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Multislash is a recurring skill in the Dragon Quest series. It delivers a flurry of slashing attacks to a group of enemies. It is the successor to the retired Multislice skill.


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

Multislash is an enemy-only skill that can be used by AU-1000, Alarmour, Harmour, Prime slimes, Goresby-Purrvis, and Excalipurr. It delivers four random slashes at the party for 50% damage per hit.

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters[edit]

Called RainSlash in the Eidos localization, the skill deals 80%, 60% and 40% damage from left to right and it requires the monster to reach level 15 with 92 HP, 90 Attack and 96 Agility in order to learn it. It is naturally learned by the Armorpion, Centasaur, Esterk, Ogre, Roboster, SkulRider, SlimeBorg, Snapper, StubBird and Swordgon. It can also be learned by monsters with BiAttack and SquallHit.

Dragon Quest Monsters 2[edit]

The requirements to learn RainSlash are unchanged nor are the damage modifiers. It is naturally learned by the AxeShark, BeastNite, CancerMan, Dumbira, FishRider, KingSquid and Serpentia. It is no longer naturally learned by the Ogre.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Multislash costs 5 MP to cast. The user attacks all enemies from left to right with the first attack at full power, the second at 80%, and subsequent attacks at 60%. It can be learned from:

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Multislash can no longer be learned from Assassin, and Bird Brain now requires 53 points.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince[edit]

Multislash costs 5 MP and deals 80%, 60%, 40%, and 20% damage of a normal attack to the enemy party from left to right. It is learned through the Blade Maven, Duelist, Estark, Freezer Burner, Leading Light, Maniac, Storm Brewer, Überkilling Machine, and Vegabond talents.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light[edit]

Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End[edit]

Lazarel uses Multislash as his basic combo if he has twin swords equipped.

Dragon Quest of the Stars[edit]

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

Multislash can be learned by Metal slime knight at level 20 and Gargoyle at level 36. It costs 25 MP to use and inflicts 60% potency physical damage four times to random enemies in a range of three horizontal squares in front of the user. It can also be taught to any unit by using a Multislash Scroll, which is received as a reward for completing the seventh stage of Sintaur's Battle Road during the second part of the limited Mindini's Invincible in the World of Dreams!? event.

Multislash (さみだれ斬り Samidare kiri)Tactlogo.png
Ability information
Role * Type * Element MP cost
Attack Physical DQTact Non-elemental.png 25
Range Additional effects
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Deals 60% potency physical damage to random enemies in area of effect 4 times
Naturally learnt by
Gargoyle, Metal slime knight

Dragon Quest Keshi Keshi[edit]

Related skills[edit]