Thunderbolt blade
DQVIDS - Sunderbolt blade
Japanese name いなずまのけん
Rōmaji I nazuma noken
Introduced in II

The Thunderbolt Blade (Formally called the Lighting or Thunder Sword) is a powerful weapon appearing in the Dragon Quest game series series.


Dragon Quest II

The Thunder Sword first appeared in Dragon Quest II where it was found in the Cave to Rhone and served as the Hero's most powerful weapon. In addition to melee attacks, the sword could be used during combat as an item which would have the effect of casting Woosh.

Dragon Quest III

The Thunderbolt blade could be found in the Cave of the Necrogond. It is usable by the hero and warriors. When used as an item, it has the same effect as the Boom spell. In the mobile remakes, the blade's casting has been updated to casting of the kasizzle spell.

Dragon Quest VI

The party goes on a quest to defeat a monster so that they may receive the weapon, which is called the Sunderbolt Blade in this. However, before they can do so, Terry defeats the monster and obtains it first. When Terry joins after Dhuran is defeated, he will be wielding this blade by default. When used as an item, it casts Zap, and it can be upgraded in the Fashion Forge.

Dragon Quest VII

In Dragon Quest VII when the sword was used in combat as a weapon it would cast Lightning.

Dragon Quest Swords

The Thunderbolt Blade in Dragon Quest Swords costs 3200g in the armor shop at Castle Avalonia, sells for 2400g, and has +65 attack power. This weapon is made by tempering the Lightning Blade with 5 Monsterbone, 4 Iron Ore, and 2 Thunderball. This sword also teaches the hero the Thunder Thrust Master Stroke. It can be tempered into a Wrath of Zeus.


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