Cheiron's bow

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When used as an item in battle, this bow restores 30 or more HP to all allies.
(Description when selecting the Cheirons' bow in PS2 Dragon Quest VIII.)
Cheiron's bow
Japanese ケイロンの弓
Romaji {{{romaji}}}
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
Dragon Quest X
Effect Heals party

Cheiron's bow is a Bow weapon introduced in Dragon Quest VIII.

It is a weapon of mid-tier strength that heals the party when used as an item in battle, allowing for the user to ease the burden on the party healer.


Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King[edit]

The Cheiron's bow is a weapon for Angelo with an Attack bonus of +63 and restores 30~40 HP when used in battle. It can be sold for 4,500 gold coins.

The Bow can find it at the top of Rydon's Tower, requiring either the Ultimate Key or the Magic Key to unlock the chest.

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

 Cheiron's bow  (DS)
Rarity ★★☆☆☆
Attack +92
Equipable by Armamentalists, Sages, Rangers, Omnivocational Bowmaster
Found Sold in Dourbridge secret shop
Buy Price 22,400
Sell Price 11,200 gold coins
Flavor text A blessed bow that heals all allies if used as an item in battle.
Notes Restores 30~40 HP to the party

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below[edit]


The Bow's zebra accents are possibly a reference to Cairon, a centaur from Michael Ende's Never-ending Story who is described as being a zebra from the waist down. Cairon himself is an homage to Cheiron of Greek mythology, being a sagacious centaur who tutored such heroes as Achilles and Hercules.