Blizzard blade
DQVIII - Blizzard blade
Japanese name ふぶきのつるぎ
Rōmaji Fubuki no tsuru gi
Introduced in III

The Blizzard blade (formerly Snow Sword or Snowblast Sword) is a weapon in the Dragon Quest series. When used as a tool in battle, it casts Crackle on enemies.


Dragon Quest III

The snow sword has an attack bonus of +90. It can only be equipped by the Hero and Warriors.

Dragon Quest V

The blizzard blade has an attack bonus of +105. It can only be purchased in Precaria for the high price of 21,000 gold. It is also restrictive, as only Tuppence and some monster companions can wield it.

The sword's description states that it deals extra damage to those weak to ice, and the bonuses are calculated as thus: no resistance=150% damage, 20% resistance=130% damage, 67% resistance=115%, and immunity=normal damage calculation.

Dragon Quest VII

The snow sword has an attack bonus of +105 and an appearance bonus of +38. It can be equipped by the HeroKiefer, and Aishe. It casts Crack after attacking an enemy, hitting for half the original damage before resistances apply.

Dragon Quest VIII

The blizzard blade has an attack bonus of +90 and deals half of it's melee damage as crack type damage, before resistances apply.

Recipe: Bastard sword + Icicle dirk + Cold cheese

Dragon Quest Swords

This weapon is made by tempering the Frost Sword with 8 Monsterbone, 3 Iron Ore, and 3 Ice Crystal. This sword also teaches the hero the Tundra Sunderer Master Stroke. It can be tempered into a Wrath of Boreas.


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Location Info
Castle Avalonia Tempered at armor shop (2850g)

Equipping characters




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