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Japanese さざなみのしずく
Romaji Sazanami no shizuku
Old localizations N/a
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest of the Stars
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.

Rippledrops are a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. They are water droplets collected from sea waves that are used as a crafting ingredient.


Dragon Quest X[edit]

Rippledrops are used as a material for crafting weapons, armour, and furniture or in Alchemy to add resistance to breath attacks to pieces of torso armour. They can be purchased from a material shop for 300 gold, picked up from sparkly spots near bodies of water, or dropped by certain monsters.

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

A sample of seawater straight from the waves.[1]

Rippledrops can be picked up from a singular sparkly spot in Lonalulu at the southwestern tip of the beach. They can be sold for 75 gold. Rippledrops are only used in two recipes for the Fun-Size Forge:

Dragon Quest of the Stars[edit]

Rippledrops are a 1★ item used for cooking various food dishes.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolEsencia de olaSpanish for "wave essence".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisGouttes d'ondeFrench for "wave drops".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschGischtwasserGerman for "sea wave foam water".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoOndolinaDerived from onda, the Italian word for "wave".


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