Happy hat

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Happy hat
DQVIIIHappyHat.png
Japanese しあわせのぼうし
Old localizations Joy hat
Hat of happiness
Found in Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Effect Recovers wearer's MP while walking on the field.

The Happy hat is a recurring hat in the Dragon Quest series. This wondrous pink wizard hat recovers the wearer's MP while walking on the field. It appears to have a magical flower growing from it.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen[edit]

The happy hat has a Defence bonus of +15. It can be worn by Borya, Kiryl, Maya, and Meena. It is found occasionally after defeating a Liquid Metal Slime at a rate of 1/128. It can be sold for 11 Gold Coins.

GameDescription
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Recovers some of the wearer's MP with each and every step.[1]

Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride[edit]

The happy hat restores 1 MP per step and has a Defence bonus of +35. It can be equipped by Bianca, Nera, the Hero's daughter, Sancho, and several monster companions. The hat is found in Gotha Castle behind a door that is locked with the Ultimate key. It can be sold for 6,750 Gold Coins but it is not recommended to do so since there is only one in the entire game.

GameDescription
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Recovers some of the wearer's MP with each and every step.[1]

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

The happy hat restores 1 MP per 8 steps on the world map and 16 in dungeons, towns, castles, etc. It has a Defence bonus of +35, but reduces style by 17. It is a prize for winning level 8 of the Best Dressed contest at Château de Sass. It can also be dropped by Liquid metal slimes at a rate of 1/256,but having a party of thieves at rank 8 raises the rate to 1/32.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

The happy hat has a Defence bonus of +37, but reduces style by 17. It recovers 1 MP for every 4 steps, which is slightly inferior to the Goddess ring (which recovers 1 MP for every 2 steps). It can be worn by the Hero, Maribel, Ruff, and Sir Mervyn. It is not sold in any shops, but it can be won from the Lucky Panel at Buccanham's Casino. It can also be dropped by platinum king jewelsat a 1/128 rate, but a party of mastered thieves will raise this to 1/16. They can be sold for 10,000 Gold Coins, but it is not recommended to do so.

GameDescription
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Restores some of the wearer's MP with each and every step.[2]

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King[edit]

The happy hat has a Defence bonus of +31. It can only be worn by Jessica and Angelo. It can be obtained from Dodgy Dave in Pickham in exchange for the Sandstorm spear or made in alchemy with the Feathered cap and Elevating shoes. Shops will take it for 10,000 gold coins. In the 3DS remake, another can be found in the new hidden post-game dungeon.

GameDescription
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A magical hat that gradually restores MP as its wearer walks around.[3]

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

In this game, the happy hat gained aweakened counterpart in the form of the unhappy hat.

DQIX Happy hat.png  Happy hat
Rarity ★★★☆☆
Defence +17
Magical Might +15
Magical Mending +15
Recipe Unhappy hat + Lucky pendant
Found Could be purchased from the DQVC before the server was closed
Equipable by Armamentalist, Luminary,Mage, Minstrel, Priest, Ranger, Sage, Thief,
Buy Price 6,000
Sell Price 3,000
Flavor text A curious cap that accumulates MP as its wearer wanders about.
Notes Recovers the wearer's MP when walking.


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

 Happy Hat
Rarity ★★★☆☆
Defence
(forge buffs)
+31
(+32, +33, +35)
Magical Might
(forge buffs)
+25
(+26, +27, +29)
Magical Mending
(forge buffs)
+25
(+26, +27, +29)
Equipable by The Luminary, Erik, Veronica, Serena, Sylvando, Rab, Jade, and Hendrik
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 5,000
Flavor text Heart-warming headgear that gradually restores MP as you roam across the land
Notes Restones +1. +2. & +3 MP every four steps

It is a reward from completing the crossbow challenge, as well from the quest #38 A Rose Arose Where No Rose Grows in Octagonia after the first act. It is also available in the Octagonia casino for 300,000 tokens, and is dropped by Liquid metal slimes as well as Ham shamwitchs at a 1/256 rate.

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Reference[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 [[Cell phone and Nintendo DS Version
  2. Nintendo 3DS Version
  3. Sony PlayStation 2 and Nintendo 3DS Version