Ring of truth

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Ring of truth
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Japanese 破幻のリング
Romaji Hagen no ringu
Old localizations Sober ring
Found in Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Heroes
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Dragon Quest of the Stars
Effect Increases resistance or makes wearer completely immune to Dazzle.

The ring of truth, also known as the sober ring, is a recurring accessory in the Dragon Quest series, first introduced in Dragon Quest VIII. It is designed to help protect the wearer against illusions/bedazzling.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

The ring of truth is an accessory that provides a defense boost of +10 and protects against Dazzle. It can be equipped by all characters and can be sold for 700 gold. The ring can be obtained in the World of Darkness version of the Godbird's Eyrie or it can be made by combining a Gold ring and a Sandstorm spear in the Alchemy Pot. It can also be used to create a Catholicon ring by combining it with a ring of immunity and a full moon ring.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

Sober ring.png  Sober ring  (DS)
Defence +5
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Recipe Gold ring + Sandstorm spear + Panacea
Equipable by All Vocations
Class Accessory
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 1,400
Flavor text A ring that resists Dazzle-like magic when donned.
Notes Makes wearer completely immune to Dazzle.
Upgrades into Catholicon ring.

Dragon Quest X[edit]

The ring of truth has a defence bonus of +2, a style bonus of +5, and increases resistance against bedazzlement by 50%. It can be dropped by various monsters including Dessert demons and War gryphons. With accessory synthesis, the defence and bedazzlement resistance can be increased.

Dragon Quest XI[edit]

Ring of truth XI icon.png  Ring of truth
Defence
(forge buffs)
+5
(+6, +8, +10)
Bedazzlement Protection
(forge buffs)
+30%
(+35%, +40%, +50%)
Rarity C
Recipe Silver ore x2 + Panacea x3 + Kitty litter
Difficulty ★★☆☆☆
Equipable by All Characters
Class Ring
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 7,200
Flavor text A bizarre band that provides some protection against bedazzling blows from baddies.

The recipe book Little Lifesavers contains the recipe for the ring of truth. It can be found in a treasure chest in Heliodor Castle in the Queen's Bedchamber during the second act.

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

DQH Ring of truth.png  Ring of truth
Bedazzlement Resistance +40%
Quick Recipe Royal soil x3 + Narspicious x2*
Classic Recipe Royal soil x2 + Flurry feather*
Luxury Recipe Royal soil + Gold ring*
Equipable by All Characters
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 300
Flavor text A ring that prevents its bearer from becoming bedazzled.

The classic and luxury recipes for the ring of truth can be dropped rarely by Bags o' laughs and Goodybags.

Dragon Quest Heroes II[edit]

The ring of truth reduces the duration of being dazzled by 40%. Once it has been fully upgraded, the bedazzlement duration will be reduced by 80% and it will also grant a defence bonus of +10. The ring can be received by exchanging 6 mini medals once or it can be dropped rarely by Gryphons and War gryphons.

Descriptions[edit]

GameDescription
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A ring that makes the wearer resistant to illusion attacks.[1]
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A ring that resists Dazzle-like magic when donned.[2]
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A bizarre band that provides some protection against bedazzling blows from baddies.[3]
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A ring that prevents its bearer from becoming bedazzled.[4]
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A remarkable ring that clears the air for its bearer.[5]

Related items[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Sony PlayStation 2, Mobile, and Nintendo 3DS versions.
  2. Nintendo DS version.
  3. Sony PlayStation 4, Steam, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One versions.
  4. Sony PlayStation 4 and Steam versions.
  5. Sony PlayStation 4 and Steam versions.