Bandit blade

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Bandit blade
Bandit blade IX artwork.png
Japanese さんぞくのサーベル
Romaji Sanzoku no sāberu
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Rivals
Dragon Quest Walk
Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai: A Hero's Bonds
Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Scanner
Effect Inflicts increased damage to Plant family monsters. (Walk only)
Temporarily increases the wielder's Slash damage when a skill is used. (A Hero's Bonds only)

The Bandit blade is a recurring sword in the Dragon Quest series. It is a simple sabre of the type commonly wielded by outlaws. Though the flavor text implies that it is exclusively for thieves to use, any sword-swinging character can equip it.


Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

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A sizeable sabre supremely suited to swindling sorts.
Rarity Stats Vocations
★☆☆☆☆ Attack +58 IXwarrioricon.pngIXthieficon.pngIXminstrelicon.png
Price Location
6,300 / 3,150 Sold at Gleeba and Batsureg.
1128 chance of being dropped by Mandrake marauders.
Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
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Dragon Quest X[edit]

The Bandit blade has an Attack bonus of +20, a Style bonus of +3, increases the wielder's Weight by 3, and has an equipment level of 14. It can be equipped by Warriors, Gladiators, Paladins, Armamentalists, Fortune Tellers, Gadabouts, Demon Swordsmen, and Guardians, as well as Hussar in the Offline version of the game. The blade can be crafted with weaponsmithing.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

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A savage sabre that's often seen in the hands of outlaws.
Stats with forge buffs
Attack +30/35/41/47
Requires 8 Perfectionist's pearls to rework.
Price Location
N/A / 550 Dundrasil treasure chest
1128 chance of being dropped by Grublins and Vicious grublins.
Forging difficulty
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Dragon Quest Rivals[edit]

The Bandit blade appeared in the 3rd cardpack, "Cries of the Phoenix and Mother Earth" as a weapon card exclusively for Warrior leaders.

Dragon Quest Walk[edit]

The Bandit blade is a 3★ one-handed sword with an Attack bonus of +26. At max level, it would allow the wielder to use Flame Slash, increases damage against monsters of the Plant family by 5%, and would gain an additional +5 bonus to Attack.

Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai: A Hero's Bonds[edit]

The Bandit blade is a 3★ sword with a max Physical Attack bonus of +60 that could be wielded by the Luminary Leader as a Hero or Warrior, Dai, Avan, Baran, and Nova. It would temporarily raise the user's Slash damage when a skill with a stock of 2 or higher was used.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolArma de ladrónSpanish for "thief's weapon".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisLame de brigandFrench for "brigand's blade".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschRäuberklingeGerman for "robber blade".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoLama del briganteItalian for "brigand's blade".