Vesta gauntlets

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The Vesta gauntlets are a powerful pair of gauntlets in Dragon Quest IX. They are the initial form of the Sol Invictus gauntlets, the most protective pair of gauntlets in the game.

Details[edit]

DQIX Vesta gauntlets.png  Vesta gauntlets  (DS)
Defence +24
Found 2% chance of being dropped by Equinox.
Rarity ★★★★☆
Recipe Tempestes gauntlets + Reset stone
Equipment Class Gauntlets
Equipable by Warrior, Minstrel, Gladiator, Paladin, Armamentalist, Luminary
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 12,000
Flavor text Fiery fist protectors with unparalleled defensive potential.
Notes Upgrades into Diana gauntlets.

Etymology[edit]

These gauntlets are named after the Roman goddess Vesta, who is the goddess of the hearth, home, and family. In the original Japanese version, the gauntlets are named after Kagutsuchi, the god of fire in Shinto mythology.