For other items called The Took Offense, see The Took Offense.
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The best defense is offense, because then your enemy's dead. The second-best defense is good armor.
― In-game description

The Took Offense is a Legendary Gauntlets which can be equipped by Hunters. It can also be transferred between characters using the vault. The Took Offense can be dismantled to generate Glimmer.


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The Took Offense can also be upgraded with the following perks:

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Heavy Hunter Armor perk icon Heavy Hunter Armor

Improved resilience.

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Mobility Enhancement Mod perk icon Mobility Enhancement Mod
Increased Mobility
Plasteel Reinforcement Mod perk icon Plasteel Reinforcement Mod
Increased Resilience.

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Default Ornament perk icon Default Ornament
Restores your armor to its default appearance.
On the Offense Ornament perk icon On the Offense Ornament
Complete challenges in strikes during Season 2 to earn this ornament. It is unlocked to the Took Offense, Shelter in Place, and Xenos Vale IV arms armor.

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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.