Iron cuirass
DQVIII - Iron cuirass
Japanese name てつのむねあて
Rōmaji Tetsu no mune-ate
Introduced in V

The iron cuirass, also known as the iron breastplate, is a recurring piece of armor in the Dragon Quest series. It is a mid-ranking piece of equipment that only covers the wearer's chest.


Dragon Quest V

The iron cuirass has a defence bonus of +25. It can be equipped by the HeroHarrySanchoTuppence, and many monster companions.

Dragon Quest VI

Dragon Quest VII

The iron cuirass has a defence bonus of +26 and a style bonus of +4. It can be purchased in Pilgrim's Perdition for 2,000 gold and sold for 1,000. It can be equipped by the HeroSir Mervyn, and Aishe.

Dragon Quest VIII

The iron cuirass has a defence bonus of +25 and can be equipped by Yangus and Morrie. It can be purchased from Ascantha for 1,000 gold and sold for 500. It can be dropped by killing machinesrobo-robins, and buffalogres. The iron cuirass can also be upgraded into the silver cuirass by combining it with two silver platters in the Alchemy Pot.

Dragon Quest IX

Iron cuirass
Defence +16
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Equipment Class Armour
Equipable by WarriorPriestThiefMinstrelGladiatorPaladinArmamentalistRangerSageLuminary
Buy Price 1000
Sell Price 500
Flavor text Good defensive garb made of iron that covers the chest.
Notes Buy in Coffinwell.

Rarely dropped or stolen from Lesionnaires.
Upgrades to silver cuirass or tortoise shell.

Other languages

Other languages
French Plastron de fer
German Eisenkürass
Spanish Peto de hierro
Italian Corazza di ferro
Dutch Unknown
Swedish Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
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