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Helm of Balduran is a powerful relic that once belonged to the famous explorer and founder of Baldur's Gate, Balduran. It is one of the most sought after pieces of headgear in the game. Aside from offering protection from critical hits, it also provides a +1 bonus to armor, lowers THAC0 by 1, increases the max hitpoints of the wearer by five points and gives the wearer a +1 bonus for all saving throws. This item appears in Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn and Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition.

It is in Helm and Cloak in Baldur's Gate. It is connected to the subquest Searching for Balduran's Helmet. Like many items of Balduran, this is very valuable to merchants and they will buy it from you for 7000 gold.

In Baldur's Gate II, it can be looted from Jon's room on the first level of Irenicus' Dungeon. But it can be replaced by other item if you import it from Baldur's Gate I - see Importing a Character for details.

In-game descriptionEdit

The fabled helm of Balduran, legendary founder of Baldur's Gate, has long been rumored to wield powerful protective magic. The exact nature of this magic, however, has not yet been determined.


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