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'''Dazzle''', originally localized as '''Surround''' is a recurring spell in the [[Dragon Quest (series)|''Dragon Quest'' series]]. It attempts to distract a group of enemies with illusions, reducing their accuracy to 3/8ths (37.5%). Introduced in ''[[Dragon Quest II]]'', it has been a low level spell that [[Mage|Magi]] learn early in their careers. The spell typically has a 100% success rate, barring enemy resistance.
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'''Dazzle''' is a recurring spell in the [[Dragon Quest (series)|''Dragon Quest'' series]]. It attempts to distract a group of enemies with illusions, reducing their accuracy to {{fraction|3|8}} (37.5%). Introduced in ''[[Dragon Quest II]]'', it has been a low level spell that [[Mage|Magi]] learn early in their careers. The spell typically has a 100% success rate, barring enemy resistance.
  
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
===''Dragon Quest II''===
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===''[[Dragon Quest II]]''===
 
The [[Princess of Moonbrooke|Princess]] of [[Moonbrooke]] learns Dazzle at level 6 in all versions of ''DQII'' and can cast the spell for a mere 2 MP.
 
The [[Princess of Moonbrooke|Princess]] of [[Moonbrooke]] learns Dazzle at level 6 in all versions of ''DQII'' and can cast the spell for a mere 2 MP.
  
 
In the original NES version of ''II'', Dazzle will only reduce accuracy by '''25%'''. This flaw has been remedied in all subsequent versions.
 
In the original NES version of ''II'', Dazzle will only reduce accuracy by '''25%'''. This flaw has been remedied in all subsequent versions.
  
===''Dragon Quest III''===
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===''[[Dragon Quest III]]''===
 
Interestingly, [[Priest|Priests]] learn Dazzle in the third quest instead of the Magi. They pick up this spell at level 7 and it costs them 4 MP
 
Interestingly, [[Priest|Priests]] learn Dazzle in the third quest instead of the Magi. They pick up this spell at level 7 and it costs them 4 MP
  
===''Dragon Quest IV''===
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===''[[Dragon Quest IV]]''===
Dazzle causes a group of enemies to hallucinate (i.e see many copies of the target), thus making them harder to hit. [[Kiryl]] learns it at Level 6, and [[Orifiela]] joins the party already knowing the spell.
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Dazzle causes a group of enemies to hallucinate (i.e see many copies of the target), thus making them harder to hit. It can be cast for 4 [[MP]]. [[Kiryl]] learns it at Level 6, and [[Orifiela]] joins the party already knowing the spell.
  
===''Dragon Quest V''===
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===''[[Dragon Quest V]]''===
 
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===''Dragon Quest VI''===
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===''[[Dragon Quest VI]]''===
 
Dazzle is already known by [[Ashlynn]] upon joining the party, and learned by [[Milly]] at level 6. Other characters can learn this spell by advancing to rank 2 of the [[Mage]] vocation.
 
Dazzle is already known by [[Ashlynn]] upon joining the party, and learned by [[Milly]] at level 6. Other characters can learn this spell by advancing to rank 2 of the [[Mage]] vocation.
  
===''Dragon Quest VII''===
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===''[[Dragon Quest VII]]''===
The [[Gerion (Class)|Gerion]] can use Surround at the second tier after 16 battles. The Mage learns it at the sixth tier after 105 battles. [[Maribel]] learns it at level 11. It costs 3 MP to cast.
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The [[Draguar (Vocation)|Draguar]] can use Surround at the second tier after 16 battles. The Mage learns it at the sixth tier after 105 battles. [[Maribel]] learns it at level 11. It costs 3 MP to cast.
  
===''Dragon Quest VIII''===
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===''[[Dragon Quest VIII]]''===
 
[[Angelo]] learns Dazzle after investing 3 points into his Staff skill tree. It costs him 5 MP to cast and affects one group of enemies.  
 
[[Angelo]] learns Dazzle after investing 3 points into his Staff skill tree. It costs him 5 MP to cast and affects one group of enemies.  
  
===''Dragon Quest IX''===
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===''[[Dragon Quest IX]]''===
 
Dazzle is learned by [[Armamentalist|Armamentalists]] at level 2. It costs 5 MP to cast, and has a base accuracy of 75%. Once the caster's magical might reaches 50, the spell will gradually become more accurate. Once the stat reaches 500, the spell have a base accuracy of 100%.
 
Dazzle is learned by [[Armamentalist|Armamentalists]] at level 2. It costs 5 MP to cast, and has a base accuracy of 75%. Once the caster's magical might reaches 50, the spell will gradually become more accurate. Once the stat reaches 500, the spell have a base accuracy of 100%.
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Dazzle now only costs 3 MP to cast, and is already mastered by [[Serena (Dragon Quest XI)|Serena]] and [[Rab]] by the time they join the party.
  
 
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==Description==
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*'''Envelops a group of enemies in illusions.''' (Nintendo DS version of ''Dragon Quest IV''.)
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Latest revision as of 19:39, 14 February 2019

Dazzle is a recurring spell in the Dragon Quest series. It attempts to distract a group of enemies with illusions, reducing their accuracy to 38 (37.5%). Introduced in Dragon Quest II, it has been a low level spell that Magi learn early in their careers. The spell typically has a 100% success rate, barring enemy resistance.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest II[edit]

The Princess of Moonbrooke learns Dazzle at level 6 in all versions of DQII and can cast the spell for a mere 2 MP.

In the original NES version of II, Dazzle will only reduce accuracy by 25%. This flaw has been remedied in all subsequent versions.

Dragon Quest III[edit]

Interestingly, Priests learn Dazzle in the third quest instead of the Magi. They pick up this spell at level 7 and it costs them 4 MP

Dragon Quest IV[edit]

Dazzle causes a group of enemies to hallucinate (i.e see many copies of the target), thus making them harder to hit. It can be cast for 4 MP. Kiryl learns it at Level 6, and Orifiela joins the party already knowing the spell.

Dragon Quest V[edit]

Name Level
Honey --
Daughter --
Debora --
Pocus poppet --
Bianca 5
Dracky 5
Grudgerigar 5
Hellion 5
Nera 12

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

Dazzle is already known by Ashlynn upon joining the party, and learned by Milly at level 6. Other characters can learn this spell by advancing to rank 2 of the Mage vocation.

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

The Draguar can use Surround at the second tier after 16 battles. The Mage learns it at the sixth tier after 105 battles. Maribel learns it at level 11. It costs 3 MP to cast.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Angelo learns Dazzle after investing 3 points into his Staff skill tree. It costs him 5 MP to cast and affects one group of enemies.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

Dazzle is learned by Armamentalists at level 2. It costs 5 MP to cast, and has a base accuracy of 75%. Once the caster's magical might reaches 50, the spell will gradually become more accurate. Once the stat reaches 500, the spell have a base accuracy of 100%.

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest XI[edit]

Dazzle now only costs 3 MP to cast, and is already mastered by Serena and Rab by the time they join the party.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Description[edit]

  • Envelops a group of enemies in illusions. (Nintendo DS version of Dragon Quest IV.)