Hephaestus' flame

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Hephaestus' flame
DQ9 HephaestusFlame.png
Japanese ヘパイトスのひだね
Romaji Hepaitosu no hidane
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.

Hephaestus' flame is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is a fierce flame said to have been bestowed by the god of blacksmithing that is used as an alchemy ingredient.


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

Hephaestus' flame has a 10% chance of being found in Rank 5 blue treasure chests and a 15% chance in Rank 6 chests, can be dropped by Flamin' draymans, Rockbombs, and Magmalices, or received as a reward for repeating Quest #168: Potty About Pots. It can also be made in the Krak Pot by combining a Lava lump, a clump of Royal soil, and a jar of Toad oil. It can be sold for 265 gold.

Hephaestus' flame is used in the following alchemy recipes:


A fire so fantastically fierce it can melt metal. Alchemise it![1]


The item is named after Hephaestus, the Greek god of blacksmiths, metalworking, metallurgy, fire, and volcanoes.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolLlama de HefestoSpanish for "Hephaestus' flame".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisFlamme d'HéphaïstosFrench for "Hephaestus' flame".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschHephaistosflammeGerman for "Hephaestus' flame".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoFiamma di EfestoItalian for "Hephaestus' flame".


  1. Nintendo DS version.