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 Restores a small amount of HP to one character

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

Medicinal herbs will restore around 30 HP to whichever character the player is controlling. Rather than appearing as usable items, medicinal herbs appear as stage powerups that can be dropped by various monsters or found in smashed pots or barrels. Since they do not carry over between levels, they should be used as needed.

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
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Restores 20-35 HP.[2]
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Restores 20-35 HP.[2]
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This healing herb restores a little of one party member's HP.[3]
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This healing herb restores a little of one party member's HP.[3]
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This healing herb restores a little of one party member's HP.[3]
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Restores 30 or more HP to a single ally.
  • 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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