Erdrick's shield
DQXI - Erdrick's shield
Japanese name ロトのたて
Rōmaji Roto no tate
Introduced in II

Erdrick's shield, also known as the Shield of Heroes, and Loto's Shield, is a reoccurring piece of equipment in the Dragon Quest series. It is one piece of the Edrick's Equipment Set.

Dragon Quest II

The Erdrick's Shield can be found in Cannock. It can be acquired if the player has the Gold Key, and is the strongest shield for the Prince of Lorasia.

Dragon Quest III

The Hero's Shield can be found in the Nail Mark. It is the strongest shield for the hero.

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Sky

This shield can be made in alchemy ONLY. 

Recipe is Rusty Shield (1), Glass Frit (9), and Orichalcum (1).

Orichalcum can be found in the Observatory, with use of the Ultimate Key. It will be in a chest in a cage, that is locked.

Rusty Shield can be found when completing quest #49. You have to show Rocky from Zere Rocks a Resurrock, An Enchanted Stone, and an Agate of Evolution.

Glass frit can be found South West of Gleebain the middle of a patch. You may find 1-5 glass frits there. It is also in Wyrmtail or Wyrmwing in the Southern part of the Western beach. Monsters such as Cyclown in Newid Isle or Power Hammer in the Djust desert drop Glass frits.

Alchemise it it with Try your Luck and you will get the Edrick's Shield.



  • Like all the Erdrick equipment, the runes on the Erdrick's Shield are done in a European runic alphabet. When translated, the shield reads "Roto," Edrick's Japanese name.

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