Iron cuirass

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Iron cuirass
DQVIII Iron Cuirass.png
Japanese てつのむねあて
Romaji {{{romaji}}}
Old localizations Iron breastplate
Found in Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Effect Increases defense.

The iron cuirass, also known as the iron breastplate, is a recurring piece of armor in the Dragon Quest series that first appeared in Dragon Quest V. It is a mid-ranking piece of equipment that only covers the wearer's chest.


Dragon Quest V[edit]

The iron cuirass has a defence bonus of +25. It can be equipped by the Hero, Harry, Sancho, Tuppence, and many monster companions.

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

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.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

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.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

DQIX iron cuirass.png  Iron cuirass
Defence +16
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Equipable by Warrior, Priest, Thief, Minstrel, Gladiator, Paladin, Armamentalist, Ranger, Sage, Luminary
Buy Price 1000
Sell Price 500
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.

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest XI[edit]