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Ornstein's Helm
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Regular Defense 32.0 Magic Defense 16.0
Strike Defense 30.4 Fire Defense 22.0
Slash Defense 36.2 Lightning Defense 18.0
Thrust Defense 32.0
Poise Bleed Poison Curse
9.0 18.0 8.0 8.0
Weight 5.5
Durability 700
Type Head Armor
For the Dark Souls III variant, see Dragonslayer Helm.

Ornstein's Helm is a head armor piece in Dark Souls. It is part of Ornstein's Set.

In-Game Description

Helm of the dragonslayer Ornstein, who guards the cathedral in the forsaken city of Anor Londo.
Ornstein is believed to be the captain of the Four Knights. His golden lion helm is imbued with the power of lightning and should provide good protection against it.


Purchased from Domhnall of Zena for 7,000 souls, if the player defeated Dragonslayer Ornstein second during the Dragonslayer Ornstein and Executioner Smough boss fight in Anor Londo.


Grants excellent Lightning and Fire resistance, as well as physical defense, however, cannot be upgraded and may fall behind other head armors later in the game.


Cannot be reinforced.