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Helm of the Vampyric Traitor  

Lore Item
Slot: HEAD
AC: 25
STR: +10 WIS: +10 INT: +10
WT: 3.5 Size: MEDIUM
Deity: Bertoxxulous Cazic-Thule Innoruuk Rallos Zek
Slot 1, Type 7 (General: Group)
Slot 2, Type 21 (Special Ornamentation)

Item Lore:Heratius Grolden Helm
Item Type:Armor
Color (RGB):75, 20, 20
Instrument Modifier:0.0
Merchant Value:150 pp 0 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2021-12-11 09:05:05
Page Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008

Expansion: Shadows of Luclin Shadows of Luclin

Average Price: 14,350pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Rare
Level to Attain: 50

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This item is found on creatures.

Tenebrous Mountains
NPC Name
Heratius Grolden

Zone(s) Found In:

Zone Name
Tenebrous Mountains

Must worship Bertox, Cazic-Thule, Innoruuk or Rallos Zek to wear this. Recommended skill of 30 Defense.
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Not PAL usable
# Sep 16 2012 at 10:51 PM Rating: Decent
112 posts
Per topic...
# Mar 10 2005 at 9:12 PM Rating: Default
you guys high or something? it dont say a thing on the item about PALLY lol I have a helm just like it for my sk :P

# Aug 23 2004 at 9:52 PM Rating: Decent
I just saw this helm on a dark elf earlier today, and I wanted to know if there's any other helms out there with this graphic. It looks great on a drow.
# Apr 21 2004 at 5:23 AM Rating: Good
Dropped today. seems to be his very common loot
I got it today =)
# Oct 17 2003 at 12:35 AM Rating: Decent
I bought it in the bazaar for 3k pp on Saryrn =)
Good old Verant...
# May 29 2003 at 3:21 PM Rating: Default
I've got this item on my warrior and noticed that it actually has Paladin as a listed class also.

Last time I checked no race of Paladin could worship any of the listed deites due to them being evil.

Must be an oversight...or is it a sign of possible changes ahead....doubt it :P.

Gunndykol Crimsonblade
<Ring of Justice>
<Tarrew Marr>

Edited, Thu May 29 15:45:20 2003
RE: Good old Verant...
# Dec 13 2003 at 10:21 PM Rating: Decent
Yup, no bard can wear it as well, none can worship those deities....
RE: Good old Verant...
# Jan 25 2004 at 7:31 AM Rating: Excellent
39 posts
Half Elf bards can worship Rallos Zek
RE: Good old Verant...
# Feb 09 2004 at 8:00 PM Rating: Excellent
Yeah, sorry about that previous post...i was sure we couldnt. /Appologies to everyone
nice helm =)
# Feb 12 2003 at 8:52 PM Rating: Decent
Nice helm...I want it! =D Knew there was a good reason for my halfling warrior to go Rallos Zek =)
Not a bad helm at all, 1 less ac than Raldukan, which sells for about 6k on Morell Thule...would be nice to have even though the ac is slightly less than what I'm wearing atm.
I've been grouping in TM off and on for a while, never seen this guy up.

Nonneni Proudfoot
58th halfling warrior of Zek =)
Ceinnoni Proudfoot
49th halfling druid
# Oct 04 2002 at 7:32 AM Rating: Decent
Anyone know the graphic on this helm for a DE? Normally I could care less, but I couldn't take it if I had to live with that stupid cap helm we get.

Edited, Fri Oct 4 08:21:25 2002
RE: Graphic
# Apr 21 2004 at 6:51 PM Rating: Decent
Its actually a rusty red skull. If you dye it white it looks like a normal(ish) skeleton type head.
RE: Graphic
# Nov 28 2002 at 9:14 PM Rating: Decent
Dark Reddish Plate look
RE: Graphic
# Feb 15 2003 at 2:39 PM Rating: Decent
My sk wears this and it has been described as looking slighty darker then crusty, or terd brown as cleric friend told me when she saw it... doh those mean hearted inny worshipping clerics will try to put yer ugly gear down any chance they get.
its gooood!!
# Aug 31 2002 at 5:27 AM Rating: Decent
i bought one of these on bertoxx for 13k my ogre sk enjoys it alot =)
# Mar 02 2002 at 3:06 PM Rating: Decent
they made a +10wis helm warrior wearable but not shammy - good grief

nevermind just saw the deity requirements, all makes sense now

Edited, Sat Mar 2 15:15:41 2002
RE: inconceivable
# Jul 21 2002 at 8:31 PM Rating: Decent
Well just one word: plate.
RE: inconceivable
# Aug 30 2002 at 12:52 PM Rating: Default
Most Shaman can wear plate. Iksar are the ones that can't and because of it Shaman's in general have suffered...
RE: inconceivable
# Oct 10 2002 at 1:43 PM Rating: Default
just because some armors (jaudice bone for example) are plate, that doesnt mean that the class is a plate class. There are exceptions to every rule.
RE: inconceivable
# Jun 23 2003 at 4:47 AM Rating: Default
Tolans armor for rangers appears plate, doesnt make them a plate class does it? :)
#REDACTED, Posted: Apr 08 2002 at 1:03 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I'll tell you whats inconceivable! bertoxx followers and clerics can use this...but GNOMES are not inclued....that screenshot is either altered or the item was nerfed to remove tiny races. Halflings and dwarves are no longer able to use it either...i JUST saw one in game....
RE: inconceivable
# Jun 07 2002 at 10:57 AM Rating: Decent
Um, dwarves never *could* use it by the picture.
And yes, I agree with the other reply... GNM means Gnome.
RE: inconceivable
# May 02 2002 at 5:00 PM Rating: Default
I was under the impression that under race, GNM meant gnome. maybe that's just me.
RE: inconceivable
# Aug 07 2002 at 8:57 PM Rating: Decent
44 posts
Gnome SK's worship Bertoxxuious. Think clerics can too but not sure.
RE: inconceivable
# Apr 08 2002 at 9:02 AM Rating: Default
I have an Ogre Shaman and he is a devote worshiper of Rallos Zek. And yes I wish I could have it!
RE: inconceivable
# Mar 11 2002 at 4:35 PM Rating: Good
3,705 posts
Its also a 25 ac 10 str helm, so good luck getting one for a cleric anyhow. I'd love one for mine, but would be tough to get away from the tanks.
RE: inconceivable
# Feb 15 2003 at 2:41 PM Rating: Decent
The wis and ac on this hat make it ideal for clerics, the lack of hps sta or resists makes it a heck of alot less useful to tanks, yeah it might be brownish but at least its not pink.
# Feb 10 2002 at 7:34 PM Rating: Default
20 posts
OH... I wants.. anyone got one for sale on Vazaelle?
PC Check
# Jan 26 2002 at 6:46 PM Rating: Decent
I need a price check on this bad boy on Tarew Marr Server please.

Xanderein Nierednax
54 Reaver of Greenmist
<Knights of Eternity>
Recommended Skill...
# Jan 22 2002 at 12:47 AM Rating: Default
..of 30 Defense?

Now that is useful... really... Damn, I have to get my Defense up...
Heratius Grol
# Jan 21 2002 at 10:12 PM Rating: Decent
Heratius was yellow to me at 56...And it looks like he is a one week spawn, or his spawn time always conicides with my being at work and school 8p
RE: Heratius Grol
# Jan 22 2002 at 12:53 AM Rating: Good
158 posts
Actually, he is 24 hours or so. We dropped him the night we got this, and then the next night were there about the same time and he spawned again.

Also, his last name is Grolden...I typo'd when I submitted the item... Level 58 mob, about 20khp...

Svenalo Rastfarian
RE: Heratius Grol
# Jan 22 2002 at 10:29 AM Rating: Decent
I believe this guy is on a random timer...I was there a few weeks back and he spawned twice in about 8 hours for us. Both times he dropped the Fist of Iron.

All in all we have killed this guy 4 times...twice he dropped the Fist of Iron and twice the Helm.

There are two named that spawn on the top level. One on the inside (same spawn rate as named on lower levels) and then this guy outside on the balcony.

60 Monky
Order of the Charred Heart
Named Vamps
# Jan 21 2002 at 7:19 PM Rating: Decent
I was in a group at the big vampire castle not to long ago. The named mobs arent that tough but they have a TON of HP. The one from the top floor, which I think is the one that drops this helm gated on us twice. We finally managed to kill him but didnt drop much of anything. The group was 49 warrior (me) 56 ranger, 51 chanter, 50 something cleric 50 something monk and 40 something druid. We pulled pretty steadily from the castle out to a hill on the right. Good exp and decent loot.
RE: Named Vamps
# Jan 29 2003 at 8:47 PM Rating: Decent
Id like to know how you did this guy or even worked your way to him with that level of a group , I have hunted this castle many times and I just cant see that level of a group going to the top floor , first floor yes , second floor MAYBE some but not to the top.
# Jan 21 2002 at 7:12 PM Rating: Decent
Gooo Rallos Zek! :-) Sounds like those named Vampires in this zone drop some pretty nice stuff, I wonder how hard they are. I saw one group of people doing pretty well here pulling the named mobs. I think they were low to mid 50's.
# Jan 21 2002 at 6:51 PM Rating: Default
iksar shadow knight must have, i know something goin on my wish list, now to get my guild to help me...
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