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Acquisitiveness skills (おたから, Otakara) are learned via the Thief class.


Dragon Quest IX[]

SP Ability Description MP
4 Natural Deftness +20 Increases your maximum Deftness
10 Half-Inch Sometimes steals an item from the target. Success rate depends on Deftness and enemy's drop rates. 0
16 Natural Agility +20 Increases your maximum Agility
22 Pitfall Digs a pit that enemies and party members can get stuck in. Only works on the field. 0
32 Natural Maximum HP +20 Increases your maximum HP
42 Nose for Treasure Detects remaining red treasure chests on current floor. However, this does not detect any blue treasure chests, making its usefulness extremely limited. 0
55 Natural Deftness +40 Increases your maximum Deftness
68 Eye For Trouble Adds extra information into the Battle Records for the monster's bestiary entry. This will fail if the target flees the battle. 0
82 Natural Agility +40
100 Treasure Eye Land Locates and highlight any red treasure chests in the current area. This does not work on any blue treasure chests. In grottoes, this will mark the stairs to the next floor. 2
Knee-jerk Nick User has a chance to steal an item after battle, similar to the use of thievery in older titles. Must have the Thief's Theory in inventory

Dragon Quest X[]

SP Ability Description MP
8 Half-Inch 0
18 Eye For Trouble 0
26 Treasure Eye Land 0
38 Natural Agility +30 Increases maximum agility by 30
54 Banana Peel 1
68 Natural Agility +30 Increases maximum agility by 30
78 Mega Bomb Plants a bomb, which explodes in 12.2 seconds 6
82 Natural Agility +30 Increases maximum agility by 30
100 Play Dead 4
130 Giga Bomb 6
150 Bolt from the Blue Vanishes briefly, before unleashing an attack. 3
180 Tension Todorokiken Steals an enemy's tension while damaging them 6
200 Sticky Bomb Throws 3 bombs at an enemy 10

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