Big bone

Big bone is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is a large bone left behind by a monster that is used as a crafting material.

Big bone
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Japanese 大きなホネ
Romaji Ōkina hone
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Dragon Quest Treasures
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.


Dragon Quest XEdit

Big bone is used as a material for crafting weapons, armour, and furniture. It can be picked up from sparkly spots or dropped by various monsters including Skeletons, War gryphons, Skeleton soldiers, Abracadabradors, Zombie gladiators, Bone barons, Skelegons, Red horns, Hell gladiators, and Dragon zombies.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive AgeEdit

A sizeable section of...something's skeleton.[1]

Big bone can be dropped by Deadnauts, Skeleton swordsmen, Rantingen ravens, Skelegons, Armfuls, Hellriders, and One-man armies, or purchased for 400 gold from the roving emporium at the Costa Valor. It can be sold for 100 gold. Big bone is used in the following recipes for the Fun-Size Forge:

Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's EndEdit

Big bone is used as a material for improving various accessories or sold for 40 gold. It can be dropped by Demon-at-arms, Night riders, and Zombie gladiators.

In Other LanguagesEdit

Language Translation Meaning
  EspañolHueso grandeSpanish for "big bone".
  FrançaisGros osFrench for "big bone".
  DeutschGroßer KnochenGerman for "big bone".
  ItalianoOsso grandeItalian for "big bone".

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  1. Sony PlayStation 4, Steam, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One versions.