Dragon Slash

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Dragon Slash is a recurring skill. It typically deals 50% more damage to dragons. When combined with the Dragonsbane it does even more damage.


Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen[edit]

Absent from the original, it was included in the remakes as one of Psaro's special abilities. If the Falcon Blade is equipped, the skill will strike twice per use. Effected monsters:

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

Dragon Slash inflicts extra damage on dragons, otherwise it deals normal melee damage. It is obtained by advancing to rank 2 of the Gladiator vocation. Effected monsters:

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

Dragon slash is learned by reaching rank 2 of the Warrior vocation. Effected monsters:

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

The hero can use Dragon slash as a sword technique after investing 9 skill points into the associated skill. However, it cannot be learned by Angelo.

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

Dragon slash is the first of the sword techniques, obtained after 3 skill points are invested into that skill. Visually, the user leaps towards the target, then swings his or her sword, creating a brief vertical spout of fire as the swing finishes.

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

Dragon slash increases damage by 200% (plus 10), and is learned by the Hero, Erik, Sylvando, and Hendrik after purchasing the skill for ten points in their sword skill tree.

Dragon Quest Monsters[edit]

Called DrakSlash in this game, it requires the monster to reach level 12 with 68 HP, 72 attack and 62 agility. It is naturally learned by the Durran, EvilArmor, Grendal, MadRaven, ManEater and Skullroo.

Dragon Quest Monsters 2[edit]

The requirements to learn DrakSlash are unchanged. It is naturally learned by the Clawster. It is no longer naturally learned by the EvilArmor, MadRaven, Octoraid or Skullroo.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Dragon Slash can be learned from:

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Dragon Slash can be learned from all the skills it could be previously, though Firewind Slashes now requires only 38 points. It can now be learned from Battle Road Master for 20 points.

Battle Visuals[edit]