|Released||4 January 2007 (Update)|
|Examine||A Penance Fighter torso armour.|
|Store price||375 honour points in each role, and a Penance Queen kill. (Commander Connad)|
The fighter torso (called the Penance torso in the Barbarian Assault rewards shop) is a piece of armour that requires 40 Defence to wear and is rewarded from the Barbarian Assault minigame. It can be purchased from Commander Connad in exchange for 375 honour points in all four roles and one Penance Queen kill. Players who do not want it may sell it back to Commander Connad for 300 honour points in all four roles by using it on him.
If the player dies below level 20 Wilderness, it will remain in the player's inventory but will be unusable and must be repaired with 50,000 coins by using it on Perdu or on an Armour stand in a PvP world.
Please note that while this item is obtainable by any player, lower-levelled characters may struggle to fulfil the Barbarian Assault attacker role, as they must be more closely monitored by healers. Thus, attempting to obtain this item with a low Combat level should be done with caution.
Advantages[edit | edit source]
Compared to a rune platebody, the fighter torso has generally inferior defence bonuses and greater magic penalties, but has slightly higher slash defence and no negative ranged bonus. However, its primary appeal is that it is tied with the Bandos chestplate for having the highest strength bonus (+4) for the body equipment slot. Due to its strength bonus, it is a good choice for general training, where maximising one's damage output often takes precedence over defensive bonuses.
Like the other Penance equipment, the fighter torso weighs significantly less than regular armour. This makes it useful for situations such as quests where the player must travel a lot but may be required to fend off some enemies.
Because of its unusually high negative magic attack bonus, it is highly effective for splashing.
Furthermore, the fighter torso is also a good choice of armour for players who wish to avoid completing Dragon Slayer, such as pures or those who do not want to do dragon Slayer assignments, as the fighter torso requires no quests to equip, whereas the rune platebody requires the completion of Dragon Slayer.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The fighter torso does not interfere with Ava's devices.
- The fighter torso is used in a master clue, requested by Falo the Bard.
- The torso, along with other Penance equipment, previously required 5 Queen kills in addition to 375 honour points in each role.