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Japanese げんこつダケ
Romaji Genkotsu dake
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest Heroes
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Dragon Quest Treasures
Dragon Quest of the Stars
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.

Fisticup is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is a peculiar mushroom in the shape of a clenched fist that is used as a crafting material.


Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

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A funny fungus in the form of a fist. Alchemise it![1]

Fisticup can be collected from Western Stornway, the Iluugazar Plains, and the Wyrmsmaw, has a 10% chance of being found in Rank 2 (H) and 3 (G) blue treasure chests, or can be dropped by Mushroom mages and Morphean mushrooms. Five fisticups and five belle caps are required to complete Quest #17: You Shouldn't Have... Really. It can be sold for 44 gold.

Fisticup is used in the following alchemy recipes:

Item Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
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Fisticup x2
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Item Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
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Fisticup x2
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Superior medicine

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Fisticup is used as a material for crafting some pieces of equipment or in Alchemy to give an extra Attack bonus to weapons. It can be picked up from sparkly spots, purchased from a material shop for 260 gold coins each, or dropped by certain monsters such as Great trolls and Pickled slimes.

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

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Fisticups can be dropped by Rockbombs and Trolls or received from King Flaminio on the Stonecloud in exchange for 3 mini medals. It can also be received as a reward for beating a Veteran boss troll and veteran cosmic chimaera with silver clear time or a veteran gigantes with silver clear time. It can be sold for 40 gold. Fisticup is used in the Alchemy Pot in the quick recipes for the Monarchic mark and Wrecklace, as well as the classic recipe for the Lucky dragon's wing.

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A funny fungus in the form of a fist.[2]

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

Fisticups are used as a material to improve various accessories or can be sold for 40 gold each. They can be received in exchange for 1 mini medal each or dropped by Great trolls and Stout trolls.

Dragon Quest Treasures[edit]

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A fungus formed like a clenched fist. Used mainly to make pellets. Mostly found on Cinderback Ridge.[3]

Fisticups can be foraged from mushrooms on Cinderback Ridge or occasionally received by sending a dispatch team to the Cold Shoulder Central Area or Bloodleaf Boulevard Area on Cinderback Ridge. It is used for cooking dishes at the canteen, crafting Stun pellets at the Werks, or for scouting monsters.

Dragon Quest of the Stars[edit]

Fisticup is a 1★ item used for creating accessories in the item workshop. It can be received as a reward for completing certain levels.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolPuñesetaFrom the Spanish puñar and seta.
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisChampi-gnonFrom champion and champignon, the French word for mushroom.
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschKloppkäppchenFrom the German kloppen and Käppchen.
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoPugnofungoFrom the Italian pugno and fungo.


  1. Nintendo DS version.
  2. Sony PlayStation 4 and Steam versions.
  3. Nintendo Switch and Steam versions.