As with weapons, armor can also be modded in Wasteland 3. Here we have prepared a detailed Wasteland 3 Armor Mods guide on what armor modding is and how you can equip armor mods to your player or your squad.
Wasteland 3 Armor Mods
Armor mods in the W3 are the mods that you can equip on your armor pieces and they make your armor pieces unique and add abilities and perks to your armor.
These armor mods can be obtained by exploring the open world, might be dropped when you kill some enemy or can be bought from merchants in the game.
Also, keep in mind that these armor mods will take a slot in your armor piece.
You have to be very careful when choosing a mod because once you equip a mod in your armor slot, any other previous mod will be replaced. Replacing a mod means losing the previously equipped one permanently.
Armor Modding Skill
Armor modding requires that you have the prerequisite armor modding skill. Leveling up the armor modding skill enables you to install even better mods as you level up.
Each level up in the armor modding skill will increase your ability to install armor mods of 1 skill level higher than before.
And when you are all leveled up to 10 levels you will get the perk called “Tender Loving Care”.
Tender Loving Care provides a decent +5 armor to all squad members when a character with this perk is present.
Here we have listed down all the available armor mods in the Wastelands 3 and their skill level requirement as well as what is the effect that mod will have on your armor.
|Mod Name||Mod Type||Mod Effect||Skill Lvl. Requirement|
|Glance Plates||Helmet Armor||Armor: +1 Crit Resistance: +3%||Lvl. 1 Armor Modding|
|Trauma Plate Insert||Chest Armor||Armor: +6||Lvl. 3 Armor Modding|
|Plasma Capsule||Chest Armor||Armor : +1 Healing Bonus: +25.0%||Lvl. 5 Armor Modding|
|Pocket Doc||Chest Armor||Armor: +1 Healing Bonus: +10.0%||Lvl. 1 Armor Modding|
|Hydraskin Panels||Leg Armor||Evasion: +3% Armor : +1||Lvl. 1 Armor Modding|
|Exoknee||Leg Armor||Combat Speed: +0.2 Armor : +1||Lvl. 1 Armor Modding|
|Titanium Crest||Helmet Armor||Armor : +1 Crit Resistance: +6%||Lvl. 3 Armor Modding|
|Polyxylylene Barrier||Chest Armor||Armor: +1 Cold Resistance: +30% Energy Resistance: +30% Fire Resistance: +30% Explosive Resistance: +30%||Lvl. 6 Armor Modding|
|Sensory Shroud||Helmet Armor||Armor: +1 Status Effect Resistance: +30%||Lvl. 4 Armor Modding|
|Personnel Drive||Leg Armor||Combat Speed: +0.4 Armor : +1||Lvl. 5 Armor Modding|
|Phase Temper Controller||Chest Armor||Cold Resistance: +60% Energy Resistance: +60% Fire Resistance: +60% Explosive Resistance: +60% Armor: -4||Lvl. 9 Armor Modding|
|Head Gear Platform||Helmet Armor||Armor: +2 Status Effect Resistance: +50% Hit Chance: -5%||Lvl. 9 Armor Modding|
|Accelerator Skeleton||Leg Armor||Combat Speed: +0.6 Armor : +2 Action Points: -1||Lvl. 9 Armor Modding|
You might be wondering whether you can remove mods in Wasteland 3. Unfortunately, your answer is no.
You can swap the mod that is currently slotted in favor of a new one, but this will delete the old mod permanently
This is all you need to know about the armor mods in the W3 about how to equip them and what are the perks they offer.