Heavy armour
DQVIII - Heavy armour
Japanese name あつでのよろい
Rōmaji Atsu de no yoroi
Introduced in VI

The heavy armour is a recurring suit of armour in the Dragon Quest series. It protects the wearer against fire and ice damage.


Dragon Quest VI

The heavy armour provides +50 points to a character's defence at the cost of -30 points to their style. It negates 10 points of non-magical fire and ice damage, and may be worn by the Hero, Carver, Terry, Amos, Lizzie, and Goowain.

Dragon Quest VII

The heavy armour has a defence bonus of +50, but reduces style by 30. It can be equipped by the HeroRuffSir Mervyn, and Aishe. Heavy armour can be purchased in ProvidenceNottagen, and Rucker Castle for 9,500 gold and sold for 4,750. It can also be won as a prize from the Lucky Panel at the Casino.

Dragon Quest VIII

The heavy armour has a defence bonus of +52, and negates 15 points of fire and ice damage. Only Yangus can wear it. It can be upgraded into bandit mail in the Alchemy Pot by combining it with a bandit axe and bandit's grass skirt.

Dragon Quest IX

Heavy armour
Defence +35
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Equipment Class Armour
Equipable by WarriorGladiatorPaladin
Buy Price 3,600
Sell Price 1,800
Flavor text A sturdy suit that staves off some fire-and-ice based strife.
Notes Reduces damage from fire and ice attacks by 18%.

Buy from Bloomingdale and Dourbridge.

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French Armure lourde
German Schwere rüstung
Spanish Armadura pesada
Italian Armatura pesante
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