A light, strong sword made of steel that's really powerful.
In Dragon Quest, it can be bought for 1500 G at Rimuldar and Cantlin, and gives the user +20 attack. Due to text restrictions in the Gameboy Color remake of Dragon Quest, it was renamed Steel with a picture of a sword next to it.
The steel broadsword has an attack bonus of +33 and a style bonus of +16. It can be equipped by the Hero, Kiefer, Ruff, Sir Mervyn, and Aishe. Steel broadswords can be purchased for 2,800 gold at Alltrades Abbey and sold for 1,400 gold. It can also be won as a prize from the Lucky Panel at the Casino.
The steel broadsword has an attack bonus of +35 and can be equipped by the Hero, as well as Jessica and Red, provided they have enough skill points in Swords. It can be purchased in Ascantha and Pickham for 2,000 gold and sold for 1,000 gold.
Steel broadswords have an attack bonus of +30. They are described in game as "A sturdy sword forged from steel". It can be bought from the Lethal Weapons Armoury as well as the vending machine on Celeste Isle for 1,600 gold coins.