Dragon's scale

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Dragon scale
DragonScaleArt.png
Japanese りゅうのうろこ
Old localizations
Found in Dragon Quest
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Buy for varies
Sell for varies
Effect Provides defense boost.

The Dragon Scale is a recurring accessory in the Dragon Quest series.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest[edit]

Legend has it that the dragon scale fell from a dragon's body a long, long time ago. A light green fossil that fits in the palm of your hand, it has mysterious powers and slightly increases your defensive power. Due to text restrictions, it was named D-Scale in the Gameboy Color remakes.

Dragon's scale (りゅうのうろこ ryu no uroko)DQ-SNES-LOGO-ICON.PNG
Buy Sell Attributes
20 gold 10 gold Provides defence +2 bonus in original NES version, and defence +5 bonus in remake versions.
Can Be Equipped By Equipment Type Can Be Used As Tool In Battle?
ICON-Hero (Dragon Quest).png Accessory ICON-NO-X.png NO
Shop(s) Breconnary, Kol, Cantlin, Galenholm
Location(s) This item cannot be found anywhere.
In-Game Description
Mobile A talisman carved from the scale of a dragon.


Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Dragon scales provide a defence boost of +5 and can be sold for 240 Gold Coins.

 Dragon's Scale  (PS2)
Defense +5
Equipable by
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 240g
Flavor text A warrior's lucky charm, made from a hand-worked dragon scale.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

Known as dragon scales, these are prized in their myriad uses for alchemy, but can also be equipped as protective accessory.


 Dragon Scale
Defence +5
Equipable by
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 490
Flavor text A warrior's ward made of a wyrm's scale.

Dragon Quest Builders[edit]

Description[edit]

GameDescription
DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
A warrior's lucky charm, made from a hand-worked dragon scale.[1]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Sony PlayStation 2 and Nintendo 3DS version
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