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The Great Bow is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest franchise. The weapon was depicted as a colossal crossbow in past games, but as of VIII the great bow has since been redesigned as a traditional longbow.

Great bow
GreatBow.png
Japanese ビッグボウガン
Old localizations Bow gun
Found in Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation
Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
Buy for various, see article
Sell for various, see article
Effect None

AppearancesEdit

Dragon Quest VEdit

The Great bow has an attack bonus of +100. It can be purchased in Precaria for 37,000 gold. Sancho can equip them, along with assorted monsters.

Dragon Quest VIEdit

Great bows can be bought in Greedmore Valley for 37,000 gold and sold for 27,750 gold. They have attack bonuses of +110 and Style bonuses of +25. Great bows can also be upgraded for 20,000 gold to have an increased Style bonus of +65. Once the bow has been upgraded, it will sell for 31,500 gold. Carver, Terry, and Goowain can equip them.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten PastEdit

Great bows have an attack bonus of 110 and a style bonus of 25. They can be sold for 18,500 gold. The Hero and Aishe can equip them.

Dragon Quest VIIIEdit

The Great bow has an attack bonus of +95. They can be bought for 28,000 gold in Tryan Gully and sold for 14,000 gold. Angelo can equip them.

Dragon Quest IXEdit

Great bows can be bought in Upover for 31,500 gold and sold for 15,750 gold. They have an attack bonus of +99 and a 2 star rarity. Armamentalists, Rangers, and Sages can equip them.

Dragon Quest HeroesEdit