When a piece of Runic armor is worn, the player will take 10% less damage from magic damage. This includes magic projectiles fired by mobs like Goblin and Web Reaper, along with other sources of magic damage like the harming effect and Evoker fangs. Wearing more pieces of Runic armor will further reduce magic damage, to increments of 20%/30%/40% less damage- depending on how many pieces are worn.
Wearing a full set of Runic armor will have it apply Absorption I for 10 seconds if the player is hit by magic damage. Once activated, the ability has a 5 minute cooldown before it can be activated again.
Runic Armor can be obtained as a drop from the following mobs:
- Out of all the armor sets added by the mod, Runic armor has the highest total armor value.