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Dragon QuestEdit

The Hero can equip some swords found in Alefgard; the strongest weapon is the ancestral blade.

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary LineEdit

Both The Prince of Midenhall and the Prince of Cannock can equip swords, though the former has a larger selection to choose from.

Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of SalvationEdit

The Hero, Warriors, and Merchants can use various swords. Priests and Sages can use some swords as well, but not as many as other classes.

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the ChosenEdit

The Hero, Ragnar McRyan, Torneko Taloon, Kiryl, Meena Mahabala, and Psaro can use various swords. However Kiryl and Meena are much more restricted in their options.

Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly BrideEdit

The Hero, his son, Debora Briscoletti, Sancho, Tuppence, and numerous monster companions such as Slime Knights can use various swords. Compared to previous games though, the selection is spread out, and some blades can only be used by certain monster companions.

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of RevelationEdit

The Hero, Carver, Amos, Terry, and various monsters can use swords.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten PastEdit

The Hero, Kiefer, and Aishe can use various swords. Sir Mervyn can use swords as well, but is more restricted.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed KingEdit

Both The Hero and Angelo can wield swords. While there is some overlap, there are differences in their skill sets and some swords are restricted to either the Hero or Angelo. The hero (and later Jessica and Red) mostly use broadswords and longswords, while Angelo uses rapiers.

Once Jessica Albert raises her knife skill to 30 points, she can start equipping swords as well. Red is able to do the same once she invests 59 skill points into her Knife skill.

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry SkiesEdit

Swords can be used by the Warrior, Thief, Minstrel, Gladiator, and Armamentalist vocations. However, once a character fully masters the Sword skill, they can freely use swords with any vocation.

Dragon Quest XEdit

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive AgeEdit

The Hero, Erik, Sylvando, and Hendrik can equip swords. Swords are by far the most plentiful weapon class and deal extra damage to dragons. They are not as strong as their two-handed brethren, but the user can be dual-wield them for extra damage.

Dragon Quest BuildersEdit

Dragon Quest Builders 2Edit

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight BelowEdit

Luceus, Aurora, and Terry use swords as their main weapons. The former two share a mostly identical list, but the wanderer in blue has a selection all too himself Aurora & Luceus:

Terry's swords:

Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's EndEdit

Lazarel and Teresa can equip swords as their default weapons, and Terry returns as a part of the game's story mode.

Torneko no Daibōken: Fushigi no DungeonEdit

Dragon Quest SwordsEdit