|Found in||Dragon Quest III (remakes only)|
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Dragon Quest of the Stars
Dragon Quest Tact
|Effect||Has a chance to instantly kill an enemy when attacking.|
The Assassin's dagger is a recurring knife in the Dragon Quest series. Much like the Poison needle, it has a chance to instantly kill an enemy in a single strike, but it also capable of dealing normal damage as well. Unfortunately, it cannot chip away at the HP of a monster in the Metal slime familys 1 point at a time like the aforementioned dirk.
The Assassin's dagger grants an Attack bonus of +25, a 6.25% (1⁄16th) chance to instantly slay a foe, and may only be equipped by Mages and Thieves. In the Super Famicom and Game Boy Color versions, an assassin's dagger can be found on the third Treasures n' Trapdoors track near the Castle of the Dragon Queen and the Shrine of Shackles in a treasure chest. In all other versions, there is only one in the game, and it can be found in the basement of Romaria Castle, behind a door locked by the Ultimate Key.
It can be sold for 4,125 gold coins.
|A venomous barb which can inflict a critical hit.|
The Assassin's dagger has an Attack bonus of +30 and a style bonus of +11. It has a 12.5% chance to deal instant death to an enemy and can only be equipped by Maribel. Assassin's daggers can be purchased from various shops for 1,500 gold coin and sold for 750 gold coins. They can also be won as prizes from the Lucky Panel at the Casino or dropped by Fighting batboons and Nail blighters.
- There is a beneficial bug in the 3DS remake where the instant death chance is calculated a second time after damage is displayed.
|A compact knife made especially for assassins.|
The Assassin's dagger has an Attack bonus of +37. It can only be equipped by Jessica, as well as Red in the Nintendo 3DS version. One can be found in the Arcadia Region in a treasure chest that requires the Thief's Key to open. They can be dropped rarely by Anchormen, Claws in the PS2 and Cell phone versions, Jackal rippers, and Jumping jackals. Note: using Jessica's Sudden Death technique when the dagger is equipped will not increase the likelihood of the skill's success, and the instant death effect is absent altogether. It can be sold for 1,250 gold coins. The Assassin's dagger can be made in the Alchemy Pot and can be used to create an Imp knife, as well.
The Assassin's dagger has an Attack bonus of +22, a style bonus of +2, and increases the wielder's weight by 2. The dagger now only has a 1% chance of inflicting instant death. It can be equipped by Mages, Thieves, Minstrels, and Dancers.
|This article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.|
The Assassin's dagger is a C-rank dagger that can be acquired as a reward for completing the Daggers: Advanced level. It has a WIS and max MP bonus of +4 and two slots for Alchemy Effects.
- Nintendo 3DS version
- Sony Playstation 2, Mobile, and Nintendo 3DS versions.