|Type||Medium Armor Set|
- Dropped by all types of Balder Knights.
- Sold by the Crestfallen Merchant for a total of 23,000 souls.
This set offers high physical defenses. However, it offers much lower elemental resistances. It is one of the lighter medium armor sets. It offers high defenses for where it can be farmed early on in the game.
- The Balder Set, much like many other armor sets in Dark Souls, was inspired by an armor set that is present in the famous manga: Berserk. That armor is the one that Guts, the main protagonist, wears into battle in the earlier moments of the manga. The main difference between both armors is the fact that the Balder Set seems to have been slowly destroyed by time, it may have once resembled Guts' armor.