Falcon blade

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The Falcon Blade (also known as the Falcon Sword) is a sword featured in multiple games in the Dragon Quest series. The sword is incredibly fast, allowing those wielding it to attack twice in a single turn. In later games, it can be upgraded into an über falcon blade.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest II[edit]

The falcon blade has an attack bonus of +7. It can be purchased from Tuhn for 25,000 gold and can be equipped by the Hero and the Prince of Cannock.

Dragon Quest III[edit]

The falcon sword can be bought for 25,000 gold in Rimuldar and sold for 18,750 gold. It has an attack bonus of +5. The Hero, merchants, thieves, and sages can equip it.

Dragon Quest IV[edit]

The falcon blade has an attack bonus of +67 and can be won from the Endor Casino for 65,000 tokens. It can be equipped by the Hero, Ragnar, and Psaro. Psaro joins the party with a falcon blade equipped.

Dragon Quest V[edit]

The falcon blade has an attack bonus of +67 and each strike hits for 75%, totaling up to 150%. It can be obtained by trading 35 mini medals to King Dominucus. It can also be found on the Nadiria and Stark Raving Mad T'n'T boards.

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

The falcon blade has the now standard attack bonus of +67, but only deals 50% damage per strike, and an appearance bonus of +32. It can be equipped by the Hero, Melvin, and Aira.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

The falcon blade has an attack bonus of +37 and returns to 75% per hit. It can be obtained from the Baccarat Casino for 10,000 tokens and can be equipped by The Hero, Angelo, and Jessica provided she can equip swords. It can be upgraded using the Alchemy Pot with a meteorite bracer into an Über falcon blade.

It can also be sold for 5,000 Gold Coins.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

DQIX-falcon blade.png  Falcon blade  (DS)
Attack +12
Equipment Class
Equipable by
Buy Price 14800
Sell Price 7400
Flavor text A sword so fast, it can slice an enemy twice in a single strike.

Equipping this, or the improved version, doubles the number of swings taken when the wielder performs a physical attack. This means that a character who performs Falcon Slash while wielding one of these swords swings four times, each hitting for 75% as usual.


Falcon blade (DS)
Location Info
Ship In a chest; requires the Ultimate key.
Stornway Sold by post-game bonus vendor in weapon shop.

Description[edit]

  • This lightning-fast sword can strike twice in a single turn. (Description of the Falcon Blade from Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen.)
  • A sword capable of slicing twice in rapid succession, faster than a falcon in flight. (Description of the Falcon Blade from Dragon Quest VIII.)

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