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A gold bar (formerly Gold nugget) is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is used in alchemy and tempering to create powerful items, especially if combined with Orichalcum or Slime Crown.


Dragon Quest VIII[]

The Gold nugget is a rare item used in alchemy, and can be found from 2 treasure chests from Godbird's Eyrie in the Worlds of Darkness and Light. One can also be obtained by collecting 52 Mini Medals and giving them to Princess Minnie. In alchemy, it's an ingredient required to make either the Sage's Stone, Golden Tiara and/or the Golden Axe.

Dragon Quest IX[]

A piece of pure gold that's heart-warmingly heavy, it can be sold for 5000 gold coins. and can also be made with Alchemy:

Ingredient Quantity
Sainted soma 3
Ethereal stone 2
Birdsong nectar 5

Alternatively, it can be dropped by Gem Jamborees (RARE) and Gem Slimes (REGULAR).

Dragon Quest Swords[]

Gold Bar is used as an ingredient for sword tempering. It can be obtained by exchanging 30 Mini Medals to Minimoggie or defeating a Mirror Boss at A rank or higher.

Other languages[]

Other languages
French Pépite d'or
Lingot d'or
German Goldklumpen (VIII,J,J2)
Goldbarren (IX,HII)
Spanish Lingote de oro
Italian Lingotto d'oro
Dutch Unknown
Norwegian Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Chinese Unknown
Korean Unknown

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