Black pepper
Japanese name くろこしょう
Rōmaji Kuro koshō
Introduced in III

Black pepper (AKA Proper Pepper in DQXI, formerly Pepper) is a quest-related item in Dragon Quest III. It is required before the hero can obtain a ship.


Black Pepper can only be obtained in Baharata. However, in order to obtain it, the hero must first confront Robbin' 'ood for the second time in order to free the shopkeeper's daughter. Afterward, the Black Pepper is given to the hero.

Quest for a Ship

By giving the Black Pepper to the king of Portoga, the hero can obtain the ship.