Leather dress

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Leather dress
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Japanese かわのドレス
Romaji Kawa no doresu
Old localizations Same
Found in Dragon Quest III (remakes only)
Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Treasures
Effect None

The Leather dress is a recurring piece of clothing in the Dragon Quest series, first introduced in Dragon Quest IV. It is usually the first piece of equipment that can be exclusively worn by female characters.


Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation[edit]

The Leather dress has a Defence bonus of +15. It can be worn by any vocation as long as they are female. It can be purchased in Khoryv for 420 gold coins and sold for 315 gold coins. One can also be found in a treasure chest at the Underground Lake in B3F. It only appears in remake versions of the game.

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen[edit]

The Leather dress has a defence bonus of +14. It can be worn by the female Hero, Alena, Meena, and Maya. It can be purchased for 250 gold from Laissez Fayre, Aubout du Monde, Havre Léon, and Femiscyra and sold for 187 gold. In remake versions of the game, one can be found in a chest of drawers in Femiscyra.

Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride[edit]

The Leather dress has a defence bonus of +17 and can only be equipped by Bianca, Nera, Debora, and Madchen. It can be purchased for 380 gold at Roundbeck and sold for 190 gold. It is also part of Bianca's initial equipment when she joins as an adult.

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

The Leather dress has a defence bonus of +17 and a Style bonus of +15. It can be purchased for 380 gold in Port Haven and sold for 285 gold coins. Only Milly and Ashlynn can equip it.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

The Leather dress has a defence bonus of +18 and a style bonus of +15. Both Maribel and Aishe can wear it. It can be bought for 680 gold coins and sold for 450 gold coins. It can be purchased Emberdale once the Flaming Festival begins and also in the general store in the present Emberdale, as well as Frobisher. One can be found in a dresser in Nottagen in the present.

Leather dresses can also be won as prizes from the Lucky Panel at the Casino.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King[edit]

A sturdy suit of leather armor made for female adventurers.[1]

The Leather dress has a defence bonus of +15 and can only be worn by Jessica and Red. It can be purchased for 380 gold coins in Ascantha and sold for 190 gold coins. One can be found in a dresser in Arcadia and it can also be made in the Alchemy Pot.

Item Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
Leather dress
Leather dress
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Dancer's costume
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Magic beast hide

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

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A surprisingly stylish dress made of hard-wearing animal hide.
Rarity Stats Vocations
★☆☆☆☆ Defence +6
Magical Mending +3
Style +10
Exclusive for women.
Worn by any female Warrior created with Patty's Party Planner at Quester's Rest.
Price Location
290 / 145 Sold in Zere and Stornway.
Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
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Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

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A no-frills frock made of tanned animal hide.
Stats with forge buffs
Defence +15/16/17/19
Requires 4 Perfectionist's pearls to rework.
Price Location
380 / 190 Sold at roving emporiums in the Hotto Steppe, Gallopolis Region, Laguna di Gondolia, and Zwaardsrust Region*, as well as the armour shops at Hotto, Gallopolis, and Gondolia.
Forging difficulty
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Dragon Quest Treasures[edit]

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A durable dress made from leather stitched together with sturdy string.[2]

The Leather dress is Treasure No. 186 in the Armour 1 category and can be found on the Maneland. Its base value is 68,000 gold.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolVestido de cueroSpanish for "leather dress".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisRobe de cuirFrench for "leather dress".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschLederkleidGerman for "leather dress".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoVestito di pelleItalian for "leather dress".



  1. Sony PlayStation 2, Mobile, and Nintendo 3DS versions.
  2. Nintendo Switch version.