Helmets

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Unique Helms[edit]

Normal Helms[edit]

Biggin's Bonnet[edit]

Biggin's Bonnet.png

Cap

  • Base Defense: 3-5

Defense: 17-19

Durability: 12

Required Level: 3

Before After
+30% Enhanced Damage +[30-50]% Enhanced Damage
+30 to Attack Rating +[30-50] to Attack Rating
+14 Defense +14 Defense
+15 to Life +15 to Life
+15 to Mana +15 to Mana

Tarnhelm[edit]

Tarnhelm.png

Skull Cap

  • Base Defense: 8-11

Defense: 8-11

Required Strength: 15

Durability: 18

Required Level: 15

Before After
+1 to All Skills +1 to All Skills
+[2-3] to Mana after each Kill
75% Extra Gold from Monsters 75% Extra Gold from Monsters
[25-50]% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items [25-50]% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items

Coif of Glory[edit]

Coif of Glory.png

Helm

  • Base Defense: 15-18

Defense: 25-28

Required Strength: 26

Durability: 24

Required Level: 14

Before After
Hit Blinds Target Hit Blinds Target
+10 Defense +10 Defense
+100 Defense vs. Missile +100 Defense vs. Missile
Lightning Resist +15% Lightning Resist +15%
+[2-3] Life after each Kill
Attacker Takes Lightning Damage of 7 Attacker Takes Lightning Damage of 17

Duskdeep[edit]

Duskdeep.png

Full Helm

  • Base Defense: 23-26

Defense: 45-60

Required Strength: 41

Durability: 30

Required Level: 17

Before After
+8 to Maximum Damage +[10-15] to Maximum Damage
+[30-50]% Enhanced Defense +[30-50]% Enhanced Defense
+[10-20] Defense +[10-20] Defense
All Resistances +15 All Resistances +15
Physical Damage Taken Reduced by 7 Physical Damage Taken Reduced by 7
-2 to Light Radius -2 to Light Radius

The Face of Horror[edit]

Mask D2.png

Mask

  • Base Defense: 9-27

Defense: 34-52

Required Strength: 23

Durability: 20

Required Level: 20

Before After
+50% Damage to Undead +50% Damage to Undead
Hit Causes Monster to Flee 50% Hit Causes Monster to Flee 50%
+25 Defense +25 Defense
+20 to Strength +20 to Strength
All Resistances +10 All Resistances +[15-20]

Wormskull[edit]

Wormskull.png

Bone Helm

  • Base Defense: 33-36

  • Base Maximum Sockets: 2

Defense: 33-36

Required Strength: 25

Durability: 40

Required Level: 21

Before After
+1 to Poison and Bone Skills (Necromancer Only)
+1 to Necromancer Skill Levels +1 to Necromancer Skill Levels
+80 Poison Damage over 8 Seconds +40 Poison Damage over 2 Seconds
5% Life Stolen per Hit 5% Life Stolen per Hit
+10 to Mana +10 to Mana
Poison Resist +25% Poison Resist +25%

Howltusk[edit]

Howltusk.png

Great Helm

  • Base Defense: 30-35

Defense: 64

Required Strength: 63

Durability: 40

Required Level: 25

Before After
10% Chance to Cast Level 5 Howl on Striking
+20% Increased Attack Speed
+80% Enhanced Defense +80% Enhanced Defense
Magic Damage Taken Reduced by 2 Magic Damage Taken Reduced by 2
Attacker Takes Damage of 3 Attacker Takes Damage of 30
35% Damage Taken Gained as Mana when Hit 35% Damage Taken Gained as Mana when Hit
Knockback Removed
Hit Causes Monster to Flee 25% Removed

Undead Crown[edit]

Undead Crown.png

Crown

  • Base Defense: 25-45

Defense: 65-85 (was 99-113)

Required Strength: 55

Durability: 50

Required Level: 29

Before After
+50% Damage to Undead +50% Damage to Undead
+[50-100] to Attack Rating against Undead +[50-100] to Attack Rating against Undead
5% Life Stolen per Hit 5% Life Stolen per Hit
+3 to Skeleton Mastery (Necromancer Only) +[2-3] to Skeleton Mastery (Necromancer Only)
+[30-60]% Enhanced Defense +[2-3] to Raise Skeleton Warrior (Necromancer Only)
+40 Defense +40 Defense
Poison Resist +50% Poison Resist +50%
Half Freeze Duration Half Freeze Duration

Exceptional Helms[edit]

Peasant Crown[edit]

Cap D2.png

War Hat

  • Base Defense: 45-53

Defense: 108

Required Strength: 20

Durability: 12

Required Level: 28

Before After
+1 to All Skills +1 to All Skills
+15% Faster Run/Walk +20% Faster Run/Walk
+100% Enhanced Defense +100% Enhanced Defense
+20 to Vitality +20 to Vitality
+20 to Energy +20 to Energy
Replenish Life +[6-12] Replenish Life +[6-12]

Rockstopper[edit]

Rockstopper.png

Sallet

  • Base Defense: 52-62

Defense: 163-201

Required Strength: 43

Durability: 18

Required Level: 31

Before After
+30% Faster Hit Recovery +30% Faster Hit Recovery
+[160-220]% Enhanced Defense +[160-220]% Enhanced Defense
+15 to Vitality +15 to Vitality
Cold Resist +[20-40]% Cold Resist +[20-40]%
Lightning Resist +[20-40]% Lightning Resist +[20-40]%
Fire Resist +[20-50]% Fire Resist +[20-50]%
Physical Damage Taken Reduced by 10% Physical Damage Taken Reduced by 10%

Stealskull[edit]

Coif of Glory.png

Casque

  • Base Defense: 63-72

Defense: 219-248

Required Strength: 59

Durability: 24

Required Level: 35

Before After
+10% Increased Attack Speed +20% Increased Attack Speed
+10% Faster Hit Recovery +20% Faster Hit Recovery
5% Mana Stolen per Hit [3-5]% Mana Stolen per Hit
5% Life Stolen per Hit [3-5]% Life Stolen per Hit
+[200-240]% Enhanced Defense +[200-240]% Enhanced Defense
[30-50]% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items [30-50]% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items

Darksight Helm[edit]

Darksight Helm.png

Basinet

  • Base Defense: 75-84

Defense: 78-381 (was 77-282)

Required Strength: 82

Durability: 30

Required Level: 38

Before After
6% Chance to Cast Level 3 Dim Vision when Struck 16% Chance to Cast Level 3 Dim Vision when Struck
5% Mana Stolen per Hit 5% Mana Stolen per Hit
Hit Blinds Target
+[2-198] Defense (+2 per Character Level) +[3-297] Defense (+3 per Character Level)
Fire Resist +[20-40]% Fire Resist +[20-40]%
Cannot Be Frozen Cannot Be Frozen
-4 to Light Radius -4 to Light Radius
Level 5 Cloak of Shadows (30 Charges) +1 to Cloak of Shadows

Blackhorn's Face[edit]

Mask D2.png

Death Mask

  • Base Defense: 54-86

Defense: 243-278

Required Strength: 55

Durability: 20

Required Level: 41

Before After
Prevent Monster Heal Prevent Monster Heal
Slows Target by 20% Slows Target by 20%
+[180-220]% Enhanced Defense +[180-220]% Enhanced Defense
+5% to Maximum Lightning Resist
Lightning Resist +15% Lightning Resist +15%
+20 Lightning Absorb +[10-20] Lightning Absorb
Attacker Takes Lightning Damage of 25 Attacker Takes Lightning Damage of [225-325]

Vampire Gaze[edit]

Vampire Gaze.png

Grim Helm

  • Base Defense: 60-125

  • Base Maximum Sockets: 2

Defense: 252

Required Strength: 58

Durability: 40

Required Level: 41

Before After
Adds 6-22 Cold Damage Adds 6-22 Cold Damage
[6-8]% Mana Stolen per Hit [6-8]% Mana Stolen per Hit
[6-8]% Life Stolen per Hit [6-8]% Life Stolen per Hit
+100% Enhanced Defense +100% Enhanced Defense
15% Slower Stamina Drain 15% Slower Stamina Drain
Physical Damage Taken Reduced by [15-20]% Physical Damage Taken Reduced by [15-20]%
Magic Damage Taken Reduced by [10-15] Magic Damage Taken Reduced by [10-15]

Valkyrie Wing[edit]

Great Helm.png

Winged Helm

  • Base Defense: 85-98

Defense: 247-297

Required Strength: 115

Durability: 40

Required Level: 44

Before After
+[1-2] to Amazon Skill Levels +[1-2] to Amazon Skill Levels
+20% Faster Run/Walk +30% Faster Run/Walk
+20% Faster Hit Recovery +20% Faster Hit Recovery
+[20-40]% Enhanced Damage
+[150-200]% Enhanced Defense +[150-200]% Enhanced Defense
+[2-4] to Mana after each Kill +[3-6] to Mana after each Kill

Crown of Thieves[edit]

Crown of Thieves.png

Grand Crown

  • Base Defense: 78-113

Defense: 296-342

Required Strength: 103

Durability: 50

Required Level: 49

Before After
[9-12]% Life Stolen per Hit [5-10]% Life Stolen per Hit
+[160-200]% Enhanced Defense +[160-200]% Enhanced Defense
+25 to Dexterity +25 to Dexterity
+50 to Life +50 to Life
+35 to Mana Removed
Fire Resist +33% Fire Resist +33%
[80-100]% Extra Gold from Monsters [80-100]% Extra Gold from Monsters
[30-65]% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items

Elite Helms[edit]

Harlequin Crest[edit]

Harlequin Crest.png

Shako

  • Base Defense: 98-141

Defense: 98-141

Required Strength: 50

Durability: 12

Required Level: 62

Before After
+2 to All Skills +2 to All Skills
+2 to All Attributes +2 to All Attributes
+[1-148] to Life (+1.5 per Character Level) +[1-99] to Life (+1 per Character Level)
+[1-148] to Mana (+1.5 per Character Level) +[1-99] to Mana (+1 per Character Level)
Physical Damage Taken Reduced by 10% Physical Damage Taken Reduced by [3-5]%
50% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items [25-50]% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items

The in-game graphic is green instead of brown (this also changes the character's face to green)

Steel Shade[edit]

Steel Shade.png

Armet

  • Base Defense: 105-149

Defense: 300-345

Required Strength: 109

Durability: 24

Required Level: 62

Before After
+[1-2] to All Skills
+30% Faster Block Rate
30% Increased Chance of Blocking
[4-8]% Mana Stolen per Hit [4-8]% Mana Stolen per Hit
+[100-130]% Enhanced Defense +[100-130]% Enhanced Defense
Replenish Life +[10-18] Replenish Life +[30-48]
+[5-11] Fire Absorb +[5-11] Fire Absorb
[60-80]% Extra Gold from Monsters

Andariel's Visage[edit]

Mask D2.png

Demonhead

  • Base Defense: 101-154

Defense: 310-387

Required Strength: 102

Durability: 20

Required Level: 83

Before After
15% Chance to Cast Level 15 Poison Nova when Struck 15% Chance to Cast Level 25 Poison Nova when Struck
+2 to All Skills +2 to All Skills
+20% Increased Attack Speed +20% Increased Attack Speed
[8-10]% Life Stolen per Hit [8-10]% Life Stolen per Hit
+[100-150]% Enhanced Defense +[100-150]% Enhanced Defense
+[25-30] to Strength +[25-30] to Strength
+10% to Maximum Poison Resist +10% to Maximum Poison Resist
Fire Resist -30% Fire Resist -30%
Poison Resist +70% Poison Resist +70%
Level 3 Venom (20 Charges) Level 3 Venom (20 Charges)

Giant Skull[edit]

Giant Skull.png

Bone Visage

  • Base Defense: 100-157

Defense: 350-477

Required Strength: 106

Durability: 40

Required Level: 65

Before After
+[25-35]% Chance to Pierce
+[30-60]% Enhanced Damage
10% Chance of Crushing Blow 25% Chance of Crushing Blow
Knockback Knockback
+[250-320] Defense +[250-320] Defense
+[25-35] to Strength +[25-35] to Strength
Socketed [1-2] Removed

Veil of Steel[edit]

Veil of Steel D1.png

Spired Helm

  • Base Defense: 114-159

Defense: 556-652 (was 396)

Required Strength: 192

Durability: 60

Required Level: 73

Minimum Item Level: 77

Occurrence Rate: 1/2

Before After
+1 to All Skills
+[30-60]% Enhanced Damage
+60% Enhanced Defense +[160-220]% Enhanced Defense
+140 Defense +140 Defense
+15 to Strength +15 to Strength
+15 to Vitality +15 to Vitality
All Resistances +50 All Resistances +[25-40]
-4 to Light Radius Removed
+20 Durability +20 Durability

The inventory graphic uses art from the original Diablo game, rather than the generic art for Spired Helm.

Nightwing's Veil[edit]

Nightwing's Veil.png

Spired Helm

  • Base Defense: 114-159

Defense: 304-352

Required Strength: 96

Durability: 40

Required Level: 67

Minimum Item Level: 75

Occurrence Rate: 1/2

Before After
+2 to All Skills +2 to All Skills
-[5-10]% to Enemy Cold Resistance
+[8-15]% to Cold Skill Damage +[5-15]% to Cold Skill Damage
+[90-120]% Enhanced Defense +[90-120]% Enhanced Defense
+[10-20] to Dexterity +[10-20] to Dexterity
+[5-9] Cold Absorb +[5-9] Cold Absorb
Half Freeze Duration Half Freeze Duration
Requirements -50% Requirements -50%

Crown of Ages[edit]

Crown of Ages.png

Corona

  • Base Defense: 111-165

Defense: 349-399

Required Strength: 174

Required Level: 82

Before After
Indestructible Indestructible
+30% Faster Hit Recovery +30% Faster Hit Recovery
+1 to All Skills [50-75]% Reduced Curse Duration
+50% Enhanced Defense +50% Enhanced Defense
+[100-150] Defense +[100-150] Defense
All Resistances +[20-30] All Resistances +[20-30]
Physical Damage Taken Reduced by [10-15]% Physical Damage Taken Reduced by [10-15]%
Socketed [1-2] Socketed [1-3]

Overlord's Helm[edit]

Overlord's Helm.png

Giant Conch

  • Base Defense: 110-154

Defense: 570-834

Required Strength: 142

Durability: 30

Required Level: 85

New
-[20-25]% to Enemy Physical Resistance
[5-10]% Life Stolen per Hit
+[460-680] Defense
+20 to Strength
+15 to Dexterity
+15 to Vitality
-30 to Energy

This item drops exclusively from Diablo-Clone and Dungeon bosses.

Unique Circlets[edit]

Kira's Guardian[edit]

Kira's Guardian.png

Tiara (exceptional)

  • Base Defense: 40-50

Defense: 90-170

Durability: 25

Required Level: 77

Before After
+20% Faster Hit Recovery +20% Faster Hit Recovery
-[10-15]% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-[10-15]% to Enemy Lightning Resistance
-[10-15]% to Enemy Fire Resistance
+[50-120] Defense +[50-120] Defense
All Resistances +[50-70] All Resistances +[25-45]
Cannot Be Frozen Cannot Be Frozen

Griffon's Eye[edit]

Griffon's Eye.png

Diadem

  • Base Defense: 50-60

Defense: 150-260

Durability: 20

Required Level: 76

Before After
+1 to All Skills +1 to All Skills
+25% Faster Cast Rate +25% Faster Cast Rate
+[10-15]% to Lightning Skill Damage +[10-15]% to Lightning Skill Damage
-[15-20]% to Enemy Lightning Resistance -[15-20]% to Enemy Lightning Resistance
+[100-200] Defense +[100-200] Defense


Barbarian Helms[edit]

Barbarian helms are sometimes referred to as primal helms.

Cyclopean Roar[edit]

Cyclopean Roar.png

Jawbone Visor (exceptional)

  • Base Defense: 55-68

Defense: 131-169

Required Strength: 58

Durability: 25

Required Level: 28

(Barbarian Only)

New
8% Chance to Cast Level 6 Battle Cry on Striking
+[2-3] to Warcries (Barbarian Only)
+20% Faster Run/Walk
+20% to Leap and Leap Attack Movement Speed
+[90-145]% Enhanced Defense

Arreat's Face[edit]

Avenger Guard.png

Slayer Guard (exceptional)

  • Base Defense: 93-120

Defense: 302-363

Required Strength: 118

Durability: 55

Required Level: 42

(Barbarian Only)

Before After
+2 to Combat Skills (Barbarian Only) +[1-2] to Combat Skills (Barbarian Only)
+2 to Barbarian Skill Levels +2 to Barbarian Skill Levels
+30% Faster Hit Recovery +30% Faster Hit Recovery
20% Bonus to Attack Rating 20% Bonus to Attack Rating
[3-6]% Life Stolen per Hit [3-6]% Life Stolen per Hit
+[150-200]% Enhanced Defense +[150-200]% Enhanced Defense
+20 to Strength +[10-20] to Strength
+20 to Dexterity +[10-20] to Dexterity
All Resistances +30 All Resistances +20

Wolfhowl[edit]

Fanged Helm.png

Fury Visor

  • Base Defense: 105-150

Defense: 332-377

Required Strength: 129

Durability: 35

Required Level: 79

(Barbarian Only)

Before After
+[2-3] to Warcries (Barbarian Only) +[2-3] to Warcries (Barbarian Only)
+[3-6] to Lycanthropy +[3-6] to Fury
+[3-6] to Feral Rage +[3-6] to Feral Rage
+[3-6] to Werewolf +[3-6] to Werewolf
+[120-150]% Enhanced Defense +[120-150]% Enhanced Defense
+[8-15] to Strength +[8-15] to Strength
+[8-15] to Dexterity +[8-15] to Dexterity
+[8-15] to Vitality +[8-15] to Vitality
Level 15 Summon Dire Wolf (18 Charges) +[8-15] to Summon Dire Wolf

Note: Warcries now work while shapeshifted in Werewolf or Werebear form.

Demonhorn's Edge[edit]

Horned Helm.png

Destroyer Helm

  • Base Defense: 111-156

Defense: 345-408

Required Strength: 151

Durability: 45

Required Level: 61

(Barbarian Only)

Before After
+[1-3] to Warcries (Barbarian Only) +[2-3] to Warcries (Barbarian Only)
+[1-3] to Masteries (Barbarian Only) +[2-3] to Masteries (Barbarian Only)
+[1-3] to Combat Skills (Barbarian Only) +[2-3] to Combat Skills (Barbarian Only)
+10% Increased Attack Speed +20% Increased Attack Speed
[3-6]% Life Stolen per Hit Removed
+[120-160]% Enhanced Defense +[120-160]% Enhanced Defense
All Resistances +25
Physical Damage Taken Reduced by [18-24]
Attacker Takes Damage of [55-77] Attacker Takes Damage of [855-977]

Halaberd's Reign[edit]

Assault Helmet.png

Conqueror Crown

  • Base Defense: 114-159

Defense: 384-432

Required Strength: 174

Durability: 50

Required Level: 77

(Barbarian Only)

Before After
+1 to Masteries (Barbarian Only) +[2-3] Masteries (Barbarian Only)
+2 to Barbarian Skill Levels +2 to Barbarian Skill Levels
+20% Faster Hit Recovery +20% Faster Hit Recovery
+[4-445] to Attack Rating (+4.5 per Character Level)
+[1-2] to Battle Orders (Barbarian Only) +[2-3] to Battle Orders (Barbarian Only)
+[1-2] to Battle Command (Barbarian Only) +[2-3] to Battle Cry (Barbarian Only)
+[140-170]% Enhanced Defense +[140-170]% Enhanced Defense
Replenish Life +[15-23] Physical Damage Taken Reduced by [10-15]%

Druid Helms[edit]

Druid helms are sometimes referred to as pelts.

Quetzalcoatl[edit]

Quetzalcoatl.png

Hawk Helm (normal)

  • Base Defense: 4-15

Defense: 24-28

Required Strength: 20

Durability: 20

Required Level: 29

(Druid Only)

New
+[1-2] to Druid Skill Levels
Gust's Cooldown is Reduced by 2 Seconds
+10% Faster Cast Rate
+[50-80]% Enhanced Defense
Cold Resist +[10-25]%
+[2-4] Life after each Kill

Does not reduce Gust cooldown below 0.5 seconds

Jalal's Mane[edit]

Spirit Mask.png

Totemic Mask (exceptional)

  • Base Defense: 73-98

Defense: 247-297

Required Strength: 65

Durability: 20

Required Level: 42

(Druid Only)

Before After
+2 to Shape Shifting Skills (Druid Only) +[1-2] to Shape Shifting Skills (Druid Only)
+2 to Druid Skill Levels +2 to Druid Skill Levels
+30% Faster Hit Recovery +30% Faster Hit Recovery
20% Bonus to Attack Rating 20% Bonus to Attack Rating
+[150-200]% Enhanced Defense +[150-200]% Enhanced Defense
+20 to Strength +[15-20] to Strength
+20 to Energy +[15-20] to Energy
All Resistances +30 All Resistances +25
+5 to Mana after each Kill +5 to Mana after each Kill

Cerebus' Bite[edit]

Cerebus' Bite.png

Blood Spirit

  • Base Defense: 101-145

Defense: 335-350

Required Strength: 86

Durability: 20

Required Level: 63

(Druid Only)

Before After
+[2-4] to Shape Shifting Skills (Druid Only) +[2-4] to Shape Shifting Skills (Druid Only)
[60-120]% Bonus to Attack Rating [60-120]% Bonus to Attack Rating
[7-10]% Life Stolen per Hit [7-10]% Life Stolen per Hit
33% Deadly Strike
33% Chance of Open Wounds 33% Chance of Open Wounds
+[1-2] to Feral Rage (Druid Only) +[1-2] to Feral Rage (Druid Only)
+[1-2] to Hunger (Druid Only)
+[130-140]% Enhanced Defense +[130-140]% Enhanced Defense

Ravenlore[edit]

Ravenlore.png

Sky Spirit

  • Base Defense: 103-155

Defense: 343-390

Required Strength: 113

Durability: 20

Required Level: 74

(Druid Only)

Before After
+3 to Elemental Skills (Druid Only) +3 to Elemental Skills (Druid Only)
+7 to Raven (Druid Only) +7 to Raven (Druid Only)
-[10-20]% to Enemy Fire Resistance -[10-20]% to Enemy Fire Resistance
+[120-150]% Enhanced Defense +[120-150]% Enhanced Defense
+[20-30] to Energy +[20-30] to Energy
All Resistances +[15-25] All Resistances +[15-25]

Spirit Keeper[edit]

Antlers.png

Earth Spirit

  • Base Defense: 107-152

Defense: 413-443

Required Strength: 104

Durability: 20

Required Level: 67

(Druid Only)

Before After
+[1-2] to Druid Skill Levels +[1-2] to Druid Skill Levels
+20% Faster Hit Recovery +20% Faster Hit Recovery
+2 to [Random Druid Skill*] (Druid Only)
+[170-190]% Enhanced Defense +[170-190]% Enhanced Defense
You May Now Summon 1 Additional Spirit
+10% to Maximum Poison Resist +10% to Maximum Poison Resist
Fire Resist +[30-40]% Fire Resist +[30-40]%
+[9-14] Lightning Absorb +[9-14] Lightning Absorb
Cold Absorb [15-25]% Cold Absorb [5-8]%

* Excludes skills with new IDs (Gust)

Other Helms[edit]