Pot lid

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DQVIII Pot Lid.png

The pot lid is a recurring shield in the Dragon Quest series. It is commonly a novelty item and provides very weak defence, but it can usually be equipped by characters who cannot wield heavier shields.


Dragon Quest III[edit]

The pot lid has a defense bonus of +2 and can be equipped by any vocation. It can be purchased for 50 gold coins in Aliahan and sold for 37. The pot lid only appears in remake versions of the game.

Dragon Quest V[edit]

The pot lid has a defense bonus of +2.

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

The pot lid has a defence bonus of +2, but reduces style by 20. It can be equipped by all characters and is sold in Estard for 40 gold.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

The pot lid has a defence bonus of +2 and can only be equipped by Yangus and Jessica. It can be purchased in Peregrin Quay for 40 gold and sold for 20. It can also be dropped rarely by Canniboxes and commonly by Mecha-mynahs. The pot lid can be turned into a leather shield by combining it with a magic beast hide in the Alchemy Pot.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

DQIX Pot lid.png  Pot lid
Defence +1
Found Buy in Angel Falls.
Commonly dropped or stolen from Wooper trooper.
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Equipment Class Shield
Equipable by Warrior, Priest, Mage, Minstrel, Paladin, Armamentalist, Sage, Luminary, Omnivocational Shieldmaster
Buy Price 40
Sell Price 20
Flavor text A super-simple shield shaped by sticking a strap on a saucepan lid.

Dragon Quest XI[edit]

The pot lid has a defence bonus of +2 and a block chance of 5%.

Dragon Quest Swords[edit]


Equipment Class
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There is a 200 point bonus for completing a level with this shield equipped. The bonus is 1000 points if it is equipped along with the other items which are the weakest in their category.


Location Info
Various locations Lucky Bag enemy drop

Equipping characters[edit]




Doesn't appear to have any special effects.
The lid to a large cooking pot, commandeered to make a makeshift shield of sorts.

In Other Languages[edit]

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