You are a coward, and you've died like one.
— The Soldier, upon forcefully apprehending thieves
The Gilded Guard is a promotional cosmetic item for the Soldier. It replaces the Soldier's default helmet with a dark, team-colored helmet with an extended bill and neck guard. It features an eagle-like emblem on the front and straps at the side that run down the Soldier's chin.
The Gilded Guard was awarded in Genuine quality to players who purchased Thief on Steam before March 7, 2014.
February 19, 2014 Patch
- The Gilded Guard was added to the game.
March 5, 2014 Patch
- [Undocumented] Renamed from "The Baronial Bouncer" to "The Gilded Guard".
April 1, 2014 Patch
- The helmet's design is based off of the helmets worn by the Watch, the law enforcement in the game Thief.
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