The magma staff, also known as the lava staff, is a recurring wand in the Dragon Quest franchise. It often is required to progress past a certain point by using it to remove a roadblock. Depending on the game, it will cast either Bang, Boom, or Magma Blast on all enemies when used as a tool in battle.
The magma staff has an attack bonus of +28 and can be sold for 2,500 gold. Angelo and Jessica can equip it. Also casts Bang if used as an item in battle. It can be made through alchemy with a Wizard's staff and two Rockbomb shards.
Magma staffs can be bought for 10,800 gold at Swinedimples and sold for 5,400 gold. Live lavas drop them rarely. They have an attack bonus of +34, an MP absorption rate of 4, and a 1 star rarity. Priests, Mages, Paladins, Armamentalists, and Sages can equip them. Its alchemy recipe is Stolos' staff x1 + Rockbomb shard x3 + Brighten rock x3.
Magma staffs can be used as a tool in battle to damage enemies with magma. Unlike other entries in the series, magma staffs have a limited number of uses before they break.
- Showers all enemies with burning magma when used as an item in battle. (Description when selecting the Magma staff in PS2 Dragon Quest VIII.)