Leather Boots is a Boot-class item available in Golden Sun: The Lost Age. It is very notable because it is the only Boot in either game that is classified as a common equipment and is commonly sold in armor vendors, the vendors in this case being located in Madra and Alhafra. These boots can be equipped on all Adepts in both games. It increases the equipped Adept's base Defense rating by 6 points. Its buy value is 270 coins and its sell value is 202 coins.
In the previous game, boots were strictly special-purpose items won only as prizes at the Slot Machine in Tolbi and provided specific effects such as increasing Mercury Resistance and Agility. In this game, Leather Boots are boots that provide Defense boosts and can be bought for everyone early on in the game, and they are purely supplemental items that don't take the place of any other better armor-like equipment. Most players have Leather Boots equipped for a good majority of the game. The fact Leather Boots take up a space in a given Adept's inventory to provide "only" 6 base Defense points might be considered a liability by some players, but good inventory arrangement should prevent that from being an actual issue.
By the end of the game, all Leather Boots in the party's inventory should be replaced by the other more interesting boots that can be found from Contigo's Slot Machine and through other means, such as Hyper Boots for markedly increasing an attacking Adept's likelihood of Unleashing his weapon's Unleash effect, Dragon Boots for substantially better defense than the Leather Boots, and Quick Boots (and its unique enhanced counterpart Golden Boots) for substantially bolstered agility.
|Boots in Golden Sun|
|Turtle Boots • Fur Boots • Quick Boots • Hyper Boots|
|Boots in Golden Sun: The Lost Age|
|Leather Boots • Safety Boots • Ninja Sandals • Knight's Greave • Silver Greave • Dragon Boots • Golden Boots|