List of helmets in Dragon Quest XI

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The following is the list of headwear available in Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age. These coverings are divided into hats and helmets, with the former offering less defence but being available to more characters.

Hats[edit]

Image Name Stats Equip How to Obtain Notes
Bandana xi icon.png Bandana Defence +1/2/3/4 Luminary
Erik
Sylvando
Rab
Hendrik
Sold in Cobblestone & Heliodor A simple strip of cloth that provides a modest amount of protection for the head.
Trodain bandana xi icon.png Trodain bandana Defence +1
Charm +4
Max MP +2
Luminary Hero starting gear Changes appearance
Leather hat xi icon.png Leather hat Defence +3/4/5/6 Everyone Sold in Heliodor & the [[Manglegrove
Chest in Heliodor castle
Dropped by Bunicorns, Bodkin bowyers
Handy headwear crafted from tanned and hardened hides sewn together.
Hairband xi icon.png Hairband Defence +5/6/7/8
M. might +4/4/5/5
Veronica
Serena
Jade
Veronica & Serena starting gear
Dropped by Iron maidens
None
Pointy hat xi icon.png Pointy hat Defence +5/6/7/8
M. might +4/4/5/5
M. mending +3/3/3/4
Luminary
Erik
Sylvando
Rab
Hendrik
Sold in the Manglegrove, the Emerald coast, the Hotto steppe, & Hotto
Chest in the Heliodor foothills
None
Feathered cap xi icon.png Feathered cap Defence +8/9/9/10
M. might 5/5/6/6
M. mending +5/5/6/6
Charm +12/13/14/16
Everyone Put a Feather in Your Cap
Sold in the Hotto steppe, Hotto, & Gallopolis
None
Turban xi icon.png Turban Defence +12/13/14/15
M. might 4/4/5/5
M. mending +4/4/5/5
Luminary
Erik
Sylvando
Rab
Hendrik
Sold in Gallopolis None
Tricky turban xi icon.png Tricky turban Veronica Defence +12/13/14/15
M. might +8/9/9/10
So You Want to be a Witch Curse protection +25%
Bunny ears xi icon.png Bunny ears Defence +14/15/17/19
M. might +5/5/6/6
M. mending +7/7/8/8
Charm +17/18/19/21
Veronica
Serena
Jade
Down the Rabbithole
Sold in Gallopolis & Laguna di Gondolia
Changes appearance
Stone hardhat xi icon.png stone hardhat Defence +15/16/18/20 Luminary
Erik
Rab
Hendrik
Sold in Octagonia & the Costa valor None
Cat hat xi icon.png Cat hat Veronica Defence +16/17/18/20
Charm +26/27/28/29
Sold in Gondolia
Dropped by Weartigers
Changes appearance
Ice & darkness damage cut by 10%
Feather headband xi icon.png Feather headband Veronica
Serena
Sylvando
Jade
Defence +17/18/19/20
M. might +10/11/12/13
M. mending +10/11/12/13
Charm +28/29/30/31
Sold in octagonia, the Costa valor, Puerto valor, & Lonalulu None
Fur hood xi icon.png Fur hood Defence +18/19/20/21 Everyone Furry Finery
Sold in Sniflheim & the Snærfelt
Dropped by Splatypunks
Ice damage cut by 10%
Bronze helmet xi icon.png Bronze helmet Defence +18/19/20/21 Luminary
Erik
Sylvando
Rab
Hendrik
Sold in Puerto valor, Lonalulu, & Phnom Nonh None
Cute cap xi icon.png Cute cap Defence +18/19/21/23
M. might +13/14/15/16
Charm +30/32/35/38
Veronica All Nice Things Changes appearance
Bonny band xi icon.png Bonny band Defence +18/19/21/23
M. mending +12/13/14/15
Charm +30/32/35/38
Serena All Nice Things Changes appearance
Malleable Mask xi icon.png Malleable mask Defence +19/20/21/22
M. might +13/14/14/15
M. mending +10/10/11/11
Everyone Building Butterfly Bric-a-Brac
Dropped by Rottontails
Paralysis protection +20%
Coral hairpin xi icon.png Coral hairpin Defence +20/21/22/23
M. might +12/13/14/15
M. mending +12/13/14/15
Charm +33/34/35/36
Veronica
Serena
Jade
Your Crafting Career Starts Here
Sold in Nautica
Dropped by Coralossus
None
Hermes' hat xi icon.png Hermes' hat Defence +20/21/22/24
Agility +12/13/14/15
Charm +33/35/37/40
Everyone 10 mini medals
Dropped by Whirly girly
Wind damage cut by 10%
Thief's turban xi icon.png Thief's turban Defence +22/23/24/26 Erik
Jade
Rab
Knick-Knacks for Nifty Nickers
Sold in Lonalulu & Phnom Nonh
Dropped by Shadows
Darkness damage cut by 10%
Poison protection +15%
Swindler's scarf xi icon.png Swindler's scarf Defence +22/23/24/26
Deftness +14/15/16/18
Charm +26/28/30/32
Evasion +2%
Erik Sweet Stuff for Swindlers Steal chance increases by 3%
Mercury's bandana xi icon.png Mercury's bandana Defence +23/24/25/27 Luminary
Erik
Sylvando
Rab
Hendrik
Puerto valor casino, 2,500 tokens
Chest in the Royal library
Dropped by Spinchillas, Hellriders
None
Hocus hat xi icon.png Hocus hat Defence +24/25/26/27
M. might 13/13/14/14
Rab Making the Magic Happen
Sold in Snifleim & Arboria
Fizzle protection +25%
Silver tiara xi icon.png Silver tiara Defence +24/26/28/30
Charm +40/41/42/45
Veronica
Serena
Jade
Secrets of the Silversmiths
Sold in L'Academie, Phnom Nonh, & Sniflheim
None
Magical hat xi icon.png Magical hat Defence +25/26/27/29
M. might +30/32/34/36
Veronica
Sylvando
Rab
Sold in the Champs sauvage, L'Academie, Sniflhiem, & Angri-La after the first act
Dropped by hat hamwitch
None
Pirate's hat xi icon.png Pirate's hat Defence +30/31/32/34
Agility +20/21/22/24
Erik<br.Sylvando Reward for quest #27
Dropped by Heavy hoods, Gyldenauts
Paralysis protection +30%
Disturbin' turban xi icon.png Disturbin' turban Defence +30/31/32/34 Erik
Jade
Rab
Sold in octagonia, Puerto valor, Lonalulu, Phnom nonh, & Sniflheim after the first act Darkness damage cut by 20%
Poison protection +30%
Happy hat xi icon.png Happy hat Defence +31/32/33/35
M. might +25/26/27/29
M. mending +25/26/27/29
Everyone Quest #38 reward
Octagonia casino, 300,000 tokens
Dropped by Liquid metal slimes, Ham shamwitchs
MP recovery while walking +1/1/2/3
Scholar's cap xi icon.png Scholar's cap Defence +33/34/35/36
M. might +12/13/14/15
M. mending +12/13/14/15
Veronica
Serena
Sylvando
Rab
Fine Fashions for Philosophers
Sold in octagonia, Lonalulu, & Phnom Nonh after the first act
None
Gold circlet xi icon.png Gold circlet Defence +33/34/35/37
M. might +27/28/30/32
M. mending +27/28/30/32
Charm +61/63/66/69
Veronica
Serena
Sylvando
Rab
Gilt Gear]] None
Papillon mask xi icon.png Papillon mask Defence +33/34/35/37
M. might +27/28/29/31
M. mending +22/23/24/25
Everyone The Mothmask Prophecies
Sold in Gallopolis & Gondolia after the first act
Paralysis immunity
Minister's mitre xi icon.png Minister's mitre Defence +34/35/36/38
M. mending +29/30/31/33
Serena
Rab
Sold in Gallopolis, Gondolia, Sniflheim, & Arboria after the first act
Dropped by Whackolytes
Instant death protection +40%
Tiara Tremenda xi icon.png Tiara tremenda Defence +35/36/36/39
Charm +54/56/58/61
Sylvando Glam Gear for Go-Getters Fizzle, snooze, & ability-sealing protection +20%
Cavalier hat xi icon.png Cavalier hat Defence +36/37/38/40
M. might +30/31/32/34
Charm +68/71/74/78
Serena
Sylvando
Hendrik
Sold in Sniflheim, after the first act None
Corsair's cap xi icon.png Corsair's cap Defence +36/37/38/40
Agility +25/26/27/28
Charm +49/51/53/55
Evasion +2%
Erik Dropped by Gyldenbritches Changes appearance
Lightning damage cut by 20%
Nopic.png Freebooter's bandana Defence +36/37/38/40
Deftness +29/30/31/33
Agility +25/26/27/28
Erik Sold in Heliodor after the second act None
Dragon bandana xi icon.png Dragon bandana Defence +41/44/47/50
Deftness +33/34/35/36
Luminary
Erik
Sylvando
Hendrik
Sold in Hotto, after the second act
Dropped by Dread dragooners, vicious Hellriders
None
Swindler king's scarf xi icon.png Swindler king's scarf Defence +41/44/47/50
Deftness +33/34/35/36
Charm +57/59/62/65
Evasion +2%
Erik King of the Swindlers Steal chance +3%/4%/5%/6%
Stellar starflower xi icon.png Stellar starflower Defence +41/44/47/50
M. might +35/36/37/39
Charm +79/83/87/91
Evasion +2%
Veronica Story event in Octagonia, after the second act Changes appearance
Nopic.png Star circlet Defence +42/45/48/51
M. might +35/36/37/39
M. mending +29/30/30/31
Veronica
Serena
Jade
Rab
Sold in Havens above & Trial isle Fuddle protection +30%
Trodain bandana xi icon.png Artisanal trodain bandana Defence +42/45/48/51
Max MP +20/22/24/28
Luminary Trodain's Top Trends Changes appearance
Golden tiara xi icon.png Golden tiara Defence +50/51/52/52 Veronica
Serena
Jade
Snooze, fuddle, fizzle, & instant death protection +50%/60%/70%/80% Heliodor castle, after the second act
Phantom mask xi icon.png Phantom mask Defence +51/53/56/59
Agility +33/34/35/37
Evasion +2%/3%/3%/4%
Everyone The Fandom of the Opera None
Spring breeze hat xi icon.png Spring breeze hat Defence +51/53/56/59
M. might +20/20/21/21
M. mending +40/41/42/43
Everyone Styles for All Seasons Dazzle protection +25%
Summer cloud hat xi icon.png Summer cloud hat Defence +51/53/56/59
M. might +25/26/27/28
M. mending +32/33/34/35
Everyone Styles for All Seasons Instant death protection +25%
Autumn shower hat xi icon.png Autumn shower hat Defence +51/53/56/59
M. might +31/32/33/34
M. mending +26/27/27/28
Everyone Styles for All Seasons Fuddle protection +25%
Winter sky hat xi icon.png Winter sky hat Defence +51/53/56/59
M. might +39/40/41/43
M. mending 20/21/21/22
Everyone Styles for All Seasons Snooze protection +25%
Crown of eternity xi icon.png Crown of eternity Defence +54/58/63/68
M. might +43/45/47/50
Charm +105/111/118/125
Veronica Eternal Elegence Changes appearance
Haywire spell chance +1%/2%/2%/3%
MP drain protection +50%/60%/80%/100%
Xenlon hair ring xi icon.png Xenlon hair ring Defence +56/60/65/70
Charm +105/11/118/125
Jade Shine on, Xenlon Changes appearance
All status ailment protection +10%/15%/20%/25%
Tiara Tremendisima xi icon.png Tiara tremendisima Defence +57/61/66/71
Charm +84/89/94/100
Sylvando Glammer Gear for Goer-Getters Fizzle, snooze, & ability-sealing protection +20%/30%/40%/50%
Pirate king's cap xi icon.png Pirate king's cap Defence +59/64/69/74
Agility +37/39/42/45
Charm +75/80/85/90
Evasion +2%
Erik Lonalulu story event, after the second act Lightning damage cut by 20%/30%/40%/50%
Serenica's circlet xi icon.png Serenica's circlet Defence +60/65/70/75
40/41/43/45
Charm +105/111/118/125
Max MP +27/28/29/30
Serena Drustan's labyrinth Stun protection +20%/30%/40%/50%
Instant death immunity
MP recovery after battle +5/6/8/10

Helmets[edit]

Image Name Stats Equip How to Obtain Notes
Iron helmet xi icon.png Iron helmet Defence +16/17/18/19 Luminary
Sylvando
Hendrik
I ♥ Iron Armour]]
Sold in Gondolia & Octagonia
None
Iron mask xi icon.png Iron mask Defence +25/26/28/30 Luminary
Hendrik
Sold in Puerto valor, Lonalulu, & Phnom nonh
Dropped by Midnight horknight
None
Steel helmet xi icon.png Steel helmet Defence +25/26/28/30 Luminary
Sylvando
Hendrik
Smithing with Steel
Dreadnaut
None
Drasilian helm xi icon.png Drasilian helm Defence +28/29/30/32
Charm +36/39/42/45
Max MP +9/10/11/12
Luminary Dress like a Drasilian Changes appearance
Crown of dundrasil xi icon.png Crown of Dundrasil Defence +28/29/30/32
M. might +15/16/18/20
M. mending +15/16/18/20
Charm +20/21/23/25
Rab Kit Fit for a King]] MP recovery after battle +1/1/2/3
Iron headgear xi icon.png Iron headgear Defence +32/33/34/36 Luminary
Hendrik
Sold in Puerto valor, Champs sauvage, & Angri-La
Dropped by Skeleton swordsman
None
Warrior's helm xi icon.png Warrior's helm Defence +35/36/38/40 Luminary
Hendrik
Sold in Octagonia & Phnom nonh None
Platinum headgear xi icon.png Platinum headgear Defence +36/37/38/40
Charm +51/53/56/59
Luminary
Sylvando
Hendrik
Platinum Plating
Dropped by Chasmonauts, Metal dragon slimes
None
Hades' helm xi icon.png Hades' helm Defence +37/38/40/42
Charm +53/56/59/62
Luminary
Hendrik
A Fragrant Fille
Dropped by Master commander
Curse protection +25%/50%/75%/100%
Thinking cap xi icon.png Thinking cap Defence +38/39/40/42
M. might +24/25/27/29
M. mending +24/25/27/29
Luminary
Serena
Sylvando
Hendrik
Fine Fashions for Philosophers None
Mythril helm xi icon.png Mythril helm Defence +38/39/41/43 Luminary
Serena
Sylvando
Hendrik
Making the Most of Mythril
Sold in Lonalulu & Sniflheim
None
Metal slime helm xi icon.png Metal slime helm Defence +39/41/43/45 Luminary
Erik
Serena
Sylvando
Hendrik
Things to do with Metal Goo
Gallopolis horse race gold cup, easy mode
Snooze, fizzle, & instant death protection +15%
Raging bull helm xi icon.png Raging bull helm Defence +42/43/45/47 Luminary
Erik
Hendrik
Sold in Hotto, Gallopolis, Gondolia, & Arboria after the first act None
Goddess's tiara xi icon.png Goddess's tiara Defence +45/46/48/50
M. mending +30/31/33/35
Charm +68/70/73/76
Serena Sacred Styles for Saintly Ladies Changes appearance
Instant death protection +50%
Sun crown xi icon.png Sun crown Defence +45/46/48/50
M. might +30/31/33/35
M. mending +30/31/33/35
Charm +37/38/40/42
Rab Corking Kit for Kings Changes appearance
Snooze & fuddle protection +50%
Warrior princess' headdress xi icon.png Warrior princess's headdress Defence +45/46/48/50
Charm +68/70/73/76
Critical hit chance +1%/1%/1%/2%
Jade Pride of the Valkyries Changes appearance
Great helm xi icon.png Great helm Defence +46/48/50/52 Luminary
Hendrik
Sold in Heliodor, after the second act
Dropped by Jerkules
None
Skull helm xi icon.png Skull helm Defence +49/51/53/55 Erik
Serena
Rab
Heliodor dungeon, requires the Ultimate key
Liquid metal helm xi icon.png Liquid metal helm Defence +49/51/53/57 Luminary
Erik
Serena
Sylvando
Hendrik
Sold in Hotto, after the second act
Puerto valor casino, 500,000 tokens
Dropped by Loss leader
Snooze, fizzle, & instant death protection +20%
Yggdrasil crown xi icon.png Yggdrasil crown Defence +51/54/57/61
M. might +35/36/37/39
M. mending +36/37/38/39
Charm +44/46/48/50
Rab What a Wonderful World Tree Changes appearance
MP recovery after battle +3/3/4/5
Sacred circlet xi icon.png Sacred circlet Defence +51/53/56/59
M. mending +35/36/38/40
Charm +92/96/100/104
Max MP +20/21/23/25
Serena Gifts from the Goddess Changes appearance
Instant death protection + 50%/60%/80%/100%
Irwin's helm xi icon.png Irwin's helm Defence +52/55/58/62
Charm +79/83/87/91
Luminary Dundrasil,a fter the second act Changes appearance
Elemental damage cut by 10%/12%/15%/20%
Curse protection +30%/35%/40%/50%
Minerva's tiara xi icon.png Minerva's tiara Defence +54/57/60/63
Charm +92/96/100/104
Criticla hit chance +1%
Jade The Way of the War Goddess Changes appearance
Heavenly helm xi icon.png Heavenly helm Defence +62/65/69/73 Luminary
Serena
Sylvando
Hendrik
The Stuff of Legend
Dropped by Badonis
Poison, fuddle, dazzle, & instant death protection +20%
Metal king helm xi icon.png Metal king helm Defence +63/66/70/74 Luminary
Erik
Serena
Sylvando
Hendrik
Octagonia casion, 1,000,000 tokens
Dropped by Red giants
Snooze, fizzle, & instant death protection +20%
Apollo's crown xi icon.png Appollo's crown Defence +68/73/78/85
M. might +44/46/48/50
M. mending +44/46/48/50
Charm +58/61/65/69
Rab A Guide to Godly Get-Up Changes appearance
Snooze & fuddle immunity
Erdwin's coronet xi icon.png Erdwin's coronet Defence +75/81/87/94
Charm +105/111/118/125
Luminary Drustan's labyrinth Changes appearance
Snooze, fuddle, fizzle, & instant death protection +25%/30%/40%/50%
Drustan's helm xi icon.png Drustan's helm Defence +77/83/89/96
Charm +42/44/47/50
Max HP +15/20/25/30
Hendrik Drustan's labyrinth Changes appearance

S: Definitive Edition exclusive[edit]

Image Name Stats Equip How to Obtain Notes
Baby boar hat xi icon.png Baby boar hat Defence +12
Attack +5
Charm +12
Veronica Downloadable via the system settings menu Changes appearance
Ice & darkness damage cut by 5%
Black cat hat xi icon.png Black cat hat Defence +48/50/52/53
Charm +88/91/93/96
Veronica Resolve the issues in the Quester's Rest in the IX section of the Echo Chamber Changes appearance
Ice & darkness damage cut by 20%