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Thieving helmets were special helmets worn by some rogues.[1]


One of the most important senses to a thief is his sense of hearing. Common helmets muffled the ability to hear lock mechanisms or approaching guards, among other things. A thief wanting to protect their head and still be able to hear had the option of wearing a thieving helmet.[1]

Thieving helmets were invented by a gnome from Waterdeep. They had special ear canals added to the structure of the helmet that amplified incoming sound to a thief's ear. These helmets sacrificed some structural protection in order to make way for the ear canals, but were better than nothing.[1]


A thieving helmet cost 10 gold pieces.[1]




  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Steven E. Schend et al (1992). Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue. (TSR, Inc), p. 17. ISBN 0-5607-6327-2.

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