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Chameleon leather armor was a type of armor used on Toril.


The name "chameleon leather" was a misnomer, as it was actually made from the treated hide of an ophidian, not the skin of a chameleon. The breastplate and shoulders of the armor were stiffened by boiling in oil. The rest of the armor remained tough, but flexible. The armor did maintain a fraction of the color-changing abilities that the ophidian once possessed. Chamelon leather could only be crafted by a master leatherworker.[1]


Chameleon armor was only commonly found in communities near the Serpent Hills. Any serpentfolk who encountered non-serpentfolk wearing chameleon leather would treat the wearers with disdain or hostility.[1]




Light Armor
BrigandinePaddedLeatherStudded leatherChain shirt
Mud armorChitine webSharkskin armorChameleon leatherSpidersilkNightscale
Medium Armor
HideScale mailChainmailBreastplate
Thunderhide armorChitin armor
Heavy Armor
Ring mailSplint mailBanded mailHalf-plateFull plate