"Special armour that reduces damage from fire and ice-based spells by 30 points."
—Description of the gigant armour in Dragon Quest VIII
The gigant armour is a recurring suit of armour in the Dragon Quest series. It is a powerful set of armor reserved for only the strongest characters and it protects the wearer against fire and ice attacks.
|Old localizations||Gigant armor|
|Found in||Dragon Quest VI|
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
|Effect||Reduces fire and ice damage.|
The gigant armour is generally portrayed as a golden suit of armour composed of multiple plates. Each of the shoulders contains a prominent spike. It is said to have been forged by giants.
The gigant armour has a defence bonus of +92, a style bonus of +15, and reduces fire and ice damage by 15 points. It can be purchased at Despairia and Greedmore Valley for 23,000 gold. The armour can be equipped by Carver, Amos, Terry, Lizzie, and Goowain.
It can be reworked at the Fashion Forge for 20,000 gold, boosting its style bonus to +77.
The gigant armour has a defence bonus of +92 and a style bonus of +15. It's breath damage resistance has been raised to 30 points. It can only be equipped by the Hero and Aishe. It can be purchased on the Sea Dragon for 35,000 gold and sold for 17,500 gold. Gigant armour can also be won as a prize from the Lucky Panel at Buccanham Casino.
|Equipable by||Warrior, Thief, Gladiator, Ranger|
|Flavor text||Heavy armour, strong against fire-, ice-, and lightning-based attacks.|
|Notes||Reduces damage taken from fire, ice, and lightning attacks by 15%.|
Buy in Stornway (post-game).