The Snærfelt

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The Snærfelt is a snowfield located in the cold northwestern region of Erdrea in Dragon Quest XI. The Sniflheim Region is located to the west, while the Arborian Highlands are located in the east. The Royal Library can also be found here in the northeastern part of the Snærfelt and the Hekswood is found due north. Snærfelt means "snowfield" in Old Norse.

Shops & Services[edit]

ICON-ITEM-SHOP.png Roving Emporium (First Act)
Item Price Attributes
ICON-Razer-wing XI.png
9,300+93 Attack
+2% Parry Chance
12% chance to paralyze target
ICON-Sword breaker XI.png
Sword breaker
5,500+48 Attack
8% chance of blunting target
ICON-Spryggrasil XI.png
3,200+32 Attack
+20 Magical Mending
+6 Magical Might
+3% MP Absorb
ICON-Scorpion tail XI.png
Scorpion tail
3,200+32 Attack
ICON-Steel claws XI.png
Steel claws
3,650+29 Attack
+2% Critical Hit Chance
ICON-White shield XI.png
White shield
3,300+24 Defence
+6% Block Chance
ICON-Fur hood XI.png
Fur hood
1,400+18 Defence
ICON-Silver tiara XI.png
Silver tiara
1,450+24 Defence
+40 Charm
ICON-Hocus hat XI.png
Hocus hat
2,800+24 Defence
+13 Magical Might
ICON-Fur poncho XI.png
Fur poncho
1,800+29 Defence
+10% Fire Resistance
+10% Ice Resistance
ICON-Hairy vest XI.png
Hairy vest
3,500+38 Defence
+15% Fire Resistance
+15% Ice Resistance
ICON-Strongsam XI.png
4,100+44 Defence
+12 Agility
ICON-Silver cuirass XI.png
Silver cuirass
3,200+42 Defence
ICON-Silver mail XI.png
Silver mail
4,300+48 Defence
+31 Charm
+8% Elemental Resistance
ICON-Magic vestment XI.png
Magic vestment
4,400+39 Defence
+15 Magical Might
+15 Magical Mending
+18% Elemental Resistance
ICON-Anti-freeze earrings XI.png
Anti-freeze earrings
3,000+5 Defence
+10 Charm
+10% Ice Resistance
ICON-Strong medicine XI.png
Strong medicine
36Restores at least 60 HP to a single ally.
ICON-Strong antidote XI.png
Strong antidote
45Cures one party member of poison and restores at least 30 HP.
ICON-Softwort XI.png
95Cures one party member of paralysis and restores at least 60 HP.
ICON-Holy water XI.png
Holy water
20Repels weaker monsters.
ICON-Chimaera wing XI.png
Chimaera wing
25Teleport to last place prayed or last important location visited.

   Save icon.png    This is a location where the game can be saved.

   Zoom icon.png    This location can be reached using the Zoom spell.

   DQXI Camp icon.png    This is a location where the party can set up camp for the night.

   DQXI Horse Call icon.png    This is a location where a horse can be called.


Item Location
Mini medal Treasure chest at west end of slope in center of the map
Recipe Book: Supercool Kit Treasure chest located outside of the scholar's cabin
Anti-freeze earrings Treasure chest located southeast of the entrance to the Royal Library

Sparkly Spots[edit]

Sparkly Spots
Item Location
Mirrorstone Rock ledge near southwestern entrance from Sniflheim
Blue eye
Platinum ore x2
Blue crystal on southern ledge at the end of stone bridge. Can be reached by charging through ice blocks.
Mirrorstone Southern tip of slope in center of the map
Glimmergrass x2
Plant located to the southeast of the Royal Library entrance
Avabranche x2
Tree in east part of ridge to the south of the scholar's cabin. Can be reached by charging through ice blocks.
Mirrorstone Western part of ridge to the south of the scholar's cabin. Can be reached by charging through ice blocks.


First Act[edit]

Second Act[edit]

Third Act[edit]



  • Quest #042: A Dish Served Cold: A knight from Sniflheim wants you to help him take revenge on the Type G0s that killed his brother. They are the rarefied form of killing machines, which can be found in the southeast near the frozen fjord.


  • Mooterorologist: Awarded for speaking to each and every one of the hard-working weathercows of Erdrea.
  • Mount Olympian: Awarded for successfully riding all mountable monsters.
  • Snærfelt Sniper: Awarded for hitting every bullseye in the Snærfelt.

Weathercow Locations[edit]

DQXI The Snaerfelt Weathercow.jpg
  • The cow is located northeast of the southern pass to the Sniflheim Region.

Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolEstepa de ÖlafSpanish for "Ölaf's steppe".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisLe SnærfeltFrench for "the Snærfelt", originally derived from Old Norse for "the snowfield".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschDas SchneefeldGerman for "the snowfield".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoKumnevis