For the Year 1 helmet, see Skull of Dire Ahamkara (Year 1).

Reality is the finest flesh, oh bearer mine. And are you not...hungry?
― In-game description

Skull of Dire Ahamkara is an exotic Warlock helmet. It can be obtained through random loot drops or purchased from Xûr.

Sources[edit | edit source]

Skull of Dire Ahamkara can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

The Taken King source icon.png The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Xur, Agent of the Nine source icon.png Xur, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Skull of Dire Ahamkara can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0[edit | edit source]

Insatiable icon.png Delusions of Grandeur
You take reduced damage while using your Nova Bomb. Improved Siphon abilities.
Infuse icon.png Infuse
Consume a more powerful piece of Armor to boost the Defense value of this Armor.
Reforge Ready icon.png Reforge Armor
Changes the stats and upgrades available on this Armor.

Column 1[edit | edit source]

Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Increase Intellect icon.png Increase Intellect
Increase the Intellect bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Strength icon.png Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Discipline icon.png Increase Discipline
Increase the Discipline bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Increase Strength icon.png Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Intellect icon.png Increase Intellect
Increase the Intellect bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Strength icon.png Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.

Column 2[edit | edit source]

Hands-On icon.png Hands-On
Gain bonus Super energy from melee kills on minions of the Darkness.
Random perk icon.png Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of two randomly selected perks.
Second Thoughts icon.png Second Thoughts
Gain bonus Super energy from Special Weapon kills on minions of the Darkness.
Heavy Lifting icon.png Heavy Lifting
Gain bonus Super energy from Heavy Weapon kills on minions of the Darkness.

Column 3[edit | edit source]

Invigoration icon.png Invigoration
Gain bonus melee energy on Orb pickups.

References[edit | edit source]

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