Silver cuirass

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Silver Cuirass
DQVIII Silver Cuirass.png
Japanese ぎんのむねあて
Romaji Gin no muneate
Old localizations Silver breastplate (VII PSX)
Found in Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Effect None

The silver cuirass is a recurring armour in the Dragon Quest series that first appeared in Dragon Quest V. It is a light-weight, flexible piece of torso protection that can be equipped by characters of all shapes and sizes thanks to its adjustment straps.


Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride[edit]

The silver cuirass has a defence bonus of +40. They can be bought for 5,000 gold in Gotha and Lofty Peak. Monster allies and Sancho can equip it.

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

Silver cuirasses have a defence bonus of +36 and a style bonus of +30. They can be bought for 3,200 gold in Clearvale, Arkbolt, Castle Swanstone, and Turnscote. They can also be sold for 2,400 gold. Infernal panes drop a silver cuirass 1/128 of the time. The Hero, Carver, Milly, Ashlynn, Amos, Terry, Lizzie, and Goowain can equip them.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

The silver cuirass has a defence bonus of +36 and a style bonus of +30. It can be equipped by Hero and Aishe. It can be purchased from El Ciclo for 6,000 gold and sold for 3,000 gold. One can also be found in the Likeness of the Great Evil.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King[edit]

The silver cuirass has a defence bonus of +44 and can only be worn by Yangus and Morrie. It can be purchased from the Holy Isle of Neos for 3,200 gold and sold for 1,600 gold. One can be made much earlier using the Alchemy Pot if one purchases silver platters from the Casino in Pickham.

Item Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
DQVIII Silver cuirass.png
Silver cuirass
DQVIII Iron cuirass.png
Iron cuirass
DQVIII Silver platter.png
Silver platter x2

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

DQIX silver cuirass.png Silver cuirass DQIX Logo.png
Silver cuirass IX artwork.png
A precious piece of protection for the chest
Rarity Stats Vocations
★☆☆☆☆ Defence +25
Charm +19
All but mages
Price Location
NA/1,100 Krak Pot
Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
DQIX iron cuirass.png Silver platter.png -

Dragon Quest X[edit]

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

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Silver cuirass xi icon.png
A plate of precious metal that protects the chest
Stats with forge buffs
Defence +42/43/44/46
Price Location
3,200/1,600 Sold in the Emerald Coast, Phnom Nonh, & Sniflheim
Forging difficulty
Silver ore xi icon.png x2 Glass frit xi icon.png x2 Yellow eye xi icon.png x1
Hero XI sprite walk.gifErik sprite walk.gifSylvando sprite walk.gifHendrik sprite walk.gif


  • A cuirass is a simple torso guard made of one or two pieces of metal