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Name Helmet
Size to wear small, medium
Armour Class 1
Encumbrance rating +0
Maximum Enchantment +2
Grants nothing
Time to Wear 5

A piece of metal headgear.

Helmets are a kind of head armour that have 1 base AC, and which may be enchanted up to +2. They may only be worn by small- or medium-sized adventurers without horns, antennae, or a beak. All others must resign themselves to wearing hats.

Helmets can have the following egos:


  • Prior to 0.19, you could find hats with cold and fire resistance egos in ice caves and volcanoes.
  • Prior to 0.14, helmets came in the following descriptive varieties: winged, horned, crested, plumed, spiked, or visored. These descriptions changed the tile used to represent the helmet but had no other in-game effect.
Mundane Helmet 1.png Helmet 2.png Helmet 3.png Helmet 4.png Helmet 5.png
Magical Helmet ego 1.png Helmet ego 2.png Helmet ego 3.png Helmet ego 4.png
Artefact Helmet art 1.png Helmet art 2.png Helmet art 3.png
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