Flora's spaulders.jpg
Flora's 3-layers



Original name



Shoulder armor




Claymore warriors

First appearance

Scene 1, Anime Scene 1

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Armor unnamed by characters in manga and anime.

Description[edit | edit source]

Spaulders Speaker.svg are dish-like plates that directly cover the shoulders and shield the upper arms. Held together with the sword carrier by a buckle that fastens at the throat.

Elena in Uniform.jpg
Elena's 1-layer

Most warriors wear three layers of spaulders. A smaller number of warriors, such as Clare[1] and Teresa,[2] wear two layers. Possibly due to the weight, the less powerful warriors such as Elena[3] and Matilda[4] can only wear one layer.

Veronica in Uniform.jpg
Veronica's 2-layers

References[edit | edit source]

Tankōbon Claymore volumes cited are VIZ Media (en-us) editions, unless otherwise noted. Manga scenes (chapters) not yet translated cite Shueisha tankōbon (ja) editions. Manga scenes not yet published in tankōbon form cite Jump SQ (ja) editions. Fragments of Silver Omnibus (総集編 銀の断章 Gin no Danshou) 1–3, Shueisha, are only available in Japanese. Anime scenes (episodes) cited are FUNimation (en-us) editions, unless otherwise noted.

  1. Claymore 1, Scene 1, p. 5
  2. Claymore 3, Scene 12, p. 72
  3. Claymore 1, Scene 4, p. 174
  4. Claymore 9, Scene 51, p. 159
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