Bronze shield

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Bronze shield
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Japanese せいどうのたて
Romaji Seidō no tate
Old localizations none
Found in Dragon Quest III
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Effect None

The bronze shield is a recurring shield in the Dragon Quest series which made its first appearance in Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation. It is a low-level shield made out of beaten bronze plates.


Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation[edit]

The Bronze shield has a Defence bonus of +7. It can be equipped by the Hero, Warriors, Priests, Merchants, Thieves, and Sages. However, the Sage loses the ability to equip it in remakes. It can be purchased for 250 gold coins (180 in the NES Version) from Romaria, Khoryv, Asham, and Theddon and sold for 187 (135 in the NES Version). It can also be dropped by Crabber dabber doos. One can be found in the Skyfell Tower in s of the game.

Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride[edit]

The Bronze shield has a defence bonus of +11.

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

The Bronze shield has a defence bonus of +11 and a Style bonus of +7, and can be equipped by the Hero, Carver, Nevan, Amos, and Terry. It is sold for 370 in Somnia.

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

The Bronze shield has a defence bonus of +11 and a style bonus of +7. It can be equipped by Hero, Kiefer, Sir Mervyn, and Aishe. It can be purchased in Frobisher in both the past and present for 470 gold coins and sold for 235 gold coins.

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

A large shield of beaten bronze.

The Bronze shield has a Defence bonus of +10. It can be equipped by the Hero and Yangus. It can be purchased from Ascantha for 370 gold coins and sold for 185 gold coins. It can be made using the Alchemy Pot. One can be found in the Ruined Abbey and Dark skeletons will rarely drop them.

Recipe: Leather shield + Bronze knife

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

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A sizeable shield bashed out of bronze
Rarity Stats Vocations
★☆☆☆☆ Defence +6
Charm +6
Block +0.5%
Dropped by Leery louts at 1/128
Price Location
370/185 Coffinwell, Zere
Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
None None None

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

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A sturdy protective platter made from bands of beaten bronze
Stats with forge buffs
Defence +10/11/12/13
Block +6%
Price Location
370/185 Hotto, Hotto steppe camp, Gallopolis
Forging difficulty
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Dragon Quest Treasures[edit]

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A shield constructed from slats of beaten bronze that exudes a subdued sheen

The bronze shield is Treasure No. 173 in the armour category, with a base value of 47,000.