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Ice shield
DQVIII Ice Shield.png
Japanese こおりのたて
Romaji {{{romaji}}}
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Effect Offers protection against either fire or ice damage.

The Ice shield is a recurring shield in the Dragon Quest series.

It protects against cold in modern games, but originally reduced fire damage. The Ice shield is the frigid counterpart to the Flame shield.


Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

The Ice shield increases Defence by +24, Style by +17, and cuts Frizz, Sizz, Bang, and Fire Breath damage by 20 points. It is sold in Buccanham for 3,800 gold coins, and can be equipped by Hero, Kiefer, Ruff, and Aishe.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King[edit]

The Ice shield offers a Defense bonus of +33, cuts ice damage by 5 points, and casts an ice-specific version of Insulatle when used as an item. It can be equipped by the Hero and Angelo in all versions of the game, and by Red in the 3DS port.

Recipe: Magic shield + Icicle dirk

The shield can also be purchased at Orkutsk for 8,500 gold coins and sold for 4,300.

A shield that increases the wielder's resistance to ice-based attacks when used as an item in battle.

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

DQIX Ice shield.png  Ice shield  (DS)
Defence +18
Block Chance +2.5%
Style +30
Found Buy in Batsureg.
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Recipe Magic shield + Ice crystal + Resurrock
Equipable by Warrior, Priest, Mage, Minstrel, Paladin, Armamentalist, Sage, Luminary, Omnivocational Shieldmaster
Class Shield
Buy Price 5,700
Sell Price 2,850
Flavor text A shield that builds an iceproof barrier if used as an item in battle.
Notes Reduces damage taken from ice attacks by 10%.
Casts a form of Insulatle that protects against ice attacks when used as a tool in battle.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

 Ice shield
Rarity ★★★☆☆
(forge buffs)
(+34, +36, +38)
Block chance +7%
Recipe None
Found Sold in Sniflheim, The Snærfelt campsite
Equipable by Hero, Serena, Sylvando, Hendrik
Class Shield
Buy Price 7,100
Sell Price 3,550
Flavor text A blizzard-infused buckler that's brilliantly effective against icy attacks.
Notes Cuts ice damage by 10%
Dropped by Snowgres at 1/128