Salt of the earth

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Salt of the earth
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Japanese ごくじょうソルト
Romaji Gokujō soruto
Old localizations High-end salt
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest Heroes
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Dragon Quest of the Stars
Dragon Quest Treasures
Effect Used as an ingredient for cooking dishes or to create items.

Salt of the earth, also known as High-end salt, is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is high quality salt that is used as an ingredient in cooking or for Alchemy.


Dragon Quest X[edit]

Salt of the earth is used as an ingredient in a variety of different cooking recipes. It can be purchased by exchanging 80 fish coins.

  • In the Offline version of the game, it can also be received as a reward for completing subjugation requests.

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

Salt of the earth can be dropped by Slimes, She-slimes, and Agoomulators, found randomly in barrels and treasure chests on the Stonecloud, or received from King Flaminio in exchange for one Mini medal on the Stonecloud. It can be used to create Gold rings and Scholar's specs in the Alchemy Pot or sold for 1 gold coin. Three pinches of salt of the earth are required to complete Quest #52: Belle of the Bowl.

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A superb seasoning that lends any food a fine flavour.[1]

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

Salt of the earth is used as an ingredient to improve various accessories. It can be dropped by Slimes, She-slimes, Agoomulators, and Heavy hoods.

Dragon Quest Treasures[edit]

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The simplest of seasonings, but easily the most important. Used mainly for cooking. Mostly found on the Paternoggin.[2]

Salt of the earth can be foraged from green crystals on the Paternoggin or occasionally received by sending a dispatch team to the Snouterhorn or the Forsaken Station areas on the Paternoggin. It is used for cooking dishes at the canteen or for scouting monsters.

Dragon Quest of the Stars[edit]

Known as High-end salt in this game, it is a 1★ material that is used in a variety of cooking recipes. It is the regional specialty of Grangate Harbour on the Mahrad continent and can also be received as a reward for completing certain levels.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolSal de la tierraSpanish for "salt of the earth".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisSel de la TerreFrench for "salt of the earth".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschQualitätssalzGerman for "quality salt".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoSale eccellenteItalian for "excellent salt".


  • Salt of the earth is a phrase which traces its origin to the Book of Matthew of the New Testament from the Greek τὸ ἅλας τῆς γῆς (to halas tēs gēs). It can be used to describe a person that is decent, dependable, and unpretentious.


  1. Sony PlayStation 4 and Steam versions.
  2. Nintendo Switch and Steam versions.