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Old June 25, 2012, 20:57   #4
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Acid resistance does absolutely nothing to protect your armor from being damaged. However, whenever a piece of armor is hit by acid (and one will be by every acid attack, assuming you've filled all equipment slots and each piece of armor still provides some AC), the damage you yourself take by the attack is halved. Thus, a full set of armor is effectively a form of acid resistance. We do an absolutely terrible job of messaging this though.

As d_m and debo said, there's acid immunity which completely protects you. Additionally, most late-game armor is itself immune to acid (without necessarily providing Acid Resistance) -- acid will splash on it, halving the HP damage you take, but your AC will not be reduced.
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