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The following is a list of non-equippable items that can be collected and used by the Hero and his party in Dragon Quest II. Buying and selling prices sometimes differ between the different versions of the game.

Regular items[]

Name Purchase Price Selling Price Effect
Medicinal herb 15 (NES)
10 (GBC)
8 (Mobile, Switch)
12 (NES)
8 (GBC)
Heals a small amount of damage.
Antidotal herb 8 (NES, GBC)
10 (Mobile, Switch)
6 Removes poison effect.
Holy water 40 (NES, GBC)
20 (Mobile, Switch)
30 Repels weaker enemies.
Chimaera wing 80 (NES)
25 (Remakes)
60 (NES)
19 (Remakes)
Casts Zoom on use.
Banishing bell 640 480 Lessens the possibility of being effected by Snooze and Fizzle.
Prayer ring -- -- Restores MP by one or more, and eventually breaks.
Yggdrasil leaf -- 5 Revives one ally.
Tombola ticket -- 53 Can be used to play the tombola.
Loyalty card -- 375 Top prize in the tombola, and allows for 25% discounts at shops if in possession.
Dragon Potion (NES only) -- Can be used to save your game at any location.
Seed of life (Remakes only) -- 150 Augments max HP.
Seed of magic (Remakes only) -- 100 Augments max MP.
Seed of strength (Remakes only) -- 112 Augments strength.
Seed of resilience (Remakes only) -- 100 Augments resilience.
Seed of agility (Remakes only) -- 100 Augments agility.

Incredible items[]

These items are (usually) one of a kind and, in the remake versions, cannot be sold to merchants.

Name Location Selling Price Effect
Silver key Treasure chest in the Lake Cave. 2 (NES) Opens silver doors.
Golden key Search in the area where a dog in Beran leads you to. 2 (NES) Opens gold doors.
Jailor's key Purchase in an item shop in Burrowell for 2,000 gold coins. 1,500 (NES) Opens jail doors.
Floodgate key Given by Rogue Fastfinger in Burrowell. -- Opens the dam in Slewse.
Ra's mirror Search in the swamp east of Moonbrooke. -- Use to reveal the true form of a cursed individual.
Windbreaker Found in a treasure chest at the Pillar of Winds. 53 (NES) Don to jump across the river from the high point of the southern Dragon Horn tower.
Sunken treasure Go north in the river between Rippleport & Alefgard, then search in the spot that's shining. -- Give to a man in Rippleport.
Echo flute Receive in exchange for the sunken treasures. 300 (NES) Use in a location with a sigil to hear an echo.
Mark of Erdrick Found in the treasury at Midenhall after getting the golden key. 8 (NES) Give to the old man at the Sanctum to get Erdrick's helmet.
Moonshard In a treasure chest found in the Tower of the Moon. 225 (NES) Use to gain entry into the Sea Cave.
Subtle shuttle In a treasure chest found at Zahan, behind a jail door. 23 (NES) One of two items needed to make the flowing dress.
Celestial skein Random spot on the 3rd floor of the northern Dragon Horn tower. 30 (NES) One of two items needed to make the flowing dress.
Eye of Rubiss Found in the Rubiss Shrine after obtaining all Five Sigils. -- Use to disable the illusion in the Hall of Hargon.
False idol Found in a treasure chest in the Sea Cave. -- Use to open the Cave to Rendarak, and to move past the 1st floor of the Hall of Hargon.