XEU Body Armor

Body Armor is the default type of body armor in XCOM: Enemy Unknown.


As the default for all XCOM soldiers, Body Armor is automatically available in an unlimited quantity.

Tactical InfoEdit

▪   Health Bonus: 1
▪   Light armor
▪   XCOM soldiers will appreciate it if better armor development is given a high priority
– Tactical Info, XCOM: Enemy Unknown


This armor is extremely weak compared to the other types of armor that can be researched in the game and offers minimal protection by itself. It can be supplemented by equipping a Nano-fiber Vest, Chitin Plating, or Respirator Implant in an item slot, but researching stronger armor types is critical to the survivability of XCOM's soldiers and should be given a high priority.


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