Psionic Migraines

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Psionic Migraines (D)
Psionic migraines mutation.png

Mental defect



ExclusionsOther mutations that cannot be
selected with this mutation


ID?Use this ID to wish for the mutation
(example: mutation:PsionicMigraines)


Reality DistortingReality distorting mutations
cannot be used under
the effects of normality.


Psionic Migraines (D)

You suffer from power psionic migraines that render your head extremely sensitive.

You can't wear hats or helmets.

Psionic Migraines (D) is a mental defect that disallows the player from wearing helmets or anything in the head slot. This property extends to extra heads granted by mutation or other means, such as the extra head granted by the Two-headed mutation.[1]

Players attempting to manually equip an item in a head slot will be met the following message:

Your head is too sensitive to wear that.

Advantages & Disadvantages

This section is opinion-based. Your mileage may vary.


  • Grants 4 extra points to spend during character creation


  • Prevents the player from benefitting from the increased stats and effects granted by head-slot equipment
  • Poor synergy with the Two-headed mutation


Caution: This article or section contains unverified speculation and should not be considered canonical.
  • When mutations were given a specific alphanumeric combination for a build, the build code for Psionic Migrains was ow. This may be a reference to the painful psionic headaches presumably caused by the defect.


  1. XRL.World.Parts.Mutation.PsionicMigraines