Imperious Helm
imperious helm

In-Game Description

Helmet worn by once-proud knights.

Relics of a party who long ago
attempted to conquer the Undead Crypt.

For this act of conceit they will never rest
in peace, and instead serve as crypt guardians.

Availability

Imperious Knight drop.

General Information

Part of the Imperious Set.

Name Physical Defense Elemental Defense Resistance Poise Durability Weight Attributes Required Physical DEF Bonus
Imperious Helm 61/58/64/61 11/9/7/11 8/11/8/8 12 85 5.8 -/-/-/- C

Notes

  • Unlike the rest of the Imperious Set, this helmet uses a different model than that of the Imperious Knights' helmets, with the player's face being visible through the opening, rather than being pitch black inside of the helmet.

Upgrades

Requires Titanite.

Name Physical Defense Elemental Defense Resistance Materials Cost Souls Cost
Imperious Helm +0 61/58/64/61 11/9/7/11 8/11/8/8 - -
Imperious Helm +1 67/63/70/67 12/9/7/12 8/12/8/8 1x Titanite Shard 500
Imperious Helm +2 73/69/76/73 13/10/8/13 9/13/9/9 2x Titanite Shard 630
Imperious Helm +3 79/75/82/79 14/11/8/14 10/14/10/10 3x Titanite Shard 750
Imperious Helm +4 85/80/89/85 15/12/9/15 11/15/11/11 1x Large Titanite Shard 1,000
Imperious Helm +5 91/86/95/91 15/13/10/15 12/16/12/12 2x Large Titanite Shard 1,130
Imperious Helm +6 97/92/101/97 17/13/10/17 12/17/12/12 3x Large Titanite Shard 1,250
Imperious Helm +7 103/97/108/103 18/14/11/18 13/18/13/13 1x Titanite Chunk 1,500
Imperious Helm +8 109/103/114/109 19/15/11/19 14/19/14/14 2x Titanite Chunk 1,630
Imperious Helm +9 115/109/120/115 19/16/12/19 15/20/15/15 3x Titanite Chunk 1,750
Imperious Helm +10 121/115/127/121 21/17/13/21 16/22/16/16 1x Titanite Slab 2,000

Key

Physical Defense:

The Physical Defense attribute dictates how resilient the piece of armor is to a certain physical damage type.
The physical stats for a piece of armor are W / X / Y / Z:

  • W is base Physical DEF
  • X is defense vs. striking attacks
  • Y is defense vs. slashing attacks
  • Z is is defense vs. thrusting attacks
Elemental Defense:

The Elemental Defense attribute dictates how resilient the piece of armor is to a certain elemental damage type.
The magical stats for a piece of armor are W / X / Y / Z:

  • W is defense vs. magic attacks
  • X is defense vs. fire attacks
  • Y is defense vs. lightning attacks
  • Z is defense vs. dark attacks
Resistance:

The Resistance dictate how resilient the piece of armor is to status ailments.
The properties for a piece of armor are W / X / Y / Z:

Poise: Dictates how resilient the piece of armor is to hitstun. A higher poise gives a greater chance that the player will not be interrupted or staggered when hit.
Durability: The durability of the armor. The effectiveness of the armor will severely deteriorate when the durability falls below a certain threshold, and the armor will become unusable and need to be repaired by a blacksmith once it reaches 0. Durability deterioration that does not reach 0 will be automatically repaired upon resting at a bonfire.
Weight: The weight of the piece of armor. Note that equipping over certain amounts of your equip burden may alter movement and roll speed, as well as other factors when playing the game.
Attribute Requirements:

Determines how high certain attributes must be in order to wear the armor effectively. Most pieces of armor do not have any such requirements.
The required attributes are W / X / Y / Z:

Physical DEF Bonus: The influence of the character's Physical DEF stat on the effectiveness of armor worn.
The possible ratings (from greatest bonus to least bonus) are: S, A, B, C, D, E.
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