The Tiger Mask is a promotional item launched during the Lunar New Year event in January of 2022 to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Alongside the Dragon Door Knocker and Chinese Lantern, this item is a limited time purchase available from the in game RUST store. After discontinuation from the store, it will be available for purchase from other players on the steam marketplace.
From a statistically functional perspective, this is a basic reskin of the Wolf Headdress complete with the same cost and defensive capacity. Unlike said headdress, it crafts considerably faster when not under the effective of any tier workbench. When used with a Bandana Mask, it give you the same protection as the Coffee Can Helmet, but with considerably improved cold protection at the cost of one more armor slot.
The only way to acquire this item in game aside from Administrative F1 Console spawning is to own the steam item and craft it, or trade for it.
It’s unique appearance makes the wearer resemble a person wearing a tiger face on their head.