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The gigant armour is a recurring suit of armour in the Dragon Quest series. It is a powerful set of armor reserved for only the strongest characters and it protects the wearer against fire and ice attacks.


The gigant armour is generally portrayed as a golden suit of armour composed of multiple plates. Each of the shoulders contains a prominent spike. It is said to have been forged by giants.


Dragon Quest VI[]

The gigant armour has a defence bonus of +92, a style bonus of +15, and reduces fire and ice damage by 15 points. It can be purchased at Despairia and Greedmore Valley for 23,000 gold. The armour can be equipped by CarverAmosTerryLizzie, and Goowain.

It can be reworked at the Fashion Forge for 20,000 gold, boosting its style bonus to +77.

Dragon Quest VII[]

The gigant armour has a defence bonus of +92 and a style bonus of +15. It's breath damage resistance has been raised to 30 points. It can only be equipped by the Hero and Aishe. It can be purchased on the Sea Dragon for 35,000 gold and sold for 17,500 gold. Gigant armour can also be won as a prize from the Lucky Panel at Buccanham Casino.

Dragon Quest VIII[]

The gigant armour has a defence bonus of +95 and can be sold for 9,000 gold. Only Yangus can wear it. It can be purchased at Tryan Gully for 18,000 gold or made in the Alchemy Pot.

Recipe: Bandit mail + Mighty armlet x2

Dragon Quest IX[]

Gigant armour
Defence +58
Rarity ★★☆☆☆
Equipment Class Armour
Equipable by WarriorThiefGladiatorRanger
Buy Price 36,000
Sell Price 18,000
Flavor text Heavy armour, strong against fire-, ice-, and lightning-based attacks.
Notes Reduces damage taken from fire, ice, and lightning attacks by 15%.

Buy in Stornway (post-game).

Dragon Quest XI[]

Equipped by
Hero, Eight
Heliodor shop
Buy Price
18,000 G
Sell Price
9,000 G
Flavor Text
Plate mail made to resist the effects of fire, ice and lightning attacks
-15% Fire, Ice, & Lightning damage

Other languages[]

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French Armure de géant
German Riesenrüstung
Spanish Armadura gigante
Italian Armatura dei giganti
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