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The scale armour is a recurring set of armor in the Dragon Quest franchise, first introduced in Dragon Quest V. It is a low-level piece of equipment that is made from scales.

Scale armour
DQVIII Scale Armour.png
Japanese うろこのよろい
Old localizations
Found in Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Buy for varies
Sell for varies
Effect Increases wielder's defence.

AppearancesEdit

Dragon Quest VEdit

The scale armour has a defence bonus of +15. It can be purchased in Faerie Lea for 350 gold and can be equipped by the Hero, the Hero's son, Prince Harry, Tuppence, and various monster companions.

Dragon Quest VIEdit

The scale armour has a defence bonus of +15 and a style bonus of +9. It can be equipped by the Hero, Carver, Nevan, Amos, Terry, Lizzie, and Goowain. It can be purchased from Haggleton, Somnia, and Port Haven for 350 gold and sold for 262 gold.

Dragon Quest VIIEdit

The scale armour has a defence bonus of +15 and a style bonus of +9. It can be equipped by the Hero, Kiefer, Sir Mervyn, and Aishe. It can be purchased from Emberdale in the present, L'Arca in the past, and Frobisher for 450 gold and sold for 225 gold.

Dragon Quest VIIIEdit

The scale armour has a defence bonus of +17 and can be equipped by the Hero, Angelo, and Morrie. It can be purchased from Alexandria, Port Prospect, and Peregrin Quay for 350 gold and sold for 175 gold. It can also be made in the Alchemy Pot.

Recipe: Leather armour + Dragon scale

Dragon Quest IXEdit

   Scale armour
Defence +9
Equipable by Warrior, Priest, Thief, Minstrel, Gladiator, Paladin, Armamentalist, Ranger, Sage, Luminary
Buy Price 350g
Sell Price 175g
Flavor text A suit of armour with a scaly skin.
Notes Buy in Stornway.
Commonly dropped or stolen from Icikillers.
Upgrades to Large-scale armour.

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