Liquid metal armour
DQVIII - Liquid metal armour
Japanese name はぐれメタルのよろい
Rōmaji Haguremetaru no yoroi
Introduced in IV

The Liquid metal armour, also known as the metal babble armor, is a recurring suit of armour in the Dragon Quest series. It is often one of the strongest armor items in its corresponding game and it protects the wearer against magical attacks. It features an emblem of a liquid metal slime on the waist.


Dragon Quest IV

The liquid metal armour has a defence bonus of +95. It can be purchased at a building at Endor which requires having the Magic Key for entry. It can be purchased with 35,000 (15,000 in the NES Version) gold. The liquid metal armour can be equipped by the HeroRagnarKirylTornekoMeena, and Psaro.

Dragon Quest VIII

The liquid metal armour has a defence bonus of +101 and reduces non-Zap spell damage by 33%. All characters can equip it. The PS2 version of the game erroneously states that it reduces damage taken from curses by ⅔ rather than magic spells.

It can be purchased in the Baccarat casino for 50,000 tokens with one also available in the Dragovian Path. It can be sold for 4,750 gold or mixed with the Orichalcum and Slime crown to make the Metal king armour.

Dragon Quest IX

 Bodywear Liquid metal armour  (DS:DQ9)
Type Armor (Torso)
Rarity ★★★☆☆
Defence +70
Found Alchemy
Recipe Metal slime armour × 1 + Orichalcum × 1 + Slimedrop × 6
Vocations DQ9 Warrior IconMinstrel IconDQ9GladiatorIconDQ9PaladinIconDQ9ArmamentalistIconDQ9LuminaryIcon
Buy Price N/A G
Sell Price 24000 G
Flavor text Armour with a liquid metal slime emblem that staves off spells.
Notes -18% damage from elemental attacks

Liquid metal armour can be upgraded to Metal king armour.

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Location Info
Castle Avalonia Sold by Minimoggie (100 mini medals)

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