Eltex helmet

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Eltex helmet

Eltex helmet

A lightweight helmet designed for psychic focusing. While it provides little physical protection, its special materials enhance the wearer's psychic sensitivity and dissipate neural heat.


Type
GearArmor
HP
80
Market Value
500 Silver.png
Mass
0.8 kg
Insulation - Cold
4°C
Insulation - Heat
1°C
Armor - Blunt
9%
Armor - Sharp
9%
Armor - Heat
27%
Coverage
Head, Left Ear, Right Ear
Layer
Overhead


Introduced by the Royalty DLC, the Eltex helmet allows psychic pawns to be more effective, improving the strength and cooldown of their Psycasts.

Acquisition

This item cannot be crafted but only purchased through trade or received as a quest reward.

Analysis

Despite being called a helmet, its protection is comparable to a bowler hat made of low-mid tier materials. It only blocks minimal damage and, with its low HP, wouldn't last very long either. Eltex helmets also appease the headwear requirements of all nobles.

An Eltex helmet improves a pawns Psychic entropy recovery rate by 2.0 per 30 seconds, and their Psychic Sensitivity by an amount dependent on the quality.

Quality Awful Poor Normal Good Excellent Masterwork Legendary
Psychic Sensitivity Increase 8 10 12 15 17 20 23

Quality Table

Quality Sharp Blunt Heat Item HP Insulation - Cold Insulation - Heat Market Value
Awful Eltex helmet 5.4% 5.4% 16.2% 80 -3.2°C +0.8°C 250 Silver
Poor Eltex helmet 7.2% 7.2% 21.6% 80 -3.6°C +0.9°C 375 Silver
Normal Eltex helmet 9% 9% 27% 80 -4°C +1°C 500 Silver
Good Eltex helmet 10.35% 10.35% 31.05% 80 -4.4°C +1.1°C 625 Silver
Excellent Eltex helmet 11.7% 11.7% 35.1% 80 -4.8°C +1.2°C 750 Silver
Masterwork Eltex helmet 13.05% 13.05% 39.15% 80 -6°C +1.5°C 1250 Silver
Legendary Eltex helmet 16.2% 16.2% 48.6% 80 -7.2°C +1.8°C 2500 Silver

For the full effects of qualities, see Quality.




Version history

  • Introduced in the initial release of the Royalty DLC
  • 1.1.2579 improved cold insulation.
  • 1.1.2647 renamed from Psyfocus helmet.
  • 1.2.2719 Psychic sensitivity now scales with quality.