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Japanese 斬夜の太刀
Old localizations N/A
Found in Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Heroes
Buy for Varies, see article
Sell for Varies, see article
Effect Deals Light damage.

The Nightcleaver is a recurring greatsword in the Dragon Quest series. True to its name, it cuts through the darkness with the strength of the sun.


Dragon Quest X[edit]

The Nightcleaver has an Attack bonus of +56, a style bonus of +6 and a weight 9. It also deals Light elemental damage. Warriors and Gladiators can equip it at level 35.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

(forge buffs)
(+121, +127, +134)
Parry chance +2%
Rarity ★★☆☆☆
Found Sold in the Heliodor, Costa Valor, and the Champs Sauvage campsites
Equipable by Luminary, Hendrik
Buy Price 12,000
Sell Price 6,000
Flavor text An old-school sword with a razor-sharp edge that's imbued with the power of light.
Notes Light element

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

The nightcleaver is one of Psaro's weapons. It increases his attack by +46, his blocking by +8, and costs 5,900 gold.