Tricky turban

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Tricky turban
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Japanese まじょのターバン
Romaji Majo no tāban
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest IX
Effect Increases the wearer's resistance against MP-draining effects. (IX only)
Increases the wearer's resistance against curses.

The Tricky turban is a recurring piece of headwear in the Dragon Quest series. This magenta-colored headwrap is part of the iconic attire of female Mages. In its original appearance, it helped protect the wearer from having their MP drained, but was later changed to help prevent the wearer from becoming cursed.


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

DQIX Tricky turban.png Tricky turban DQIX Logo.png
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A remarkable wrap that's made for mages.
Rarity Stats Vocations
★☆☆☆☆ Defence +11
Magical Might +18
Increases resistance against MP absorption by 25%.
Price Location
2,680/1,340 Sold at the armour shop in Gleeba.
Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
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Toad oil
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The player will received the accolade Classic Caster if a female Hero wears a Tricky turban, a Fizzle-retardant blouse, Sorcerer's slacks, and the Siren sandals together.

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

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A rose-hued headwrap which makes for magnificent wizard-wear.
Stats with forge buffs
Defence +12/13/14/15
Magical Might +8/9/9/10
Curse Protection +25%
Requires 6 Perfectionist's pearls to rework.
Price Location
N/a / 550 Fun-Size Forge only.
Forging difficulty
Cottontop xi icon.png x2 + Duneberry xi icon.png + Narspicious xi icon.png
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The recipe book So You Want to be a Witch? contains the recipe for the tricky turban. It is found on a bookshelf at the inn in Gallopolis.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolTurbante con trucoSpanish for "trick turban".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisTurban talismanFrench for "talisman turban".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschTrickturbanGerman for "trick turban".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoTurbante turbolentoItalian for "turbulent turban".

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