Magical skirt

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A spellbound skirt that will lessen damage caused by magic. --Description in Dragon Quest VII

The magical skirt, also known simply as skirt, is a recurring piece of clothing in the Dragon Quest franchise. Designed for women, it protects against magical attacks.


Dragon Quest III[edit]

The magical skirt has a defence bonus of +25 and can be equipped by any class as long as they are female. It can be purchased for 1,500 gold at Theddon and 3,000 gold at Asham by haggling. One can also be found on the fourth floor of the Pyramid, hidden behind a door locked by the Magic Key. It only appears in remake versions of the game.

Dragon Quest IV[edit]

Appearing only in the remakes, the magical skirt has a defence bonus of +45 and reduces all magical damage (save for zap) by 33.3%. It can only be worn by female characters. It can be bought at the Pioneer Town once it upgrades to a castle, at the casino for 1000 coins. It can be sold for 7350 gold.

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

It can be bought for 6,700 gold in Sorceria and prior to that is found in the Seabed Shrine. It has a defense bonus of +45, reduces non-zap spells by 20, and an Style bonus of +35.

It can also be found occasionally by fighting Wraithwands.

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

The magical skirt has a defense bonus of +45, a style bonus of +35, and reduces damage taken from non-zap spells by 20. It can be bought for 8,700 gold and sold for 4,350 gold. Maribel and Aishe can equip it. Magical skirts can also be won as prizes from the Lucky Panel at the Casino.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

The magical skirt has a defence bonus of +55, and reduces non-zap spells damage by 33.3%. The only method of acquisition is through the Alchemy Pot and it can be sold for 3,350 gold. It can only be worn by Jessica. In the 3DS version, Red can also equip it.

Recipe: Bandit's grass skirt + Magical hat + Magical mace

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

DQIX magical skirt.png  Magical skirt  (DS)
Defence +13
Magical Might +9
Magical Mending +9
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Equipment Class Legwear
Equipable by All Vocations
Buy Price 4,600
Sell Price 2,300
Flavor text A sorcerous skirt that can fight back magical attacks.
Notes Buy in Swinedimples Academy.
Exclusive for women.
-7% damage taken from magic attacks/spells.


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