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.
- 1 Appearances
- 1.1 Final Fantasy
- 1.2 Final Fantasy II
- 1.3 Final Fantasy III
- 1.4 Final Fantasy IV
- 1.5 Final Fantasy V
- 1.6 Final Fantasy VI
- 1.7 Final Fantasy IX
- 1.8 Final Fantasy XI
- 1.9 Final Fantasy XII
- 1.10 Final Fantasy Tactics
- 1.11 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
- 1.12 Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
- 1.13 Final Fantasy Legend III
- 1.14 Final Fantasy Dimensions
- 1.15 Dissidia Final Fantasy
- 1.16 Final Fantasy Record Keeper
- 1.17 Final Fantasy Explorers
- 2 Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances
- 3 Gallery
- 4 Etymology
Appearances[edit | edit source]
A helm made of diamond.
A diamond helm resistant to lightning.
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.
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.
Helmet resistant against lightning.
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.
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.
Helm resistant to lightning.
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.
Helm studded with diamonds of exceptional hardness.
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.
Helm made of diamond.
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.
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.
A close helmet adorned with magickal jewels of extraordinary hardness.
This helmet is pricey but very reliable.
Diamond Helm is a mid-ranked helmet that provides 11 Defense and 5 Magic Resistance.
Diamond Helm is a mid-ranked helmet that provides 12 Defense and 4 Magic Defense.
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.
Non-Final Fantasy guest appearances[edit | edit source]
A helm made of diamond.
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]
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.In mineralogy,