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The Bracers of Defense are a set of wristwear that gives a +2 bonus to AC if the wearer is using neither armor nor a shield.[5][1]


Grog Strongjaw had a pair of bracers of defense which were found on Delilah Briarwood's body after she was killed by Cassandra de Rolo.[6][7]

The wizard who accompanied Anna Ripley had a set of bracers of defense; Vox Machina claimed them from his body after the battle on the Isle of Glintshore.[8]

Beauregard Lionett purchased bracers of defense from The Invulnerable Vagrant,[9] and wore them throughout the campaign. Yasha Nydoorin commissioned a similar set of bracers from Wursh,[10] who then outsourced the enchantment. She picked them up some time later, but did not immediately equip them as she was wearing the Tuskborn Breastplate of Reprisal.[11]


  1. 1.0 1.1 See D&D: Dungeon Master's Guide, 5th ed., p. 156.
  2. See "Denouement" (1x35) at 2:06:51.
  3. See "Stone to Clay" (2x91) at 2:36:57.
  4. See "Commerce & Chaos" (2x31) at 35:30.
  5. See "Winter's Crest in Whitestone" (1x36) at 19:39.
  6. See "Denouement" (1x35) at 2:06:51.
  7. See "Winter's Crest in Whitestone" (1x36) at 19:46.  Vex gives Grog the bracers, as he is the only party member who does not wear armor.
  8. See "Passed Through Fire" (1x69) at 32:42.
  9. See "Commerce & Chaos" (2x31) at 35:38.
  10. See "Agreements" (2x61) at 3:07:51.
  11. See "Stone to Clay" (2x91) at 2:37:10.


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