Cypress stick

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Cypress stick
CypressStick.png
Japanese ひのきのぼう
Old localizations Wooden cane
Stick
Found in Dragon Quest II
Dragon Quest III
Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest Builders
Buy for varies, see article
Sell for varies, see article
Effect N/A

The cypress stick is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest franchise. It is a simple wooden stick and is usually the weakest weapon in the game.

Characteristics[edit]

The cypress stick is a crude, but simple length of wood that can be used as a club or baton. In its earliest depictions, it had a loop at the end of its handle. Later entries in the series shows the cypress stick as having a length of cloth around its handle as a rudimentary grip.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line[edit]

The cypress stick has an Attack bonus of +2. It can be equipped by all characters. The Princess of Moonbrooke joins the party with it equipped.

GameDescription
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A simple weapon made from the branch of a cypress tree.[1]

Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation[edit]

The cypress stick has an Attack bonus of +2. It can be equipped by all classes. The King of Aliahan gives one to the hero at the beginning of his quest.

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen[edit]

The cypress stick has an Attack bonus of +2. It can be equipped by all characters. Borya is initially equipped with it.

Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride[edit]

The cypress stick has an Attack bonus of +2. The hero begins his journey with this weapon.

GameDescription
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Doesn't appear to have any special effects.[2]

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

The cypress stick has an Attack bonus of +2. It can be equipped by Ashlynn, Carver, Milly, and Nevan. It can be bought for 10 gold and sold for 7.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

The cypress stick has an Attack bonus of +2. It can be equipped by all characters. When equipped by Ruff, it actually decreases his attack by 1. In the 3DS version, it is initially equipped by Kiefer.

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

The cypress stick has an Attack bonus of +4. In this game, it is classified as a sword and can only be equipped by the Hero. Although it has no practical use in combat, the cypress stick can be used in various Alchemy recipes:

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

 Cypress stick
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Attack
(forge buffs)
+7
(+9, +11, +16)
Found Sold in Cobblestone
Equipable by The Hero, Erik, Sylvando, Hendrik
Buy Price 10
Sell Price 5
Flavor text A sturdy little stick fashioned from a branch of the cypress tree
Notes Dropped by Cruelcumbers at a rate of 164


Dragon Quest Builders[edit]

Dragon Quest Builders 2[edit]

The cypress stick increases the Builder's Attack by +8, it can be crafted from 1 unit of wood at a worn-out workbench or anvil.


In Other Languages[edit]


Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolPorra de CiprésLiterally cypress club

Trivia[edit]

  • The cypress stick shares its position as the weakest weapon in the series with the bamboo lance.
  • The anime series Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei makes a humorous reference to the cypress stick in an imagine spot as being the bare minimum for an adventurer, along with the plain clothes and pot lid.

Gallery[edit]

Reference[edit]

  1. Mobile, Android and iOS version
  2. Mobile, Android, iOS and Nintendo DS version