Hocus Pocus is a spell in the Dragon Quest series. It causes completely random effects, some of which benefit the party and other cause catastrophe.


Dragon Quest II

Learned by the Princess of Moonbrooke at level 25. The spell costs 15 MP to cast.

Dragon Quest III

Hocus Pocus is learned by Mages and Sages at level 40, and it costs 20 MP to cast.

Dragon Quest IV

Hocus Pocus is learned by the hero at level 39. It costs 20 MP to cast.

Dragon Quest V

The spell is learned by the following characters, and again costs 20 MP to cast.

Name Level
Hero *
King cureslime 17
Minidemon 23
  • The hero learns Hocus Pocus in Zoomingale, during Generation 3.

Dragon Quest VI

Hocus Pocus can only be learned by mastering the Gadabout vocation. The spell costs 20 MP to cast, and is not blocked by Bound nor Bounce.

Dragon Quest VII

Hocus pocus is learned by reaching rank 6 of the Djinn Genie vocation.