Holy lance

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Holy lance
Japanese ホーリーランス
Romaji {{{romaji}}}
Old localizations Holy spear
Found in Dragon Quest III
Dragon Quest IV
Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Effect Deals extra damage to undead enemies (post IX)

The Holy lance is a recurring spear in the Dragon Quest series. It is often a mid-level spear and that has the ability to deal extra damage to monsters of the Zombie family in modern titles.


Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation[edit]

The Holy lance has an attack bonus of +35. It can only be equipped by Priests and Sages. It is sold at Asham and Isis.

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen[edit]

The Holy lance has an attack bonus of +33. It takes the place of the Morning star in the remakes. It can be bought in Endor for 1,250 Gold Coins and sold for 937. Kiryl and Meena can equip it.

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

The Holy lance has an attack bonus of +36 and a style bonus of +17. It can be equipped by the Hero and Sir Mervyn. They can be bought for 3,300 Gold Coins at Greenthumb Gardens when it is revisited in the past and sold for 1,650.

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

The Holy lance has an attack bonus of +39. It can only be equipped by the Hero. They can be bought for 2,700 Gold Coins in Pickham and sold for 1,350. Holy lances can also be made during Alchemy.

Holy lance = Long spear + Gold rosary.

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

 Holy lance
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Attack +39
Equipable by Paladins, Priests, Warriors, Omnivocational master
Recipe Iron lance x 1 + Gold rosary x 1
Found Sold in Dourbridge & Bloomingdale
Buy Price 2,700
Sell Price 1,350
Flavor text A holy lance blessed by the Almighty that zealously zaps zombies.
Notes 120% damage to the undead

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Holy lances can be bought at the Celeste Island item shop for 2,850 Gold Coins and sold for 1,425. They have an attack bonus of +34. Its in game description is "A holy lance effective against the undead."

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below[edit]

The lance is one of Kiryl's weapons. It increases his attack by +32 and his defence by +6


The Holy Lance is the common English name given to the lance of Longinus that pierced the side of Jesus as he hung on the cross. Many churches across the world have claimed to possess this lance.

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolLanza SagradaLiterally sacred lance