The last occasion the helmet would be seen was in Threaten the Circle, when Kain travelled to Dark Eden to defeat the Dark Eden triad of Bane, DeJoule and Anarcrothe. When Kain arrived, Anacrothe immeadiately summoned Malek to defend them and fled. In combat with his old nemesis once more, Malek allowed Kain to pursue the Circle while he engaged Vorador in battle. Through means unknown Vorador defeated Malek and destroyed whatever held his soul-bound armour together. When Kain returned victorious he found Malek's armour empty and lifeless.[BO1-C7]
Kain claimed Malek's Helmet as a token of power and returned with it to the Pillars of Nosgoth. Kain placed the Helmet before the corrupted Pillar of Conflict, the Pillar accepted its offering and was, for a short time, restored.[BO1-C7] After Malek's death and the dissolution of his pillar token one further image of the helmet would be seen as in Defeat Azimuth, whilst investigating the Great Cathedral at Avernus, Kain passed beneath a massive stained glass depicting the Slaughter of the Circle and Vorador's conflict with Malek.[BO1-C8]
"The Helmet of Malek, I placed before the Pillar of Conflict."
For Defiance, set a short time after, Malek did not appear but his likeness had been memorialized in a statue in the Cloister of the Sarafan Stronghold. Malek's helmet was among the items featured in this depiction, though this version of the item was again unobtainable and unusable.[DEF][DEF-C1][DEF-C3]
"Malek, the great Sarafan warrior. I had met him before. His sword and shield seemed to have gone astray."