|Romaji||Kawa no bōshi|
|Old localizations||Leather Helmet|
|Found in||Dragon Quest III|
Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Swords
Dragon Quest of the Stars
|Effect||Increases the wearer's Defence.|
The Leather hat is a recurring helmet equipment item in the Dragon Quest series, first introduced in Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation. It is usually the first and most basic piece of headwear found in each game.
The Leather hat has a Defence bonus of +2 and can be equipped by all vocations except for Mages (in the original version of the game) and Martial Artists. It can be purchased from Reeve, Romaria, and the Immigrant Town in its early stages for 80 gold and sold for 60 gold. Leather hats can be dropped by Antnibblers, Spiked hares, and Mermaniacs. One can be found in Romaria and the first Treasures n' Trapdoors board.
The Leather hat has a Defence bonus of +2 and can be equipped by the Hero, Bianca, Nera, the Hero's son and Hero's daughter, Harry, Sancho, Tuppence, and various monster companions. It can be purchased in Stockenbarrel for 65 gold coins and sold for 32 gold.
The Leather hat has a Defence bonus of +2 and a Style bonus of +2. The Hero, Carver, Milly, Ashlynn, Nevan, Amos, Terry, and Lizzie can equip them. Barksmen have a 1⁄32 chance of dropping one. They can be sold for 48 gold coins and purchased for 65 gold coins at Weaver's Peak, Haggleton, and Somnia.
The Leather hat has a Defence bonus of +3 and an Style bonus of +2. It can be equipped by all characters. It can be purchased from Estard for 65 gold coins and sold for 32 gold coins. Some can be found in various locations, including Pilchard Bay, Ballymolly in the present, Regenstein, the Roamer Encampment in the past, Alltrades Abbey in the past, Gröndal in the past, El Magnífico Puente de Pomposo in the past, and Spilton-on-Sea. They can be won as a reward from the Lucky Panel at the Casino.
The Leather hat has a Defence bonus of +3 and everyone can equip it. It can be bought for 65 gold coins in Farebury and sold for 33 gold coins. Yangus starts the game with one already equipped. Beetleboys drop them rarely and Bunicorns, Dark sabrecats, and High rollers drop them commonly. The hat can be improved by mixing with different items in the Alchemy Pot:
The leather hat has a defence bonus of +3, a style bonus of +1, and increases the wearer's weight by 4. The hat can be equipped by various vocations and can be crafted with sewing.
|Notes||Sold in Castle Avalonia.|
Usable by Hero.
|A popular hat made of leather.|
|A highly ordinary headpiece of hardened hide.|
|Hardy headwear crafted from tanned and hardened hides sewn together.|
- Sony PlayStation 2, Mobile, and Nintendo 3DS versions.
- Nintendo DS version.
- Sony PlayStation 4, Steam, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One versions.