Armors List [Dragon Quest 8 3DS/ DQVIII 3DS]

This section contains information on the different armors obtainable in the 3DS version of Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King. Details including the armament name, compatible character, effect, how to obtain, and price are summarized.

Note that this section will be updated when new information is revealed.

Name Character Effect How to Obtain Price
Dangerous Bustier Jessica Defence 1, Changes Jessica’s appearance Unknown… (chest) N/A
Jessica’s Outfit Jessica Defence 3, Changes Jessica’s appearance Alexandria (cabinet) N/A

Plain Clothes
ALL Defence 4 Hero’s starting equipment 30

Bandit’s Grass Skirt
Yangus Defence 5 Yangus’s starting equipment 35
Wayfarer’s Clothes ALL Defence 7 Jessica’s starting equipment 70

Boxer Shorts
Yangus Defence 8 Farebury Region (chest) Pickham (bag) N/A

Silk Robe
Jessica Angelo Defence 10 Riverside Cottage (cabinet) 420

Leather Armour
Hero Angelo Defence 11 Bought from Farebury 180

Leather Kilt
Yangus Defence 12 Peregrin Quay 220
Templar’s Uniform Angelo Defence 13 Angelo’s starting equipment N/A

Leather Dress
Jessica Defence 15 Arcadia (cabinet) 380

Scale Armour
Hero Angelo Defence 17 Bought from Alexandria Port Prospect Peregrin Quay 350

Chain Mail
Yangus Defence 20 Kingdom of Ascantha (chest) Pickham (cabinet) 500

Leather Cape
Angelo Defence 20 Argonia (cabinet) 1180
Dancer’s Costume Jessica Defence 23 Baccarat (cabinet) 1300

Bronze Armour
Hero Defence 24 Bought from Ascantha Pickham 840

Iron Cuirass
Yangus Defence 25 Bought from Ascantha 1000

Fur Poncho
Yangus Defence 29, Damage from fire- and ice- based attacks is reduced by 20 Empycchu (cabinet) N/A

Cloak of Evasion
Jessica Angelo Defence 29, Increases ability to dodge enemy attacks Argonia (chest) Arcadia (cabinet) 3000

Iron Armour
Hero Yangus Defence 32 Uncharted Island west of Maella Abbey (chest) 1800

Robe of Serenity
Jessica Defence 34, Reduces damage dealt to wearer by half when sleeping Alchemy only N/A

Turtle Shell
Yangus Defence 37 Peddler’s Tent Peddler in Neos (after certain events) 2300

Bunny Suit
Jessica Defence 38, Changes Jessica’s appearance when worn with bunny ears and fishnet stockings Monster Arena Prize (Rank F) N/A

Full Plate Armour
Hero Defence 39 Bought from Savella Cathedral Neos 2300

Magic Vestment
Jessica Angelo Defence 39, Damage from Frizz Sizz Crack Bang and Woosh-type spells is reduced by 2/3 Arcadia (chest) 4400

Zombie Mail
Angelo Defence 42, Curses wearer when equipped deals damage to wearer when wearer walks (field and dungeon) Northwest Isle (chest) N/A

Silver Cuirass
Yangus Defence 44 Bought from Neos 3200

Silk Bustier
Jessica Defence 44 Bought from Argonia (during/ after bazaar) 5500
Spangled Dress Jessica Defence 46 Baccarat (cabinet) N/A

Posh Waistcoat
Angelo Defence 48 Obtained from Princess Minnie (36 mini medals) N/A

Silver Mail
Hero Angelo Defence 50, Damage from Frizz Sizz Crack Bang and Woosh-type spells is reduced by 20. Bought from Argonia Savella Cathedral 4300

Magic Bikini
Jessica Defence 50, Changes Jessica’s appearance when worn. Damage from Frizz Sizz and Bang-type spells is reduced by 15. Bought from Arcadia 13800

Heavy Armour
Yangus Defence 52, Damage from fire- and ice-based spells is reduced by 15. Bought from Argonia (during/ after bazaar) 5000

Sage’s Robe
Angelo Defence 55, Damage from Frizz Sizz Crack and Bang-type spells is reduced by 25. Lord High Priest’s Residence (cabinet) N/A

Magical Skirt
Jessica Defence 55, Damage from Frizz Sizz Crack and Bang-type spells is reduced by 25. Alchemy only N/A

Magic Armour
Hero Angelo Defence 55, Damage from Frizz Sizz Crack and Bang-type spells is reduced by 15 Bought from Argonia (during/ after bazaar) Arcadia 6100
Dancer’s Mail Angelo Defence 57, Increases ability to dodge enemy attacks Alchemy only N/A

Flowing Dress
Jessica Defence 59, Damage from fire- and ice-based attacks is reduced by 1/3 Bought from Tryan Gully 14000

Dragon Mail
Hero Yangus Defence 60, Damage from fire- and ice-based attacks is reduced by 20 Bought from Orkutsk 12000

Velvet Cape
Angelo Defence 60 Bought from Orkutsk 9400
Shimmering Dress Jessica Defence 67, Sometimes reflects spells cast on wearer back to caster Alchemy only N/A

Spiked Armour
Hero Yangus Defence 68, Sometimes reflects a percentage of damage dealt to wearer back to attacker Alchemy only N/A
Platinum Mail Hero Angelo Defence 72, Damage from Frizz Sizz Crack Bang and Woosh-type spells is reduced by 15. Obtained from Hell’s gatekeeper N/A

Angel’s Robe
Jessica Angelo Defence 75, Strong against Whack-type spells Alchemy only N/A

Bandit Mail
Yangus Defence 80 Bought from Empycchu and Dark Empycchu 13000
Crimson Robe Jessica Angelo Defence 82, Damage from ice-based attacks is reduced by 20 Alchemy only N/A

Sacred Armour
Hero Angelo Defence 84, At the end of each turn the wearer recovers 30 HP Obtained from Princess Minnie (75 mini medals) N/A

Dark Robe
Yangus Defence 87, Increases ability to dodge enemy attacks Black Citadel (cabinet) N/A

Mirror Armour
Hero Angelo Defence 92, Sometimes reflects spells cast on wearer back to caster Bought from Tryan Gully 21000
Princess’s Robe Jessica Defence 94, Damage from Frizz Sizz Crack Bang and Woosh-type spells is reduced by 30 Alchemy only N/A

Gigant Armour
Yangus Defence 95, Damage from fire- and ice-based spells is reduced by 30 Bought from Tryan Gully 18000

Liquid Metal Armour
ALL Defence 101, Damage from Curse-type spells is reduced by 2/3 Unknown… (chest) N/A

Dragon Robe
Jessica Angelo Defence 103, Damage from fire- and ice-based spells is reduced by 40 Monster Arena Prize (Rank S) N/A

Divine Bustier
Jessica Defence 105, Changes Jessica’s appearance when worn. Increases ability to dodge enemy attacks Alchemy only N/A

Metal King Armour
ALL Defence 120, Damage from fire- and ice-based attacks is reduced by 30 Alchemy only N/A

Source:
Birlew, D. (2006). Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Official Strategy Guide. Indianapolis, Indiana: BradyGAMES.

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