Imp knife

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A knife capable of stealing MP from the targets it strikes.
(Description when selecting the Imp knife in PS2 Dragon Quest VIII.)
Imp knife
Imp Knife.png
Japanese こあくまのナイフ
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Buy for various, see article
Sell for various, see article
Effect Drains MP (VIII & X)
Dazzles target (XI)

The Imp knife is a recurring weapon in the series. It is a handy shiv for sorcerers to siphon MP from enemies.


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

The imp knife is a weapon for Jessica in all versions, as well as Red in the 3DS port that can only be created via alchemy. It has an attack bonus of +52 and a 25% chance to absorb MP upon striking a foe and can be sold for 2,250 Gold Coins.

Recipe: Assassin's dagger + Devil's tail

Dragon Quest X[edit]

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

 Imp knife
Rarity ★★★☆☆
(forge buffs)
(+77, +80, +83)
Dazzle chance +8%
Found Won in the Octagonia casino for 60K tokens
Equipable by Erik, Sylvando
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 5,500
Flavor text A strangely unsettling blade whose blows can sometimes bedazzle foes
Notes Dazzle chance trumps monster resistance save for immunity