Permasnow is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is mysterious snow that never seems to melt and is used as a crafting material.

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Japanese まんねん雪
Romaji Mannen yuki
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.


Dragon Quest XEdit

Permasnow is used as a material for crafting some weapons, armour, and furniture or in Alchemy to add resistance against Sultry Dance to pieces of footwear. It can be purchased from a material shop for 170 gold, picked up from sparkly spots, or dropped by certain monsters such as Tundragsters.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive AgeEdit

Soft snow that strangely doesn't seem to melt.[1]

Permasnow can be picked up from sparkly spots at Sniflheim, the Sniflheim Region, the Snærfelt, and the Hekswood, or dropped by Dragon slimes and their vicious counterparts. A handful of permasnow can be found in a pot at Sniflheim. It can be sold for 40 gold.

Permasnow is used in the following recipes for the Fun-Size Forge:

In Other LanguagesEdit

Language Translation Meaning
  EspañolNieve perpetuaSpanish for "perpetual snow".
  FrançaisNeige éternelleFrench for "eternal snow".
  DeutschPermaschneeGerman for "permasnow".
  ItalianoNeve perenneItalian for "eternal/perpetual snow".


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