Demon Demeaner

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Demon Demeaner is a recurring skill in the Dragon Quest series that deals heavy damage to monsters of the demon family. It likely influenced the creation of the Beelzefreeze and Devil’s Delight skills in the main games.


Torneko: The Last Hope[edit]

DevilCut appears as a special sword skill that deals double damage to monsters of the Demon family and costs 2 Hunger to use. The condition for learning it is by killing 5 monsters of the Demon family on the same floor.

Dragon Quest Monsters[edit]

DevilCut requires the monster to reach level 12 with 64 max HP, 58 Attack, 62 Agility, and 48 Intelligence. It can be learned naturally by HornBeet, Rayburn, Reaper, and SabreMan. It costs 3 MP to use and deals 1.5 times more damage to demons.

Dragon Quest Monsters 2[edit]

The Intelligence requirement to learn DevilCut changed to 87. It can now also be learned by Serpentia and Sickler.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Demon Demeanor now costs 2 MP and deals an extra 35% damage to members of the Demon family. It can be learned from:

Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince[edit]

Demon Demeaner costs 4 MP and deals double damage to demons, with all other monsters taking 60% damage. It is learned via the Air Fryer, Crack Afficionado, Dark Artist, Good Knight, and Pest Controller talents.

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

Demon Demeaner can be learned by tigercubs at level 16 and crabber dabber doos at level 38. It costs 17 MP to use and inflicts 270% potency physical damage to demons and 135% potency physical damage to all other families. It can also be taught to any unit by using an ability scroll, which can be purchased in the Arena Medal Swap Shop for 500 medals or the limited Dragon Quest VI Medal Swap Shop for 1,500 medals.

Demon Demeaner (あくま斬り Akuma kiri)Tactlogo.png
Ability information
Demon Demeaner
Role * Type * Element MP cost
Attack Physical DQTact Non-elemental.png 17
Range Additional effects
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Deals 270% potency physical damage to demons, 135% potency physical damage to all other families
Naturally learnt by
Crabber dabber doo, Tigercub

Related skills[edit]