Medicinal herb

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Medicinal herb
DQIV DS Medicinal Herb.png
Kana やくそう
Localized As Herb, Medical herb
Found in Dragon Quest
Dragon Quest II
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
Buy for varies
Sell for varies
Effect varies

A medicinal herb (herb, medical herb) is a healing item in the Dragon Quest series. It typically heals a low amount of hit points for a single character. It can be found in all item shops in Dragon Quest. In games with alchemy, it often used to manufacture more powerful healing herbs.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest[edit]

Medicinal herb (やくそう yakusō)DQ-SNES-LOGO-ICON.PNG
Buy Sell Effect
24 gold*
10 gold*
12 gold*
5 gold*
Restores between 23 ~ 30 HP to the Hero in the original NES version. In the remakes, this range was widened to 20 ~ 35. Consumed after a single use.
Can Be Used Outside Of Battle? Can Be Used In Battle?
ICON-YES-CHECK.png YES ICON-YES-CHECK.png YES
Shop(s) Brecconary, Garinham, Kol, Cantlin
Location(s)
In-Game Description
Mobile ?

Dragon Quest II[edit]

Medical herbs can be purchased for 15 gold coins (10 in the GBC Color Version) and sold for 12 (8 in the GBC Version).

Dragon Quest III[edit]

Medicinal herbs can be purchased for 8 gold coins and sold for 5 (6 in the GBC Version). It restores around 30 HP.

It can also be used to inflict damage on Zoma after he is weakened.

Dragon Quest IV[edit]

Medicinal herbs can be purchased for 8 gold coins and sold for 6. It restores around 30 HP.

Tessie will sell Medicinal herbs at Torneko's shop for 12 gold coins.

Dragon Quest V[edit]

Medicinal herbs can be purchased from most item shops for 8 gold and sold for 6 gold. They restore around 35 HP per use.[1]

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Medicinal herbs can be purchased for 8 gold coins and sold for 4. It restores around 30 HP.

Dragon Quest Builders[edit]

In Animation[edit]

Captain N: The Game Master[edit]

Trading in his digital watch, Kevin Keene/Captain N purchases some herbs (referred to as Magical herb) from a shopkeeper in Brecconary. Duke later removes one from a the pouch to cure Kevin after he is frozen.

Descriptions[edit]

GameDescription
DQ4-NES-LOGO-ICON.png
This healing herb restores a little of one party member's HP.[2]
DQ5-SNES-LOGO-ICON.png
This healing herb restores a little of one party member's HP.[3]
  • A carefully prepared pouch of pain-relieving leaves. Restores 30 HP.. (Description when selecting the Medicinal herb in Dragon Quest Builders.)

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolPlanta MedicinalLiterally medicinal plant
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisHerbe médicinaleLiterally medicinal herb

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