Kintaro's Headband is a Heavy Head Armor in Nioh 2. Head Armor protects the head of the player, and can have varying degrees of quality and level, just like Weapons. In addition, they can provide Toughness bonus, physical, and elemental protection to your character. Heavy Armor, Usually provides better protection, at the cost of movement and dodge speed. Toughness makes you deplete less Ki when Blocking, so if you wish to Block more often, consider wearing Armor that provides more. Usually the heavier Armor the better.
Kintaro's Headband Description
A headband worn instead of a helmet in this suit of armor. It is made of bear skin and is said to deflect bullets and arrows on the battlefield through the power of a hidden spirit. It is part of a set of heavy armor said to have belonged to Sakata Kintoki, one of the four great commanders who served Minamoto-no-Yorimitsu. He was the samurai known as Kintaro in his youth who inspired the folklore legend of the same name. This armor is thought to have been one of the spoils of war when the demon Shuten Doji was defeated by Yorimitsu and his men.
Location: Where to Find Kintaro's Headband
- This armor set can be crafted after presenting the Smithing Text: Kintaro's Armor to the Blacksmith.
Materials Needed to Craft Kintaro's Headband
- ?? x2, ?? x4, ?? x6, ?? x1
Kintaro's Headband Notes & Trivia
- See Blacksmith for more information.