Rust Research Kit Crafting and Armor Sets Guide – How To Craft

By   /   Mar 21, 2014

In Rust, a Research Kit enables you to craft different items and Armor.

In order to craft something, you need to get to the Crafting Table followed by dragging the Research Kit on anything you want to craft which will add that particular thing in the Crafting Menu.

Also, note that you need to be on a Workbench to craft an item. For more help on Rust, read our Base Design, Crafting Recipes and Blueprints Guide.

Rust Research Kit Crafting and Armor Sets

Many people are unaware but, you can also craft another Research Kit with a Research Kit. In order to do so, head over to a Workbench and while ‘Shift’ pressed, drag a Research Kit on the Research Kit to craft it. The items that you will be needing in order to do so are:

Low Quality Material = 20
Leather = 20

Crafting Armor

Anyway, getting to the real purpose of this guide in which I will be talking about Crafting different Armor Sets along with their stats and items required, so let’s get to it!

Cloth Set

Cloth Helmet
You will require 5 Cloth in order to craft this item. The stats of this item are:

Bullet: +10
Melee: + 10
Explosion: +5
Cold: +5
Radiation: –

Cloth Vest
You will need 10 Cloth to craft this item. The stats are provided below:

Bullet: +10
Melee: +10
Explosion: +5
Cold: +10
Radiation: –

Cloth Pants
8 Cloth is required to craft this item. The stats of this item are:

Bullet: +5
Melee: +5
Explosion: +5
Cold: +5
Radiation: –

Cloth Boots
You will need 3 Cloth to craft this item. Check the stats below:

Bullet: +5
Melee: +5
Explosion: +5
Cold: +5
Radiation: –

Leather Set

Leather Helmet
You will require 7 Leather to craft this item.

Bullet: +8
Melee: +15
Explosion: +10
Cold: +10
Radiation: +15

Leather Vest
This item can be crafted by 15 Leather. The stats are provided below:

Bullet: +15
Melee: +20
Explosion: +15
Cold: +15
Radiation: +15

Leather Pants
You will require 12 Leather to craft this item.

Bullet: +10
Melee: +18
Explosion: +10
Cold: +10
Radiation: +15

Leather Boots
4 Leather is required to craft these boots.

Bullet: +8
Melee: +10
Explosion: +10
Cold: +10
Radiation: +10

Radiation Set

Radiation Helmet
You will be needing 10 Cloth and 30 Metal Fragments in order to craft this item.

Bullet: +5
Melee: +5
Explosion: +20
Cold: +25
Radiation: +30

Radiation Vest
This item can be crafted with 15 Cloth and 50 Metal Fragments.

Bullet: +5
Melee: +5
Explosion: +25
Radiation: +50
Cold: +25

Red Suit Pants
You will need 15 Cloth and 40 Metal Fragments to craft these pants.

Bullet: +5
Melee: +5
Explosion: +25
Cold: +25
Radiation: +40

Radiation Boots
By using 30 units of Cloth and Metal Fragment, this item can be crafted.

Bullet: +5
Melee: +5
Explosion: +25
Cold: +25
Radiation: +20

Kevlar Armor

Kevlar Helmet
You will require 5 Low Quality Matal and 3 Leather to craft this item.

Bullet: +25
Melee: +25
Explosion: +15
Cold: +10
Radiation: –

Kevlar Vest
This item can be crafted by using 6 Low Quality Metal and 4 Leather units.

Bullet: +30
Melee: +30
Explosion: +15
Cold: –
Radiation: –

Kevlar Pants
By using 4 units of each Leather and Low Quality Metal, this item can be crafted.

Bullet: +15
Melee: +15
Explosion: +15
Cold: +10
Radiation: +10

Kevlar Boots
This item can be crafted by using 3 Low Quality Metal and 3 Leather.

Bullet: +15
Melee: +15
Explosion: +15
Cold: +10
Radiation: +10

Found anything missing or confusing, let us know in the comments below!

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