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Name barding
Appearance barding
Base price 300 zm
Weight 250
Material iron
Monster use Will not be used by monsters.

Barding is a type of tool that appears in EvilHack and Hack'EM. It is a form of armor designed to fit any eligible steed, and also comes in spiked, reflective and runed varieties. Standard barding has a base object material of iron.


While worn, barding grants 3 AC.


Barding offers an additional level of survivability to a steed.

Encyclopedia entry

Barding (also spelled bard or barb) is body armour for war horses.
The practice of armoring horses was first extensively developed in
antiquity in the eastern kingdoms of Parthia and Pahlava, and
after the conquests of Alexander the Great it made its way into
European military practices via the Seleucid Empire and later
Byzantine Empire. Though its historical roots lie in antiquity in
the regions of what was once the Persian Empire, barded horses have
become a symbol of the late European Middle Ages chivalry and the
era of knights.
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