Flail of destruction

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Flail of destruction
Japanese はかいのてっきゅう
Old localizations Wreck whip
Found in Dragon Quest III
Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest V
Dragon Quest VI
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Buy for Various, see article
Sell for Various, see article
Effect Strikes all foes

The Flail of destruction is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest series which first appeared in Dragon Quest V as a weapon found in its post-game dungeon. It is often one of the strongest weapons, if not the strongest itself, in the game and can attack all enemies. It was originally classified as a whip, but later in the series flails became their own separate weapon type.


Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation Remakes[edit]

The weapon is known as the Destructiball in III's localization and has an attack bonus of +135 that will hit all enemies. It can be equipped by the Hero, Warriors, Martial Artists, Thieves, and Sages. One can be found in the bonus dungeon, while others can be obtained from the fifth Pachisi track at Zipangu. In the mobile versions, there is only one available in the game.

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen[edit]

In the remakes, the Flail of destruction has an attack bonus of +115, and hits all enemies. It can only be wielded by Ragnar and Torneko. They can be purchased in the final stage of Pioneer Town.

Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride[edit]

The Flail of destruction has an attack bonus of +125. It can be found in Estark's Labyrinth. The Hero and Sancho can equip it. It can be sold for either 37,500 Gold Coins in the original or 25,000 Gold in the remakes.

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

The Flail of destruction has an attack bonus of +125 and a style bonus of +26, but it can be upgraded to have a style bonus of +68. Carver, Amos, Terry, Lizzie, and Goowain can equip it. Mechalomaniacs have a 1/4096 chance of dropping one. They can be bought in the Greedmore Valley casino for 300,000 tokens. It cannot be sold.

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

The Flail of destruction has an attack bonus of +125 and a style bonus of +26. It can be equipped by the Hero, Kiefer, Ruff, and Aishe and can be purchased from the Grand Slum immigrant town's or the final stage of The Haven's casino for 300,000 tokens (350,000 in the 3DS version). It can be sold for 10,000 Gold Coins.

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

The Flail of destruction has an attack bonus of +125 and can only be equipped by Yangus. It is obtained from Princess Minnie after delivering her 110 mini medals (121 in the 3DS remake). Unlike other weapons, there are no skills associated with flails. It can be sold for 22,500 Gold Coins.

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

The Gold Coins appears as one of the abilities Torneko can use in combat, it costs 13 MP and covers a wide arc over his head before slamming into the ground.