The equipment list reflects the price of a suit of armor (including an
appropriate helmet) made for any normal player character race. Although a halfling is
much smaller than a human and needs a smaller suit, there are fewer armorers
available to meet such specialized needs. Thus, the armor for a halfling is as
expensive as that for a human. Armor for nonstandard sizes and shapes is going to
cost significantly more and must be custom-made. This is not the kind of thing
one can pick up at the local store!
When armor is found during the course of an adventure, the players should note
the creature who wore the armor previously. While a human-sized character
might be able to wear the armor of a gnoll, it will do little good for a halfling.
Likewise, the armor of a giant is of little use to anyone.
Armor size also affects the weight of the armor, if the optional encumbrance
system is used. The weights listed on the table are for human-sized (Medium)
armors. Small armor weighs half the amount listed, while large armor weighs 50%
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