Mining Helmet

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Mining Helmet
Basic Information
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Group Clothing
Category Armor
Type Light Armor
Loot Container
Gear Slot (!)Headgear
Covering Attribute
Block Properties
Hit Points
Storage Slots
Horizontal Support
Light Opacity
Upgrades to
Breaks to
Weapon/Tool Properties
Entity Damage
Power Attack Entity Damage
Block Damage
Power Attack Block Damage
Effective Range
Explosion Range Entities
Explosion Range Blocks
Attacks per Minute
Rounds per Minute
Reload Time
Ammo Type
Magazine Size
Stamina Usage
Power Attack Stamina Usage
Damage Multiplier: Earth
Damage Multiplier: Metal
Damage Multiplier: Stone
Damage Multiplier: Wood
Durability (Min Quality) 240
Durability (Max Quality) 600
Degradation per Use
Butcher Tool
Butcher Damage Multiplier
Butcher Resource Multiplier
Disassemble Tool
Mod Type
Compatible Mods
Vehicle Properties
Vehicle Speed
Vehicle Sprint Speed
Protection Properties
Cold Resist
Heat Resist
Waterproof 15
Armor Rating
Mobility Reduction
Stamina Regen Reduction
Noise Increase
Consumption Effects
Effect on Fullness
Effect on Hydration
Effect on Stamina
Effect on Health
Effect on Max Health
Buff [[]]
Buff Chance (%)
Buff Effect
Dysentery Chance (%)
Characteristic Properties
Repaired Using Repair Kit
Electrical Power Required
Base Price
Max Stack
Scrapping/Forging Properties
Scraps into
Burn Time
Farming Properties
Crop produced
Seed used
Time to grow
Obtainable Through

Overview[edit | edit source]

A Mining Helmet is a Clothing item that can be worn to help protect your character from various types of damage. It can be crafted and it can be scavenged from various locations around the map.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Crafted at a Workbench

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Protection[edit source]

The level of protection is displayed in game by hovering over the item to show its tool tip, the values shown on each item are not the actual level of protection offered by the item of Clothing but rather a total of the protection offered when worn as a set of five items.

  • Mining Helmet are not part of a set.
  • The actual level of protection given by a single item of Clothing is 1/5th of the value displayed in the game.

Protection Values[edit source]

  • The table below shows the differences between the protection values.
  • All protection values in the game are presented as a percentage.
  • The range of protection values show are affected by the quality and current durability of the item.
  • The skill of the player with that type of armour will also have an effect on the protection level that is given.
  • Displayed Protection Values represents the value of Mining Helmet as shown in the game.
  • Actual Protection Values represent the value of Mining Helmet on their own.
Displayed Protection Values
Concussive Puncture Radiation Fire Electrical
22.8 - 57 18 - 45 12 - 30 16 - 40 ? - ?
Actual Protection Values
Concussive Puncture Radiation Fire Electrical
4.56 - 11.4 3.6 - 9 2.4 - 6 3.2 - 8 ? - ?

Usage[edit | edit source]

To equip a Mining Helmet use these directions.

  • Open your crafting menu (Default key I ).
  • Use the tab selector at the top of the screen to open the Character Menu.
  • Place the Mining Helmet into gear slot 1.

Flashlight[edit | edit source]

As of Alpha 18 the light is no longer functional and will require the helmet light mod to work.

  • To activate the head lamp press the flashlight key (Default key F ). Holding the flashlight key will give you the option to turn on the headlamp or a pair of night vision goggles if you are wearing them.