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Headhunter

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Headhunter
Leather Belt
Requires Level 40Acquisition
League(s): Nemesis
+(25-40) to maximum Life+(40-55) to Strength
+(40-55) to Dexterity
+(50-60) to maximum Life
(20-30)% increased Damage against Rare monsters
When you Kill a Rare monster, you gain its mods for 20 seconds
"A man's soul rules from a cavern of bone, learns and
judges through flesh-born windows. The heart is meat.
The head is where the Man is."
- Lavianga, Advisor to Kaom
Headhunter inventory icon.png

Headhunter is a unique Leather Belt inventory icon.pngLeather BeltLeather BeltRequires Level 8Acquisition
Level: 10
+(25-40) to maximum Life
Leather Belt inventory icon.png
.

Mechanics

The killed rare monster's mods, including Nemesis mods, are transferred to the player for a short duration. This does not work with 'on death' effects like Fractured, Inner Treasure, Soul Conduit, Volatile Flameblood, etc.

Drop restrictions

Headhunter was a Nemesis league-specific item. It is obtainable by trading or by using a Nemesis Leaguestone.

Divination cards

  • A set of 8 The DoctorThe Doctor8Headhunter"They said I needed my head examined, but I'd rather just take yours." - Klopek the Cannibal can be exchanged for Headhunter.
  • A set of 11 The FiendThe Fiend11Headhunter
    Corrupted
    Your era is now,
    your power unwavered,
    soon we will see
    who the gods truly favoured.
    can be exchanged for a corrupted Headhunter.
  • A set of 4 Jack in the BoxJack in the Box4ItemTurn the crank,
    close your eyes,
    and pray to the gods
    for a pleasant surprise.
    can be exchanged for a random unique item.
  • A set of 10 Time-Lost RelicTime-Lost Relic10League-Specific ItemTime cannot wash away
    that which cannot be
    forgotten.
    can be exchanged for a random unique league-specific item.
  • A set of 8 The ValkyrieThe Valkyrie8Nemesis ItemThe villain strikes,
    the world is torn.
    A war begins, a hero is born,
    The nemesis sets the sky alight.
    A hero's sacrifice
    sets everything right.
    - Drake's Epitaph
    can be exchanged for a random unique item from the Nemesis league.
  • A set of 6 The WretchedThe Wretched6BeltNecromancers, believe me, are more terrifying than their thralls. can be exchanged for a random unique belt.

Alternate artwork

Headhunter 2.png Race season 7 prize for reaching 1000 RP.

Version history

Version Changes
2.3.1
  • Fixed a bug where Inspired Learning inventory icon.pngInspired LearningInspired Learning
    Crimson Jewel
    Radius: Small (800)If 4 Notables are Allocated in Radius, When you Kill a Rare monster, you gain 1 of its mods for 20 secondsIf you do not learn from a won battle
    then you have already lost the war.
    Place into an allocated Jewel Socket on the Passive Skill Tree. Right click to remove from the Socket.
    Inspired Learning inventory icon.png
    and Headhunter did not correctly steal mods from Volatile Blood monsters.
1.1.5
  • Fixed a rare crash with the Headhunter unique.
1.0.4
  • Fixed an interaction between the Headhunter unique item and the Proximity Shield Nemesis mod, where the Proximity Shield did not expire.
1.0.2b
  • Fixed an instance crash related to Headhunter interacting with some Nemesis mods.
1.0.0
  • Introduced to the game.