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Matterbane (物質キラー, lit. Material Killer) is a monster trait first added to the series in the third Joker title. It doubles the damage done against artificial monsters whether it be physical, breath, magic, etc, and also slightly lowers the target's resistances.


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince[edit]

In addition to doubling damage, the matterbane trait lowers the target's resistances by 5% when targeted by the trait possessor. This slightly increases elemental damage and increases the chances of debilitation, instant death, and status ailments to hit the target.

It's learned by the following monsters regardless of their size:

It is also learned by the following large-sized monster:

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