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List of focus skills in Dragon Quest IX

War CryEdit

A battle cry that paralyzes a group of enemies with fear. This prevents them from taking their next turn (similar to Pratfall). Requires 4 skill points to learn.

Psyche UpEdit

Boosts your own tension by one level. Requires 16 skill points to learn.

Mens SanaEdit

Removes negative status changes from user. Costs 2 MP to use and 32 skill points to learn.

Mind Over MatterEdit

Applies Insulate to protect from breath attacks for 6~9 turns. Costs 1 MP to use and 55 skill points to learn.

MeditationEdit

Heals self for 80~90 HP. Costs 3 MP to use, making it slightly more cost efficient than a weak Midheal. Requires 82 skill points to learn.

Passive BonusesEdit

Fully maximizing the Focus skill tree will grant the following permanent bonuses for the character:

  • +10 Agility when 10 skill points are invested.
  • +10 Strength when 22 skill points are invested.
  • +30 HP when 42 skill points are invested.
  • +30 Agility when 68 skill points are invested.
  • +60 Agility when the skill tree is fully mastered.