Orcish helmet ( [ )
Item Type Helmet 
Artifact? No
Weight 100s
Danger Level 1
Material Iron

Orcish helmets are a better type of basic type of hat in ADOM. They have typical stats of [+1, +2], although variations from these numbers are common. While worn, however, they lower your Perception by two.

While unidentified it appears as a black helmet.


Orcish helmets are definitely useful in the early game, if a bit heavy.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

They can be found in the same ways as any generic Loot.

Greater Identify information[]

--------------------- blessed orcish helmet [+1, +2] {Pe-2}--------------------

When worn it modifies DV by +1 and PV by +2.
When used in melee combat it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d4 points of
damage. When used as a missile it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d3
points of damage.

It modifies your perception attribute by -2.