|Older translations||Fire Slash|
Flame Slash is a recurring skill in the Dragon Quest series. It imbues a melee strike with the power of flames, altering the damage dealt by the targets tolerance of the element.
Flame Slash is acquired in the same manner as in the previous game, and possesses the same parameters.
Although not directly available to players, Flame Slash is used by the desert dwelling Axolhotl. Use of the Armamentalist's Fire Fource skill can mimic the technique.
Flame slash increases damage by 20% (plus 5), and is learned by the Hero, Erik, Sylvando, and Hendrik for three skill points in the swords branch of their character builder. The skill now costs 2 MP to use.