Oni Shibata's 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.
Oni Shibata's Helmet Description
A helmet that prioritises defence, with a longitudinal top plate overlapping the brow plate. The helmet lacks a distinctive decorative crest to distract enemies, but such tricks are unnecessary for a seasoned warrior like Katsuie.
Part of a set of armour worn by Shibata Katsuie, who earned the name 'Shibata the Demon', from his daring acts and tactics on the battlefield. The writer, Luis Frois, considered Katsuie to be the most valiant military commander in all of Japan during the age of Nobunaga.
Location: Where to Find Oni Shibata's Helmet
- Obtained as a reward for completing the Main Mission: Ruin Draws Near.
- Occasionally Dropped by Shibata Katsuie.
- This piece can be crafted once you present the Smithing Text: Oni Shibata's Armor to the blacksmith.
Materials Needed to Craft Oni Shibata's Helmet
- ?? x2, ?? x4, ?? x6, ?? x1
Oni Shibata's Helmet Notes & Trivia
- See Blacksmith for more information.