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Helmunaptra is a castle and surrounding kingdom in Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride. In the original Super Famicom version, this castle town cannot be accessed using the Zoom spell, but this was changed in the remakes.


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

Found in the desert along the southern end of the world, the kingdom has an Egyptian theme. It is the location of an ancient relic, awaiting the arrival of the legendary hero. The wise Cleohatra resides there as Queen.

Shops and Services[edit]

ICON-WEAPON-SHOP.png Weapon Shop 
Item Price Attributes
ICON-Somatic staff.png Somatic staff2500+55 attack
ICON-Morning star.png Morning star3000+45 attack
ICON-Battle axe.png Battle axe4000+45 attack
ICON-Cautery sword.png Cautery sword4400+45 attack
ICON-Saw blade.png Saw blade1200+27 attack
ICON-Steel fangs.png Steel fangs2000+35 attack
ICON-ARMOUR-SHOP.png Armour Shop 
Item Price Attributes
ICON-Iron cuirass.png Iron cuirass1000+23 defence
ICON-Cloak of evasion.png Cloak of evasion3000+28 defence
ICON-Silver mail.png Silver mail4800+40 defence
ICON-Lacy bustier.png Lacy bustier5500+36 defence
ICON-Magic shield.png Magic shield3400+22 defence
ICON-Top hat.png Top hat2000+20 defence

ICON-ITEM-SHOP.png Item Shop 
Item Price Attributes
ICON-Holy water.png Holy water20gReduces random encounters
ICON-Moonwort bulb.png Moonwort bulb30gRemoves paralysis
ICON-Rockbomb shard.png Rockbomb shard450gCreates a bang when thrown at enemies
ICON-Cherub chime.png Cherub chime500gRemoves confusion
ICON-Paxa punch.png Paxa Punch600gDoubles attack
ICON-Floral parasol.png Floral parasol1000g+8 defence, mobile and DS versions only


Price per person
20 gold coins

Other notable attributes[edit]

   Save icon.png    This is a location where the game can be saved.

   Zoom icon.png    This location can be reached using the Zoom spell.

Cleohatra, Queen of Helmunaptra


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Nearby monsters[edit]

Other languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolAyelmandría
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisHelmunaptraSame as English name
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschHelmunaptraSame as English name
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoFaraonia

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