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Armor Bonuses in V Rising

You can obtain certain armor bonuses in V Rising. Only certain sets in the game give them. You will learn all about these bonuses and what they are in this guide.

What are Armor Bonuses in V Rising

There are certain sets of armor that provide armor bonuses in V Rising. These bonuses do not increase you gear level, but can increase your power quite a bit. You can receive perks such as an increase to max health or an increase to your physical power.

These perks are only given for the upgradable versions each tier of armor. You can see how to progress into the upgradable tiers by checking our Gear Level guide. Each one of these sets has 2 bonuses. In order to receive the bonuses you must have at least 2 pieces of the set equipped. 2 equipped pieces will provide you with the first bonus. If you have the entire set equipped, 4 pieces, you will receive both armor bonuses or perks.

All Armor Sets and Their Bonuses

The bonuses you receive differ based on the armor set you have. The bonuses make obtaining the upgradable versions of the gear for each tier even more important. Having the upgraded gear within each tier will greatly help your progress into the next tier of progression.

Plated Boneguard Set

You can obtain the Plated Boneguard recipe by building a simple workbench in your castle. This is the only armor set that does not require you to find the recipe.

Icon# of PiecesArmor Bonus
Plated Boneguard Armor V Rising2Increase max health by 8
Plated Boneguard Armor V Rising4Increase Physical Power by 2

Merciless Nightstalker Set

You can obtain the Merciless Nightstalker set by researching it at the Research Desk. In order to do this you will need to find the specific book for the recipe or farm 50 paper to unlock a random recipe. You can obtain the book and paper by defeating enemies, looting chests, and destroying crates and barrels in Farbane Woods.

Icon# of PiecesArmor Bonus
Merciless Nightstalker Armor V Rising2Increase Max Health by 12
Merciless Nightstalker Armor V Rising4Increase Physical Power by 2 and Increase Gear Level by 1

Merciless Hollowfang Set

You can obtain the Merciless Hollowfang set by researching it at the study. In order to do this you will need to find the specific scroll book for the recipe or farm 75 scrolls to unlock a random recipe. You can obtain the book and paper by defeating enemies, looting chests, and destroying crates and barrels in Dunley Farmlands.

Icon# of PiecesArmor Bonus
Merciless Hollowfang Armor V Rising2Increase Movement Speed by 4%
Merciless Hollowfang Armor V Rising4Increase Attack Speed by 4% and Increase Gear Level by 1

Bloodmoon Set

You can obtain the Bloodmoon set by researching it at the Athenaeum. In order to do this you will need to find the specific schematic book for the recipe or farm 100 schematics to unlock a random recipe. You can obtain the book and paper by defeating enemies, looting chests, and destroying crates and barrels in Silverlight Hills and Cursed Forest.

Icon# of PiecesArmor Bonus
Bloodmoon Chestguard2Increase Movement Speed by 6%
Bloodmoon Chestguard4Increase Attack Speed by 6% and Increase Gear Level by 1
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