Platinum mail
DQVIII - Platinum mail
Japanese name プラチナメイル
Rōmaji Purachinameiru
Introduced in VI

The platinum mail is a recurring suit of armour in the Dragon Quest series. It is a beautiful suit of armour that offers its wearer protection from magic damage.


Dragon Quest VI

This armor may be won in either of the game's casinos, and can be found in Howcastle. It provides +66 defense, +51 style, and negates 15 points of magical damage from all non-Zap spells. It can be worn by the HeroTerryCarverLizzieAmos, and Goowain.

Dragon Quest VII

The platinum mail has a defence bonus of +63, a style bonus of +51, and reduces damage from all non-Zap spells by 20. It can be equipped by the Hero and Aishe and is acquired if a male character wins the Best Dressed Contest for the Excellence Grading Organization in El Ciclo. It can be sold for 4,750 gold.

Dragon Quest VIII

The platinum mail has a defence bonus of +72. Only the Hero and Angelo can wear it. It can be made in the Alchemy Pot or dropped by Hell's gatekeepers in the PS2 version. It can be sold for 4,900 gold.

Recipe: Zombie mail + Saint's ashes

Dragon Quest IX

The platinum mail in this game is the final upgrade of the silver mail and continues to offer amazing protection against magic damage.

Platinum mail
Defence +43
Rarity ★★☆☆☆
Equipment Class Armour
Equipable by WarriorMinstrelGladiatorPaladinArmamentalistLuminary
Buy Price N/a
Sell Price 9,000
Flavor text Precious protection that can deflect a dash of magic damage.
Notes Reduces damage taken from fire, ice, lightning, and wind spells by 12%.

Reduces damage taken from darkness spells by 10%.
Recipe: Gold mail + Platinum ore + Hephaestus' flame

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Location Info
Castle Avalonia Sold by traveling merchant (6480g)

Equipping characters



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