Papillon pendant

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Papillon pendant
Papillon pendant xi icon.png
Japanese ようせいの首かざり
Romaji Yōsei no kubikazari
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Heroes
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Effect Increases the wearer's resistance to MP-draining effects.
Increases the wearer's max HP and MP. (X and XI only)
Reduces the effect of enemy dances. (Heroes II only)

The Papillon pendant is a recurring accessory in the Dragon Quest series. It is designed to protect the wearer from having their MP drained.


Dragon Quest X[edit]

The Papillon pendant has a Defence bonus of +2, a Style bonus of +5, a max HP and MP bonus of +2, and increases resistance against MP-draining effects by 25%. With accessory synthesis, the Defence and MP-draining resistance can be increased further. The pendant can be dropped rarely by Cyclopses.

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

Papillon pendant DQXI Logo EN.png
Papillon pendant xi icon.png
A nice little necklace that increases max. HP and MP, and also protects against MP-draining attacks.
Stats with forge buffs
Defence +3
Max HP +10/11/13/15
Max MP +10/11/13/15
Requires 9 Perfectionist's pearls to rework.
Price Location
N/a / 1,950 Received as a reward for completing the quest One of Doze Days. (Definitive Edition only)
Forging difficulty
Gold ore xi icon.png x2 + Faerie fluff xi icon.png + Enchanted stone xi icon.png
Hero XI sprite walk.gifErik sprite walk.gifVeronica sprite walk.gifSerena sprite walk.gifSylvando sprite walk.gifJade sprite walk.gifRab sprite walk.gifHendrik sprite walk.gif

The recipe book Next-Level Neckwear contains the recipe for the papillon pendant. It can be found on a bookshelf in the Biblothèque at L'Académie de Notre Maitre des Médailles.

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

DQH Papillon pendant.png  Papillon pendant
MP Drain Resistance +40.0%
Quick Recipe Thinkincense x3 + Belle cap x2*
Classic Recipe Thinkincense x2 + Spellbound bough*
Luxury Recipe Thinkincense + Gold chain*
Equipable by All Characters
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 300
Flavor text This enchanted amulet prevents people from pinching your MP.

The quick recipe for the papillon pendant can be received from King Flaminio in exchange for 2 Mini medals onboard the Stonecloud, while the classic and luxury recipes can be dropped rarely by Drackies.

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

The Papillon pendant reduces the effect of enemy dances by 40%. Once it has been fully upgraded, the effect will be reduced by 80% and it will also grant a Magical Might bonus of +18. The pendant can be received by exchanging six Mini medals once or it can be dropped by Treefaces and Antiquitrees.


A nice little necklace that increases max. HP and MP, and also protects against MP-draining attacks.[1]
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This enchanted amulet prevents people from pinching your MP.[2]
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An amulet that sharpens wits and dampens dance effects.[3]

Related item[edit]

  • Elfin charm - An accessory with similar art, but with completely different effects.


  1. Sony PlayStation 4, Steam, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One versions.
  2. Sony PlayStation 4 and Steam versions.
  3. Sony PlayStation 4 and Steam versions.