Silver mail

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Silver mail
DQVIII Silver Mail.png
Japanese シルバーメイル
Romaji {{{romaji}}}
Old localizations Silver mail
Found in Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Effect Increases defense. Excepting V, also reduces magic damage.

The Silver mail is a recurring suit of armor in the Dragon Quest series that first appeared in Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride.

It is a mid-level suit of armor and typically offers some protection against magical attacks.


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

The Silver mail has a Defence bonus of +40, but offers no protection against magic. The Hero, his Parry, and Tuppence may wear it. It can be bought at Helmunaptra, Battenburg, and Gotha for 4800 gold, and can be sold for either 3600 gold coins (original version) or 2400 gold coins (remakes).

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

Provides +43 Defence, and reduces magical damage by 8 points. May worn by the Hero, Carver, Amos, Terry, and the Slime recruits.

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

The Silver mail has a Defence bonus of +43 and a Style bonus of +40. It reduces damage from all spells except Zap and can only be equipped by the Hero and Aishe. Silver mail can be purchased from various shops for 9,100 gold coins and sold for 4,550 gold coins. It can also be won as a prize from the Lucky Panel at the Casino.

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

The Silver mail has a Defence bonus of +50. It can be equipped by the Hero and Angelo. It can be purchased from Savella Cathedral and Argonia for 4,300 gold coins and sold for 2,150 gold coins. The Silver mail can be used to make multiple items in the Alchemy Pot.

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

DQIX silver mail.png  Silver mail
Defence +31
Equipable by Warrior, Minstrel, Gladiator, Paladin, Armamentalist, Luminary
Buy Price 4,000
Sell Price 2,000
Flavor text An argent suit of mail that deflects a dash of magic damage.
Notes Reduces damage taken from fire, ice, lightning, and wind attacks by 8%.
Reduces damage taken from darkness attacks by 5%.
Buy in Bloomingdale.
Commonly dropped or stolen from Harmours.
Rarely dropped or stolen from Infernal armours.
Upgrades into Gold mail.

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


This armour will help to reduce damage caused by magic.[1]
Silver armour that reduces damage from enemy spells by 20 points.



  1. Nintendo DS and Cell phone Version.