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Mounts can be slowed by the rider's total weight. The rider's armor itself does not slow down their mount. At least, not in the same way that wearing medium or heavy armor reduces a character's movement speed. However, wearing medium or heavy armor adds weight to the rider. If the total weight of the rider, their armor, their gear, saddle, barding, etc is ...


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It can, but not directly. The armor you wear has no bearing on your mounts movement speed, except if you pass it's encumbrance limits with your weight (since it is carrying you). For example, lets say you were a medium humanoid riding a large creature with a Str of 16. This gives them a carrying capacity of 152 or less for a light load, up to 306 for a ...


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