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List of raw materials in Dragon Quest Builders

The following is a list of unrefined materials that the Builder can work into a variety of tools and items.


Mineral veinsEdit

Image Name
  Coal vein
  Copper vein
  Gold vein
  Iron vein
  Mythril vein
  Orichalcum vein
  Ruby vein
  Silver vein
  Zenithium vein

Pure mineralsEdit

Image Name Description Uses
  Coal A lump of fossilised flora formed over many millennia. Stone foundation, brick wall, flagstone, stone wall, forge, furnace, bottles, buttress, crockery, baguette, bony steak, bouillabaisse, bunicorn steak, cactus steak, cooked crab claw, cream of marshroom soup, fries, hell broth, pancakes, sailor’s stew, sardine-on-a-stick, searing steak, bread, buttermilk, brazier, fireplace, Ancient Emblem, glass, copper ingot, iron ingot, magic dye, steel ingot, fire blade
  Copper A chunk of malleable metal with a warm orange glow. Forge, copper ingot, all tussle tickets
  Gold A glittering nugget of precious gold. Fancy carpet, big bold banner, bold banner, column, Dragonlord’s throne, grandfather clock, round table, throne, treasure chest, naughty night light, sharing stone, Falcon blade, Sword of Kings, Erdrick’s sword, hero’s shield, auroral armour, ring of immunity, strength ring, catholicon ring, meteorite bracer, Hammer of the Builder, all trauma tickets
  Iron A nugget of dull grey metal from which many things are made. Forge, iron ingot
  Mythril A lightweight alloy that’s stronger than steel. Magic ingot
  Orichalcum A mystical metal that glimmers with a golden glow Ancient Emblem, Cantlin shield, fire blade, Sword of Kings, sword of ruin, Erdrick’s sword, Hammer of the Builder, auroral armour, wailer’s mail, Thanatos’ shield, featherfall footwear
  Ruby A crimson crystal that blazes like a burning inferno. Naughty night light, auroral armour, hero’s shield, gourmand’s girdle, ring of criticality, strength ring
  Sapphire A sky-blue stone suffused with supernatural energy. Cloak of evasion, silver shield
  Silver A precious piece of purest silver. Water crystal, hot water crystal, diviner’s altar, decorative shield, fountain, water jug, Sheen salts, lyre of slime immemorial, liquid silver, divine dagger, Lyre of Ire, Sword of Kings, catholicon ring, meteorite bracer, ring of criticality, all trouble tickets
  Zenithium A bright blue material that shines like the sky. Ancient altar, diviner’s altar, auroral armour, hero’s shield, gourmand’s girdle

Beastly by-productsEdit

Image Name/Source Description Used for
  Bewarewolf pelt A hide of untied hair that once belonged on a bewarewolf’s back. Chain mail
  Blue goo
An incendiary ooze with a brilliant blue hue. Blue flagstone, forbidden altar, herbalist’s cauldron, plant pot, pot, bonfire, candelabrum, candlestick, gentleman sign, torch, magic dye, colossal coffer, wayfarer’s clothes
  Celestial skein
A spool of heaven-sent string within which water flows. Flowing dress
  Chimaera feather A feather filled with an unearthly energy. Chimaera wing, stationery, talaria
  Coarse cloth
(all skeletons)
An old roll of musty and moth-eaten material. Armoire, comfy sofa, dining table, extravagant table, stuffed hammerhood, ragged rags, wayfarer’s clothes, guard’s garb, trader’s tunic, villager’s vesture
  Confusing claw
A tapering talon imbued with a mind-bending toxin. Defuddle drops
  Crab claw
(all crabs)
A prodigious pincer with a serrated inner edge. Bouillabaisse, cooked crab claw
  Dracky butter
A rich and creamy spread of uncertain origins. Hearty cream cake, ice cream, pancakes
  Face guard fragment
(all knights)
A bit of body armour broken off a metal-plated monster. Spiked armour
  Finest fur
(spiked hare)
A soft and shiny skin of superior quality. Fancy carpet, red carpet, Dragonlord’s throne, item display stand, scandalous swimsuit, full plate armour, auroral armour, wailer’s mail, featherfall footwear, talaria
  Flame orb
(dancing flame)
The combustible core of a fiery fiend. Power crystal
A mysterious mass of metal that changes shape when exposed to magic. Ultimate key
  Frost orb
The ice-cold core of a boreal beast. Power crystal
The thick and hairy hide of a thick and hairy monster. Comfy stool, stone stool, throne, towel rail, chest, king-sized bed, princess-sized bed, simple bed, colossal coffer, leather armour, iron armour, spiked armour, leather shield
  Grass seed
A sprouting seed of bright green grass. Grows grass on nearby earth floors.
  Hareloin steak (spiked hare) (hammerhood, brownie, tearwolf) Searing steak
  Lemongrass seed
A sprouting seed of golden grass. Grows lemongrass on nearby earth floors
  Lichen limb
(muddy hand)
A suspiciously soggy stick that won’t stop wiggling. Grows moss on nearby earth floors
  Limegrass seed
A sprouting seed of dark green grass. Grows limegrass on nearby earth floors
  Meat (bunicorn) Marbled monster meat with a nice balance between fat and lean. Bunicorn steak
  Meaty bone
(death scorpion)
(dread dragon)
A big bit of meat with a bone through it. Bony steak
  Mechrochip A mysterious microprocessor that controls a mechanical monster’s movements. Power crystal
  Monster egg
(all chimaera)
A massive, mottled egg laid by a monster. Forbidden altar, beastly burrow, draconic column, Dragonlord’s standard, helliportal, vile tile, vile visage, coddled egg, fried egg, evil idol
  Newt (vis mager) An air-dried amphibian with soot-black skin. Hell broth
  Orange oil A greasy, golden goo that burns at high temperatures. Purple flagstone, forbidden altar, book, pot, fries, sautéed salmon, lady sign, torch, magic dye, button, pressure plate, wayfarer’s clothes, training togs
  Paralystinger A stunning stinger that once topped a killerpillar’s tail. Tingle tablet
  Powie yowie fur The snow-white hide of a huge, hairy horror. Powie yowie rug, king-sized bed, magic armour, flowing dress, talaria
  Rockbomb shard A red-hot rock expelled by an exploding rockbomb. Wrecking ball, fire blade
  Rusty nuggets (all skeletons) Chocolate-coloured chunks of oxidised iron. Brick barbecue, wooden door, key, divine dagger, ballista, falcon blade, iron broadsword, shovel, iron axe, battleaxe, gourmand’s girdle
  Scorpion horn
(iron scorpion only)
The heavy, honed horn of an armoured arachnid. War hammer, spiked armour
  Shot silk (ledgerdeman) Finely woven fabric that feels soft and silky to the touch. Fancy carpet, red carpet, big bold banner, bold banner, chic chair, decorative drapery, Dragonlord’s standard, Dragonlord’s throne, throne, princess-sized bed
  Silvery sludge Sticky, slimy metal sourced from a shiny metal slime. Sword of ruin, Erdrick’s sword, wailer’s mail, Thanatos’ shield
(bloody hand)
A gluey gobbet of highly flammable matter. Candelabrum, candlestick
  Sticky liquid
(both drohls)
A poisonous purple fluid that’s tacky to the touch. Antidotal herb, liquid silver
  Whopping needle A knitting needle in the shape of a hammerhood’s hammer. Powie yowie rug, stuffed hammerhead
  Witchgrass seed
(drohl drone)
A sprouting seed of gangrenous grass. Grows witchgrass on nearby earth floors

Foliage furnishingsEdit

Image Name Description Used for
  Bigonia A plant found only in the rainiest of rainforests. Decoration
  Bigonia leaf The vast, veiny leaf of a plant that grows only in hot and humid places. Comfy sofa, filter fountain, sautéed salmon
  Blighted branch A shriveled stick that’s as black as night. Decoration
  Bogwort This poisonous plant grows in sharp, spikey shafts resembling a sea urchin. Decoration
  Branch The lopped-off limb of a tall tree, perfect for planting in the ground. Decoration
  Broken branch A shriveled stick that’s as black as night. Cypress stick, oaken club, shovel, giant mallet, carpenter’s workstation, cookfire, miner’s refiner, barrel, chest, fencing, pot plant, small table, towel rail, Treasures ’n’ Trapdoors, washtub, wooden memorial, bread basket, bonfire, saloon door, signpost, simple bed, straw door, torch, bucket, fishing rod, horn-rimmed bucket, rake
  Butterbeans Small green beans in a small green pod. Boiled butterbeans, buttermilk, butterbean sprout
  Cactus crown The prickly pinnacle of a stately succulent. Decoration
  Cactus trunk The barbed body of a stately succulent. Decoration
  Cactus cutlet A succulent slice of a succulent. Cactus steak
  Ceder lumbar A large log of cedar wood that could be used to build a charming chalet. Wood
  Cedar seedling The sprouting shoot of a cedar tree. Lumbar source
  Chili peppers The super-spicy fruit of a super-spikey shrub. Bony steak, searing steak
  Coralily A pretty pink flower with the leaves still attached. Decoration
  Coralily bud The bud of a bloom with pretty pink petals. Decoration
  Cotton A flyaway flock of fluffy white fiber. Sewing station, comfy sofa, comfy stool, filter fountain, simple bed, ragged rags, plain clothes, wayfarer’s clothes, cloak of evasion
  Cotton plant A slender-stemmed shrub with soft and fluffy seed pods. Decoration
  Daffodaisy A lovely little flower with yolk-yellow petals. Decoration
  Daffodaisy bud The bud of a bloom with sunny, saffron petals. Decoration
  Dead tree A long-dead tree that’s well past its prime. Decoration
  Fibrous fern A fern whose firm, fibrous fronds can fulfill many functions. Decoration
  Fibrous frond A big blade made up of a lot of little leaflets. Fibrous fabric
  Freezia A frosty flower that’s as white as freshly fallen snow. Decoration
  Freezia flower A snow-white flower that can be pulped to make paper. Book, note, portrait of a lady, Treasures ’n’ Trapdoors, confetti
  Frogstool A pretty pink mushroom that’s totally toxic. Fried frogstool, hell broth, Defuddle drops, fishing rod
  Grass Lovely little leaves that grow on the ground. Decoration
  Grassy leaves Long, strong leaves plucked from the stalwort plant. Straw floor, cookfire, straw door, straw mattress
  Holyhock A blessed blossom imbued with purifying powers. Holyhock seed, divine draught
  Infernal ivy A creepy creeper that’s as black as night. Decoration
  Ivy A vigorous vine that won’t rip no matter how roughly you pull it. Cord
  Marshroom A fungus found on the forest floor that has a slightly sour flavour. Cream of marshroom soup, hell broth, shrooms-on-a-stick
  Medicinal leaf A leaf that’s replete with remedial ingredients. Fruit salad, potato salad, super salad, antidotal herb, medicinal herb, Yggdrasil essence
  Medical shrub A therapeutic thicket ripped from the ground, roots and all. Decoration
  Milkblossom A fragile flower carefully collected so as not to damage the delicate petals. Verdant vision
  Milkblossom bud The bud of a bloom with pure white petals. Decoration
  Palm lumbar A large log of palm wood that could be used to build a beautiful beach hut. Wood
  Palm seedling The sprouting shoot of a palm tree. Lumbar source
  Plumberry lumbar A large piece of plumberry wood that could be used to make a lovely log cabin. Wood
  Plumberry seedling The sprouting shoot of a plumberry tree. Lumbar source
  Pink petals Peachy petals plucked from the colourful coralily. Pot plant, antidotal herb
  Pongsettia A parasitic plant with a particularly pungent perfume. Decoration
  Potato An ugly but edible root that’s surprisingly scrumptious. Fries, potato salad, super salad, potato
  Prickly peach cactus A thorny fruit that’s filled with fluid. Decoration
  Pristine plumberry A plump plumberry plucked from under a plumberry tree and prepared to be placed once more.
  Sandgrass Torrid tufts plucked from the sandwort plant. Straw floor, cookfire, straw door, straw mattress
  Sandwort A wasteland weed that won’t wither in dry weather. Sandwort
  Septic shrub A blackened bush used in arcane incantations. Bronze temple tile, sword of ruin, wailer’s mail, Thanatos’ shield
  Shadowgrass Ghostly grass that’s a shadow of its former self. Decoration
  Stalwort A grassy plant whose leaves are long and strong enough to make mattresses. Decoration
  Strong stalks Poisonous purple prongs plucked from the bogwort plant. Cookfire, straw door, straw mattress
  Sugar cane A sweet and sticky syrup exudes from the stalks when they’re squashed. Gungerbread, hearty cream cake, ice cream, sugar cane seedling
  Tainted tree A sickly tree stunted and shriveled by the stinking swamp it sprouted in. Decoration
  Tingleweed A flowering plant whose petals produce a potent paralytic poison. Decoration
  Tingleweed bud The bud of a stunning, stinging weed. Decoration
  Twisted tree trunk The trunk of a tall tree that was withered by its vile environment. Decoration
  Wheat Golden grass grains that form a fundamental foodstuff. Baguette, bouillabaisse, gungerbread, hearty cream cake, pancakes, porridge, super salad, bread, wheat seed
  White petals Pale petals plucked from the medicinal milkblossom. Healing cream, Tingle tablet, Yggdrasil essence, faerie fertiliser
  Witchgrass These lavender-coloured leaves grow by the sides of swamps and are packed with poison.
  Yellow petals Pretty petals plucked from the distinctive daffodaisy.