Legate's armor is a piece of armor worn by Legate Lanius.
The armor appears to be a full suit of heavy gauge steel and offers full body protection. It also has a cloak in excellent condition, but the armor itself bears numerous battle scars and the helmet is missing half of the left horn. The Legate's suit appears originally crafted, in contrast to other Legion armor which consists of repurposed pre-War sports equipment. It is on par with standard
combat armor in terms of protection, and is the second strongest armor seen in the Legion, next to Legion centurion armor.
Marked beast helmet Lonesome Road (add-on), a crude version of the Legate's helmet constructed with Divide metal. It doesn't cover the face.
Marked beast eyes helmet Lonesome Road (add-on), a crude version of the Legate's helmet constructed with Divide metal. It only covers the eyes.
Marked beast face helmet Lonesome Road (add-on), a crude version of the Legate's helmet constructed with Divide metal. It has a different face, half of it has been scorched and it does not feature a beard.
Marked beast tribal helmet Lonesome Road (add-on), a crude version of the Legate's helmet constructed with Divide metal. It bears the closest resemblance.
Legate Lanius at the Legate's camp.
While the Legate's helmet can be collected upon his death, his armor cannot be equipped without the use of console commands.
After obtaining it, there is only have a limited amount of time to use it, due to the story ending immediately after.
While wearing the Legate's armor after getting it with console commands, the Courier will not be attacked by the NCR because it is not listed as faction armor, as it was never truly meant to be worn.
The armor will not show up in the inventory because it isn't "true" armor.
Concept art of the Legate's armor can be found in the Collectors Edition of the Official New Vegas guide book.
Various forms of the Legate's helmet can be found in the add-on , although these variants are manufactured by the Lonesome Road Marked men.
The Legate's armor (front and back view).
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