Phantom swordsman

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

Phantom swordsman (ソードファントム Sodo Fantomu)DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Phantom swordsman.png 102 0 134
Defense Agility Experience Gold
115 79 164 34
Bestiary no. 149
Family Undead
In-game description Acolytes of the Lord of Darkness that gave their own lives in sacrifice. Their flesh is gone, but their faith remains to fuel their hunger for battle.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Lightning
Location(s) Dark Ruins
Item(s) dropped Amor seco essence (common)
Magic water (rare)
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
164 30% 25% 25%
Fire Breath
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
25% 0% 25% 25%
Ice breath
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
25% 0% 0% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 15% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 50% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 15% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Notable Changes

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Phantom swordsmans
Family Undead
Rank B
Description The cloaks of these warriors are actually stained with grape juice.
Weapons Swords, Spears, Axes, Staves
Traits Artful Dodger
Resistances Vulnerable to Zap, Whackproof, Dazzleproof
Skill Woosh & Zam
Location Infern Isle (Tartarus)
Breeding chart Skeleton soldier x Skeleton soldier

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Phantom swordsman
Family Undead
Rank B
Size S
Weapons Swords, Axes, Spears, Staves
Traits Artful Dodger, Confusing Touch
Resistances Vulnerable to Zap, Immune to Whack and Dazzle
Skill Woosh & Zam
Location Necropolis
Breeding chart Skeleton soldier x Skeleton soldier

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince[edit]

Phantom swordsman DQM3 Logo.png
Icon Family Max HP* Max MP*
Phantom swordsman DQM3 portrait.png DQM3 undead family icon.png 1,300 440
Max Attack Max Defence Max Agility Max Wisdom
600 480 560 460
Bestiary No. #474
Rank C Rank
In-game description Souls of swordsmen driven mad after being possessed by malevolent magical swords. Though their flesh is long gone, their spirits are still seeking conflict and strife
Talents Duelist (lv. 1)
Guaranteed traits Ace Evader (lv. 1)
Slimesbane (lv. 20)
Confusing Touch (lv. 40)
Large-size exclusive traits Tactical Trooper (lv. 1)
Spongy Skin (lv. 1)
Crafty Devil (lv. 60)
Habitat This monster has no natural habitat
Items N/A
Synthesis chart Eggsoskeleton DQM3 portrait.png X Treevil DQM3 portrait.png
Notable synthesis
Fire Resistance * Water Resistance * Wind Resistance * Earth Resistance *
-25% 0% 0% 50%
Explosion Resistance * Ice Resistance * Electricity Resistance * Light Resistance *
0% 50% 25% 0%
Dark Resistance * Debilitation Resistance* Bedazzlement Resistance * Antimagic Resistance *
50% 0% -25% 0%
MP Absorption Resistance * Confusion Resistance * Sleep Resistance * Paralysis Resistance *
50% 0% 50% 0%
Stun Resistance * Poison Resistance *
25% 50%
Instant Death Resistance *

Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors[edit]

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

Phantom swordsman appears as a B-rank monster of the Undead family as part of the Dragon Quest VIII event. It can be recruited from the Dark Ruins on B4, 9, and 15, eventually becoming recruitable in Part 3 of the main storyline from Chapter 8, Episode 4: Further and Further... The phantom swordsman can participate in Yangus and Purrcy's Battle Roads as a party member.

Phantom swordsman (ソードファントム Sodo Fantomu)Tactlogo.png

DQT Phantom Swordsman.png
Family Rank Role
Tact Icon Zombie.png
DQTact Rank Icon B.png DQTact AttackType.png
Max Level HP MP Move
110 737 223 2-3
Attack Defense Agility Wisdom Weight
287 311 345 190 25
Basic Skills
First Second Third
Spark* Thin Air* Doom Lightning*
Awakening Skills
First Second Third
Move +1
Stats Up
Crack Res +25
Stats Up
Doom Lightning Potency +5%
Stats Up
Fourth Fifth
Bang Res +25
Stats Up
Doom Lightning Potency +5%
Stats Up
Leader Perks
Basic Perks
First Second Third
AGL +10* Doom Lightning Potency +2%* N/a
Perk Details
Move +1: Raises Move by 1.
Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
Very weak Normal Half res Normal
Bang Resistance * Zap Resistance * Zam Resistance * Snooze Resistance
Half res Normal Very Weak Half res
Poison Resistance Physical Lock Resistance Spell Lock Resistance Martial Lock Resistance
Half res Normal Normal Super weak
Breath Lock Resistance Hobble Resistance * Stun Resistance * Dazzle Resistance
Normal Normal Normal Super weak
Curse Resistance Paralysis Resistance Confusion Resistance Charm Resistance
Normal Immune Normal Normal

Similar species[edit]