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Armor is a purely cosmetic appearance option typically consisting of a helmet, body armor and cape. Most armors are unlocked when the player reaches certain Ranks, while some are awarded for participation in Galactic Campaigns and others are made available immediately after purchase of the relevant DLC.

Armor Gallery[]

Armor (non-DLC)[]

Tactical[]

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The standard-issue Helldiver outfit, available to all players regardless of rank.
Three alternate cape designs (Combat, Drop School and Operator) are also available at any rank. 01a combat.png 01b drop school.png 01c operator.png

  • Mk5 'Tactical' helmet
  • M1 'Tactical' body armor
  • Tactical cape
  • Combat cape
  • Drop School cape
  • Operator cape

Desert[]

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Unlocked when the player reaches rank 3 (Corporal).

  • Mk5d 'Desert' helmet
  • M1d 'Desert' body armor
  • Desert cape

Woodland[]

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Unlocked when the player reaches rank 6 (Staff Sergeant).

  • Mk5f 'Woodland' helmet
  • M1f 'Woodland' body armor
  • Woodland cape

Arctic[]

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Unlocked when the player reaches rank 9 (Ensign).

  • Mk5s 'Arctic' helmet
  • M1s 'Arctic' body armor
  • Arctic cape

Black Ops[]

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The body armor and helmet are unlocked when the player reaches rank 20 (Field General); the cape is unlocked at rank 23 (Lord Marshal).

  • Mk6 'Black Ops' helmet
  • M6 'Black Ops' body armor
  • Black Ops cape

Veteran[]

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The Veteran body armor/helmet and Torn cape are awarded to players who have participated in an unsuccessful Galactic Campaign or reached rank 25 (Grand Lord). Players that participated in a war that was won will receive the Ceremonial Armor instead.

  • Mk5a 'Veteran' helmet
  • M1 'Veteran' body armor
  • Torn cape

Volcanic[]

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Unlocked when the player reaches rank 27 (Local Hero).

  • Mk5v 'Volcanic' helmet
  • M1v 'Volcanic' body armor
  • Volcanic cape

Heroic[]

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The body armor, helmet and cape are unlocked when the player reaches ranks 28, 29 and 30 (Regional Hero, Warfront Hero, Hero of the Sector) respectively.

  • Mk15 'Heroic' helmet
  • M15 'Heroic' body armor
  • Heroic cape

Admiral[]

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Unlocked when the player reaches rank 50 (Admiral of Super Earth).

  • Admirals helmet
  • Admiral body armor
  • Admirals cape

Ceremonial[]

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Awarded to players who have participated in a successful Galactic Campaign. Players that participated in a war that was lost will receive the Veteran Armor and Torn cape instead.

  • Ceremonial helmet
  • Ceremonial body armor
  • Ceremonial cape

Faction-Specific Capes[]

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The Bug Ecologist, Cyborg Peacekeeper and Illuminate Negotiator capes are awarded to players upon completion of a "Helldive" (level 12 difficulty) planet against their respective enemy faction.

Faction-specific capes are also referred to as Slayer capes in the official patch notes (e.g. patch 2.01).

Assault[]

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Made available to all players, for free on 3rd March 2016, to mark the one-year anniversary of HELLDIVERS' release.

  • Mk9 'Assault' helmet
  • M9 'Assault' body armor
  • Assault cape

Liberty Cape[]

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Made available to all players, for free on 26th October 2016, to celebrate Liberty Day.

Next-Gen[]

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Made available to all players, for free on 3rd March 2017, to mark the two-year anniversary of HELLDIVERS' release.

  • Mk1b 'Next-Gen' helmet
  • M1b 'Next-Gen' body armor

Proving Grounds Specific Capes[]

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Awarded to players who have participated in Proving Grounds and placed top 1 in the leaderboards till the end of Galactic Campaign War, added on 25th October 2019, to celebrate Liberty Day.

Armor (DLC only)[]

Ranger[]

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Available as part of the Ranger Pack DLC.

  • Mk8 'Ranger' helmet
  • M8 'Ranger' body armor
  • Ranger cape

Commando[]

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Available as part of the Commando Pack or Reinforcement Pack DLC.

  • Mk7 'Commando' helmet
  • M5 'Commando' body armor
  • Commando cape

Defender[]

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Available as part of the Defender Pack or Reinforcement Pack DLC.

  • Mk2 'Defender' helmet
  • M4h 'Defender' body armor
  • Defender cape

Support[]

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Available as part of the Support Pack or Reinforcement Pack DLC.

  • Mk4 'Support' helmet
  • M3 'Support' body armor
  • Support cape

Demolitionist[]

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Available as part of the Demolitionist Pack or Reinforcement Pack 2 DLC.

  • Mk10 'Demolitionist' helmet
  • M4d 'Demolitionist' body armor
  • Demolitionist cape

Hazard Ops[]

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Available as part of the Hazard Ops Pack or Reinforcement Pack 2 DLC.

  • Mk9 'Hazard Ops' helmet
  • M9 'Hazard Ops' body armor
  • Hazard Ops cape

Pilot[]

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Available as part of the Pilot Pack or Reinforcement Pack 2 DLC.

  • Mk11 'Pilot' helmet
  • M101 'Pilot' body armor
  • Pilot cape

Specialist[]

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Available as part of the Specialist Pack DLC.

  • Mk12 'Specialist' helmet
  • M5s 'Specialist' body armor
  • Specialist cape

All-Terrain[]

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Available as part of the Terrain Specialist Pack DLC.

  • Mk19 'All-Terrain' helmet
  • M19 'All-Terrain' body armor
  • All-Terrain cape

Precision Expert[]

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Available as part of the Precision Expert Pack DLC.

  • Mk22 'Precision Expert' helmet
  • M22 'Precision Expert' body armor
  • Precision Expert cape

Armor (Special)[]

Community Cape[]

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Given as a reward to outstanding individuals who have participated in -- or helped out -- the HELLDIVERS community in various ways. Whether that be reporting bugs, guiding new recruits, winning competitions or actively participating and engaging in forum discussions, these individuals can now be distinguished from other recruits.

Developer Cape[]

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Only worn by Arrowhead staff, so they can be recognized in the wild. It looks exactly like a mirrored version of the Community Cape (see above). The color scheme is also inverted, consisting of three vertical yellow stripes with black trimming around the edges.

Training Cape[]

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Only available to players during the tutorial mission, before they are elevated to the rank of Private.

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