Underpants Dance

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Underpants Dance is a recurring ability in the franchise. It may startle enemies with an outrageous dance performance.


Dragon Quest VII[edit]

Underpants Dance is learned by the Gadabout vocation at the 6th rank. Sir Mervyn joins the party with the dance learned. Humorously, the Almighty is able to do the dance in battle, as well.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Yangus can perform the Underpants Dance after allocating 55 skill points into his "Humanity" skill. It shares a similar relationship to War Cry as kasnooze does to snooze. Yangus is seen carrying two pairs of boxer shorts when he uses the ability in battle. Dancing devils, Tap devils, and Caped caperers are also able to use the dance on the party, as well.


  • In the original Japanese version, this skill is known as the Suteteko Dance. Suteteko or steteco pants are a type of loose cotton shorts similar to boxers worn by Japanese men that were introduced in 1881 as summer wear, designed to be worn underneath a kimono. They were named after a dance known as suteteko-odori from a song that men would sing while dancing in their underwear, possibly while intoxicated.