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Armor vests are worn to reduce damage from gunfire. They are often complemented with Helmets.

To learn more about the effectiveness of body armor check the Ballistics page.

Escape from Tarkov classes body armor under the Russian armor system, GOST, instead of the American NIJ system. (See trivia section for more info)

List[]

Icon Name Armor class Armor zones Durability Movement speed Turn speed Ergonomics
3M icon.png BNTI Module-3M body armor 2 Thorax and stomach 40 -3% -3% -1
PACA icon.png PACA soft armor 2 Thorax and stomach 50 -3% -1% -2
PACA Rivals Edition icon.png PACA Soft Armor (Rivals Edition) 2 Thorax and stomach 50 -3% -1% -2
6B2 Icon.png 6B2 armor (Flora) 2 Thorax and stomach 80 -6% -3% -7
UNTARArmorIcon.png MF-UNTAR body armor 3 Thorax and stomach 50 -18% -6% -8
Zhuk-3 Press armor icon.png BNTI Zhuk-3 press armor 3 Thorax and stomach 50 -10% -4% -5
6B23-1icon.png 6B23-1 body armor (Digital Flora) 3 Thorax and stomach 60 -11% -5% -9
BNTIKirasaNarmorIcon.png BNTI Kirasa-N armor 3 Thorax and stomach 70 -8% -5% -6
Highcom Trooper TFO armor (multicam) icon.png Highcom Trooper TFO armor (Multicam) 4 Thorax 85 -9% -2% -3
THOR Concealable Icon.png NFM THOR Concealable Vest body armor 4 Thorax and stomach 35 -4% -4% -2
6B13 assault armor icon.gif 6B13 assault armor 4 Thorax and stomach 47 -12% -3% -5
6B23-2 armorIcon.png 6B23-2 armor (Mountain Flora) 4 Thorax and stomach 55 -11% -3% -9
KORUNDIcon.png BNTI Korund-VM armor 5 Thorax and stomach 45 -18% -9% -10
FORT Redut-M body armor icon.png FORT Redut-M body armor 5 Thorax and stomach 60 -13% -12% -11
6B13 M icon.png 6B13 M assault armor (Tan) 5 Thorax and stomach 60 -9% -3% -5
Gen4hmk.png IOTV Gen4 body armor (high mobility kit) 5 Thorax and stomach 65 -11% -17% -12
GZHELKArmorIcon.png BNTI Gzhel-K armor 5 Thorax and stomach 65 -10% -3% -4
Defender-2 Icon.png FORT Defender-2 body armor 5 Thorax and stomach 70 -9% -12% -7
Gen4assault.png IOTV Gen4 body armor (assault kit) 5 Thorax, arms and stomach 75 -20% -14% -14
IOTVfullIcon.png IOTV Gen4 body armor (full protection) 5 Thorax, arms and stomach 95 -24% -19% -22
FORT Redut-T5 body armor icon.png FORT Redut-T5 body armor 5 Thorax, arms and stomach 100 -37% -15% -14
5.11 Hexgrid plate carrier.png 5.11 Tactical Hexgrid plate carrier 6 Thorax 50 -8% -2% -1
Slick.gif LBT 6094A Slick Plate Carrier 6 Thorax 80 -10% -2% -1
Zhuk-6a heavy armor icon.png BNTI Zhuk-6a heavy armor 6 Thorax and stomach 75 -13% -5% -6
THOR IC Icon.png NFM THOR Integrated Carrier body armor 6 Thorax, arms, and stomach 55 -28% -16% -20
FORT armor icon.png 6B43 Zabralo-Sh 6A body armor 6 Thorax, arms and stomach 85 -35% -21% -27

Upcoming Body Armor[]

Name Image Status
Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 2.0 Plate Carrier Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 2.0 Plate Carrier.jpg Confirmed with screenshot
Tasmanian Tiger Plate Carrier MK III Tasmanian Tiger Plate Carrier MK III.jpg Confirmed with screenshot
Tasmanian Tiger Plate Carrier SK TT plate carrier SK.jpg Confirmed with screenshot
Paraclete ARMIS 2.0 Plate Carrier Paraclete ARMIS Plate Carrier.jpg Confirmed with screenshot

Trivia[]

  • The GOST armor system is classed from 1-6a, a total of 9 ranks.
  • The GOST classifications can be found here as a table.
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