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The '''wizard's staff''' is a recurring weapon in the [[Dragon Quest (series)|Dragon Quest]] franchise.
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{{Item
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|title = ''Wizard's staff''
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|image = [[Image:WizardsStaff.png|right|200px]]
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|japanese = {{tt|まどうしのつえ|Madōshi no tsue}}
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|names = Wizard wand <br> Wizard's wand
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|games = ''[[Dragon Quest II]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest III]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest VII]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest VIII]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest IX]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest X]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest XI]]''
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| buy = Varies, see article
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| sell = varies, see article
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|effect = Casts [[Sizz]] or [[Frizz]] when used as a tool in battle.
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}}
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<center>''A staff that throws fire at foes if used as an item in battle.''</center>
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<center>--In-game description from ''[[Dragon Quest IX]]''.</center>
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The '''wizard's staff''' is a recurring weapon in the ''[[Dragon Quest (series)|Dragon Quest]]'' franchise. When used as a tool in battle, it casts [[Frizz]] on an enemy. It is usually the first [[wand]] that the player can find.
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==Characteristics==
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This staff's design has changed little over the years. It is a gnarled wooden staff long enough to be held with two hands and topped with a red crystal orb that is held with a gnarled claw. In earlier games in the series, the end of the staff had a metal tip and a smaller blue orb at the bottom end. Starting with ''Dragon Quest VII'', the wizard's staff no longer had the orb at the bottom and the design has stayed the same since then. It also become reclassified as a [[heavy wand]] starting with ''Dragon Quest X''.  
  
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
===''[[Dragon Quest VIII]]''===
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==={{DQ2}}===
The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +15.
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The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +27 (+8 in the NES version). It can be equipped by all three characters. In this game, the wizard's staff actually casts [[Sizz]], which was still a single-target spell. It can be purchased from [[Rippleport]], [[Tantegel]], [[Slewse]] and [[Beran]] for 2,500 [[Gold]] Coins (4,000 in the smartphone remakes) or won by playing [[Tombola]] and getting 3 Moons in a row. It can be sold for 1,875 Gold Coins in the NES version and 3,000 in the smartphone remakes.
===''[[Dragon Quest IX]]''===
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The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +7.
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{{Descriptions
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|DQ2=A staff imbued with the mysteries of magic.<ref>Mobile, Android and iOS version</ref>
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}}
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==={{DQ3}}===
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The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +15. It can only be equipped by [[Mage]]s and [[Sage]]s. It can be purchased from [[Norvik]] for 1,500 gold.
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==={{DQ7}}===
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The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +15 and a style bonus of +11. It can only be equipped by [[Maribel]] and [[Sir Mervyn]]. It can be purchased from [[Alltrades Abbey (Dragon Quest VII)|Alltrades Abbey]] in the past for 1,500 gold and sold for 750 gold. Wizard's staffs can also be won as prizes from the Lucky Panel at the [[Casino]] near [[Pilgrim's Rest]] inn.
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==={{DQ8}}===
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The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +15. It can be equipped by [[Jessica]] and [[Angelo]]. It can be purchased from [[Simpleton]] and [[Ascantha]] for 1,300 gold. The wizard's staff can be upgraded using the [[Alchemy Pot]] into either the [[magma staff]] by combining it with a [[rockbomb shard]] or the [[staff of antimagic]] by combining it with a [[rune staff]].
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==={{DQ9}}===
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{{Equipment|header|image=DQIX wizards staff.png|name=Wizard's staff|console=DS}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=Attack|modifier=+7}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=MP Absorption Rate|modifier=1.5%}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=Rarity|modifier=★☆☆☆☆}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=Found|modifier=Sold in [[Stornway]] and [[Coffinwell]].<br>Dropped by [[Magus|Magi]] at {{fraction|1|64}} and rarely dropped by [[Blinkster]]s at {{fraction|1|128}}.}}
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{{Equipment|footer|buyPrice=840|sellPrice=420|equipableBy=[[Priest]], [[Mage]], [[Paladin]], [[Armamentalist]], [[Sage]], Omnivocational Wandmaster|class=Wand
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|flavor=A staff that throws fire at foes if used as an item in battle.
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|notes=Casts Frizz on a single enemy in battle.<br>Upgrades into [[Staff of sentencing]].
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}}
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==={{DQ10}}===
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{{Stub}}
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==={{DQ11}}===
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{{Equipment|header|name=Wizard's staff}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=Attack<br>(forge buffs)|modifier=+17<br>(+18, +19 ,+20)}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=Magical Might<br>(forge buffs)|modifier=+17<br>(+17, +18, +19)}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=Magical Mending<br>(forge buffs)|modifier=+8<br>(+8, +8, +9)}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=MP Absorption|modifier=+8}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=Recipe|modifier=[[Pink pine]] x2, [[Warmaline]] x1, [[Lamplight]] x1 }}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=Rarity|modifier=★☆☆☆☆}}
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{{Equipment|stat|name=Found|modifier=Sold in [[Gondolia]].}}
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{{Equipment|footer|buyPrice=1,300|sellPrice=650|equipableBy=[[Veronica (Dragon Quest XI)|Veronica]], [[Rab]]|class=Heavy Wand
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|flavor=A sorcerous staff that can be used to fling fireballs at foes.
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|notes=Casts Frizz when used in battle.
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}}
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The forging manual for the wizard's staff, '''So You Want to Be a Witch''', is found on a bookshelf in the [[Gallopolis]] inn.
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==Gallery==
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<center><gallery>
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Image:Wizardswand.JPG|
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Image:DQII_Wizards_Wand.png|The wizard's staff from ''Dragon Quest II''.
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DQII Wizards staff.jpg|The wizard's staff from the Game Boy version of ''Dragon Quest II''.
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Image:DQIII_Wizards_Wand.png|''Dragon Quest III''.
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Image:Wizards staff.png|The wizard's staff from ''Dragon Quest VII''.
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Image:Wizard'sstaff9.jpg|The wizard's staff from ''Dragon Quest IX''.
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</gallery></center>
  
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==Reference==
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<references/>
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{{DQWeapons}}
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[[Category:Wands]]
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[[Category:Heavy wands]]
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[[Category:Dragon Quest II weapons]]
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[[Category:Dragon Quest III weapons]]
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[[Category:Dragon Quest VII weapons]]
 
[[Category:Dragon Quest VIII weapons]]
 
[[Category:Dragon Quest VIII weapons]]
 
[[Category:Dragon Quest IX weapons]]
 
[[Category:Dragon Quest IX weapons]]
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[[Category:Dragon Quest XI weapons]]

Latest revision as of 14:42, 20 June 2020

The wizard's staff is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest franchise. When used as a tool in battle, it casts Frizz on an enemy. It is usually the first wand that the player can find.

Wizard's staff
WizardsStaff.png
Japanese まどうしのつえ
Old localizations Wizard wand
Wizard's wand
Found in Dragon Quest II
Dragon Quest III
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Buy for Varies, see article
Sell for varies, see article
Effect Casts Sizz or Frizz when used as a tool in battle.
A staff that throws fire at foes if used as an item in battle.
--In-game description from Dragon Quest IX.

CharacteristicsEdit

This staff's design has changed little over the years. It is a gnarled wooden staff long enough to be held with two hands and topped with a red crystal orb that is held with a gnarled claw. In earlier games in the series, the end of the staff had a metal tip and a smaller blue orb at the bottom end. Starting with Dragon Quest VII, the wizard's staff no longer had the orb at the bottom and the design has stayed the same since then. It also become reclassified as a heavy wand starting with Dragon Quest X.

AppearancesEdit

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary LineEdit

The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +27 (+8 in the NES version). It can be equipped by all three characters. In this game, the wizard's staff actually casts Sizz, which was still a single-target spell. It can be purchased from Rippleport, Tantegel, Slewse and Beran for 2,500 Gold Coins (4,000 in the smartphone remakes) or won by playing Tombola and getting 3 Moons in a row. It can be sold for 1,875 Gold Coins in the NES version and 3,000 in the smartphone remakes.

GameDescription
A staff imbued with the mysteries of magic.[1]

Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of SalvationEdit

The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +15. It can only be equipped by Mages and Sages. It can be purchased from Norvik for 1,500 gold.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten PastEdit

The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +15 and a style bonus of +11. It can only be equipped by Maribel and Sir Mervyn. It can be purchased from Alltrades Abbey in the past for 1,500 gold and sold for 750 gold. Wizard's staffs can also be won as prizes from the Lucky Panel at the Casino near Pilgrim's Rest inn.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed KingEdit

The wizard's staff has an attack bonus of +15. It can be equipped by Jessica and Angelo. It can be purchased from Simpleton and Ascantha for 1,300 gold. The wizard's staff can be upgraded using the Alchemy Pot into either the magma staff by combining it with a rockbomb shard or the staff of antimagic by combining it with a rune staff.

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry SkiesEdit

   Wizard's staff  (DS)
Attack +7
MP Absorption Rate 1.5%
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Found Sold in Stornway and Coffinwell.
Dropped by Magi at 164 and rarely dropped by Blinksters at 1128.
Equipable by Priest, Mage, Paladin, Armamentalist, Sage, Omnivocational Wandmaster
Buy Price 840
Sell Price 420
Flavor text A staff that throws fire at foes if used as an item in battle.
Notes Casts Frizz on a single enemy in battle.
Upgrades into Staff of sentencing.

Dragon Quest XEdit

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive AgeEdit

 Wizard's staff
Attack
(forge buffs)
+17
(+18, +19 ,+20)
Magical Might
(forge buffs)
+17
(+17, +18, +19)
Magical Mending
(forge buffs)
+8
(+8, +8, +9)
MP Absorption +8
Recipe Pink pine x2, Warmaline x1, Lamplight x1
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Found Sold in Gondolia.
Equipable by Veronica, Rab
Buy Price 1,300
Sell Price 650
Flavor text A sorcerous staff that can be used to fling fireballs at foes.
Notes Casts Frizz when used in battle.

The forging manual for the wizard's staff, So You Want to Be a Witch, is found on a bookshelf in the Gallopolis inn.

GalleryEdit

ReferenceEdit

  1. Mobile, Android and iOS version