Mercury's bandana
Japanese name しっぷうのバンダナ
Rōmaji Shippūnobandana
Introduced in VII

The Mercury's bandana, also known as the scarf or AGL scarf, is a recurring accessory in the Dragon Quest series. It typically increases the wearer's agility. In later appearances, it has become a piece of headwear rather than an accessory.


Dragon Quest III

The Mercury's bandana has an agility bonus of +30. It also changes the wearer's Personality to Bat Out of Hell.

Dragon Quest IV

The Mercury's bandana is an accessory that increases agility by 15.

Dragon Quest VII

The Mercury's bandana has an agility bonus of +30 and a style bonus of +10. It can be equipped by all characters. They are sold at Wilted Heart in the past for 970 gold and can be sold for 485 gold. Mercury's bandanas can also be won as prizes from the Lucky Panel at the Casino.

Dragon Quest VIII

The Mercury's bandana is a piece of headwear that increases defence by 23 and agility by 15. It can only be worn by the Hero.

Recipe: Bandana + Agility ring

Dragon Quest IX

 Mercury's Bandana  (DS)
Defence +11
Magical Mending +8
Agility +20
Buy Price 0 G
Sell Price 675 G
Flavor text Enchanted attire for the head that enhances its wearer's agility.
Notes Created with alchemy:
Trailblazing bandana + Agility ring

See also