The Cottontop is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is a fluffy piece of cotton often used to craft clothing.

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Japanese コットン草
Romaji Kotton kusa
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.


Dragon Quest XEdit

Cottontops are used as a material in tailoring for basic or mid-level clothing. It can be purchased from a material store for 120 gold or picked up from sparkly spots.

Dragon Quest XIEdit

Cottontop can be purchased from the roving emporiums at the Emerald Coast and the Gallopolis Region for 45 gold or received from sparkly spots in the Heliodor Region, Heliodorian Foothills, the Manglegrove, the Emerald Coast, Hotto, the Gallopolis Region, the Costa Valor, and Laguna di Gondolia. Cottontops are used in the following recipes for the Fun-Size Forge:

Dragon Quest Heroes IIEdit

Cottontops are used as an ingredient to improve various accessories. It can be dropped by Healslimes and Magi.


A peculiar plant with a soft, fluffy substance on top.[1]


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