The Azimuth

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The Azimuth is a small town in Dragon Quest IV. It is an isolated settlement where the architecture is centered around a lake with successive, receding levels of stone, and all o the buildings are supported by external columns.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen[edit]

Azimuth is located on the Central Island, The Azimuth is said to be the nearest point to the sky, but also the nearest to the Doorway to Nadiria. One of the inhabitants believes he can hear the voice of God coming from the heavens.

To the east of the town is Baron's Folly, and to the south is the Stairway to Zenithia.

Shops & services[edit]

ICON-ITEM-SHOP.png Item Shop 
Item Price Attributes
ICON-Medicinal herb.png Medicinal herb8?
ICON-Antidotal herb.png Antidotal herb10?
ICON-Holy water.png Holy water20?
ICON-Chimaera wing.png Chimaera wing25?
ICON-Moonwort bulb.png Moonwort bulb30?
ICON-Musk.png Musk150?
ICON-ARMOUR-SHOP.png Armor Shop 
Item Price Attributes
ICON-Iron mask.png Iron mask3,500Defense +25
ICON-Dragon shield.png Dragon shield7,100Defense +30
ICON-Magic vestment.png Magic vestment4,400Defense +35/+38
ICON-Dragon mail.png Dragon mail5,200Defense +45
ICON-Spiked armour.png Spiked armour9,800Defense +50

Treasure[edit]

Nearby monsters[edit]

Azimuth.jpg

Remake changes[edit]

  • In Chapter 6, the town dais now has a hole which leads to the bonus dungeon.
  • The normal town music is replaced with the music heard in a shrine, signifying the town's status as a holy sanctuary.

Etymology[edit]

An azimuth is a measurement that marks the horizontal direction or a celestial object such as a comet or asteroid. In the context of the game, it refers to the inhabitants watching the movement of Zenithia across the sky from the ground.

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