This cap is the perfect mage's assistant. Interwoven golden threads augment your magick, and magick words are embroidered on the back, should you forget.
Known for providing great defense.
Golden Skullcap is the second strongest hat, providing 2 Defense, 47 Magic Defense, halving Earth-elemental damage, raising the power of the user's Water-elemental attacks, and teaching the abilities Locomotion and Power Up. It can be equipped by everyone except Steiner and Freya, and can be synthesized at the Black Mage Village (disc 4) by using 15,000 gil, Gold Helm, and Golden Hairpin.
In the original version, Golden Skullcap is the second strongest mystic armor hat, requiring the Mystic Armor 11 license to equip and providing 58 Magic Resist, +10 Magic, and +3 Speed. It can be bought for 16,000 gil at Balfonheim Port, found as treasure at Cerobi Steppe (Old Elanise Road) or Great Crystal (Sirhru Phullam Pratii'vaa), dropped from Dead Bones at Pharos - Third Ascent or Subterra (1% chance), or stolen from Dead Bones at Nabreus Deadlands (3% chance).
In the Zodiac version, Golden Skullcap now provides 58 Defense, +107 MP, +10 Magick Power, +3 Speed, and requires the Mystic Armor 12 license for 90 LP. It can be found as treasure at Lhusu Mines (Site 11) or Cerobi Steppe (The Northsward), dropped from Dead Bones at Pharos - Third Ascent or Subterra (1% chance), or stolen from Dead Bones at Nabreus Deadlands and Exodus in Trial Mode Stage 68 and Crystal Knight in Stage 82 (3% chance). It can be equipped by the White Mage, Red Battlemage, Black Mage, and Bushi.