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Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

Recipe Books - Armor

Jarrod Garripoli

You will find the locations of all Recipe Books that contain armor on this page. They are listed in the order in which you will probably find them during the main story.

Economy of the Scales

Result Stars Ingredients
Scale Shield .5 Copper Ore, Small Scale
Scale Armour .5 Copper Ore (x2), Small Scale (x2)

’O Holy Knight

  • Found inside the church in Cobblestone after The Manglegrove
Result Stars Ingredients
Templar’s Uniform .5 Cottontop (x2), Buzzberries

Put a Feather in Your Cap

  • Found in a chest in the Kingsbarrow, which requires the Mounted Eggoskeleton
Result Stars Ingredients
Feathered Cap 1 Hardy Hide, Flurry Feather

An Introduction to Armor

  • Found in a chest behind the inn in Hotto
Result Stars Ingredients
Bronze Armour 1 Copper Ore (x3), Flaxen Thread (x2), Warmaline

So You Want to Be a Witch

Result Stars Ingredients
Lamp Post 1 Beast Bone, Lamplight
Wizard’s Staff 1 Pink Pine, Warmaline, Lamplight
Tricky Turban 1 Cottontop (x2), Duneberry, Narspicious
Fizzle-Retardant Blouse 1 Cottontop, Narspicious, Oasis Water
Enchantress’s Gloves 1 Cottontop, Duneberry, Butterfly Wing

Furry Finery

Result Stars Ingredients
Fur Hood 1.5 Magic Beast Hide, Fine Fur
Fur Poncho 1.5 Magic Beast Hide (x2)

I Love Iron Armor

Result Stars Ingredients
Iron Helmet 1 Iron Ore (x2), Glass Frit (x2)
Iron Cuirass 1 Iron Ore (x3), Glass Frit, Celestial Skein
Iron Armour 1 Iron Ore (x3), Glass Frit, Beast Bone

Filigree for Fun and Profit

  • Found on bookshelf in the church in Gondolia
Result Stars Ingredients
Gold Platter 1 Gold Ore, Copper Ore
Gold Chain 1 Gold Ore (x2), Flaxen Thread
Gold Bracer 1 Gold Ore, Copper Ore

Smithing with Steel

Result Stars Ingredients
Steel Broadsword 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Iron Ore, Blue Eye
Soarin’ Steel 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Iron Ore (x2), Big Bone (x2)
Steel Shield 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Iron Ore, Glass Frit (x2)
Steel Helmet 1.5 Silver Ore (x3), Iron Ore (x2), Royal Soil (x2)
Full Plate Armour 1.5 Silver Ore (x3), Iron Ore, Tiny Tortoise Shell (x2)

Building Butterfly Bric-a-Brac

Result Stars Ingredients
Batterfly Knife 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Coagulant, Butterfly Wing
Malleable Mask 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Butterfly Wing (x2), Narspicious

Dress Like a Drasilian

Result Stars Ingredients
Drasilian Helm 2 Platinum Ore, Gold Ore, Glass Frit (x2)
Drasilian Armour 2 Platinum Ore (x2), Gold Ore (x2), Celestial Skein

The Dapper Chap

Result Stars Ingredients
Dapper Doublet 2 Silkblossom (x2), Magic Beast Hide, Green Eye
Natty Cravat 2 Silkblossom, Glimmergrass, Celestial Skein

Your Crafting Career Starts Here

Result Stars Ingredients
Jolly Brolly 1.5 Witherwood (x2), Waveweed, Sparkly Sap
Coral Hairpin 1.5 Crimson Coral, Maiden’s Favour
Utility Belt 1.5 Hardy Hide (x2), Celestial Skein, Grubby Bandage

All Things Nice

  • Speak to the man wearing red clothing at the entrance of Puerto Valor
Result Stars Ingredients
Cute Cap 1.5 Faerie Fluff (x2), Cottontop
Bonny Band 1.5 Faerie Fluff (x2), Buzzberries
Pretty Pinny 1.5 Waveweed (x2), Faerie Fluff
Dainty Dress 1.5 Waveweed (x2), Crimson Coral

Down the Rabbithole

Result Stars Ingredients
Bunny Ears 1.5 Cottontop, Fine Fur
Bunny Suit 2 Narspicious, Butterfly Wing (x2), Green Eye
Fishnet Stockings 1 Faerie Fluff

Crafting Comforting Clothing

Result Stars Ingredients
Robe of Serenity 1.5 Faerie Fluff, Fresh Water, Purple Eye

Fine and Dandy Designs

Result Stars Ingredients
Smart Suit 2 Glimmergrass (x3), Evencloth, Cherry Blossom Petal
Posh Waistcoat 2 Silkblossom (x2), Magic Beast Hide, Green Eye
Bling-Bling Belt 1 Magic Beast Hide (x2), Silver Ore, Sparkly Sap

Kit Fit for a King

Result Stars Ingredients
Crown of Dundrasil 2 Gold Ore (x3), Platinum Ore, Red Eye
Drasilian Dress Coat 2 Silkblossom (x2), Magic Beast Hide, Green Eye

Knick-Knacks for Nifty Nickers

Result Stars Ingredients
Bloodletter 2 Platinum Ore (x2), Dragon Horn, Red Eye
Swordbreaker 2 Silver Ore (x2), Gold Ore (x2), Twisted Talons (x2)
Thief’s Turban 1.5 Evencloth, Narspicious, Pitch Pearl
Robber Gloves 1 Magic Beast Hide (x2), Slipweed, Kitty Litter
Gloomy Gloves 2 Magic Beast Hide, Evencloth

Secret of the Silversmiths

  • In a chest behind the Magic Key door in Phnom Nonh
Result Stars Ingredients
Silver Tiara 2 Silver Ore (x2), Sparkly Sap
Silver Cuirass 2 Silver Ore (x2), Glass Frit (x2), Yellow Eye
Silver Mail 2 Silver Ore (x3), Royal Soil (x2), Yellow Eye

Making the Magic Happen

  • In a chest behind the Magic Key door in Gallopolis
Result Stars Ingredients
Hocus Locus 2 Pink Pine (x2), Sparkly Sap (x2), Yellow Eye
Hocus Hat 2 Faerie Fluff (x2), Toad Oil (x2), Snakeskin
Fizzle-Retardant Suit 2 Silkblossom (x2), Oasis Water, Belle Cap

Classy Clobber for Kingly Kids

Result Stars Ingredients
Prince’s Pea Coat 2 Silkblossom (x3), Enchanted Stone, Blue Eye
Princess’s Robe 2 Silkblossom (x3), Enchanted Stone, Red Eye

Platinum Protection

Result Stars Ingredients
Platinum Platter 2 Platinum Ore, Glass Frit
Platinum Shield 2 Platinum Ore (x2), Permasnow (x2), Green Eye

Favourite Fashions of the Masters of Magic

Result Stars Ingredients
Witch’s Hat 2 Evencloth, Wing of Bat, Celestial Skein
Witch’s Robe 2 Narspicious (x2), Wing of Bat (x2), Belle Cap (x2)
Wizard’s Robe 2 Narspicious (x2), Wing of Bat (x2), Green Eye (x2)

That’s Magic

Result Stars Ingredients
Magic Shield 2 Platinum Ore, Spellbound Bough, Blue Eye
Magic Armour 2 Platinum Ore (x2), Spellbound Bough (x2), Blue Eye (x2)
Magic Vestment 2 Water Sedge (x3), Royal Soil (x3), Purple Eye

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    3DS, PC, PS4, Switch
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    4 September 2018
  • Last Updated
    31 July 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Ben Chard

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An epic battle between Light and Darkness is about to begin as the Luminary awakens on his 16th birthday. Join a diverse cast of characters as you traverse the world of Erdrea on a quest to discover why you’ve been branded the Darkspawn and the many mysteries of the Luminary.

The most complete guide for Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age features all there is to do and see in the world of Erdrea. A step-by-step walkthrough featuring every item, quest and side activity illustrated with gorgeous screenshots.

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