Toxic Dagger

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Toxic Dagger is a recurring ability in the franchise that tries to envenom a target with a swift stab.


Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

Toxic dagger is exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS remake of the game, being learned by Gladiators at rank 4 and by Champions at rank 2. It costs 2 MP to perform and has a 50% chance to poison the foe unless it is immune.

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

Jessica can use toxic dagger as a knife technique after allocating 6 skill points into the associated skill.It has a 50% chance to poison a foe, barring the enemy being immune. After allocating 66 points, it is replaced by the more potent Toxic Sword that allways poisons vulnerable monsters and deals an additional 25% damage.

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

A swift strike that has a fixed 50% chance to envenomate an enemy. Costs 2 MP to use and is learned after 3 points have been invested into the Knife skill

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

Toxic dagger does not appear in the game, but the functionally similar cobra strike serves the same purpose.