Colourful cocoon

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Colourful cocoon
Colourful cocoon xi icon.png
Japanese なないろのまゆ
Romaji Nanairo no mayu
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.

Colourful cocoon is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is a pupa displaying all seven colours of the rainbow that is used as a crafting ingredient.


Dragon Quest X[edit]

Colourful cocoon is used as a material for crafting weapons, armour, and furniture. It can be purchased from a material shop for 320 gold, picked up from sparkly spots, or dropped by certain monsters such as Cutterflies and Genie sanguinis.

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

A pretty pupa in all the colours of the rainbow.[1]

Colourful cocoon can be picked up from sparkly spots at the Manglegrove - Whale Way Station, the Laguna di Gondolia - Whale Way Station, the Lost Land, the Havens Above, Insula Centralis*, and the Path to Trial Isle, or dropped by Honeyhead horknights and their malicious counterparts. It can be purchased from the shops at the Havens Above and Trial Isle for 1,400 gold each and sold for 350 gold.

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

Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End[edit]

Colourful cocoon is used as a material for improving various accessories or sold for 300 gold. It can be dropped by Multicolour mannequins or picked up from sparkly spots in the Darkwood.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolCrisálida multicolorSpanish for "multicoloured chrysalis".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisCocon coloréFrench for "colourful cocoon".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschKunterbunter KokonGerman for "colorful/multicoloured cocoon".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoBozzolo coloratoItalian for "colourful cocoon".


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