Back Atcha is a recurring shield technique in the Dragon Quest series.


Lets the user sidestep an incoming attack, redirecting it to another (enemy) target.


Dragon Quest IX

Making its debut, this ability is learned with 82 skill points allocated into the Shield skill tree. It is also used by Wooper troopers, Salamarauders, Gum shields, and Mandrake monarchs in battle again their enemies.

Dragon Quest XI

Back Atcha is one of Hendrik's skills, learned through the shields skill tree for 16 points. It once again costs 12 MP to perform, and all attacks that can be blocked are instead deflected to a random enemy.

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