|Helm of Balduran|
|Name||Helm of Balduran|
|Item value||14000 GP|
|Armor class||+1 bonus|
|Hit point max.||+5|
|Saving throws||+1 bonus|
|Appears in||Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate EE and Baldur's Gate II|
|Not usable by||Mage, Bard, Thief|
|Special||Protects against critical hits.|
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, raises 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 and Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn.
In Baldur's Gate, it can be found during 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 found in Irenicus' Dungeon if the player is used an imported character which obtained the item in Baldur's Gate.
|“||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.||”|