A helm of iron that covers the entire head. It is thinner and lighter than bronze helms, and includes a nose guard and cheek protectors to better protect the wearer's face.
Helmet of iron.
Iron Helm is the weakest helmet, providing 3 Defense and -10 Evasion. It is initially equipped on Kain, and additional others can be bought for 150 gil at Agart. It can be equipped by Cecil, Kain, and Cid. In the 3D remakes, it no longer carries the -10 Evasion penalty.
Iron Helm returns as a low-ranked helmet, now providing 5 Defense, 1 Magic Defense, and -10% Evasion. It can be bought for 800 gil at Damcyan, Kaipo, Dwarven Castle, Mist, and Baron (Ceodore's Tale). It can be equipped by Cecil, Kain, Cid, Ceodore, Luca, and Golbez.
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Heavy iron helm.
Iron Helm is the weakest helmet, providing 18 Defense and 12 Magic Defense. It can be bought for 1,000 gil at Mobliz, Nikeah, Narshe, and Kohlingen, or stolen from Heavy Armor. It can be equipped by Terra, Locke, Edgar, Cyan, Gau, Celes, and Setzer.
Helm made of iron.
Iron Helm is a low-ranked helmet that provides 7 Defense, +1 Spirit, and teaches Bright Eyes and Level Up. It can be bought for 450 gil at Lindblum (disc 1) and Summit Station, found at Dali, or stolen from Plant Brain. It can only be equipped by Steiner and Freya.
Iron Helm is a low-ranked helmet that requires the Heavy Armor 2 license, and provides 9 Magic Defense and +3 Strength. It can be bought for 1,400 gil at Rabanastre, Bhujerba, and Tomb of Raithwall, found at Ogir-Yensa Sandsea (Central Junction) and Nam-Yensa Sandsea (Augur Hill), or dropped from Skeleton (1% chance) or Skull Defender in the Lhusu Mines.
In the International version, it now can be bought for 1,250 gil at Rabanastre, Bhujerba, and Dreadnought Leviathan, dropped from Skeleton (1% chance) or Skull Defender (1% chance) in the Lhusu Mines at a 1% chance, or found at Dreadnought Leviathan (Starboard Section).
A sturdy iron helm.
Heavy, but very sturdy iron helmet.
Iron Helm is a low-ranked helmet that provides 5 Defense and 3 Magic Resistance.
"Aye, 'tis a heavy helm,'the swordsman said, 'but I'll be carrying it and leaving your corpse behind if you don't put it on." - The Traveler's Tale
An angular helmet made from iron. For all tribes.
Iron Helm is a low-ranked helmet that provides 12 Defense.
Horned helm hewed from iron. For all tribes.
Iron Helm is a low-ranked helmet that provides 8 Defense and has one available slot for jewels. It can be equipped by all races.
Iron Helm is a low-ranked helmet that provides 4 Defense and 2 Magic Defense.
Though bronze weapons and armor are mainly used for training exercises, iron weapons and armor are used for actual battle. Soldiers who have trained night and day polish this helmet while dreaming of becoming proud warriors, pinning their hopes and fears on the battles that are to come. Unfortunately, some of them ultimately lose their lives on the field while wearing their polished iron helms for the very first time.