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"For one who does not challenge the blow, but avoids it altogether." —Emissary of the Nine
― In-game description

Floating Vest is a Legendary Chest Armor which can be equipped by Hunters at level 20. It can also be transferred between characters using the vault. Floating Vest can be dismantled to generate Glimmer.


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Floating Vest can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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Survivalist Hunter Armor perk icon Survivalist Hunter Armor

Improved recovery.

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Plasteel Reinforcement Mod perk icon Plasteel Reinforcement Mod
Increased Resilience.
Restorative Mod perk icon Restorative Mod
Increased Health Recovery.

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Default Ornament perk icon Default Ornament
Restores your armor to its default appearance.
Trials Prestige Ornament perk icon Trials Prestige Ornament
Win matches in Trials of the Nine and complete a flawless ticket during Season 2 to unlock and equip this ornament.

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Default Shader perk icon Default Shader
Restores your gear to its default colors.

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Masterwork Armor perk icon Masterwork Armor
Upgrades this armor into a Masterwork. It will reduce incoming damage while your Super is active, and may change the armor's stats.
Rework Weapon perk icon Rework Armor
Reroll the stat bonuses provided by this armor.