The cautery sword is a recurring sword in the Dragon Quest series. If used as a tool in battle in earlier games it would cast Sizz on a group of enemies; later games have kept the spitfire trait while changing the damage ranges.
|Romaji||Hajya no tsurugi|
|Old localizations||Sword of malice|
|Found in||Dragon Quest IV|
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
|Effect||Scorches foes when used in battle|
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the ChosenEdit
The cautery sword has an attack bonus of +45. It can be equipped by the Hero, Ragnar, Torneko, and Psaro.
Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly BrideEdit
The cautery sword has an attack bonus of +45. It can be purchased in Mostroferrato, Stockenbarrel, Helmunaptra, and Battenburg for 4,400 gold. The Hero and his son can equip it.
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of RevelationEdit
The cautery sword has an attack bonus of +42 and a style bonus of +23. When used as an item, it casts Sizz. It can be bought for 4,400 gold in Alltrades Abbey, Ghent, and Scrimsley, or sold for 3,300 gold. The Hero, Milly, Amos, Terry, Lizzie, and Goowain can equip it.
Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten PastEdit
The cautery sword has an attack bonus of +42 and a style of +23. It can be purchased in various shops for 5,400 gold and can be equipped by the Hero, Sir Mervyn, and Aishe.
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry SkiesEdit
|Equipable by||Armamentalists, Gladiators, Minstrels, Thieves, Omnivocational master|
|Flavor text||A sacred sword that flings flames if used as an item in battle.|
|Notes||6~10 fire damage to all enemies|
The cautery sword can be upgraded to an aurora blade by the use of Alchemy.
Dragon Quest XEdit
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Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive AgeEdit
|A blade that can be used in battle to summon scorching flames to frazzle your foes|
|Stats with forge buffs|
|12~20 Fire damage to a group of foes|
|4,400/2,200||Sold in Lonalulu & Phnom Nonh
Dropped by Infernal armours at 1⁄128
|Silver ore x2, Lava lumpx1, Red eye x1|
The recipe guide for the sword is the Building a Blade of Blistering Brutality book, which is found in a Lonalulu chest.
Cautery is derived from Cauterize, which is to burn an open wound, and stems from the firey nature of the sword.