Prestige marine helmet

From RimWorld Wiki
(Redirected from Samurai helmet)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Prestige marine helmet

Prestige marine helmet

A marine armor helmet, with a built-in status computer and layered plasteel-weave plates.
Expensive and beautiful, prestige armor like this is usually made for those of high status. Embedded eltex threads also enhance the wearer's psychic sensitivity.

Base Stats

Tech Level
Market Value
850 Silver
2.7 kg


Insulation - Cold
°C (7.2 °F)
Insulation - Heat
°C (3.6 °F)
Armor - Sharp
Armor - Blunt
Armor - Heat
Head, Left Eye, Right Eye, Left Ear, Right Ear, Nose, Jaw


Crafted At
Fabrication bench
Required Research
Marine armor
Skill Required
Crafting 7
Work To Make
42,000 ticks (11.67 mins)
Work Speed Stat
General Labor Speed
Resources to make
Plasteel 50 + Advanced component 1 + Gold 50
Has Quality

A prestige marine helmet is a full-head power armor helmet introduced by the Royalty DLC that forms a full set along with the Prestige marine armor. It combines the defensive ability of the Marine helmet with additional the psychic boosts and noble-pleasing of Eltex apparel.


Prestige marine helmets can be crafted at a fabrication bench once the marine armor research project has been completed. Each requires Plasteel 50 Plasteel, Advanced component 1 Advanced component, Gold 50 Gold, 42,000 ticks (11.67 mins) of work modified by the general labor speed of the crafter, and a crafting skill of 7.


When worn by a slave,Content added by the Ideology DLC a prestige marine helmet increases the rate that suppression is lost by 10% per day. This stacks additively with all other forms of suppression loss rate offsets.


The prestige marine helmet improves a pawns Psychic Sensitivity by 5%, and improves the pawn's base neural heat recovery rate by 0.033 heat per second, though this will be modified by their psylink level. This primarily improves a pawns psychic power, but note that it also makes them more susceptible to psycasts themselves, as well as psychic drones. This increase is inferior to the eltex helmet that the prestige marine helmet replaces, but in exchange it is significantly more protective.

Protection-wise, the prestige marine helmet is exactly as defensive as the regular marine helmet. Marine helmets are the middle tier of the three power armored helmets, the other two being the recon helmet and the cataphract helmet. As expected, they're also the middle tier in expense and protection as well. While they have the same full head coverage, the marine helmet is roughly equivalent to a Recon Helmet of one quality level above (e.g. a Normal Marine Helmet ~= Good Recon Helmet), or a cataphract helmet one quality levels below.

Like the Recon helmet, the marine helmet is almost totally superior to the non-power armored helmets like the simple and flak helmet. It offers superior coverage, covering the face as well as the head, has significantly higher armor ratings for the same quality, and requires 10 less plasteel to construct, however it does require a relatively rare advanced component instead of two of the more common components.

Prestige marine helmets also appease the headwear requirements of all nobles.

Stats table

  • Prestige marine helmet Prestige marine helmet Sharp Blunt Heat HP Insulation
    - Cold
    - Heat
    Market Value
    Awful 63.6% 27% 32.4% 160 -3.2 °C (-5.8 °F) +1.6 °C (2.9 °F) 425 Silver
    Poor 84.8% 36% 43.2% 160 -3.6 °C (-6.5 °F) +1.8 °C (3.2 °F) 635 Silver
    Normal 106% 45% 54% 160 -4 °C (-7.2 °F) +2 °C (3.6 °F) 850 Silver
    Good 121.9% 51.75% 62.1% 160 -4.4 °C (-7.9 °F) +2.2 °C (4 °F) 1060 Silver
    Excellent 137.8% 58.5% 70.2% 160 -4.8 °C (-8.6 °F) +2.4 °C (4.3 °F) 1275 Silver
    Masterwork 153.7% 65.25% 78.3% 160 -6 °C (-10.8 °F) +3 °C (5.4 °F) 2125 Silver
    Legendary 190.8% 81% 97.2% 160 -7.2 °C (-13 °F) +3.6 °C (6.5 °F) 3850 Silver

    For the full effects of qualities, see Quality.

  • Stat Increase
    Psychic Sensitivity +5%
    Neural Heat Limit +4
    Base Neural Heat Recovery Rate +0.033/s
    Effective Neural Heat Recovery Rate +0.054/s
  • Styles[edit]

    There is a 50% chance for naturally generated, i.e. non-crafted, prestige marine helmets to generate as Samurai Helmets, which are statistically identical but have a different name and texture. Little else is currently known about them.

    Version history[edit]

    • 1.1.2647 - Added
    • 1.2.2753 - Icons of spacer armor now display as off-white instead of dark gray.
    • 1.3.3066 - Samurai Helmet variant added.

    See Also[edit]

    • Marine helmet - the base model. Identical protection, but not acceptable to nobles and offers no improvement to psychic abilities.