Dragon shield

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The Dragon Shield is a recurring piece of equipment in the Dragon Quest series, likely constituting of dragon skin, scales and bones, perhaps even bearing the likeness of a dragon. In keeping with this, it grants excellent resistance to fire breath.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest III[edit]

Grants +32 defence, and cuts fire breath damage by 33.3%. Can be bought in Manoza for 35000, and can be equipped by Warriors, Thieves, and the Hero.

Dragon Quest IV[edit]

The dragon shield has a defence bonus of +30, and protects against fire and ice attacks by 33.3% in the original and by 25 in the remakes. Found in Cove's Cove, it may be equipped by Ragnar, Psaro and the Hero.

Dragon Quest V[edit]

The dragon shield has a defence bonus of +30, and protects against fire and ice attacks by 10 in all versions. It can be purchased in

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

Grants +30, and cuts breath damage by 15. Can be purchased in the Port Haven and Turnscote casinos for 2000 tokens, and may be equipped by the Hero, Carver, Amos, Terry, and Lizzie, humorously enough. When a character also dons the Dragon mail and Dragonsbane, they receive a +15 style boost.

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

The dragon shield has a defence bonus of +30 and cuts breath damage by 25. It can be equipped by the Hero or Yangus, and may be purchased in Orkustk for 6900.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

Grants +24 defence, a 3.5% block chance, and cuts fire/ice damage by 10%. It can be crafted by combining a Magic Shield, a Raging Ruby, and three Dragon Scales. It can be equipped by any vocation that can bear a shield.

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

The dragon shield has a blocking bonus of +30 and can only be equipped by Terry. It can be purchased for 8,000 gold after defeating the Barbatos at Yggdrasil.

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