Obsidian Helmet 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.
Obsidian Helmet Description
A helmet with a thick iron bowl from which neck guards are suspended. The visor that covers the face to below the eye line is modeled on a long-nosed goblin, giving the wearer a demonic air. This armor was worn by a man named Yasuke, the Obsidian Samurai, who was of African origin who served alder Oda Nobunaga. He arrived in Japan as a servant of an Italian missionary. When he met Nobunaga, the warlord took a liking to him and employed him in his military. Yasuke was a huge man, lauded as having the strength of ten men. This equipment was commissioned by Nobunaga especially to accommodate the Obsidian Samurai's large frame.
Location: Where to Find Obsidian Helmet
Materials Needed to Craft Obsidian Helmet
Obsidian Helmet Notes & Trivia
- See Blacksmith for more information.