Another term that refers to the games mechanics and as such you will not see when playing the game. Wearing armour addes to ones armour class for the protected area. � The higher the armour class the better. Armour class may be different for different types of attacks but this is beyond the scope of the wiki. The best way for you to see what is best in terms of armour class is to Compare them or even more reliably through your own trial and error use.