Briarskin tunic

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Briarskin tunic
Chest armor-Briarskin tunic.jpg
Bound chest armor
Blank image2.jpg     Requires:
Level 18
     Control required: 17
     Constitution required: 14
     Absorbs: 9–17 damage
Procs-Blood infusion.png  Proc: Blood infusion level 1
Procs-Backlash icon.png  Proc: Backlash level 1



A thorn defends the rose,
harming only those who would steal the blossom.

— Chinese proverb


The briarskin tunic is a type of chest armor.


You must be at least level 18 and have at least 14 constitution points and 17 control points to craft and use the briarskin tunic.

Defensive support

The briarskin tunic can absorb between 9 and 17 damage in each round of a battle.


You can inscribe the briarskin tunic with any of the scorn inscriptions for chest armor. The scorn inscriptions allow you to add specific damage over time or healing over time procs to your setup.


You may gain one or both of the following procs while the briarskin tunic is your active chest armor:

  • Procs-Backlash icon.png  Backlash: The backlash proc gives a chance to cause damage against an opponent based on the damage inflicted upon the proc user in that round. Backlash is a level 1 proc on the briarskin tunic.



You must craft the briarskin tunic with the assistance of the Crazy hermit, the merchant in Dark Forest.


Collect the following items to be able to craft the briarskin tunic:


You cannot trade or give the briarskin tunic to another player.


You can disenchant the briarskin tunic.

You can expect to receive between 45 and 75 blood rubies when you disenchant and destroy the briarskin tunic.


You cannot remove the briarskin tunic from your inventory by scrapping it for credits.


  • 3 June 2010: The briarskin tunic was included in the first release of Chronicles of Blood.

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