Holy Protection is a spell in the Dragon Quest series. It repels weaker enemies, checking the player's current level to calculate which enemies are kept at bay.
Regardless of which game is being played, the spell will last for exactly 128 steps.
The spell is learned at level 15, and costs 2 MP to cast.
Learned by the Princess of Moonbrooke at level 8, and still costs 2 MP.
Learned by the Hero at level 19, and requires 4 MP to cast.
This spell is granted at the first rank of the Ranger vocation.
The Hero learns this spell after investing 40 points into his "Courage" skill.
Holy protection doesn't appear in IX, but the effect can be emulated with holy water and the Vanish skill.
The Hero will learn the spell for 8 points in his Luminary skill tree. It costs 2 MP to cast, and will ward off monsters for 30 seconds. The spell's calculation is slightly tweaked, raising the hero's level by 10 when frightening foes.