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Fatalistick xi icon.png
Japanese 暗黒の樹木
Romaji Ankoku no jumoku
Old localizations Deadwood
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Effect Used as an ingredient to create items.

Fatalistick, also known as Deadwood, is a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. It is a warped piece of lumber with a sinister aura that is used as a crafting ingredient. Its name is a play on the word "fatalistic".


Dragon Quest X[edit]

Fatalistick is used as a material for crafting weapons, clothing, and furniture. It can be purchased from a material shop for 390 gold, picked up from sparkly spots, or dropped by various monsters including Grim grinners, Treevils, Zamtasms, Gasmons, and Lump wizards.

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

A sinister scrap of wood suffused with an evil aura.[1]

Fatalisticks can be picked up from sparkly spots in the Heliodor Region, the Last Bastion, and the Heliodorian Foothills during the second act, as well as the lower region of the Manglegrove and Insula Algarum*. It can also be dropped by Vicious stump chumps and Bingo bango bongos. It can be sold for 97 gold.

Fatalistick is used in the following recipes for the Fun-Size Forge:

Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End[edit]

Known as Deadwood in this game, it can be used as a material for improving various accessories or sold for 64 gold. It can be dropped by Treevils, Zamtasms, and Mummies or picked up from sparkly spots in the Damned Dunes.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolPalitroque letalSpanish for "lethal stick".
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisSombrebois (Heroes II)
Branche maléfique (XI)
French for "dark wood".
French for "evil/malefic branch".
ICON-FLAG-DE.png DeutschFinsterzweigGerman for "dark/gloomy branch".
ICON-FLAG-IT.png ItalianoFatalegnoItalian for "fatal lumber/stick".


  1. Sony PlayStation 4, Steam, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One versions.