Metal king sword

The Metal king sword is a powerful sword in the Dragon Quest series. It is frequently one of the most powerful weapons in each game it appears in and also has the ability to guarantee 1 point of damage to metal slimes. It features an emblem of a metal king slime on its crossguard. Originally one copy of the sword was available to players in the games it appeared in, but with the introduction of the Alchemy system it has become the zenith of an upgrade chain that begins with the Metal slime sword and multiple units can be acquired.

Metal king sword
Metal king slime sword IX artwork.png
Japanese メタルキングのけん
Romaji Metaru kingu no ken
Old localizations MetlKing swrd
Found in Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Effect Guarantees metal slime damage


Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly BrideEdit

The Metal king sword has an attack bonus of +130. It can be purchased as a casino prize for 50,000 tokens. It can be equipped by the Hero, the Hero's son, Tuppence, Dwight, and any slime type recruit.

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of RevelationEdit

The Metal king sword has an attack bonus of +130 and a style bonus of +40, and every character can equip it. The only place it can be found is floor five of Mortamor's Dreadlair. It can be sold for 7,500 gold.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten PastEdit

The Metal king sword has an attack bonus of +130 and a style bonus of +40. It can be equipped by the Hero, Maribel, Sir Mervyn, and Aishe. Metal king swords can be purchased at the Premium Bazaar final evolution of the Haven in the PlayStation original and on Sharkeye's ship in the 3DS remake. It also provides a +50 style bonus if equipped along with the metal king shield, metal king helm, and metal king armour.

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry SkiesEdit

 Metal king sword
Rarity ★★★☆☆
Attack +137
Equipable by Armamentalists, Gladiators, Minstrels, Thieves, Omnivocational master
Recipie Liquid metal sword x 1, Orichalcum x 1, Slime crown x 1
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 30,000
Flavor text An incredibly hard blade that carries incredible clout.
Notes +1 damage to metal globs

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive AgeEdit

Metal king sword  
A stupendously sturdy double-handed blade specially designed for slicing through metal monsters
Stats with forge buffs
Attack +161/168/175/183
+1 damage to metal globs
Price Location
N/A - 15,000 Fun-Size Forge
Forging difficulty
Molten globules x 1, Slime crown x 1, Über agate of evolution x 1 + Dracolyte

The instruction manual for crafting the sword is the Making Things with Metal Kings book, which is the reward for turning in 110 mini medals at L'Academie

Dragon Quest Monsters: JokerEdit

A mighty sword lethal to metal monsters. Obtained through Wi-Fi. It has an attack bonus of +102.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2Edit

They can be stolen from metal king slimes. It can be bought for 62,300 gold and sold for 6,230 gold. It has an attack bonus of +102.

Dragon Quest SwordsEdit

This weapon is made by tempering the Rusty Old Sword with 5 Gold Bar and 4 Noble Metal. This sword is particularly effective against metal enemies, and increases the Hero's attack by +125.

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