The dragon shield is a recurring piece of equipment in the Dragon Quest series, likely constituting of dragon skin, scales and bones, perhaps even bearing the likeness of a dragon. In keeping with this, it grants excellent resistance to fire breath.


Dragon Quest III

Grants +32 defence, and cuts fire breath damage by 33.3%. Can be bought in Manoza for 35000, and can be equipped by WarriorsThieves, and the Hero.

Dragon Quest IV

The dragon shield has a defence bonus of +30, and protects against fire and ice attacks by 33.3% in the original and by 25 in the remakes. Found in Cove's Cove, it may be equipped by RagnarPsaro, and the Hero.

Dragon Quest V

Dragon Quest VI

Grants +30, and cuts breath damage by 15. Can be purchased in the Port Haven and Turnscote casinos for 2000 tokens, and may be equipped by the HeroCarverAmosTerry, and Lizzie, humorously enough. When a character also dons the Dragon mail and Dragonsbane, they receive a +15 style boost.

Dragon Quest VII

Dragon Quest VIII

The dragon shield has a defence bonus of +30 and cuts breath damage by 25. It can be equipped by the Hero or Yangus, and may be purchased in Orkustk for 6900.

Dragon Quest IX

Grants +24 defence, a 3.5% block chance, and cuts fire/ice damage by 10%. It can be crafted by combining a Magic shield, a Raging ruby, and three Dragon scales. It can be equipped by any vocation that can bear a shield.

Other languages

Other languages
French Bouclier du dragon
German Drachenschild
Spanish Escudo de dragón
Italian Scudo del drago
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