Legion recruit armor is a common light armor, supplied to recruit legionaries and to recruit decanus units. Like most Legion armor, it is made from repurposed sports equipment, consisting of a football player's protective shoulder and chest pads reinforced with additional leather padding and worn over a baseball catcher's vest. It weighs 12 pounds and has a Damage Threshold of 6.
The recruit helmet is a brown leather cap worn with black protective goggles and the lower face is wrapped with a black and white paisley bandanna.
Two dead recruit legionaries lie on the road between Nelson and Novac, which can be looted for their armor.
Can be looted from any dead Legion recruit. Also, at legionary camps, they can be looted from the footlockers near their beds in the tents.
Can be obtained from a corpse in a house in Nipton or from an ash pile in the nearby trailer park. The corpse in the Nipton House is surrounded by several traps including frag mines, a rigged shotgun, and a cage of bark scorpions which is activated either by picking the lock on the cage or by a pressure plate leading to one of the bedrooms.
The helmet is mostly found with the Legion recruit armor.
This armor has a relatively good weight-to-value ratio, allowing the Courier to quickly earn caps by repairing and selling them.
This armor is the most common type of Legion armor.
With the Jury Rigging perk, this armor can be used to repair most other light armors.
Wearing the helmet does not count as faction armor.