Steelshade is an elite Unique Helm with an item level of 70 and a Character Level requirement of 62. This helm has surprisingly poor properties for such a high-level item, and as such is not a popular choice for any character.
The head is one of the most vulnerable and important parts of the body, so protective headgear of all sorts have long been a staple of a decent suit of armor. The simplest designs consist chiefly of a tight-fitting leather or metal cap, securely fastened to remain atop one's head. More advanced designs include faceted sides to deflect and absorb attacks, noseguards and gorgets to protect the nose and neck, and even visors that close over the face. A sturdy helm may be one of the best investments an adventurer can make.
- In 1.10 of the Expansion the odds of gambling a Unique is 1 in 2000.
- Elite Uniques are found only in the Diablo II Expansion, not in Diablo II Classic.
- Item Level: Chests and monsters must be at least this level to drop the item. Ilvl is used in gambling, sales and other calculations as well.
- Clvl Req: Your character must be this level or higher to equip the item. No Uniques had Clvl requirements prior to v1.07 D2.
| 105-149 Defense
212-345 Total Defense
109 Str Required
Item Level: 70
Clvl req: 62
| +100-130% Enhanced Defense|
+5-11 Fire Absorb
4-8% Mana stolen per hit
Replenish Life +10-18 (0.977 - 1.758 Life Per Second)
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