Just like in the case of weapons, armor is also categorized by its rarity. A full set of armor consists of individual elements: helm, breastplate, gauntlets, greaves and boots While choosing your armor, you should consider your playing style. What is important here is the weight of the set. Heavy armors have high defensive statistics, yet they limit your maneuverability. If you want to move fast and dodge quickly, you should get a set that is lightweight, but whose defense statistics are not that high. Therefore, your choice should depend on your fighting style.
Armors also have a number of other properties that affect their defensive value. Each of the armor elements has special effects and statistics of resistance against certain elements. It is recommended that you have several types of armor in your equipment, thanks to which you will be able to match it with the type of enemy you are currently fighting. There is no point in changing your armor several times within the same mission, but this may prove to be a blessing during boss battles. For example, while fighting an opponent that wields the element of fire, you should change to armor set that protects against fire. Also, you should note the requirements imposed on you by certain sets, such as strength, stamina or body level. If you want to use heavy armor, you should invest your points into strength and stamina. What is important in the case of light armor is strength, body level, stamina and skill level.