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The helmets worn by the first Chinese lunar colonists of the Golden Age.
― In-game description

The Taikonaut is an exotic helmet which can be equipped by Titans.[1] It can be dismantled to generate Glimmer, Armor Materials and an Exotic Shard. It can also be transferred between characters using the Vault.

SourcesEdit

The Taikonaut can be retrieved from one of the following activities/vendors:

The Taken King source icon The Taken King
This item requires the Taken King expansion.
Xur, Agent of the Nine source icon Xur, Agent of the Nine
Xûr, Agent of the Nine, sometimes sells this item in the Tower.

UpgradesEdit

The Taikonaut can also be upgraded with the following perks:

Column 0Edit

Air Traffic Control icon Air Traffic Control
All Rocket Launchers gain tracking, radar remains visible while zooming with Heavy Weapons and Heavy ammo drops more often.
Infuse icon Infuse
Consume a more powerful piece of Armor to boost the Defense value of this Armor.
Reforge Ready icon Reforge Armor
Changes the stats and upgrades available on this Armor.

Column 1Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Increase Discipline icon Increase Discipline
Increase the Discipline bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Intellect icon Increase Intellect
Increase the Intellect bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Intellect icon Increase Intellect
Increase the Intellect bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Increase Strength icon Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Strength icon Increase Strength
Increase the Strength bonus provided by this piece of gear.
Increase Discipline icon Increase Discipline
Increase the Discipline bonus provided by this piece of gear.

Column 2Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of three randomly selected perks.
Inverse Shadow icon Inverse Shadow
Increased Super energy gained from killing minions of the Darkness.
Ashes to Assets icon Ashes to Assets
Gain bonus Super energy on Grenade kills.
Hands-On icon Hands-On
Gain bonus Super energy from melee kills on minions of the Darkness.
Heavy Lifting icon Heavy Lifting
Gain bonus Super energy from Heavy Weapon kills on minions of the Darkness.

Column 3Edit

Random perk icon Randomly Selected Perk
This could be one of four randomly selected perks.
Light the Blade icon Innervation
Bonus grenade energy on Orb pickup.
Invigoration icon Invigoration
Gain bonus melee energy on Orb pickups.
Better Already icon Better Already
Shields start recovery immediately after Orb pickup.
Infusion icon Infusion
Replenishes health each time you pick up an Orb of Light.


ReferencesEdit

  1. Bungie.net "The Taikonaut (Exotic) API call". Retrieved 09 September 2015.