Batterfly knife

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Batterfly knife
DQIX - Batterfly dagger.png
Japanese バタフライダガー
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
Buy for Varies
Sell for Varies
Effect Paralyzes foe and deals bonus damage to bugs

The Batterfly knife is a recurring weapon in the series. It deals additional damage to members of the Bug family in each appearance.


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

 Batterfly Knife
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Attack +38
Equipable by Mages, Thieves, Warriors, Omnivocational master
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 1,200
Flavor text A keen knife that paralyses its prey part of the time.
Notes 12.5% paralysis
120% damage to bugs

The blade can be honed further by combining it with one Disturbin' turban and five Butterfly wings, resulting in the Dread dagger.

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

 Batterfly knife
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
(forge buffs)
(+31, +33, +36)
Paralysis chance +8%
Recipe Silver ore x2, Coagulant x1, Butterfly wing x1
Equipable by Erik, Sylvando
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 600
Flavor text A brutal, barbed blade that can soemtimes stop enemies in their tracks with paralysis.
Notes +120% damage to bugs

The forging manual for the batterfly knife is the Building Butterfly Bric-a-Brac book, which is found on a shelf in the Octagonia orphanage.


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