|Romaji||Odoriko no fuku|
|Old localizations||Dancer's clothes|
|Found in||Dragon Quest IV|
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
|Effect||Increases the wearer's Defence.|
"Janey Mac, what would me mam say!? I never saw anytin' so titillatin'. It won't do much to protect y'in an attack, but folk pay a fair price fer gear like this. It's fer yer young dancin' wan, Maya, this one. An' maybe Meena, too."
—Torneko, when he appraises the dancer's costume
The dancer's costume is a recurring set of clothing in the Dragon Quest series that first appeared in Dragon Quest IV. It is a provocative set of clothing that can only be equipped by female characters.
The dancer's costume has a defence bonus of +8 and is part of Maya's initial equipment. In the original NES version, it could be equipped by both Maya and Alena. However, in remake versions of the game, Alena can no longer equip it, while Meena gains the ability to do so. It can be purchased for 400 gold in Femiscyra and sold for 300 gold. One set can also be found in the Palais de Léon and they can also be dropped by Elepuses and Mimics.
- If Torneko appraises the dancer's costume, he is shocked at how scandalous the outfit is, stating that it won't offer much protection in battle. He says that the outfit suits both Maya and Meena, but that it probably wouldn't fit him due to his size. Torneko then states that he wouldn't mind buying one himself to wear at home for the right price, then conspicuously denies that he's a crossdresser.
The dancer's costume has a defence bonus of +20. It can only be worn by female characters. It can be purchased for 1,300 gold in Mostroferrato and sold for 975 gold. They can also be dropped by Hula ghouls, Magic marionettes, and Suckling ockers.
The dancer's costume can be purchased for 1,300 gold in Reidock, Arkbolt, and Felonia and sold for 975 gold. It has a defence bonus of +20 and a style bonus of +25. It can only be equipped by Milly and Ashlynn.
The dancer's costume has a defence bonus of +20 and a style bonus of +25. It can be equipped by Maribel and Aishe. It can be purchased for 1,500 gold in Pilgrim's Perdition and can sold for 750 gold. Dancer's costumes can be won as prizes from the Lucky Panel at the Casino.
The dancer's costume has a defence bonus of +23. It can be purchased in Pickham and Baccarat for 1,300 gold and can be sold by the player for 650 gold. It can only be worn by Jessica, and changes her appearance accordingly. Dancer's costumes can also be dropped by Squid kids and Puppet masters. The dancer's costume can also be used in a few recipes for the Alchemy Pot:
In the Definitive Edition of the game, the Hip-Shaker will be added to Serena's outfits after acquiring the dancer's costume.
|A provocative outfit for professional dancers.|
|Attractive attire donned by dancers.|
|An alluring outfit often worn by dancers and other entertainers.|
In Other Languages
- Maya wears the dancer's costume in her artwork.
Nera on the right, wearing the dancer's costume
- Dragon Quest V Official Guide Book
- Sony PlayStation 2, Mobile, and Nintendo 3DS versions.
- Nintendo DS version.
- Sony PlayStation 4, Steam, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One versions.