Magic Mirror is a shield ability in Dragon Quest IX.


Dragon Quest IX

It is learned by investing 40 skill points into the Shield skill tree. Magic Mirror costs 4 MP and when used reflects enemy spells for several turns.

See Also


  • This ability is essentially the same as the spell Bounce - it even has the same MP cost.
  • Although shield skills are only available to the certain vocations (for example Minstrel or Warrior), anyone who can equip a shield can use Magic Mirror (i.e. A character with full shield skill can become a Martial Artist and still use a shield.)
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