The dark robe is a recurring piece of clothing in the Dragon Quest franchise. It's a special cowl with a midnight blue dye, and is typically worn by thieves and allows them to blend in with the shadows, increasing evasion.
The dark robe has a defence bonus of +74 and increases evasion by 25%. It only appears in the remakes and can be equipped by Martial Artists, Gadabouts, and Thieves. One may be found in Cantlin and another in the fourth Treasures n' Trapdoors track in Kol. The dark robe can be sold for 12,375 gold, but it is not recommended to do so as there is a limited amount in the game.
A jet-black robe that makes it easier to dodge enemy attacks.
- Finding one in a chest in the Black Citadel.
- Getting a rare (1⁄64) drop from an Invisible swordsman.
- Making it in the Alchemy Pot with a Cloak of evasion, Wing of bat and Devil's tail. It can also be used to make a phantom mask by combining it with an iron headgear.
The dark robe can be upgraded further to increase the wearer's ability to dodge attacks, like a bat in the night.
|Equipable by||Priest, Martial Artist, Thief, Minstrel, Armamentalist, Ranger, Sage, Luminary|
|Flavor text||A gloomy-looking gown that sends enemy attacks astray.|
|Notes||Buy in Upover.|
Recipe: Velvet cape + Evencloth x3 + Slipweed x3
Upgrades into Macabre mantle.