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Cap'n Max Meddlin' is a mini medal enthusiast found in the tent in the northeast corner of Dourbridge in Dragon Quest IX.


Cap'n Max Meddlin' is a chubby human pirate with white hair and a white moustache and beard. He wears a copper-coloured pirate hat with a skull and crossbones on it, a same-coloured jacket, blue-green pants, an eye patch, and a mini medal on a necklace. He has a sheathed sword on his back.


The Cap'n gives the player items based on the cumulative number of medals given to him. Items are given in sequence when multiple milestones have been met.

Medals Item
4 Thief's key
8 Mercury's bandana
13 Bunny suit
18 Jolly roger jumper
25 Transparent tights
32 Miracle sword
40 Sacred armour
50 Meteorite bracer
62 Rusty helmet
80 Dragon robe


After trading in 80 medals, the Cap'n will sell rare items for medals.

Medals Item
3 Prayer ring
5 Elfin elixir
8 Saint's ashes
10 Reset stone
15 Orichalcum
20 Pixie boots

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Other languages
French Cap'taine Zac Amédaï
German Käpt´n Klaubär
Spanish Capitán Mínimus
Italian Capitan Almed
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