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 Rockbomb shard.
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.)