Dark bascinet

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Dark bascinet
Head armor-Dark bascinet.jpg
Bound head armor
Blank image2.jpg     Requires:
Level 130
     Rage required: 100
     Absorbs: 8–10 damage
Procs-Blacken.png  Proc: Blacken
Procs-Bloodward.png  Proc: Bloodward level 6
Procs-Chain attack.png  Proc: Chain attack
Procs-Damnation icon.png  Proc: Damnation level 2
Procs-necrosis.png  Proc: Necrosis level 3
Procs-Shadowcrush.png  Proc: Shadowcrush level 5
Procs-Soulbreaker.png  Proc: Soulbreaker
Procs-Soultear.png  Proc: Soultear level 7
Procs-Void.png  Proc: Void

     Crafting 2000 blood sapphires&
10,000 victory points 


Weather forecast for tonight: dark.

— George Carlin


A dark bascinet is a type of head armor.


You must be at least level 130 and have at least 100 rage points to craft and use the dark bascinet.

Defensive help

The dark bascinet can absorb between 8 and 10 damage in each round of a battle.

Passive abilities

The dark bascinet increases your maximum blood by 260.

The dark bascinet increases your chance of making a critical hit on an opponent by 3%.


You can inscribe a dark bascinet with any of the resolve inscriptions for head armor.

Sockets and gems

A dark bascinet has a total of two sockets for gems:


You may gain one or more of the following procs while wearing the dark bascinet head armor:

  • Procs-Chain attack.png  Chain attack: The chain attack proc is an offensive and disruptive proc that gives a chance to deal an additional weapon attack in the same combat round. Chain attack can be gained up to 5 times in a single combat round. Effects that are triggered by hitting an opponent may also trigger again.
  • Procs-Void.png  Void: The void proc disrupts a battle by preventing an opponent from using any feats.


The dark bascinet head armor can be combined with one or more of the following items to form the set The death knight:

Accessory Amulet of pain
Boots Boots of darkness
Chest (body) armor Doom plate
Hand armor Gauntlets of despair

When multiple set items are used together, your entire setup receives one or more additional bonuses. See The death knight page or the sets page for more information about those bonuses.

Additional Information


You must craft the dark bascinet with the assistance of the battlemaster.

Crafting materials

To craft the dark bascinet head armor you must collect and deliver to the battlemaster 2000 blood sapphires, 10,000 victory points, and the following crafting materials:

  • 10  
Coral tokens
  • 10  
Ice tokens


You cannot trade or give the dark bascinet to another player.


You cannot disenchant the dark bascinet.


You cannot remove the dark bascinet from your inventory by scrapping it for credits.


  • 17 April 2014: The dark bascinet head armor was added to Chronicles of Blood.

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