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This will depend on what kind of scales the dragon has. An easy way to make it specials is to consider if they have steel that can cut dragon scales why are they using dragon scale instead of that steel. So make the dragon scales harder/tougher than steel. You may say only adamantine can cut dragon scales but dragonhide is easier to come by than enough ...


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Scales connected to each other with cord or rings is called Lamallar, if you are interested in that method, direct your research to that term. Standard scale armor is attached to a backing, cloth, leather, or rarely a shirt of mail. That likely makes more sense than leaving it on the original skin, the scales falling out sounds like a very realistic fear. ...


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Remove suitable scales and reattach them in a durable way using links or cord. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/47/Japanese_scale_armor.JPG Depicted: scale mail made of leather scales. These synthetic scales are good because of uniformity of size. Also, a synthetic method of attachment means the mail owner can repair the armor in the ...


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First, find a dead dragon. Finding a dragon that is already dead is much safer than trying to kill a dragon or trying to get scales from a living dragon against its will. If finding a dead dragon isn't possible, the next best thing would be to try to scavenge any scales that might be shed by a living dragon. One might have to try to trade gold for dragon ...


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I don't think the second solution would be practical, though you can always just make it possible by saying "so dragon's skin has these properties and can be used in these ways." First one was viable except for the fact that dragon scales are generally considered the strongest material and cannot be damaged. How can you make holes in them? You would need ...


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We can look at when battle lines became obsolete: WWI. Before WWI we had muskets, capable of defeating most types of armor and fired in volleys. They still used battle lines despite a single volley potentially taking out dozens of soldiers, and these people could fire many more than 4 per day. Admittedly they couldnt do it in a second long burst, but it ...


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You indicate that properly prepared shields can be used to ward off the fire attack without being too badly damaged. However, shields are only really useful in one direction at a time - if someone can come at you from an angle and get around your shield, it's worthless. On the other hand, if you form a battle line, you can make it more difficult to outflank ...


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In short: no. Having an ability to shoot fire just means the battle line can advance 3 or 4 times with fire over the course of the battle. This could be used to try to break lines, or protect friendlies in the heat of battle, but probably wouldn't be the main source of inflicting damage. When the soldiers ran out of their 4 charges of fire, the fight would ...


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