Shining Shot is a recurring ability in the franchise. It launches a volley of magical arrows that ignore the enemy's defence.


Dragon Quest VIII

Shining Shot
Cost 10 MP
Effect Hits all enemies with rays of light for 116~125 damage
Learned 82 skill points in Bows

Note: despite the flavor text, the skill uses the bang element rather than zap.

Dragon Quest IX

Shining Shot can be used by any character that has the "Archery for the Adept" (quest #84) item in their inventory and is equipped with a Bow. This technique strikes all enemies in battle for 145~155 points of damage, and bears the actual light element this time.

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