Lava lump

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Lava lump
Lava lump xi icon.png
Japanese 溶岩のかけら
Romaji Yōgan no kakera
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors
Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.

The lava lump is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is a fiery fragment of volcanic material that is used as a crafting ingredient.


Dragon Quest IX[edit]

Lava lumps can be collected from Newid Isle and the Wyrmsmaw, found in rank 2 treasure chests, or dropped by Bagmas, Live lavas, Magmalices, Scarlet fevers, Admirers, Terrorhawks, and the Master of Nu'un. Lava lumps are used in the following alchemy recipes:

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Lava lump is used as an ingredient in the use of equipment and furniture crafting. It can be purchased from a material store for 200 gold, picked up from sparkly spots, or dropped by various monsters, including Rockbombs, Grillerpillars, and Face invaders.

Dragon Quest XI[edit]

Lava lumps can be received from sparkly spots in the Hotto Steppe, Mount Huji, and the Hotto Steppe - Northern Whale Way Station. They have a 116 chance of being dropped by Face invaders, Lava lamplings, and Rockbombs, and a 132 chance of being dropped by Firebirds and Hot dogs. Lava lumps are used in the following recipes for the Fun-Size Forge:

Dragon Quest Swords[edit]

Lava lumps can be used in sword tempering for creating fire-elemental swords and the Aurora blade. It can be dropped by any kind of fire-aligned monster such as Firespirits and Rockbombs.

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below[edit]

Lava lump can be dropped by Rockbombs and Grinades and can be received as a reward for defeating the Green dragon with silver clear time. It can be used to create Tough guy tattoo and the quick recipe for the Strength ring in the Alchemy Pot and can be sold for 11 gold.

Dragon Quest Heroes II[edit]

Lava lumps are used as an ingredient to improve various accessories. Once again, they can be dropped by Rockbombs and Grinades.


A pyroclastic rock possessing the power of fire. Alchemise it![1]
A pyroclastic rock flung from a fiery volcano.[2]
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A pyroclastic rock flung from a fiery volcano.[3]


  1. Nintendo DS version.
  2. Sony PlayStation 4, Steam, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One versions.
  3. Sony PlayStation 4 and Steam versions.