|Found in||Dragon Quest III (remakes only)|
Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
|Effect||Increases wielder's defence.|
The scale shield only appears in the remakes of the game, has a defense bonus of +12, and can be equipped by the Hero, warriors, priests, merchants, gadabouts, thieves & sages. It can be purchased for 600 gold coins, and sold for 450.
The scale shield has a defense bonus of +7, and can be equipped by all characters except for Alena & Maya. Hank Hoffman Jr. & Oojam have it among their equipment. It can be purchased for 180 gold coins and sold for 135. Tessie will sell this at Torneko's shop for 270.
The scale shield has a defense bonus of +7. They can be bought for 180 gold in Roundbeck, Fortuna, Lodestar Harbour, Zoomingale, and Gotha. The Hero, Bianca, Nera, Son, Daughter, Harry, Sancho, and Tuppence can equip it.
Scale shields have a defense bonus of +7 and a style bonus of +4. The Hero, Carver, Amos, Terry, Nevan, and Goowain can equip them. Gum shields and Wayward armours have a 1/64 chance of dropping a scale shield. They can be sold for 135 gold and bought for 180 gold in Haggleton, Somnia, and Port Haven.
The scale shield has a defence bonus of +7. All characters can equip this shield. They can be bought in Alexandria, Port Prospect, and Peregrin Quay for 180 gold as well as sold for 90 gold. Headhunters, Wild boarfish, and Yabbies drop them rarely. Its alchemy recipe is Leather shield + Dragon scale.
|Scale shield (DS)|
|Found||Buy in Stornway or Zere.|
Commonly dropped by Earthenwarriors.
|Equipable by||Warrior, Priest, Mage, Minstrel, Paladin, Armamentalist, Sage, Luminary, Omnivocational Shieldmaster|
|Flavor text||A shield made by sticking sturdy scales together.|
(+8, +9, +10)
|Found||Sold in Emerald Coast campsite, Hotto Steppe campsite, Hotto|
|Equipable by||Hero, Serena, Sylvando, Hendrik|
|Flavor text||A piece of protective plating made from an array of interlocking animal-skin scales|
Illustration of the Scale Shield from Dragon Quest IV (NES)