Dragon hide

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Dragon hide
Dragon hide xi icon.png
Japanese ドラゴンの皮
Romaji Doragon no kawa
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.

Dragon hide is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is a piece of tough, fireproof hide taken from a dragon that is used as a crafting material.


Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon hide is used as a material for crafting weapons and armour. It can be found in some black treasure chests or dropped by various dragons, including Hacksauruses, Tundra dragons, and Drakulards.

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

Dragon hide can be purchased for 880 gold from the item shop at Angri-La and Hotto*, from the south campsite roving emporium in the Champs Sauvage, or dropped by Jargons, Green dragons, Drake slimes, Dragurns, Blue dragons, Black dragons, Liege lizards, Bobongas, and Great dragons. It can also be picked up from a sparkly spot in the Dundrasil Region.

Dragon hide is used in the following recipes for the Fun-Size Forge:

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below[edit]

Dragon hide can be dropped by Hacksauruses, Tyrantosauruses, and Green dragons, or received from King Flaminio in exchange for 5 Mini medals each. It can also be received as a reward for completing Showdown! Green Dragon with gold clear time from the second time onward, as well as Grudge Match: Green Dragon or Grudge Match: Surly Serpent with silver clear time. Dragon hide can be used to create Lucky dragon's wings and the classic recipe for the Loin-girder in the Alchemy Pot or sold for 150 gold. Three pieces of dragon hide are required to complete Quest #17: Greedy for Ingredients 2.

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

Dragon hide is used as a material to improve various accessories or sold for 150 gold each. It can be dropped by Green dragons, Blue dragons, Axesauruses, and Night clubbers or received in exchange for 7 Mini medals each.


Scaly skin dropped by a dragon. Utterly incombustible.[1]

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolPiel de dragónSpanish for "dragon skin".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisCuir de dragonFrench for "dragon hide".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschDrachenhautGerman for "dragon skin".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoPelle di dragoItalian for "dragon skin".


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