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List of ruggedness skills in Dragon Quest IX

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Ruggedness skills are learned via the Ranger class.

Soothe Sayer

Calms down an enraged opponent. Costs 2 MP to use.  This technique is used in the level 15 ranger quest.


Offers enemies a chance to flee.


Allows party move on the field without being spotted by enemies (similar to holy water). Costs 3 MP to use. In battle, the user is attacked less by enemies.  This technique is useful while farming Metal Slimes, Liquid Metal Slimes etc.

Mist Me

Summons a fog that absorbs the next enemy attack. Costs 5 MP to use.

Wolf Whistle

Summons two wolves that attack the enemy. This skill hits twice, and damage is based on user's deftness.enemy has more deftness=less damage. Costs 16 MP to use

Passive Bonuses

Fully maximizing the Ruggedness skill tree will grant the following permanent bonuses for the character:

  • Deftness +100
  • Agility +20
  • Resilience +20

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