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Golden tiara
Kana N/A
Old localizations Golden barrette
Spellward circlet
Found in Dragon Quest III
Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Buy for N/A
Sell for various, see articles
Effect Increases luck (DQIII only). Increases resistances to certain types of spells.

The golden tiara, also known as the golden barrette, tiara or spellward circlet, is a piece of headwear in the Dragon Quest series. Designed for women, it guards against various status ailments.


Dragon Quest III[edit]

Maya wearing a Golden Tiara.

Unlike other games in the series, the tiara is an accessory. It increases luck by +13, changes the wearer's personality to Princess. It only appears in remake versions of the game.

Dragon Quest IV[edit]

The golden tiara may be purchased in Porthtrunnel, Mintos, Femiscyra, and found in the Pharos Beacon. It has a defence bonus of +12, and reduces the accuracy confusion spells and abilities to 1/3rd.

Dragon Quest V[edit]

Bianca wearing a Golden Tiara.

The golden tiara has a defence bonus of +45, and reduces the accuracy of Fuddle, snooze, fizzle, and whack to 1/8th, setting the precedent for the majority of its later appearances. It can only be worn by human characters, and is found behind a locked door in king Dominicus' Domain.

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

The tiara is found in Mortamor's dreadlair, and possesses the same parameters as before. It may be equipped by Milly and Ashlynn.

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

The golden tiara has a defence bonus of +43, a style bonus of +50, and increases resistance against Fizzle, Fuddle, Snooze, and Dazzle. It can only be worn by Maribel and Aishe. The golden tiara can be worn by placing first in the Wisdom Ranking of the Excellence Grading Organisation with a female character. It can be sold for 8,500 gold, but it is not recommended to do so.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

The golden tiara has a defence bonus of +43. It can be worn by both Jessica and Red. Increases resistance to Fuddle, Fizzle, Snooze, and Whack spells.

Recipe: Thinking cap + Silver tiara + Gold nugget

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

In this game, the golden tiara that appears in other games is referred to as the spellward circlet. There is also an upgraded version of the silver tiara that can be created with alchemy called the golden tiara.

DQIX Golden tiara.png  Golden tiara  (DS)
Defence +11
Magical Might +12
Rarity ★★☆☆☆
Recipe Silver tiara + Gold ring + Gold bracer
Equipment Class Hat
Equipable by All Vocations
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 670
Flavor text Gorgeous golden headgear worn by women.
Notes Exclusive for women.

DQIX Spellward circlet.png  Spellward circlet  (DS)
Defence +19
Magical Might +19
Magical Mending +19
Found One found on 9F of Realm of the Mighty.
Rarity ★★★☆☆
Recipe Gold circlet + Monarchic mark + Gold bar
Equipment Class Hat
Equipable by Priest, Mage, Minstrel, Armamentalist, Sage, Luminary
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 13,000
Flavor text A holy headpiece that hinders the effects of harmful spells.
Notes Increases resistance against sleep, confusion, Fizzle, and instant death spells.
Exclusive for women.
Upgrades into Empress's robe

Dragon Quest XI[edit]

The Golden tiara can be obtained by talking to King Carnelian after talking to the Watchers in the post-game. It has a defense bonus of +50 that can be upgraded up to +53, and reduces the chance of being put to sleep, being confused, Fizzled, and instantly killed by 50% that can be upgraded up to 80%. Jade, Veronica, and Serena can equip it.