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Flame Breath is a recurring breath skill in the Dragon Quest series.


Exhales a fierce fire on all enemies for 30~40 damage.


Dragon Quest Remake[]

Only appearing in the remakes of this game, it is used by the Dragonlord, hitting for 16~23 damage.

Dragon Quest II Remakes[]

Only appearing in the remakes of this game, it is used by Dancing Flames, Green Dragons, and Hargon, hitting for 34~46 damage.

Dragon Quest III Remakes[]

Appearing in the remakes of the game, it is used by Magmalices, Ethereal serpents, Leger-de-men, Chimaeras, Green dragons, Orochi, and the King Hydra in battle, dealing 30-40 damage to all enemies.

Dragon Quest V[]

Flame Breath is learned by many monster companions, such as the flamethrower and does not cost MP to use.

Name Level
Archdemon --
Great dragon --
Drag-goof 8
Flamethrower 8
Hellion 15
Small fry 15
Wax murderer 20

It is also used by Flamethrowers, Firebirds, Hyperpyrexions, Black dragons, Hybirds, Strongylokrotaphuses, the Magmen, and Chimaera pawn in battle.

Dragon Quest VI[]

Flame Breath is already known by Lizzie upon joining the party, while other characters can obtain this technique by advancing to rank 3 of the Dragon vocation or rank 6 of the Monster Master vocation. It is also used by Scorching men, Gasbagons, Axesauruses, Noble gasbagons, Sea fortresses, Finned fatales, Murdaw, Jamirus, and General Demon-at-arms in battle.

Dragon Quest VII[]

Flame Breath can be learned by reaching rank 5 (6 in the PS1 version) of the Monster Masher vocation, rank 8 of the Chimaera monster vocation, rank 3 of the Rashaverak monster vocation, and rank 6 of the Drake slime monster vocation. It is also used by Hocus chimaeras, Frylings, Dragon slimes, Blistering bloaters, Moosifers, Gold frylings, Dragsters, Rashaveraks, Terrorhawks, Hexicons, Hell hogs, Blazing wingwyrms, Wide-load weighverns, Metal heavies, Sizzards, Small fries, Frizzards, Metal dragon slimes, Elepuses, Stripes, Hocus porcuses in Nottagen and the Pillar of Sulkk, and Orgon in battle.

Dragon Quest VIII[]

Munchie will spew flame breath after eating spicy cheese, damaging all enemies in battle. It is also used by Jargons, Chimaeras, Dragonthorns, Spitniks, Puppet masters, Hacksauruses, Dancing flames, Abyss divers, and Khalamari, as well as Hocus Chimaeras once again.

Dragon Quest IX[]

Hitting for 23~32 damage, it is used by Axolhotls, Exploads, Wyrtles, Drakularges, Seasaurs, Hell niñoes, Bagmas, Magmalices, Red dragons, Prism peacocks, Barbatoses, Grand Lizzier, and Greygnarl, as well as Chimaeras, Hocus Chimaeras, Moosifers, and Terrorhawks once again.

Dragon Quest X[]

Used by Gremlins, Red puddings, Pickeerers, Salamander fries, Little wyverns, Duke Sigras, and Ruggy, as well as Chimaeras, Small Fries, and Dancing Flames once again in battle. It can also be learned by investing 3 skill points into a recruited Chimaera's Chimaera Flapping skill tree, and costs 4 MP to use.

Dragon Quest XI[]

An enemy only skill once again, it is used by Overtoads, Face invaders, Dragurns, Ham shamwitches, and Sham hatwitches gone Vicious, as well as Green Dragons, Chimaeras gone Vicious, Jargons, and Firebirds once again.

Dragon Warrior Monsters[]

Dragon Warrior Monsters 2[]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart[]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2/Joker 2 Professional[]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D[]

Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key[]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3/Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional[]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light[]

Dragon Quest of the Stars[]

It is used by Archdemons, Belials and Green dragons.

Dragon Quest: Scan Battlers[]

Appears as a skill for Chimaeras.

Dragon Quest Tact[]

Known as Searing Breath in this entry, it is learned by Salamander fries at level 27, Green dragons at level 26, Dragurns at level 36, Grillerpillars and Flamethrowers at level 18, Jargons at level 20, and already learned by Hybirds when they are recruited, it deals Frizz-type breath damage to all enemies in a straight line and costs 27 MP to use. A scroll for this skill can also be obtained after clearing Stage 7 of the DQ I Battle Road during the DQ I event and for 1,500 Chocolate Truffles during the Valentine's Day event.

Dragon Quest Treasures[]

Acting the same as in previous appearances, it is learned by Elysium birds, Sham Hatwitches, King she-slimes, and Fiery draglings, costing 4 MP to use for the first time since X.

Other languages[]

Other languages
French Cracheflamme
German Flammenodem
Dutch Unknown
Norwegian Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Korean Unknown

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