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Padfoot is a recurring ability in the Dragon Quest series.


Allows the party to travel quietly on the world map, reducing the chance of encounters for 128 steps. It can also increase the odds of catching foes by surprise when a random encounter occurs.


Dragon Quest III Remakes[]

While it is not present in the original release, it is learned by Thieves at level 17.

Dragon Quest IV[]

Torneko learns this spell at level 4 in the remakes.

Dragon Quest V[]

Name Level
Ghost 25
Sancho 29

Dragon Quest VI[]

Making its debut, Padfoot is learned upon advancing to rank 6 of the Thief vocation.

Dragon Quest VII[]

Thieves will learn Padfoot at rank 7. It acts the same as in VI, but it is not present in the 3DS remake.

Dragon Quest VIII[]

Yangus learns this skill after investing 33 points into his Fisticuffs skill tree, while it is also learned by Red when she joins the party in the 3DS remake.

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest[]

Dragon Quest Tact[]

Appearing as a trait in this entry, it is learned by Erik after 10 awakening points and Shadows via their Talent Blossoming, greatly raising MOVE and Evasion for 3 turns.

Other languages[]

Other languages
French Discreto
German Schleicher
Spanish Pies de plomo
Dutch Unknown
Norwegian Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Chinese Unknown
Korean Unknown

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