Double-Edged Slash

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Double-Edged Slash is an ability in the Dragon Quest series. It deals high damage but inflicts recoil on the user.


Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

Double-Edged Slash inflicts 150% damage, but the user takes 25% recoil damage. It is obtained by advancing to rank 4 of the Warrior vocation.

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

The skill has the same parameters as before, but is now learned by reaching rank 4 of the Gladiator vocation. In the 3DS remake the skill deals 170% and the recoil is reduced to 1/6th.

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

This ability is learned with 42 skill points allocated into Guts skill. The parameters are the same as in VI.

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

Double-slash is unlocked for 20 points in Hendrik's Heroism skill tree. It costs 6 MP to use, hits for 320% damage, and inflicts 32% recoil damage upon the knight.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Double-Edged Slash can be learned from:

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Double-Edged Slash can be learned from all the skills it could be previously, though Berserker now requires 6 points. It can also be learned from Cursader for 5 points.

Dragon Quest of the Stars[edit]

Double-Edged Slash is the main skill of the Sword of Ruin.

Double-Edged Slash (もろば斬り mo roba kiri)Dragon Quest of the Stars English logo.png
Ability information
Double-Edged Slash
Type & Rank Target CT Restriction
DQotS Red B.png 1 enemy 15s DQotS Sword.png
A 330% potency attack with 40% sustained by the user as recoil damage.
How to obtain
Sword of Ruin

Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai: A Hero's Bonds[edit]

Double-Edged Slash is a sword skill usable by Hyunckel and Luminary Leader (Hero and Warrior). It inflicts physical Slash-type damage and hurts the user by 10% of their max HP.