Iron shield
DQVIII - Iron shield
Japanese name てつのたて
Rōmaji Tetsu no tate
Introduced in Dragon Quest

The Iron Shield is a common shield equipment item in the Dragon Quest game series. It is typically a mid-level strength shield.


Dragon Quest


Large Shield

Cast from iron, this shield has a delicate engraved design on its front. Of course, this durable shield has far more protective power than that of the small shield. It can be bought at Garinham and Cantlin/Mercado for 800 G, and gives the user +10 defense.

Dragon Quest III

Dragon Quest IV

The iron shield has a defence bonus of +12, and protects against fire and ice attacks.

Dragon Quest V

Dragon Quest VI

Dragon Quest VII

Dragon Quest VIII

Dragon Quest IX

Dragon Quest (NES)
Item Price Attributes
Large Shield 800 G Defense +10
 Iron Shield
Defence +10
Block chance +1%
Buy Price 900 G
Sell Price 450 G
Flavor text A steadfast shield made of iron.
Notes Sold in Alltrades Abbey and Porth Llaffan.

Dragon Quest Swords


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Location Info
Castle Avalonia Sold by traveling merchant (576g)

Equipping characters



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