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Diablo 2 Item Guide: Exceptional Unique Helms

by: Finn Orfano ; edited by: Michael Hartman ; updated: 4/17/2012 • Leave a comment

A look at the exceptional unique helms in the Blizzard game Diablo 2.

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    Basics

    Exceptional unique items are some of the most highly sought after items in the game. If you are seeking the best items for your character, here are some to consider.

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    Exceptional Unique Helms

    Peasant Crown

    Peasant Crown is a War Hat with a defense of 108 and a base defense of 45-53. It has a required level of 28 and a required strength of 20. It has a durability of 12. Its special buffs are +20 to vitality, +20 to energy, replenishes life +6-12, 15% faster run/walk, +1 to all skills, and +100% enhanced defense.

    Rockstopper

    Rockstopper is a Sallet with a defense of 163-201 and a base defense of 52-62. It has a required level of 31 and a required strength of 43. It has a durability of 18. Its special buffs are +15 to vitality, +160-220% enhanced defense, damage reduced by 10%, 30% faster hit recovery, cold resist +20-40%, fire resist +20-50%, and lightning resist +20-40%.

    Stealskull

    Stealskull is a Casque with a defense of 219-248 and a base defense of 63-72. It has a required level of 35 and a required strength of 59. It has a durability of 24. Its special buffs are 30-50% better chance of getting magic items, 5% mana stolen per hit, 5% life stolen per hit, 10% faster hit recovery, 10% increased attack speed, and +200-240% enhanced defense.

    Darksight Helm

    Darksight Helm is a Basinet with a defense of 77-273 to 86-282 and a base defense of 75-84. It has a required level of 38 and a required strength of 82. It has a durability of 30. Its special buffs are -4 to light radius, 5% mana stolen per hit, fire resist +20-40%, cannot be frozen, 30 charges of level 5 cloak of shadows, 6% chance to cast a level 3 dim vision when struck and +2-198 (2 for every character level) defense.

    Valkyrie Wing

    Valkyrie Wing is a Winged helm with a defense of 247-297 and a base defense of 85-98. It has a required level of 44 and a required strength of 115. It has a durability of 40. Its special buffs are 20% faster run/walk, +1-2 to amazon skills, +150-200% defense, +2-4 to mana after each kill, and 20% faster hit recovery.

    Blackhorn's Face

    Blackhorn's Face is a Death mask with a defense of 243-278 and a base defense of 54-86. It has a required level of 41 and a required strength of 55. It has a durability of 20. Its special buffs are lightning resist +15%, +20 lightning absorb, prevents monster heal, attacker takes lightning damage of 25, slows target by 20%, and +180-220% enhanced defense.

    Crown of Thieves

    Crown of Thieves is a Grand crown with a defense of 296-342 and a base defense of 78-113. It has a required level of 49 and a required strength of 103. It has a durability of 50. Its special buffs are +160-200% enhanced defense, 9-12% life stolen per hit, fire resist +33%, +50 to life, +25 to dexterity +35 to mana, and 80-100% extra gold from monsters.

    Vampire Gaze

    Vampire Gaze is a Grim helm with a defense of 252 and a base defense 60-125. It has a required level of 41 and a required strength of 58. It has a durability of 40. Its special buffs of magic damage reduced by 10-15, damage reduced by 15-20%, 6-8% life stolen per hit, 6-8% mana stolen per hit, 15% slower stamina drain, it adds 6-22 cold damage over 4 seconds, and +100% enhanced defense.