Liquid metal shield
DQIVDS - Liquid metal shield
Japanese name はぐれメタルのたて
Rōmaji Haguremetaru no tate
Introduced in IV

The Liquid Metal Shield is a common shield equipment item in the Dragon Quest game series. It is typically a very strong shield, often the strongest in its respective games.


Dragon Quest IV

The liquid metal shield has a defence bonus of +60, and casts Snub when used as a tool in battle.

Dragon Quest IX

Liquid metal shield
Defence 35
Block Chance 8.0%
Obtained from Alchemy
Buy price Cannot buy
Sell price 20000 G
Equippable by Warrior, Priest, Mage, Minstrel, Paladin, Armamentalist, Sage, Luminary
Flavour text A shield made with liquid metal slimes that guards against magical attacks.

It can be alchemised by using 1x Metal slime shield, 1x Orichalcum and 6x Slimedrop.

It has a 3 star rarity rating.

Dragon Quest Swords

This shield is generally considered the most difficult item to acquire in the game due to high randomness associated with winning it by playing Tombola. Note that the player must win the special prize twice in order to receive it.


 Liquid Metal Shield
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Location Info
Castle Avalonia Tombola special prize

Equipping characters




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