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Aeolian Cassock

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Trade Info
Item class Robe
Buy value 11400
Sell value 8550
Artifact? Yes
Equip/Use Effect
Defense Boost 46
Elemental Power Boosts Star jupiter.gif 15
Elemental Resistance Boosts Star jupiter.gif 50

An Aeolian Cassock (エオリアカソック, Aeolia Cassock?) is a Robe-class armor that appears in Golden Sun: The Lost Age and Golden Sun: Dark Dawn.

Basic Description by Game[edit]

The Aeolian Cassock increases the wearer's base defense by 46, and it increases Jupiter power by 15 and Jupiter resistance by 50. It can be bought for 11400 coins and sold for 8550.

In The Lost Age, it is obtained as a rare drop from Wyverns in Jupiter Lighthouse, and can be equipped by Jenna and Sheba. After joining the party later on in the game, Ivan and Mia can equip it as well. In Dark Dawn, the Aeolian Cassock is now a singular Artifact obtained from a treasure chest at Apollo Ascent. The player must first use Crush to clear the path in the second screen of the Apollo Ascent, then cross the gaps with Grip. One way leads to a ledge with another boulder where this treasure chest is hidden. Being a Robe, it can be equipped by Karis, Rief, Amiti, and Himi.

Analysis[edit]

The Lost Age[edit]

It is widely considered an inferior version of the Feathered Robe, which has 20 Jupiter power, 30 Jupiter Resistance, and most notably of all, 30 Agility, all of which contribute to that item being one of the best items in either game. While the Cassock's 15 Jupiter Power is only somewhat lower and could still suffice as a boost to Jupiter Power for an Adept like Sheba, and the much-enhanced Jupiter Resistance is of a notably high value, the fact it does not have any of the Feathered Robe's powerful Agility boost makes the Robe far superior to the Cassock in this case. The Feathered Robe can be dropped earlier, too.

Dark Dawn[edit]

The Aeolian Cassock could be considered the more practical, if weaker, choice in comparison to the Feathered Robe. It is much more easy to access than the Feathered Robe, which is a rare drop, as Dark Dawns Random Number Generator cannot be abused like it was in previous games. The increase to Jupiter Power is extremely useful for any mage-style Adept that focuses on Jupiter-based offenses, such as Djinn, Summons, or Unleashes. The high increase the Jupiter Resistance can be useful as well, as the final boss as well as several bonus bosses, such as the Star Magician and Dullahan each have powerful Jupiter-based Attacks.

Cultural references[edit]

Aeolus was the god of wind in Greek mythology, which explains its ties to the Jupiter element. The Aeolians were a race of Greek people allegedly descended from the Greek god Aeolus.

Robes
Robes featured in Golden Sun
One-Piece DressTravel RobeSilk RobeChina DressJerkinCocktail DressBlessed RobeMagical CassockOracle's RobeFeathered Robe
Robes featured in Golden Sun: The Lost Age
One-Piece DressTravel RobeSilk RobeJerkinMuni RobeBlessed RobeDragon RobeMagical CassockArdagh RobeAeolian CassockFeathered RobeIris RobeMysterious Robe
Robes featured in Golden Sun: Dark Dawn
One-Piece DressTravel RobeSilk RobeSanan DressJerkinMuni RobeBlessed RobeMagical CassockFeathered RobeAeolian CassockIris RobeMysterious Robe
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