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Helichopter is a greatsword skill that allows the user to damage a group of enemies.


Dragon Quest X[edit]

Helichopter can be learned by Warriors, Gladiators and Monster Masters by investing 35 points into their Greatswords skill. It costs 4 MP to perform, and it deals normal damage to all enemies in the immediate vicinity around the user.

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

The Luminary and Hendrik can learn Helichopter for 7 skill points, and use it for 4 MP. It deals consistent damage to a group of enemies.

Dragon Quest of the Stars[edit]

Helichopter (ぶんまわし Bunmawashi)Dragon Quest of the Stars English logo.png
Ability information
Type & Rank Target CT Restriction
DQotS Red C.png All Enemies. 20s DQotS Sword.png
A 125% potency attack.
How to obtain
Warrior's Sword

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

Helichopter is known naturally by Brownie, Green dragon, Hammerhood, Hoodlum, Mandrake mercenary, and Troll at level 1 and can be learned by Golem at level 16. It costs 7 MP to use and inflicts 110% potency physical damage to all enemies in a radius of 1 around the user.

Helichopter (ぶんまわし Bunmawashi)Tactlogo.png
Ability information
Role * Type * Element MP cost
Attack Physical DQTact Non-elemental.png 7
Range Additional effects
DQTact SkillRangeRadial.png
Radius 1
Deals 110% potency physical damage to all enemies in area of effect
Naturally learnt by
Brownie, Golem, Green dragon, Hammerhood, Hoodlum, Mandrake mercenary, Troll

Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai: A Hero's Bonds[edit]

Helichopter is an axe skill for Crocodine and the Luminary Leader (Warrior). It deals physical Slash damage in a medium area of effect.

Related skills[edit]


A bunmawashi is an archaic term for a compass used to draw circles. They were originally imported from Portugal.