—Information accurate as of: build 1206.06
The Riot Helmet is a piece of armor in Rust. Clicking and dragging the riot helmet into one of your player's gear slots will equip the helmet. The primary purpose of the riot helmet is for defense against blunt attacks. The Riot Helmet will reduce damage taken from melee attacks very effectively, however its protection against bullets is minimal.
The requirements for crafting a Riot Helmet are: