Considering how the Scaleplate Set offers almost the same amount of physical damage resistance as the Earthstone set. It also has less weight and offers resistance to Fire and Poison, and it is safe to say that the Scaleplate set deserves this position. 

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 24.8 13.8 12.5 25.4 18.7 11 5.2
Chest 61.4 33.8 33.1 58.4 46.1 32.6 13
Gloves 17.9 9.9 9.9 18.6 14.2 9.1 3.9
Boots/

Skirts

37 20 21.4 34.9 28.3 17.8 7.8

1- Royal Set

One can easily consider the Royal Set as the best heavy armor set in Salt and Sacrifice. It is a class 5 armor set, and it has a total weight of 32.2. The main highlight of the Royal Set is that it offers exceptionally good resistance against every damage type. 

It has a total physical damage resistance of 184.5, which is higher than the physical damage resistance of the Earthstone set. It has a total cold damage resistance of 204.1. It has a total fire damage resistance of 168.1, which is higher than the fire damage resistance of the Scaleplate Set. All this while having less weight than the Earthstone set.

Overall, It is an outstanding armor set and easily deserves to be called the best heavy armor in Salt and Sacrifice

Armor Types Physical Cold Light Fire Poison Dark Weight
Helmet 28.1 31 20.9 25.4 25.8 18 5.6
Chest 87.5 94.8 61 77.8 76.8 57 14
Gloves 21.9 22.8 15.0 19.5 18.9 13.9 4.2
Boots/

Skirts

47 55.5 33.4 45.4 43.4 32 8.4

Conclusion

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Salt and Sacrifice light and heavy armor sets list

That concludes our Best Armors for Salt and Sacrifice guide. Please note that this tier list is based on the armors that have been discovered in the game at this time. Do let us know what your thoughts are about the game in the comment section below.

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