Corset

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Corset

Corset

"An embroidered corset with strong wire support to maintain a ladylike shape. Appropriate for middle-upper-ranked noblewomen."


Base Stats

Type
GearClothing
HP
100
Mass
0.75 kg

Apparel

Insulation Factor - Cold
0.4x
Insulation Factor - Heat
0.1x
Armor Factor - Sharp
0.2
Armor Factor - Blunt
0.2
Armor Factor - Heat
0.2
Coverage
Torso
Layer
Middle

Creation

Crafted At
Table tailor hand north.png/Table tailor electric north.png
Work To Make
12,000 ticks (3.33 mins)
Stuff tags
Leathery, Fabric
Resources to make
Building Material (steel, wood, plasteel, etc.) 45
Technical
defName
Apparel_Corset
thingCategories
ApparelNoble
tags
Royal, RoyalTier5


The Corset is a clothing item added in the Royalty DLC. Female Nobles of Baron rank and above require either one of these, a Eltex vest, or prestige armor to consider themselves properly dressed and avoid a negative moodlet. The Male equivalent is the Formal vest.

Acquisition

As a complicated garment, Corsets can only be made at tailor benches, which requires Complex Clothing & Noble Apparel to be researched in order to be constructed. A Corsets requires 45 of any textile, and 12,000 ticks (3.33 mins) of work.

It can also be found on Imperial Nobles, for sale at traders and as a quest reward.

Analysis

Corsets, along with its male counterpart - formal vests, are unique in the noble clothes in that they don't have a direct regular clothing equivalent. Instead they take the slot of a Flak vest. Compared to flak vests, even the most protective corsets provide dramatically less protection than a flak vest, with a masterwork thrumbofur corsets having about as much sharp protection and worse blunt protection than an awful flak vest.

Despite their superior protection, Flak vests do not meet a noble's clothing requirements however. In this case, equipping the noble with Prestige recon armor, Prestige marine armor, or Prestige cataphract armor when expecting combat is by far the superior choice, as all three both offer significant protection and meet the clothing requirements.

Male pawns will receive a mood debuff while wearing this item.

Trade

As of 1.2.2900, formal vests and corsets are the most of efficient method of turning textiles into products for sale, assuming the Royalty DLC is enabled and equally skilled crafters and constructors available. Without Royalty, this role is instead taken by armchairs and dusters. This also represents a way to train skills while also profiting from the pawn-hours invested.

Note that this is only a general rule - other considerations can exist. If a skilled crafter is unavailable, or a particularly skilled constructor is, armchairs may still be a better option due to the effect of Quality on Market Value. Additionally, generally speaking when crafting or constructing a Skill Level 6 or above to guarantee, no matter the material chosen, that selling the product is more profitable than selling the materials. However, the exact skill level each material becomes profitable depends on the Work To Make of the item, the number of materials required, and the market value of the material. Lower value materials are profitable at lower skill levels. For example, cloth corsets require only a crafting skill of 1 with a average market value modifier of 68% to average a value higher than the 67.5 Silver.png of selling the cloth itself, while the most expensive textile, thrumbofur, requires a skill level of 5 to do the same. Thus, a skill level of 5 is sufficient to average profitable for corsets for all available materials.

Material Table

  • Material Sharp Blunt Heat Item HP Insulation - Cold Insulation - Heat Market Value
    Bearskin Corset 22.4% 4.8% 30% 130 -8°C +2°C 196 Silver
    Birdskin Corset 13.4% 2.8% 30% 100 -4°C +1°C 124 Silver
    Bluefur Corset 16.2% 4.8% 30% 130 -8°C +1.6°C 147 Silver
    Camelhide Corset 16.2% 4.8% 30% 130 -6.4°C +2.4°C 147 Silver
    Chinchilla fur Corset 13.4% 2.8% 30% 100 -12°C +1.6°C 335 Silver
    Dog leather Corset 16.2% 4.8% 30% 130 -5.6°C +1.6°C 133 Silver
    Elephant leather Corset 22.4% 4.8% 30% 150 -5.6°C +1.2°C 152 Silver
    Foxfur Corset 16.2% 4.2% 30% 100 -8°C +1.6°C 200 Silver
    Guinea pig fur Corset 13.4% 2.8% 30% 60 -15.2°C +1.8°C 270 Silver
    Heavy fur Corset 24.8% 4.8% 30% 150 -12°C +1.4°C 192 Silver
    Human leather Corset 12.8% 4.8% 30% 130 -4.8°C +1.2°C 230 Silver
    Lightleather Corset 10.8% 2.8% 30% 100 -4.8°C +1.2°C 129 Silver
    Lizardskin Corset 16.2% 5.4% 30% 100 -4.8°C +1.2°C 138 Silver
    Panthera fur Corset 18.6% 4.8% 30% 130 -6.4°C +2.4°C 178 Silver
    Patchleather Corset 9% 3.8% 18% 100 -3.6°C +0.9°C 111 Silver
    Pigskin Corset 12.8% 4.8% 30% 130 -4.8°C +1.2°C 129 Silver
    Plainleather Corset 16.2% 4.8% 30% 130 -6.4°C +1.6°C 138 Silver
    Rhinoceros leather Corset 25.8% 4.8% 30% 150 -5.6°C +1.4°C 230 Silver
    Thrumbofur Corset 41.6% 7.2% 30% 200 -13.6°C +2.2°C 675 Silver
    Wolfskin Corset 20.4% 4.8% 30% 130 -9.6°C +1.6°C 178 Silver
    Alpaca wool Corset 7.2% 0% 22% 100 -11.2°C +1.6°C 165 Silver
    Bison wool Corset 7.2% 0% 22% 100 -10.4°C +1.2°C 165 Silver
    Cloth Corset 7.2% 0% 3.6% 100 -7.2°C +1.8°C 111 Silver
    Devilstrand Corset 28% 7.2% 60% 130 -8°C +2.4°C 290 Silver
    Hyperweave Corset 40% 10.8% 57.6% 240 -10.4°C +2.6°C 450 Silver
    Megasloth wool Corset 16% 0% 22% 100 -13.6°C +1.2°C 165 Silver
    Muffalo wool Corset 7.2% 0% 22% 100 -12°C +1.2°C 165 Silver
    Sheep wool Corset 7.2% 0% 22% 100 -10.4°C +1°C 165 Silver
    Synthread Corset 18.8% 5.2% 18% 130 -8.8°C +2.2°C 225 Silver
    Assuming Normal quality, for the effect of other qualities, see Quality.
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