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Gauntlets of Dexterity, also known as The Brawling Hands, set the dexterity of the wearer to 18 and gives all related bonuses. If their dexterity is naturally higher, the gauntlets will reduce it. They have a weight of 2 lbs.


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Gauntlets of Dexterity: 'The Brawling Hands'. This pair of gauntlets was likely developed in Kara-Tur to aid masters of the martial art. Legends speak of such masters from the Far East bringing these items with them on their journeys, though details remain sketchy.

— Gauntlets of Dexterity


Due to their nature, party members with low dexterity are the best choice for wearing the gauntlets. They especially benefit melee characters, who gain the most out of the dexterity Armor Class bonus.