Holy lance

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The holy lance is a recurring spear in the Dragon Quest franchise. It is often a mid-level spear and sometimes has the ability to deal extra damage to monsters of the Zombie family.


Dragon Quest III[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[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 for 1,250 gold and sold for 937 gold. Kiryl and Meena can equip it.

Dragon Quest VII[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 at Greenthumb Gardens when it is revisited in the past and sold for 1,650 gold.

Dragon Quest VIII[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 in Pickham and sold for 1,350 gold. Holy lances can also be made by the alchemy recipe of Long spear + Gold rosary.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

Desc: A holy lance blessed by the Almighty that zealously zaps zombies.
Attack: 39
Rarity: 1 star
Recipe: Iron lance x 1 + Gold rosary x 1
  Buy: 2700 gold   Sold In: Dourbridge, Bloomingdale
  Sell: 1350 gold

A Trigertaur will drop Holy lances on rare occasions. Warriors, Priests, and Paladins can equip them.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

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



The Holy Lance is the name given to lance 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