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Rosehill

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Rosehill (originally Rosalee Hill) is a town in Dragon Quest IV. It is best well known for containing the tower in which Rose is hidden away by Psaro for her protection.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest IV[edit]

Psaro built a small tower for his lover Rose (who was named after this town by Psaro) far away from humans, because they sought her ruby tears to pad their coffers. The town of Rosehill grew up around it, as others looking for shelter from humans relocated there. When the party visits it, it is a town of elves and animals who have gained the ability to speak, thanks to the Secret of Evolution.

At night, the figure of a woman can be seen at the uppermost front window of the tower, with no apparent access to the room from the inside. During the day, the woman has vanished. It is in this tower that Sir Roseguardin and the Sphere of Silence, the green knight was charged with protecting, can be found. Later in the game, when the player stands directly on the square slate in front of the tower and plays the Flute of Revelation, the party is lowered underground and discover how to access the top floor of the tower (and Rose's bedchamber).

A lone hill covered with multi-colored flowers is also present in Rosehill, perhaps to be the final resting place of a tortured maiden.

Shops and Services[edit]

ICON-WEAPON-SHOP.png Weapon Shop 
Item Price Attributes
ICON-Battle axe.png Battle axe5,500Attack +50
ICON-Falcon knife earrings.png Falcon knife earrings7,500Attack +5
ICON-Dream blade.png Dream blade8,000Attack +60
ICON-Dragonsbane.png Dragonsbane15,000Attack +90
ICON-ITEM-SHOP.png Item Shop 
Item Price Attributes
ICON-Chimaera wing.png Chimaera wing25Returns the party to the last location where the game was saved.
ICON-Musk.png Musk150Increases the rate of encounters for a while.


Armor Shop
Item Price Attributes
Full plate armour 2,300 Defense +35
Magic vestment 4,400 Defense +35/+38
Dragon mail 5,200 Defense +45
Iron helmet 1,100 Defense +16
Iron mask 3,500 Defense +25

Treasures[edit]

Nearby monsters[edit]

Monsters[edit]

Remake Changes[edit]

  • In the NES Version, using the Flute of Revelation reveals a stairway that leads the player into a hidden part of the tower. In the PSX & Nintendo DS versions, using the flute reveals an elevating platform which descends into the hidden portion of the tower.
  • The Hero and his companions go by Rosehill at the end of the game. The first version of the ending shows Rose being mourned, while the second shows Rose and Psaro viewing the party's balloon floating by.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolRosavillaFrom rosa and villa