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    Dragon Quest Treasures details world of Draconia

    Explore Draconia's various regions.

    Square Enix shared new details about Dragon Quest Treasures including the world of Draconia and various locations.

    The latest details are available below via Square Enix:

    Welcome to Draconia
    Dragon Quest Treasures takes place in Draconia, but it may surprise you to learn that its islands once formed the bodies of two enormous Golden Dragons.
    Over the eons, their rocky remains have eroded away to leave six floating islands.
    Excluding the central hub island, Erik and Mia can scour five very different biomes in their hunt for treasure, from volcanic mountains and bone-dry deserts to frozen wastelands. Each one is inhabited by a bevy of weird and wonderful monsters.
    Let’s visit each one.

    The Paternoggin
    This is the island where Erik and Mia start their Draconian adventure. The upper level features plains and a dilapidated factory, while the lower level is home to forests and caves. A cable car makes it easy to travel between the two areas.
    The Paternoggin screenshot
    The Sylphanians have set up camp on the upper level, just around the corner from the stunning Teardrop Falls.
    The Paternoggin screenshot
    There are ancient buildings all over the island, but few have dared explore the monster-infested lower ruins.

    The Maneland
    Raging sandstorms wear away at the rocky outcrops of the Maneland, where massive skeletons protrude from the dust. In this land of blustery dunes and sand rivers, the Glide Forte is sure to be a lifesaver.
    The Maneland screenshot
    This entire island is covered in sand and rock, and only the hardiest monsters are able to survive here.
    The Maneland screenshot
    Sticky, oily puddles and fast-flowing rivers of sand are known to hinder even experienced adventurers.

    Cinderback Ridge
    Located in western Draconia, Cinderback Ridge is a volcanic island where rivers of molten rock and sheer cliffs abound. Some of Draconia’s strongest monsters inhabit the island’s central region, where the floor is flooded with lava.
    Cinderback Ridge screenshot
    Colossal red cacti grow in the Lumbar Lavalands at the centre of the island.
    Cinderback Ridge screenshot
    Jump over the lava with the Launch Forte, or float to safety with Glide.

    The Wingswept Moors
    In the northern part of the island, jutting out from the sprawling plains, is the lofty Mount Greywing. Elsewhere, monsters lurk in sodden marshes and poisonous swamps.
    The Wingswept Moors screenshot
    The Sprint Forte will make light work of the open plains and provide a refreshing breeze to counter the muggy marshes.
    The Wingswept Moors screenshot
    Mount Greywing, with its cooling mists, sits in stark contrast to the heat and humidity of the plains.

    The Hinterquarters
    The perpetually frozen Lake Swishmelt marks the southern section of this island, known for its harsh wintery climate. Unrelenting blizzards make some regions unliveable and whiteouts hide deep crevasses from view.
    The Hinterquarters screenshot
    With judicious use of monster Fortes, perilous icebergs become stepping stones to solid ground.
    The Hinterquarters screenshot
    Many monsters, such as Glacial Golems, relish the sub-zero temperatures and stomp about in sheer defiance.

    Surprises await on every island
    Erik and Mia are sure to find useful items in chests and pots, but there are plenty of other surprises waiting for them in Draconia. Some secret areas are a tight squeeze to reach, and others will need a keen eye to spot, but any treasure hunter worth their salt is willing to overcome such challenges for the chance to find legendary loot!
    A train station in DRAGON QUEST TREASURES
    Each island is served by several train stations. Once you repair them, you can visit each one directly from the station at your base.
    A shop in DRAGON QUEST TREASURES
    Some islands have shops that are conveniently stocked with useful items, valuable recipes and local crafting materials.
    A cave in DRAGON QUEST TREASURES
    You’ll need to crouch down to enter caves like this, but your efforts may well be rewarded with a hidden treasure chest!
    Erik and a metal slime from Dragon Quest Treasures
    Metallic monsters are a rare sight but defeating them will earn you a bucketload of experience points. You may even be lucky enough to recruit one!
    Mia and a bejewelled monster in Dragon Quest Treasures
    During your adventures, you may come across special monsters made entirely of precious gems. These are exceedingly rare “bejewelled monsters”, and they carry exquisite treasure. But be warned – they’re fast on their feet (if they have them), so you’ll have to be lightning quick!
    If you’re lucky enough to encounter one, they may want to join your gang – if you can defeat them, that is!
    Erik talking to Shambles and Shady
    Strange balloons have appeared all across Draconia’s main islands. Shambles and Shady of the Thunderous Plunderers seem to be involved somehow and are even offering a reward to anyone who can burst them all.
    Dragon Quest Treasures screenshot
    Balloons will pop up in the most unusual places. Time to break out that trusty catapult and pop every one you can find!

    Lastly, Dragon Quest Treasures launches December 9 for Nintendo Switch.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: soul@finalweapon.net

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