During the This is a Mountain Plate. This is a type of scale mail used by the Chinese for hundreds of years. There are many variants of this style of armor as the technology developed. Shang Dynasty soldiers tied together turtle shells to create this style of armor originally. This type of armor predated European scale armors. Buy enough of this directional build piece to build a whole suite! Flexible with a high amount of impact absorption compared to many other styles. Not suitable for actual combat.