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The steel kneecaps are a piece of legwear introduced in Dragon Quest IX.
|Steel kneecaps (DS)|
|Equipable by||Warrior, Priest, Thief, Minstrel, Gladiator, Paladin, Armamentalist, Luminary|
|Flavor text||Steel supplementary wear that prevents knocks to the knees.|
|Notes||Recipe: Iron kneecaps + Iron ore + Royal soil.|
Upgrades to Gigasteel kneecaps