Knick-knacks (or souvenirs) are special items found in Dragon Quest V. They can be placed at the Knick-knackatory museum on display after collecting them. Note that while most are just collection items to place in the museum, some can be used in battle or equipped.
List of Knick-knacks
- Words in bold are exclusive to either the Nintendo DS or the Cell phone version's Knick-knack description.
- Some grammar/spelling inaccuracies are present in the game, thus kept as is on the article.
|Image||Name||Location||Notes||Item Menu Description||Item Menu Description after upgraded||Museum Description||Museum Description after upgraded|
|Annalum Retentium||Talk to the moosifer NPC in Precaria watermill to obtain this scroll.||NA||An illustrated scroll of such dread that it doesn't bear looking at.||NA||Terrible tome, never to be read. Warps the heart of men.||NA|
|Batten binnacle||It is found in Battenburg, if you speak to an old woman after a child near Gotha Pass mentions losing his binnacle.||Can be used to cast Storeyteller on the field.||A miraculous compass that can pinpoint its bearer's current location.
A miraculous compass that can pinpoint its bearer's location.
|NA||Strange breed of compass made by Battenburg craftsman. Fine travel companion.||NA|
|Blooming branch||It is given as a gift from Honey after helping retrieve the Herald of Spring, and is placed in a vase by Sancho. If the player did not retrieve it before leaving with Pankraz, it can be found in the cellar in the ruins of Whealbrook.||NA||This beautiful blossoming bough was a present from Honey the faerie.
This beautiful bough was a present from Honey the faerie.
|NA||Received in Faerie Lea. Very unusual blossom.||NA|
|Catas Trophy||Defeat Estark in 15 turns or less to obtain this ultimate prize.||If used, it gives the inscription 'For Beating the Most Barbaric of Bosses'.||A prize from a mystery boss monster.||NA||Prize awarded to adventurers for overcoming great perils. Harbours dark forces.||NA|
|Chocolate medalliyum||Buy in Dominicus' Dominion for 480 Gold Coins.||Can be sold for 240 Gold Coins.||A sweet speciality of King Dominicus.||NA||Bitter-sweet-flavoured confectionary.||NA|
|Crown of Uptaten||Polish Toff's tea set with the chamois, then show it to the ghost of Count Uptaten.||Can be worn as a helmet with a defence bonus of +30.||A superb crown with countless embellishments.||NA||Legendary crown, for generations a tenant of Uptaten Towers. Only ever tendered to tender-hearted folk.||NA|
|Crude image||It is a simple figurine crafted by the nuns of Heaven's Above Abbey; one is given to The Hero as a good luck charm.||Can be equipped to increase Luck by 15||A simply crafted figurine of the serene Goddess.||NA||Wooden statuette of the Goddess carved by nun of the Above.||NA|
|Desert rose||Check desert south of Helmunaptra in the morning after staying at the Inn.||One is needed to trade for scintillating sinter in Stockenbarrel.||A sandy bloom that blossoms in the desert.||NA||Stone from Helmunaptran desert in shape of rose. Popular trinket among travellers.||NA|
|Faerie quill||Post-game, requires visit to Faerie Palace and then Faerie Lea (See below for details).||NA||A beautiful pen with a most delicate touch.||NA||NA|
|Forget-me-Knot flag||Stay at Knot Welcome Inne with a full party for this promotional item.||NA||A pennant for tenants of the Knot Welcome Inne.||NA||Knot Welcome Inne's attempt to educate travellers about the 'K' in the name. Quite big and bulky.||NA|
|Ghoulroarer||This strange musical instrument is found in one of the chambers within Mt. Zugzwang.||A noise can be heard upon using it.||A musical instrument for monsters!||NA||Cursed instrument that makes sound like monsters howling. Not to be swung around under any circumstances.||NA|
|Honey buns||Received after the wedding||NA||These sticky buns are a sweet reminder of The Hero and his wife's wedding day.
A reminder of The Hero and his wife's wedding.
|NA||Proud product of Mostroferrato, full of sweet, sticky jam. Decorated with images of The Hero and his wife.||NA|
|'Lofty Lilts'||This book of psalms was one in possession of Madalena. At Lofty Peak, a woman in Mada's old residence will bestow this book as a gift.||NA||A fine folio of rousing hymns.||NA||Collection of hymns. Exquisite Lofty Peak needlework on cover.||NA|
|Madalena's locket||Given by Sancho at the start of generation 3 in Gotha, can be upgraded in post-game (See below for details).||NA||This locket was inherited from Pankraz.||This locket with a picture of Mada inside is a treasured memento.||Pankraz's memento of Mada, passed on by Sancho. Nothing inside.|
|Marital organ||This rather embarrassing gift is received from Prince Harry upon visiting him after he marries Maria (By the time the Zoom spell is obtain). According to staff at Castle Coburg, they wanted to place a jewel in the music box, but were unable to get ahold of the craftsman from Gotha. See the Whealbrook sapphire section below for more detail on improving Organ.||Makes music if examine on a pedestal.||A music box made to commemorate Harry and Maria's wedding.
Music box made to commemorate Harry and Maria's wedding.
|A splendid music box with an insert jewel.||Received to mark the occasion of Harry's wedding. Slightly...embarrassing.||Received to mark the occasion of Harry's wedding. Gleaming inset Whealbrooke Sapphire.|
|Maxi medal||Dominicus' Dominion||Can be equipped as a shield with a defence bonus of +40.||An enormous medal.||NA||Abandoned by King Dominicus, but actually maximally rare.||NA|
|Monster chess set||It is all the rage among Castle Gotha guards, and has distracted them from their duties. Speak with Thruppence in gen 2 at Patty's bar. If missed, speak with Tuppence when he is not in the party||NA||Masterfully crafted pieces make up this savage set.||NA||Beautiful set of chess pieces made by master craftsman in Gotha. Something not quite right about them, though...||NA|
|Scintillating sinter||Trade a desert rose to the man in the well in Stockenbarrel.||NA||Balmy bath salts from Stockenbarrel.||NA||Bath salts from Stockenbarrel spa. Instantly relieve tension and stress.||NA|
|Scuttlebutt Alledger||This racy tabloid can be found on the counter at the Inn in Scuttlebutt settlement.||NA||Barely a drop of juicy gossip misses the pages of the Alledger.||NA||Just a gossip-ridden tabloid. Surely not worthy of exhibiting in a museum.||NA|
|Ship in a bottle||Buy in Lodestar Harbour at the shipyard for 1,000 Gold Coin (after wedding).||Can be sold for 500 Gold Coins.||The ship inside is intricately constructed...but how did it get in there?
The ship inside is intricately made...but how did it get in there?
|NA||Souvenir from Lodestar Harbour. Extremely skilfully made, but too easy to come by.||NA|
|Slime curio||Buy from Fortuna Curiosity Shop for 5,000 Gold Coins.||Can be equipped by slime companions. It has the defence bonus of +50 and can restore 10~15 HP per turn.||A special something from Fortuna, full of the town's get-up-and-go pizzazz.
A special something from Fortuna, full of the town's get-up-and-go.
|NA||Strange drapery from Old Curiosity Shop in Fortuna. Sublime slime design.||NA|
|Terrorcrow||After getting Saber, talk to the farmer in Hay and he'll realize he doesn't need the scarecrow anymore, letting the Hero have it.||Can cause an enemy to miss a turn due to fear.||Even monsters would likely jump at the sight of this scary thing!||NA||Unusual type of scarecrow. Even monsters are afraid of it. Guardian of Hay.||NA|
|Toff's tea set||Get all three silver pieces in Uptaten Towers.||Trade to the King of Uptaten to obtain the crown.||A rather tired-looking antique tea set.||A rejuvenated tea set that gleams proudly.||Tea set from Uptaten Tower with considerable history. Seen better days.||Tea set from Uptaten Tower with considerable history. Well polished and in good repair.|
Returned to it's rightful owner, Count Uptaten. Crown of Uptaten received as thanks.
|Tusk-tusk tusk inkwell||It is obtained from the researcher at Northminster abbey, during 3rd generation only. It is assumed it was made from the remains of a Eyevory tusk-tusk, hence the name.||NA||This inkwell is full of ink taken from the tusk of an eyevory tusk-tusk.
An inkwell full of ink taken from the tusk of an eyevory tusk-tusk.
|NA||Mysterious ink mellowed in eyevory tusk-tusk. Never fades.||NA|
|Whealbrook sapphire||Trade the Whealbrook bluestone to the craftsman in Lofty Peak, then stay the night at the Inn.||Place within the Martial Organ while it's on a pedestal.||A truly splendid, gleaming gemstone!||NA||Beautiful gemstone extracted from Whealbrook bluestone.||NA|
|Yggdrasil sapling||Given by tenders at Zenithia (once it's airbourne).||Can be watered using aspersorium to receive leaves.||A young shoot that waves proudly in the breeze.||A verdant young plant, bursting with life.||Fragile-looking shoot of the Great World Tree. Looks thirsty.||Vibrant and healthy-looking sapling of the Great World Tree. Sheds one leaf a day.|
|Zizzwizz Pillow||Sleep at Roundbeck inn at least twice after first timeskip.||Casts Snooze if used a tool during battle.||This pillow's so fluffy, even monsters start to yawn when they see it.
This pillow's so fluffy even monsters yawn when they see it.
|NA||The proud product of Roundbeck. Unusual grapey smell and extremely fluffy, but makes pretty poor knick-knack.||NA|
|Zoomshine||Speak with old man in Zoomingale church and respond with "no", return at night, speak with man by the jar inside church, then speak with Professor Trubbles.||NA||This is the famous brew dubbed 'Life is but a Drink'!||NA||One for joy, two for sorrow. Famous spirit from Zoomingale, with slogan of 'Life is but a Drink'.||NA|
List of Knick-knacks relevant items
|Chamois||It is given by Old Man Nick Knack to polish knick-knacks on display.||Used to polish Toff's Tea Set||There's no better way to polish all those important items than with this.|
There's no better way to polish all those important items.
|Stone from Whealbrook||The Hero finds it in the well outside his house.||Show to a farmer in Whealbrook to find out how to get the Whealbrook Bluestone||It's just a bit of rock found in Whealbrook, really.|
List of Knick-knacks components
|Silver teacup||Right treasure chest in storage cellar at Uptaten Towers.||Part of Toff's Tea Set.||An old cup and saucer set.|
|Silver teapot||Part of Toff's Tea Set.||Left treasure chest reached by falling through hole in darkened room at Uptaten Towers.||An antiquated and somewhat dull silver teapot.|
|Silver tea tray||Master bedroom at Uptaten Towers||Part of Toff's Tea Set.||An ancient-looking tray with some intricate engraving.|
|Whealbrook Bluestone||Examine the rock in Whealbrook Adit||Give to the craftsman in Lofty Peak and stay at the Inn.||There are visible patches of sparkling gemstone in this rock.|