Helm of speed
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helm of speed
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The helm of speed is a type of magical helm that appears in EvilHack. Its default material is steel, and it provides very fast speed when worn. It has a randomized appearance, and the default one associated with it is a winged helmet.
The Sokoban prize armor has 50% chance to be a helm of speed; additionally, there is a significant chance that the helm can be made of cloth, leather or even the very-rare dragonhide unlike most other steel items.
Player monster centaurs and giants generated at level 20 will have a helm of speed, and two different kits for other level 20 player monsters include a helm of speed.
The helm is designed to provide a source of speed for player centaurs, who cannot wear boots of any kind; tortles that complete Sokoban can are also likely to obtain a helm of speed with a usable material. Players of other species can use this helm to free up their boots slot, e.g. for water walking boots; a dragonhide helm of speed can also be a viable wish.