The iron cuirass, also known as the iron breastplate, is a recurring piece of armor in the Dragon Quest series. It is a mid-ranking piece of equipment that only covers the wearer's chest.
The iron cuirass has a defence bonus of +26 and a style bonus of +4. It can be purchased in Pilgrim's Perdition for 2,000 gold and sold for 1,000. It can be equipped by the Hero, Sir Mervyn, and Aishe.
The iron cuirass has a defence bonus of +25 and can be equipped by Yangus and Morrie. It can be purchased from Ascantha for 1,000 gold and sold for 500. It can be dropped by killing machines, robo-robins, and buffalogres. The iron cuirass can also be upgraded into the silver cuirass by combining it with two silver platters in the Alchemy Pot.
|Equipable by||Warrior, Priest, Thief, Minstrel, Gladiator, Paladin, Armamentalist, Ranger, Sage, Luminary|
|Flavor text||Good defensive garb made of iron that covers the chest.|
|Notes||Buy in Coffinwell.|
Rarely dropped or stolen from Lesionnaires.
Upgrades to silver cuirass or tortoise shell.
Pankraz wearing the iron cuirass