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Schadenfreude is a whip ability in the Dragon Quest series. It restores the user's health based on a portion of the damage inflicted.


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

Schadenfreude is learned with 76 skill points allocated into Whip skill. It damages one group of enemies for 5 MP, and restores 1/4th of the damage dealt to the first enemy to the practitioner.


  • Schadenfreude is a German term that means "to experience pleasure at the misfortune of others". In the context of the games, it refers to HP being restored while enemies are lashed.

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