A protective gear used by the Striders, this armor is made of a hard, durable material, created specifically for combat. It forms part of the Striders' uniform alongside a wetsuit made of similar materials, formed by a sleeveless tanktop and tights with a "wire grid" pattern. The full uniform is meant for long-term missions, since its durable enough to withstand them better than uniforms made of cloth.
The rubber armor set consists of two pieces: a chest piece and a set of chaps covering the thighs, connected together at the waist by a number of small belts. The armor was designed to allow for better mobility, being lightweight and flexible enough to not interfere with a Strider's movements while still retaining its durability.
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