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Droids can use one set of plating, which grants a Defense Bonus.

Plating Class Defense Bonus
Armor FEM Total
Droid Light Plating Type 1 1 3 0 3
Droid Medium Plating Type 1 1 4 0 4
Droid Heavy Plating Type 1 1 9 0 9
Droid Light Plating Type 2 2 3 1 4
Droid Medium Plating Type 2 2 4 1 5
Droid Heavy Plating Type 2 2 9 1 10
Droid Light Plating Type 3 3 3 2 5
Droid Medium Plating Type 3 3 4 2 6
Droid Heavy Plating Type 3 3 9 2 11
Composite Heavy Plating Yavin Station 3 9 4 13

Class 1[edit]

Three plates require the Droid Upgrade Class 1 feat, which is only granted to Droids.

Droid Light Plating Type 1[edit]

KotOR Item Droid Light Plating Type 1.png

A thin sheet of alloy plating is a relatively inexpensive way to improve a droid's chance of surviving combat. This model is an excellent option for light-duty droids.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Taris Upper City North Droids by Janice 75 Infinite
T3-M4 75 1
Sith Base Medical Droid 75 1
Dantooine Jedi Enclave Karal Kaar 75 2
Tatooine Droid Shop Yuka Laka 75 1
Dune Sea K-X12a Battle Droid 75 1
Manaan Ahto East General Shop 75 2

Droid Medium Plating Type 1[edit]

KotOR Item Droid Medium Plating Type 1.png

Developed by engineer Hoot Calin, this plating relies more on deflecting angles than exotic alloys. Cost can be prohibitive, though this is the most affordable model of the type.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Dantooine Jedi Enclave Karal Kaar 500 1
Sandral Estate Sandral Sentry Droid 500 1
Tatooine Droid Shop Yuka Laka 500 1
Manaan Ahto East General Shop 500 2

Droid Heavy Plating Type 1[edit]

KotOR Item Droid Heavy Plating Type 1.png

Originally used on starship hulls, durasteel is the best protection available for droids. This particular variant of the alloy is the standard for mass-production heavy combat droids.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Dantooine Jedi Enclave Karal Kaar 1250 1
Tatooine Droid Shop Yuka Laka 1250 1
Manaan Ahto East General Shop 1250 1

Class 2[edit]

Three plates require the Droid Upgrade Class 2 feat, which is only granted to level > 6 Droids.

Droid Light Plating Type 2[edit]

KotOR Item Droid Light Plating Type 2.png

Though more for the factory floor, plating of this type is seeing more general use. Light but effective, this upgrade can mean the difference between repair and replacement if a droid comes to harm.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Taris Upper City North Droids by Janice 150 Infinite
Dantooine Jedi Enclave Karal Kaar 150 1
Ruins Wreckage 150 1
Tatooine Droid Shop Yuka Laka 150 1
Manaan Ahto East General Shop 150 2

Droid Medium Plating Type 2[edit]

KotOR Item Droid Medium Plating Type 2.png

This version of the Calin Industries plating system signaled a company shift in production from construction droids to military models. It now sees use on many different worlds.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Tatooine Droid Shop Yuka Laka 750 1
Manaan Ahto East General Shop 750 1
Leviathan Prison Block Footlocker 750 1

Droid Heavy Plating Type 2[edit]

KotOR Item Droid Heavy Plating Type 2.png

A specialized variant of heavy plating, this type of durasteel alloy is not sold in mass quantities. More often, it is used to equip elite troops where the initial cost of the battle droid warrants the investment.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Tatooine Droid Shop Yuka Laka 1500 1
Sand People Enclave Refuse Pile – Medium 1500 1
Star Forge System Temple Main Floor Metal Box 1500 1

Class 3[edit]

Four plates require the Droid Upgrade Class 3 feat, which is only granted to level > 12 Droids.

Droid Light Plating Type 3[edit]

KotOR Item Droid Light Plating Type 3.png

The strongest of the light-grade plating, this is the best protection most individuals consider purchasing for droids not actively in a class intended for combat.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Dantooine Jedi Enclave Karal Kaar 250 1
Manaan Ahto East General Shop 250 1
Leviathan Prison Block Droid Upgrades 250 1

Droid Medium Plating Type 3[edit]

KotOR Item Droid Medium Plating Type 3.png

To solidify its place in the market, Calin Industries introduced this specialty variant of their medium plating system. Only heavy plating protects better, though the cost is prohibitive for some.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Leviathan Prison Block Droid Upgrades 1000 1
Star Forge System Temple Main Floor Metal Box 1000 1

Droid Heavy Plating Type 3[edit]

KotOR Item Droid Heavy Plating Type 3.png

The heaviest protection available, this type of plating is uncommon due to the cost involved in production. It is best suited to specialized assassin or assault droids, though such units are highly regulated.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Manaan Ahto East General Shop 2000 1
Korriban Sith Academy Metal Box 2000 1
Tomb of Marka Ragnos Rogue Assassin Droid 2000 1
Leviathan Command Deck Droid Upgrades 2000 1
Star Forge System Temple Main Floor Metal Box 2000 1

Composite Heavy Plating[edit]

KotOR Item Composite Heavy Plating.png

This plating forgoes mobility in favor of sheer mass. The huge composite plates covering the droid do not allow the range of motion that other armor systems may grant their user, but in terms of physical protection, this plating is the best in the galaxy.

World Area Source Cost Amount
Yavin Yavin Station Suvam Tan (Third Star Map) 3000 1
Suvam Tan (Fifth Star Map) 3000 1