Shellmet

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We've hit the top of the mountain, son! Now let's defend this pile of rocks!
The Soldier about defending Vietnam's hills

The Shellmet is a community-created cosmetic item for the Soldier. It is a green American M-1 military helmet similar to those distributed and worn during the Vietnam war. There is a black band wrapped around the helmet holding three Shotgun shells and gun oil on each side. When worn, the Soldier also holds a cigarette in his mouth with the "Genteel Smoke" particle effect.

The Shellmet was contributed to the Steam Workshop under the name "Bullet Bowl".

Painted variants

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Single colors
Painted Shellmet E6E6E6.png Painted Shellmet D8BED8.png Painted Shellmet C5AF91.png Painted Shellmet 7E7E7E.png
An Extraordinary Abundance of Tinge Color No. 216-190-216 Peculiarly Drab Tincture Aged Moustache Grey
Painted Shellmet 141414.png Painted Shellmet 2D2D24.png Painted Shellmet 694D3A.png Painted Shellmet 7C6C57.png
A Distinctive Lack of Hue After Eight Radigan Conagher Brown Ye Olde Rustic Colour
Painted Shellmet A57545.png Painted Shellmet CF7336.png Painted Shellmet E7B53B.png Painted Shellmet F0E68C.png
Muskelmannbraun Mann Co. Orange Australium Gold The Color of a Gentlemann's Business Pants
Painted Shellmet E9967A.png Painted Shellmet FF69B4.png Painted Shellmet 7D4071.png Painted Shellmet 51384A.png
Dark Salmon Injustice Pink as Hell A Deep Commitment to Purple Noble Hatter's Violet
Painted Shellmet 2F4F4F.png Painted Shellmet 424F3B.png Painted Shellmet 808000.png Painted Shellmet 729E42.png
A Color Similar to Slate Zepheniah's Greed Drably Olive Indubitably Green
Painted Shellmet 32CD32.png Painted Shellmet BCDDB3.png
The Bitter Taste of Defeat and Lime A Mann's Mint
Team colors
Painted Shellmet A89A8C.png Painted Shellmet 839FA3.png Painted Shellmet 3B1F23.png Painted Shellmet 18233D.png
Waterlogged Lab Coat (RED) Waterlogged Lab Coat (BLU) Balaclavas Are Forever (RED) Balaclavas Are Forever (BLU)
Painted Shellmet B8383B.png Painted Shellmet 5885A2.png Painted Shellmet 483838.png Painted Shellmet 384248.png
Team Spirit (RED) Team Spirit (BLU) Operator's Overalls (RED) Operator's Overalls (BLU)
Painted Shellmet 803020.png Painted Shellmet 256D8D.png Painted Shellmet 654740.png Painted Shellmet 28394D.png
The Value of Teamwork (RED) The Value of Teamwork (BLU) An Air of Debonair (RED) An Air of Debonair (BLU)
Painted Shellmet C36C2D.png Painted Shellmet B88035.png Painted Shellmet UNPAINTED.png
Cream Spirit (RED) Cream Spirit (BLU) Unpainted

Update history

October 20, 2017 Patch (Jungle Inferno Update)

  • The Shellmet was added to the game.

Trivia

  • Helmets often seen in Vietnam had a green camo pattern, and many soldiers would strap items on top for easy access, such as the ammo and gun oil bottle shown on this cosmetic.
    • Given the notorious gun jamming issues of the Vietnam War, gun oil bottles were common helmet band items.
  • Smoking was common during wartime as a way to relieve stress from battle.
  • Because they do not share an equip region, the Soldier's Stogie can be worn with this item, letting the Soldier smoke two things at the same time.

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