Dragon’s Dogma 2: How to increase carry weight, Golden Trove Beetles, more

Joseph Pascoulis
dragon's dogma 2 character looking at golden trove beetle

Wondering how you can increase your max carry weight in Dragon’s Dogma 2? Here’s everything you need to know, including what Golden Trove Beetles are and where to find them.

With so many items to pick up while exploring the world of Dragon’s Dogma 2, you’re likely to find your character‘s weight moving towards the heavy side, which can seriously impact your speed and stamina on foot.

This may leave you wondering how to increase your max encumbrance or carry weight in Dragon’s Dogma 2.

How to increase max encumbrance in Dragon’s Dogma 2

You can increase your max carry weight in Dragon’s Dogma 2 by finding and using Golden Trove Beetles. These Golden Beetles increase your maximum weight by 0.15kg, which may not seem like a lot, but once you collect many, you’ll be able to carry a lot more in your inventory without becoming too heavy.

Where to find Golden Trove Beetles in Dragon’s Dogma 2

Golden Trove Beetles are found throughout Dragon’s Dogma 2’s world on trees and walls, and their glow can often give away their location, especially at night. You’ll mostly find them in natural areas with heavy foliage, trees, and rock formations. Simply walk up to them and press the Gather button and they will be in your inventory.

golden trove beetle in dragon's dogma 2
Golden Trove Beetles glow in the night and can be found in your inventory once gathered.

How to use Golden Trove Beetles in Dragon’s Dogma 2

Go into your Dragon’s Dogma 2 inventory and find the Golden Trove Beetle, select the item, and then the option to “Use.” Do this and you will have successfully improved your max carry weight.

How to use Pawns to reduce carry weight in Dragon’s Dogma 2

If you’re still having trouble with your carry weight in Dragon’s Dogma 2, don’t forget you can always use your main Pawn to carry goods as well.

  1. Head to your inventory.
  2. Select the heavy items you wish to send to your Pawn.
  3. Press the “Give” option.
  4. Select your main Pawn.

Bear in mind that the heavier your Pawn is with all your items, the slower they will be. When you can, be sure to sell, combine, and enhance your equipment when the opportunity arises to ease your party‘s carry weight. You can also use storage at Inns to alleviate your weight limit.

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