Overview[edit | edit source]

Stone Armor is a Tanker primary powerset in City of Heroes and a Brute secondary powerset in City of Villains.

Power Tables[edit | edit source]

Tanker[edit | edit source]

The Stone Armor powerset is available as a primary powerset for Tankers. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
StoneArmor StoneArmor.png Rock Armor 1 Toggle Self +Defense(Lethal, Smashing), +Resistance(DeBuff Defense)
StoneArmor StoneSkin.png Stone Skin 1 Auto: Self +Resistance(Lethal, Smashing)
StoneArmor EarthsEmbrace.png Earth's Embrace 2 Self +Max Health, +Resistance(Toxic)
StoneArmor Clay.png Mud Pots 6 Toggle: Point Blank Area of Effect, Minor Damage over Time(Fire), Foe: Immobilize, -Speed
StoneArmor Rooted.png Rooted 8 Toggle: Self +Resistance(Knockback, Sleep, Disorient, Hold, Endurance Drain, Defense DeBuff), Self -Speed, +Regeneration
StoneArmor MagmaArmor.png Brimstone Armor 12 Toggle: Self +Resistance(Fire, Cold)
StoneArmor CrystalArmor.png Crystal Armor 18 Toggle: Self +Defense(Energy, Negative), +Resistance(Defense DeBuff)
StoneArmor MineralCrust.png Minerals 26 Toggle: Self +Defense(Psionic), +Resistance(Confuse), +Perception
StoneArmor Granite.png Granite Armor 32 Self, +Resistance(All but Psionics), +Defense(All but Psionics), -Speed, -Recharge, -Damage

Brute[edit | edit source]

The Stone Armor powerset is available as a secondary powerset for Brutes. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
StoneArmor StoneArmor.png Rock Armor 1 Toggle Self +Defense(Lethal, Smashing), +Resistance(DeBuff Defense)
StoneArmor StoneSkin.png Stone Skin 2 Auto: Self +Resistance(Lethal, Smashing)
StoneArmor EarthsEmbrace.png Earth's Embrace 4 Self +Max Health, +Resistance(Toxic)
StoneArmor Clay.png Mud Pots 10 Toggle: Player Based Area of Effect, Minor Damage over Time(Fire), Foe: Immobilize, -Speed
StoneArmor Rooted.png Rooted 16 Toggle: Self +Resistance(Knockback, Sleep, Disorient, Hold, Endurance Drain, Defense DeBuff), Self -Speed, +Regeneration
StoneArmor MagmaArmor.png Brimstone Armor 20 Toggle: Self +Resistance(Fire, Cold)
StoneArmor CrystalArmor.png Crystal Armor 28 Toggle: Self +Defense(Energy, Negative), +Resistance(Defense DeBuff)
StoneArmor MineralCrust.png Minerals 35 Toggle: Self +Defense(Psionic), +Resistance(Confuse), +Perception
StoneArmor Granite.png Granite Armor 38 Self, +Resistance(All but Psionics), +Defense(All but Psionics), -Speed, -Recharge, -Damage

Powers[edit | edit source]

StoneArmor MagmaArmor.png Brimstone Armor[edit | edit source]

While this power is active, your skin becomes encrusted in cracked magma. Brimstone Armor makes you highly resistant to Fire and Cold damage. Cannot be active at the same time as Granite Armor.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 12 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 20 (Brute)
Effects Toggle: Self +Resistance(Fire, Cold)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage Resistance.png Enhance Damage Resistance
Set Categories IO Resist Damage.png Resist Damage

StoneArmor CrystalArmor.png Crystal Armor[edit | edit source]

While this power is active, your skin becomes encrusted in various quartz crystals. Crystal Armor makes Energy and Negative Energy attacks less likely to hit. This power also grants you resistance to Defense DeBuffs. Cannot be active at the same time as Granite Armor.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 18 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 28 (Brute)
Effects Toggle: Self +Defense(Energy, Negative)
+Resistance(Defense DeBuff)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense Buff.png Enhance Defense Buff
Set Categories IO Defense Buff.png Defense

StoneArmor EarthsEmbrace.png Earth's Embrace[edit | edit source]

You are so connected to the Earth, you can draw upon its power to add to your own health. Activating this power increases your maximum health, and grants you resistance to Toxic Damage.

Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 2 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 4 (Brute)
Effects Self +Max Health
+Resistance(Toxic)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage Resistance.png Enhance Damage Resistance
TO Training Heal.png Enhance Heal
Set Categories IO Resist Damage.png Resist Damage
IO Healing.png Healing

StoneArmor Granite.png Granite Armor[edit | edit source]

When you activate this power, you are transformed into a massive bulk of unyielding Granite. Your incredible mass makes you almost completely invulnerable and resistant to most effects. However, you also become quite heavy, cannot fly, your attack and movement speed are Slowed and you do less damage. Granite Armor also grants you high resistance to Defense DeBuffs.Cannot be active at the same time as other Armors in this set, Fly powers, Sprint, Super Speed, or Jump powers.

DevEarth Sentry.jpg
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 32 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 38 (Brute)
Effects Self, +Resistance(All but Psionics)
+Defense(All but Psionics)
-Speed, -Recharge, -Damage
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage Resistance.png Enhance Damage Resistance
TO Training Defense Buff.png Enhance Defense Buff
Set Categories IO Defense Buff.png Defense
IO Resist Damage.png Resist Damage

StoneArmor MineralCrust.png Minerals[edit | edit source]

Activating this power summons several rare earth rock minerals to orbit around you. These minerals can disperse thought patterns and make Psionic attacks less likely to hit. They also bring clarity of the mind and increase your Perception to see hidden foes and grant resistance to Confusion. Cannot be active at the same time as Granite Armor.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 26 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 35 (Brute)
Effects Toggle: Self +Defense(Psionic)
+Resistance(Confuse)
+Perception
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense Buff.png Enhance Defense Buff
Set Categories IO Defense Buff.png Defense

StoneArmor Clay.png Mud Pots[edit | edit source]

While this power is active, you draw upon the geothermal power of the Earth to create a bubbling pool of hot mud around yourself. All foes in melee range will become snared and entrapped in the mud, Immobilizing some and Slowing others. The boiling heat from Mud Pots may also deal some damage over time to the snared foes.

Recharge Fast
Damage Minor Damage over Time(Fire)
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 6 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 10 (Brute)
Effects Toggle: Point Blank Area of Effect
Foe: Immobilize, -Speed
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Slow powers.png Enhance Slow
TO Training Taunt Effectiveness.png Enhance Taunt Effectiveness
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
Set Categories IO Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Snare.png Slow Movement

StoneArmor StoneArmor.png Rock Armor[edit | edit source]

Your skin becomes stone while this power is active. Stone Armor protects you from Smashing and Lethal attacks. They are less likely to land and affect you. Stone Armor also grants you resistance to Defense DeBuffs. Cannot be active at the same time as Granite Armor.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 1 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 1 (Brute)
Effects Toggle Self +Defense(Lethal, Smashing)
+Resistance(DeBuff Defense)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Defense Buff.png Enhance Defense Buff
Set Categories IO Defense Buff.png Defense

StoneArmor Rooted.png Rooted[edit | edit source]

While this power is active, you merge with the Earth and draw forth its power to become resistant to Knockback, Sleep, Hold, Disorient and Endurance Drain effects, and increase your Hit Point Regeneration rate. You must remain in close contact with the Earth, so you will move extremely slow and you cannot active Fly powers, Sprint, Super Speed, or Jump powers while this power is active. Rooted also grants you resistance to Defense DeBuffs.

Recharge Fast
Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 8 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 16 (Brute)
Effects Toggle: Self +Resistance(Knockback, Sleep, Disorient, Hold, Endurance Drain, Defense DeBuff)
Self -Speed, +Regeneration
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Heal.png Enhance Heal
Set Categories IO Healing.png Healing

StoneArmor StoneSkin.png Stone Skin[edit | edit source]

Your tough skin is naturally resistant to Smashing and Lethal damage. This power is always on and costs no Endurance.

Minimum Level Archetypeicon tanker.png 1 (Tanker)
V archetypeicon brute.png 2 (Brute)
Effects Auto: Self +Resistance(Lethal, Smashing)
Enhancements TO Training Damage Resistance.png Enhance Damage Resistance
Set Categories IO Resist Damage.png Resist Damage

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