Hocus hat

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Hocus hat
DQXI Hocus hat.png
Japanese まがんのぼうし
Romaji Magan no bōshi
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Effect Increases the wearer's Magical Might and resistance against Fizzle.

The Hocus hat is a recurring hat in the Dragon Quest series. It helps protect spellcasters against the effects of Fizzle and is part of the iconic attire of male Mages.


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

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An enigmatic extra of which enchanters are often enamored.
Rarity Stats Vocations
★☆☆☆☆ Defence +12
Style +15
Magical Might +18
Increases resistance against Fizzle by 25%.
Price Location
2,800 / 1,400 Sold at the armour shop in Batsureg.
Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
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The player will receive the accolade Classic Caster if a male Hero wears a Hocus hat, a Fizzle-retardant suit, Wizard's trousers, and Wizard wellies.

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

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A peculiar piece of headwear beloved of wizards the world over.
Stats with forge buffs
Defence +24/25/26/27
Magical Might +13/13/13/14
Spell-Seal Protection +25%
Requires 10 Perfectionist's pearls to rework.
Price Location
2,800/1,400 Sold at Sniflheim, Arboria*, and the The Snærfelt roving emporium.
Forging difficulty
Faerie fluff xi icon.png x2 + Toad oil xi icon.png x2 + Snakeskin xi icon.png
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The recipe book Making the Magic Happen contains the recipe for the hocus hat. It is found in Gallopolis behind a locked red door that requires the Magic Key.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolSombrero cadabraSpanish for "cadabra hat".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisAbracadacoiffeFrench for "abracadabra hat".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschHokushutGerman for "hocus hat".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoCappello degli incantiItalian for "hat of enchantment".

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