Life ring

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Life ring
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Japanese いのちのゆびわ
Romaji Inochi no yubiwa
Old localizations Recovery ring
Found in Dragon Quest III
Dragon Quest IV (remakes only)
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Heroes
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Torneko: The Last Hope
Torneko no Daibōken 3
Dragon Quest: Shōnen Yangus to Fushigi no Dungeon
Dragon Quest of the Stars
Effect Restores the wearer's HP while walking in the field.
Restores the HP of monster minions when picking up extra monster medals. (Heroes only)

The Life ring, also known as the Recovery ring, is a recurring accessory in the Dragon Quest series that first appeared in Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation.

It gradually restores HP as the wearer walks around, similar to the Auroral armour from III and the Circle of Life in V.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation[edit]

The Recovery ring is an accessory that has a Resilience boost of +25, restores the wearer's HP while walking, and can be equipped by all vocations. It's found in a chest at the Inn of Rimuldar.

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (remakes only)[edit]

The Recovery ring has a Defence bonus of +15, restores the wearer's HP while walking, and can be equipped by all characters. It can be found in the Fungeon.

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

The Life ring has a Defence bonus of +5, a Style bonus of +8, and restores the wearer's HP while walking. It can be equipped by all characters. One can be found in the Cathedral of Blight and another can be found at the Bazaar evolution of Immigrant Town in the Sony PlayStation version of the game. They can also be dropped rarely by Gem slimes and Merderers.

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

The Recovery ring has a Defence of 15, restores the wearer's HP while walking, and can be equipped by all characters. It can be obtained through several means:

Additionally, the ring is part of several alchemy recipes:

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

DQIX Life ring.png  Life ring  (DS)
Defence +6
Rarity ★★☆☆☆
Found Received as a reward for completing Quest #019: Moving House.
Recipe Prayer ring + Resurrock x3
Equipable by All Vocations
Class Ring
Buy Price 750
Sell Price 375
Flavor text A rejuvenating ring that heals health points with every step.
Notes Recovers the wearer's HP while walking.
Upgrades into Life bracer or Goddess ring.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

Life ring xi icon.png  Life ring
Defence
(forge buffs)
+5
(+6, +8, +10)
Max HP
(forge buffs)
+5
(+6, +8, +10)
HP Recovery When Moving
(forge buffs)
+1
(+1, +2, +3)
Rarity E
Recipe Mythril ore x2 + Dieamend x3 + Pink pearl + Sainted soma
Difficulty ★★★★☆
Found 18 chance of being dropped by Snooty slime knights.
Equipable by All party members
Class Ring
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 750

The recipe book Circles of Life contains the recipe for the life ring. It can be found in a []treasure chest]] on Insula Orientalis behind a locked door that requires the Ultimate Key.

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

DQH Life ring.png  Life ring
Basic Effects Monster Medals Heal Minions
Quick Recipe Giant tortoise shell x3 + Warmaline x2*
Classic Recipe Giant tortoise shell x2 + Platinum ore*
Luxury Recipe Giant tortoise shell + Prayer ring*
Equipable by All Characters
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 380
Flavor text A restorative ring that mends monster minions.

The classic and luxury recipes for the life ring can be dropped rarely by Healslimes and Man o' wars.

Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End[edit]

The lLife ring has a mild HP regeneration bonus of +3, reaching to a total of +9 when it is fully upgraded. Once it has been fully upgraded, it will also provide a +9 bonus to the wearer's max HP. The recovery ring can be obtained by exchanging 10 Mini medals once or dropped by Frostburns.

Description[edit]

GameDescription
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A wonderful ring that gradually restores HP as the wearer walks around.[1]
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A rejuvenating ring that heals health points with every step.[2]
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A grand band that heals HP as you roam across the land.[3]
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A restorative ring that mends monster minions.[4]
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A restorative ring that works wonders on the wearer's wounds.[5]

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Reference[edit]

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