(Description when selecting the Rusty old sword in Dragon Quest VIII.)
The Rusty Sword (sometimes Rusty Old Sword) is an infrequently occurring weapon in the Dragon Quest series. Though not very serviceable in its current state, it can always be refurbished into something truly remarkable...
|Found in||Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation|
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|
- In the 3DS verison, two more Rusty old swords were added: one can be found in Memories Lane and another can be found Altar of Wroth.
The Rusty Sword is found in the Realm of the Mighty. It can be refurbished into the legendary Erdrick's sword. While not available in shops, it was available as a DQVC item during the last part of June 2011.
|Rusty sword (DS)|
|Found||Red chest in the Realm of the Mighty, eighth floor|
|Equipable by||Armamentalists, Gladiators, Minstrels, Thieves, Omnivocational master|
|Flavor text||A shabby and unshiny sword whose origins are obscure.|
|Notes||Becomes Erdrick's sword with nine Glass frits and one Orichalcum chunk|
Misses 25% of the time
This sword can be tempered into the Metal King Sword.
|Olde Reflectory||Lucky Bag item drop by Clank 'n' Knalc|
- The rusty sword's initial attack bonus of +63 is likely an homage to how the zenithan sword only provided +65 when it was first obtained, and needed to be empowered by the Zenith Dragon.