Cypress stick

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Cypress stick
CypressStick.png
Kana ひのきのぼう
Localized As Wooden cane
Stick
Cypress stick
Found in Dragon Quest II
Dragon Quest III
Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest Builders
Buy for various, see article
Sell for various, see article
Effect N/a

The cypress stick, also known as wooden cane or simply stick, is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest franchise. It is a simple wooden stick and is usually the weakest weapon in the game.

Characteristics[edit]

The cypress stick is a crude, but simple length of wood that can be used as a club or baton. In its earliest depictions, it had a loop at the end of its handle. Later entries in the series shows the cypress stick as having a length of cloth around its handle as a rudimentary grip.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest II[edit]

The cypress stick has an attack bonus of +2. It can be equipped by all characters. The Princess of Moonbrooke joins the party with it equipped.

Dragon Quest III[edit]

The cypress stick (known simply as Stick in the GBC version due to text limitations) has an attack bonus of +2. It can be equipped by all classes. The King of Aliahan gives one to the hero at the beginning of his quest.

Dragon Quest IV[edit]

The cypress stick has an attack bonus of +2. It can be equipped by all characters. Borya is initially equipped with it.

Dragon Quest V[edit]

The cypress stick has an attack bonus of +2. The hero begins his journey with this weapon.

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

The cypress stick has an attack bonus of +2. It can be equipped by all characters. When equipped by Ruff, it actually decreases his attack by 1. In the 3DS version, it is initially equipped by Kiefer.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

The cypress stick has an attack bonus of +4. In this game, it is classified as a sword and can only be equipped by the Hero. Although it has no practical use in combat, the cypress stick can be used in various Alchemy recipes:

Dragon Quest Builders[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The cypress stick shares its position as the weakest weapon in the series with the bamboo lance.
  • The anime series Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei makes a humorous reference to the cypress stick in an imagine spot as being the bare minimum for an adventurer, along with the plain clothes and pot lid.

Gallery[edit]

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