Deadly nightblade

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Deadly nightblade
DQIX - Deadly nightblade.png
Japanese シーブスナイフ
Romaji Shībusunaifu
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest Walk
Dragon Quest Tact
Effect Increases the wielder's Attack.

The Deadly nightblade is a recurring Knife in the Dragon Quest series, first appearing in Dragon Quest IX. Its name is likely a pun on deadly nightshade, a poisonous plant.


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

DQIX Deadly nightblade.png Deadly nightblade DQIX Logo.png
DQIX - Deadly nightblade.png
A nefarious knife for nimble-fingered ne'er-do-wells.
Rarity Stats Vocations
★☆☆☆☆ Attack +42 IXwarrioricon.pngIXmageicon.pngIXthieficon.png
Upgrades into Falcon knife earrings or Assassin's dagger.
Price Location
2,900 gold coins/1,450 gold coins Sold in Bloomingdale.
Equipped by Patty when she joins the party.
1128 chance of being dropped by Handsome crabs.
Ingredient 1 Ingredient 2 Ingredient 3
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Dragon Quest X[edit]

The deadly nightblade has an Attack bonus of +17, a Style bonus of +3, and increases the wielder's weight by 2. It can be equipped by Mages, Minstrels, Thieves, Dancers, Gadabouts, Demon Swordsmen, and Pirates. It can be crafted with weaponsmithing.

  • In the Offline version of the game, it can only be equipped by the Hero as a Mage, Thief, Minstrel, Dancer, or Gadabout, and Duston.

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

The Deadly nightblade is a D-rank dagger that can be acquired as a reward for completing the Daggers: Intermediate level. It has a WIS and max MP bonus of +3 and two slots for Alchemy Effects.