In the NES version, it provides 48 Defense, 48 Magic Defense, 48% Evade. In the 3D versions, it provides 40 Defense, 40 Magic Defense, and immunity to all statuses in addition to Mind and Intellect +5.
IVOnion Helm is the strongest helmet in the 3D remakes, providing Defense and Magic Defense equal to the user's Level/10, as well as Speed equal to user's Current Level/3. It can only be obtained by giving the Tail Collector the Green Tail, and can be equipped by Cecil, Rydia, Rosa, Kain, and Cid.
[view·edit·purge]The onion, also known as the bulb onion or common onion, is used as a vegetable and is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium.
The adjective of onion refers to the Japanese metaphoric idiom of poverty, aptly named the "Onion Life", "peeling away one layer at a time and crying all the way". Alternatively, the term could come from the slang phrase "to know one's onions", meaning to be very versatile.