It is often used unidentified, since the 60 Armor Class is by far the highest on any Helm at the same time as it is the only helm and armor giving 20 to all Attributes when identified.
An identified Gotterdammerung will reduce All Resistances to 0% regardless of what other items are equipped; even counteracts the Constricting Ring. This is what makes the helm ultimately useless for levels facing Succubi or Mages... Unless the player decides to use a stealth strategy consisting of equipping enough items with -% Light Radius to put it at -80%, and a great number of Scrolls of Infravision.
The name is German, and means "Twilight of the Gods." One of Wagner's best known operas used this title, which is a translation of "Ragnarok," the Norse religious version of Armageddon.
The helm is often referred to by Diablo I players as "Goddamnitsdark", in humorous reference to the extreme light reduction it mandates.
- +20 to all Attributes
- Armor Class: 60
- -4 Damage from Enemies
- -40% Light Radius
- All Resistance equals 0
- Requirements: 50 Strength
- Durability: 70
- Quality level: 21
- Availability: Single Player and Multiplayer
|Diablo I Unique Helms|
|Harlequin Crest (Cap) • Thinking Cap (Skull Cap) • Fool's Crest (Helm) • Helm of Spirits (Helm) • Overlord's Helm (Helm) • The Undead Crown (Crown) • Royal Circlet (Crown) • Lightforge (Great Helm) • Veil of Steel (Great Helm) • Gotterdammerung (Great Helm)|