Artwork from Final Fantasy III.

It is hard to overestimate this helm's protective qualities, nor the means of one who could afford to buy it.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift description

Diamond Helm (ダイヤヘルム, Daiya Herumu?), also known as Diamond, is a recurring helmet in the series. It is often a mid-ranked helmet that provides decent defense, as well as sometimes resistance to Lightning-elemental attacks. It is part of the diamond equipment set.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

A helm made of diamond.

Description

Diamond Helm is a mid-ranked helmet that provides 8 Defense, -3 Evade, and 3 Weight. It can be found in the Sunken Shrine and can only be equipped by the Knight class.

Final Fantasy II[edit | edit source]

A diamond helm resistant to lightning.

Description

Diamond Helm is the second strongest helm, providing 17 Defense, -18% Evade, 5% Magic Defense, -34 Int/Spr, and resistance to Lightning-elemental attacks. It can be found in Cyclone or dropped from General, Green Dragon, and Chaos Rider.

Final Fantasy III[edit | edit source]

Diamond Helm is a high-ranked helmet that can be bought for 20,000 gil at Ancient Ruins and Invincible or found at Sunken Cave and Temple of Time.

In the NES version, it provides 8 Defense, 9 Magic Defense, 12% Evade, and resistance to Lightning-elemental attacks. In the 3D versions, it provides 21 Defense, 10 Magic Defense, and immunity to Confusion and Toad.

Final Fantasy IV[edit | edit source]

Helmet resistant against lightning.

Description

Diamond Helm is a high-ranked helmet that provides 9 Defense, 2 Magic Defense, -10 Evade, 2 Magic Evade, and resistance to Lightning-elemental attacks. It can be bought for 10,000 gil at Tomra, and can be equipped by Cecil, Kain, and Cid. In the 3D remakes, it no longer has the Evasion penalty.

Final Fantasy IV -Interlude-[edit | edit source]

Diamond Helm provides 9 Defense, 2 Magic Defense, -10 Evade, 2 Magic Evade, and resists Lightning. It can be bought for 10,000 gil from the dwarf on the Falcon.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years[edit | edit source]

Diamond Helm provides 9 Defense, 2 Magic Defense, -10 Evade, 2 Magic Evade, and resists Lightning. It can be found in Kain's Challenge Dungeon, Lunarian's Challenge Dungeon, and Lodestone Cavern (Final Tale). It can be equipped by Cecil, Kain, Cid, Ceodore, Luca, and Golbez.

Final Fantasy V[edit | edit source]

Helm resistant to lightning.

Description

Diamond Helm is a mid-ranked helmet that provides 10 Defense, 2 Magic Defense, 4 Weight, and halves Lightning-elemental damage. It can be bought for 7,000 gil at Moore, dropped from Ironclad, or stolen from Bio Soldier.

Final Fantasy VI[edit | edit source]

Helm studded with diamonds of exceptional hardness.

Description

Diamond Helm is a mid to high-ranked helmet that provides 27 Defense and 18 Magic Defense. It can be bought for 8,000 gil at Nikeah, South Figaro, and Kohlingen, stolen from Dante, or from betting the Crystal Helm in Dragon's Neck Coliseum. It can be equipped by Terra, Edgar, Cyan, Celes, and Setzer.

Final Fantasy IX[edit | edit source]

Helm made of diamond.

Description

Diamond Helm is a mid to high-ranked helmet that provides 20 Defense, Spirit +1, and teaches the abilities Accuracy+ and Insomniac. It can be bought for 3,000 gil at Daguerreo (disc 3) or at Ipsen's Castle, and can be equipped only by Steiner and Freya.

Final Fantasy XI[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy XII[edit | edit source]

In the original version, Diamond Helm is a mid to high-ranked helmet that provides 25 Magic Evade, +7 Strength, and +3 Vitality. It requires the Heavy Armor 6 license to equip, and can be bought for 7,000 gil at Mosphoran Highwaste, Phon Coast, and Archades, or dropped from Grave Lord (3% chance).

In the Zodiac versions, Diamond Helm provides 29 Magick Resist. It can be bought for 7,000 gil at Mosphoran Highwaste and Phon Coast, dropped from Grave Lord (3% chance), found at Dalmasca Estersand (Broken Sands) and Tchita Uplands (Sundered Earth) and Trial Mode Stage 96 (with Diamond Armlet equipped). It can be equipped by the Uhlan, Knight, Time Battlemage, and Foebreaker.

Final Fantasy Tactics[edit | edit source]

A close helmet adorned with magickal jewels of extraordinary hardness.

Description

Diamond Helm is a mid-ranked helmet that provides +80 HP. It can be bought for 6,000 gil at an Outfitter after Royal City of Lesalia in Chapter 3.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance[edit | edit source]

This helmet is pricey but very reliable.

Description

Diamond Helm is a mid-ranked helmet that provides 11 Defense and 5 Magic Resistance.

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Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift[edit | edit source]

Diamond Helm is a high-ranked helmet that provides 11 Defense and 4 Resistance. It can be obtained from the Bazaar from the "Gift of Stone D" set by using Adamant Alloy, Zingu Pearl, and Bitter Sap.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles[edit | edit source]

Diamond Helm is the strongest helmet for the Yuke, providing 22 Defense.

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Final Fantasy Legend III[edit | edit source]

Diamond can be bought in Darius and Knaya in Pureland for 8500 GP. It provides 9 defense, 10 magic defense, and grants resistance to Thunder.

Final Fantasy Dimensions[edit | edit source]

Diamond Helm is a mid-ranked helmet that provides 12 Defense and 4 Magic Defense.

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Dissidia Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Diamond Helm is a level 50 helmet that provides +137 Bravery, +1 Defense, and is 1/3rd of the "Dazzling Diamond" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 8,000 gil, Heavy Helm, and Diamond.

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy[edit | edit source]

Diamond Helm is a level 60 helmet that provides +201 Bravery, +1 Defense, and is 1/3rd of the "Dazzling Diamond" set. It can be obtained from the shop by trading 35,240 gil, Sallet, Diamond, and Youth's Dream x3.

Final Fantasy Record Keeper[edit | edit source]

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Final Fantasy Explorers[edit | edit source]

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Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]

Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring[edit | edit source]

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A helm made of diamond.

Description

The Diamond Helm is a helmet within the Forsaken Dungeon. It provides 20 Armor Def, 14 Durability, +1 Magic Def, -2 Speed, and -2 Consumption Rate.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

In mineralogy, diamond is a metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice. Diamond is the birthstone for April.

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