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(in DQVI this article is not a stub that's the way to obtain them. i added basic info of the item just for making it clear)
 
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{{Item
 
{{Item
 
|title = Sands of time
 
|title = Sands of time
|image = [[Image:SandsOfTime.png|center|160px]]
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|image = [[File:Sands of time modern art.png|center|200px]]
 
|japanese =  
 
|japanese =  
|names = Sand of time
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|names = Sandglass of Regression<br>Time Sand
 
|games = ''[[Dragon Quest IV]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest V]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest VI]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest VII]]''
 
|games = ''[[Dragon Quest IV]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest V]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest VI]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest VII]]''
 
|buy = n/a
 
|buy = n/a
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|effect = Allows the player to start a battle over.
 
|effect = Allows the player to start a battle over.
 
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The '''Sands of Time''' (originally localized in the English release of ''[[Dragon Quest IV]]'' & ''[[Dragon Quest VII]]'' as '''Sandglass of Regression''' and '''Time Sand''' respectively) is a special item in the [[Dragon Quest series|''Dragon Quest'']] series. Depicted as a heart-shaped hourglass filled with sand, it resets the battle to the beginning and allows the player to start over the encounter.
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The '''Sands of Time''' is a special item in the [[Dragon Quest series|''Dragon Quest'']] series. Depicted as a heart-shaped hourglass filled with sand, it resets the battle to the beginning and allows the player to start over the encounter. Particularly patient players can use this to ensure victory over metal slimes.
  
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
===''[[Dragon Quest IV]]''===
 
===''[[Dragon Quest IV]]''===
 
The Sands of Time can be found in the [[Cascade Cave]], after the [[Karstaway stone]] is used to drain the grotto.
 
The Sands of Time can be found in the [[Cascade Cave]], after the [[Karstaway stone]] is used to drain the grotto.
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{{Descriptions
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|DQ4=In battle, they can reverse time itself.<ref>[[Nintendo DS]] and [[Cell phone]] Version</ref>
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===''[[Dragon Quest V]]''===
 
===''[[Dragon Quest V]]''===
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===''[[Dragon Quest VI]]''===
 
===''[[Dragon Quest VI]]''===
You can obtain the Sands of Time by showing 50 mini medals to the king at Medford Manor. when used this item rewind the current battle to the begin. it doesn't consume after use
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You can obtain the Sands of Time by showing 50 mini medals to the king at Medford Manor.
  
 
===''[[Dragon Quest VII]]''===
 
===''[[Dragon Quest VII]]''===
 
The chronic clumps of sand were used by [[The Time Being]] in conjunction with [[Pomposo]]'s clocktower to freeze the region of [[El Ciclo]] in a never-ending loop. The sands are the player's reward for freeing the town.
 
The chronic clumps of sand were used by [[The Time Being]] in conjunction with [[Pomposo]]'s clocktower to freeze the region of [[El Ciclo]] in a never-ending loop. The sands are the player's reward for freeing the town.
  
==Description==
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{{Descriptions
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Image:SandsOfTime.png|Guide book illustration, 1990
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</gallery>
  
 
==Reference==
 
==Reference==

Latest revision as of 15:53, 12 September 2019

Sands of time
Sands of time modern art.png
Kana
Old localizations Sandglass of Regression
Time Sand
Found in Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Buy for n/a
Sell for n/a
Effect Allows the player to start a battle over.

The Sands of Time is a special item in the Dragon Quest series. Depicted as a heart-shaped hourglass filled with sand, it resets the battle to the beginning and allows the player to start over the encounter. Particularly patient players can use this to ensure victory over metal slimes.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest IV[edit]

The Sands of Time can be found in the Cascade Cave, after the Karstaway stone is used to drain the grotto.

GameDescription
DQ4-NES-LOGO-ICON.png
In battle, they can reverse time itself.[1]

Dragon Quest V[edit]

The Sands of Time is a reward for completing the Nadiria T'n'T board. (DS version only)

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

You can obtain the Sands of Time by showing 50 mini medals to the king at Medford Manor.

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

The chronic clumps of sand were used by The Time Being in conjunction with Pomposo's clocktower to freeze the region of El Ciclo in a never-ending loop. The sands are the player's reward for freeing the town.


Gallery[edit]

Reference[edit]

  1. Nintendo DS and Cell phone Version