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Skin of the Vipermagi is a unique Serpentskin Armor.

With the boost to Cast Rate and a large boost to resistances, Skin of the Vipermagi is ideal for casters. While other armors certainly provide more resists, mana and/or bonuses to skills, Skin of the Vipermagi provides the highest Faster Cast Rate bonus on any armor in the entire game, thus making it ideal for builds trying to reach the maximum Faster Cast Rate breakpoint possible, such as Lightning Sorceresses or Wind Druids.

It is common to upgrade it to a Wyrmhide, if the character meets the 84 Strength requirement. Also, this armor has an advantage against Rune Word body armors since it can be socketed by Larzuk, providing extra customizability. Strong choices include the Um Rune for more resists, Rainbow Facet Jewel for more damage, Ber Rune for physical damage reduction, Perfect Topaz for Magic Find or Perfect Ruby for more Life.

StatsEdit

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Skin of the Vipermagi
Serpentskin Armor

Defense: 279
Required Level: 29
Required Strength: 43
Durability: 24
+120% Enhanced Defense
+1 To All Skills
30% Faster Cast Rate
Magic Damage Reduced By 9-13
All Resistances +20-35

Normal Body Armor — Greyform (Quilted Armor) • Blinkbat's Form (Leather Armor) • The Centurion (Hard Leather Armor) • Twitchthroe (Studded Leather) • Darkglow (Ring Mail) • Hawkmail (Scale Mail) • Venom Ward (Breast Plate) • Sparking Mail (Chain Mail) • Iceblink (Splint Mail) • Heavenly Garb (Light Plate) • Boneflesh (Plate Mail) • Rockfleece (Field Plate) • Rattlecage (Gothic Plate) • Goldskin (Full Plate Mail) • Silks of the Victor (Ancient Armor)
Exceptional Body Armor — The Spirit Shroud (Ghost Armor) • Skin of the Vipermagi (Serpentskin Armor) • Skin of the Flayed One (Demonhide Armor) • Iron Pelt (Trellised Armor) • Crow Caw - (Tigulated Mail) • Spirit Forge (Linked Mail) • Duriel's Shell (Cuirass) • Shaftstop (Mesh Armor)• Skullder's Ire (Russet Armor) • Que-Hegan's Wisdom (Mage Plate) • Guardian Angel (Templar Coat) • Toothrow (Sharktooth Armor) • Atma's Wail (Embossed Plate) • Black Hades (Chaos Armor) • Corpsemourn (Ornate Plate)
Elite Body Armor — Ormus' Robes - (Dusk Shroud) • The Gladiator's Bane (Wire Fleece) • Arkaine's Valor (Balrog Skin) • Leviathan (Kraken Shell) • Steel Carapace (Shadow Plate) • Templar's Might (Sacred Armor) • Tyrael's Might (Sacred Armor)