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Shellbug Helmet
Base Armor:
24 ArmorIcon
6 WeightIcon
Base Value:
600 GoldIcon
Class: Heavy Armor, Helmet
Upgrade Material: Shellbug Chitin
ID: xx012e8a

The Shellbug Helmet is a heavy armor helmet found in The Elder Scrolls V: Dawnguard.


A shellbug helmet can be forged at a blacksmith's forge with the following components:

It can be upgraded with a shellbug chitin at a workbench.



  • It is considered a piece of Falmer armor and, if worn with a set of Falmer armor, will receive the "Full Set" armor bonus if that perk has been chosen.
  • This helmet currently has the third highest base armor rating of any helmet.
  • It is the only piece of armor that appears under the misc category in the blacksmith forge.


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  • Shellbug armor perk

    3 messages
    • Do u mean like the matching set? If so it is falmer! I think the smithing perk is also same as the falmer armor smithing perk! So ur welcome!
    • It's a little late but the Shellbug Helmet needs the advanced armors perk and does count as a part of the Falmer Armor set for any armor per...
  • Shellbug helmet flawless is better than legendary?

    8 messages
    • hmm
    • Have you tried going directly from making it to improving it without making it Flawless beforehand?

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