Moon axe

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A large axe in the shape of a crescent moon.
(Description when selecting the Moon axe in PS2 Dragon Quest VIII.)
Moon axe
Japanese ムーンアックス
Romaji {{{romaji}}}
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Effect Varies, see article

The Moon axe is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest franchise.


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

The moon axe has an attack bonus of +60. It can be sold for 11,000 gold for the first five units, 7,700 for the sixth through tenth units, and 3,300 onwards due to the game keeping track of how many are sold by players.

Recipe: Golden axe + Moon's mercy

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

Moon axe icon IX.png  Moon axe  (DS)
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Attack +65
Found Sold in Wormwood Creek, Upover
Equipable by Gladiators, Rangers, Omnivocational Axemaster
Buy Price 8,800
Sell Price 4,400
Flavor text A mysterious axe that may make those it minces a mite confused.
Notes Chance to confuse an foe
Recipe: Battle-axe x 1, Lunaria x 1, Mystifying mixture x 1

Easily upgrades into the Fullmoon axe by mixing with one Full moon ring and three mystifying mixtures

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below[edit]

The moon axe has an attack bonus of +45. It can be bought for 5,800 gold and sold for 2,900 gold. Yangus can equip it. It is described as "Show foes your dark side with this lunar cleaver."