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The platinum mail is a recurring suit of armour in the Dragon Quest series. It is a beautiful suit of armour that offers its wearer protection from magic damage.


Dragon Quest VI[]

This armour may be won in either of the game's casinos, and can be found in Howcastle. It provides +66 defence, +51 style, and negates 15 points of magical damage from all non-Zap spells. It can be worn by the HeroTerryCarverLizzieAmos, and Goowain.

Dragon Quest VII[]

The platinum mail has a defence bonus of +63, a style bonus of +51, and reduces damage from all non-Zap spells by 20. It can be equipped by the Hero and Aishe and is acquired if a male character wins the Best Dressed Contest for the Excellence Grading Organisation in El Ciclo. It can be sold for 4,750 gold.

Dragon Quest VIII[]

The platinum mail has a defence bonus of +72 and reduces magic damage by 15 points. Only the Hero and Angelo can wear it. It can be made in the Alchemy Pot or dropped by Hell's gatekeepers in the PS2 version. It can be sold for 4,900 gold.

Recipe: Zombie mail + Saint's ashes

Dragon Quest IX[]

The platinum mail in this game is the final upgrade of the silver mail and continues to offer amazing protection against magic damage.

Platinum mail
Defence +43
Rarity ★★☆☆☆
Equipment Class Armour
Equipable by WarriorMinstrelGladiatorPaladinArmamentalistLuminary
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 9,000
Flavor text Precious protection that can deflect a dash of magic damage.
Notes Reduces damage taken from fire, ice, lightning, and wind spells by 12%.
Reduces damage taken from darkness spells by 10%.
Recipe: Gold mail + Platinum ore + Hephaestus' flame

Dragon Quest XI[]

Platinum mail - Dragon Quest XI
Stat boosts Defense +63/66/69/73
Charm +43/46/49/52
Flavour text Plate made from precious metal that can weaken the impact of incoming spells
Info -12% all elemental damage
Found Dropped by Lethal armour
Platinum ore x3 + Sunny citrine + Maiden's favour X2
Buy price N/A
Sell price 4,900 G
Equipped by Hero, Sylvando, Eight

Dragon Quest Swords[]



Location Info
Castle Avalonia Sold by traveling merchant (6480g)

Equipping characters[]



Dragon Quest Tact[]

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