Stab Vest, Level 1 Edged Blades (5e Equipment)
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Stab Vest, Level 1 Edged Blades
Stab vests work like springs, using lots of rubbery materials to cushion the blow. Edged Blade vests are modern body armor for blocking modern melee weapons, such as knives. Level 1 is designed for low velocity strikes from meager weapons. This might be part of a bodyguard's uniform, or seen on the civilian market.
Usage notes are unresearched speculation designed to give perspective only. The DOJ standard is only used to distinguish between different levels of armor, and applies generalizations so it can be adapted for D&D. Please, don't take this stuff literally.