Rare Headdresses

The headdress is one of the most wanted rare items in Animal Jam.  It’s no secret that many Jammers are looking for them, but the question is how do you get one?  First let’s start with the history of the headdress so we can figure out just how rare they are.

Original Animal Jam Rare Headdress

Headdresses first appeared in Animal Jam back in November 2010 to celebrate the Feast of Thanks.  They were available for members during November 2010 & 2011 and then were discontinued.  The original Animal Jam headdresses are the rarest because they have been discontinued for many years.

When they were first released, the headdresses were not rare but in 2015 all of the original colors were marked as rare items.  You can see below that the original headdresses did not have the “rare” tag when viewing them for sale.

There are 8 different colors of the original Animal Jam headdress:

  • Blue & Gray
  • Orange & White
  • Black & Green
  • Red & Tan
  • Magenta & Green
  • Green & Gray
  • Light Pink
  • Purple & Pink

Fast forward to today and these original rare headdresses are some of the hardest items to find in Animal Jam.  See more about how to get them below.

Rare Item Monday Headdress

In fall 2012, the headdress returned to Animal Jam on a rare item Monday.  The Rare Item Monday headdress is white and purple in color.  These were only available for one day so they were even harder to get than the original.

The Rare Item Monday headdresses were only available for members to buy and cost 650 gems.  This was before diamonds even existed in the game.

This headdress came back very briefly as a prize for the Forgotten Desert adventure but it has since been removed.

Headdresses Discontinued

After the releases of these headdresses, they were all discontinued.  That makes all of them rare, no matter what color.  Some colors may be considered more rare than others, but they are all difficult to find.

AJHQ has responded to comments on the Daily Explorer asking for the return of rare headdresses.  Their answer is that headdresses are permanently discontinued.  But don’t worry, there are still ways to get one.

How to Get a Rare Headdress in Animal Jam

Even though the headdress is permanently discontinued, you can still find them around Jamaa.  Some of them have traded hands with many Jammers while others have been held onto for years.  Here are some ways to get a rare headdress.

Trade for a Rare Headdress

This is probably the best way to get a headdress but it will take some time.  First you need to find another Jammer who has a headdress and is willing to trade it.  You can comment here below if you are looking for a rare headdress or you have one to trade.

After you find someone who wants to trade their headdress, you must agree on a trade.  The value of each rare headdress can vary a lot depending on who you are dealing with.  Make sure you agree on a trade that is fair and that you are both happy about.

Once the trade is complete, you’ll have your headdress!  Now wear it around Jamaa with pride and be sure to show all of your buddies.

Rare Item Monday

I know that AJHQ has said headdresses are permanently discontinued but you never know.  My advice would be to keep an eye on the Rare Item Monday items because there’s a chance there will be another headdress some day.  Or if you get your hands on another great RIM item, you could try trading it for a headdress too!

Rare Headdress Codes

Lots of Jammers ask about codes for the rare headdresses.  It would be great if there were codes to get a rare headdress for free but unfortunately I have never heard of any.  Plus if there were codes for the rare headdresses, it would make them less rare!

You’re better off trying to trade for a rare headdress but if there ever are any codes for them, I’ll list them here.  Please go ahead and use the comments section to arrange trades with other Jammers.  Good luck!

  1. hello, ive been on AJ since 2013 and i like headdress’s ive never had one before. i have a few spikes, rares, beta and rim that i would give up for a headdress. my user is Capnwolfgirl

  2. I got scammed twice for my green and black headress. I’d love one! User : frozensite

  3. i have been trying to get a headdress for years if you are willing to trade or gift me one my username is cookie2044 i would be so happy if you would do this for me no one ever accepts my trades even though i do rlly good trades

  4. if anyone is willing to trade me a magenta and green headdress for my rares my username is descendants2lver

  5. Please gift me a headdress bc I got scammed 2 days ago and I was balling tears

  6. Hi my animal jam user is happy5552 and i want the light pink headdress

  7. Ahh my hd was scammed and it was a blue and gray one. If anyone would be willing to give me one I’m Rockylynn

  8. Hi if u have an HEADDRESS and r willing to trade it for orange long, pink long, and too pairs of nerds let me know

  9. Please if there is someone with a heart that has Nerd Glasses send me some plz. I have tried my whole life to get Nerds but everyone declines my trades. Plz, my name is AshleyTheAnimalGirl on Animal-Jam. I am online everyday of my young life. Thank you

  10. Hi m’y Au name is Moustachetouffue PLZ PLZ gift me à headress

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