Black Hood is a Helm in Dark Souls 2.
|Requirements & Bonus|
"Black Hood belonged to Straid of Olaphis.
Straid was invited to the old kingdom of Olaphis for his wisdom, but its depth was such that people soon feared him, and in the end Straid was led into a dreadful trap.
Straid spent several lifetimes as stone. During this hiatus, kingdoms rose and fell, until the land called Drangleic came to be."
- Obtained from Straid of Olaphis by trading him 4 boss souls and speaking to him.
- Sold by Merchant Hag Melentia in Majula if you killed Straid. Progress through story.
- Part of the Black Set.
- Upgraded with Twinkling Titanite.
- Improves casting speed, gives +2 Intelligence and +2 Faith.
- 16 Intelligence required.
- Oddly, this set was designed for Dual Swordsman class in Dark Souls 2 beta, it is now a sorcerer's equipment.
Black Hood Upgrade Stats
|Name & Icon||Upgrade Level||Cost (Souls)||Materials|
|+1||25||27||24||24||27||18||18||18||0||11||10||14||13||480||1x Twinkling Titanite|
|+2||27||29||26||26||30||20||20||20||0||12||11||15||14||590||1x Twinkling Titanite|
|+3||30||32||28||28||32||21||21||21||0||13||12||17||15||710||2x Twinkling Titanite|
|+4||32||34||30||30||35||23||23||23||0||14||13||18||16||950||2x Twinkling Titanite|
|+5||35||37||33||33||38||25||25||25||0||16||14||??||??||1060||3x Twinkling Titanite|