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Sailor is a beginner vocational class in Dragon Quest VII.


The sailor is an experienced and hardy warrior of the sea. He or she will learn some travel spells that will be useful on the high seas. In battle, the mariner will learn sea-based techniques. He or she will also be resistant to sea-based skills like Tsunami. After mastering this class, the mariner can become a Pirate, provided that he has also master the Thief class.


Main games[]

Dragon Quest VII[]

Stat Changes[]
Statistics Change
Battles to Master 83
Strength Null
Agility +5 Percent
Guard +10 Percent
Intelligence -10 Percent
Appearance Null
Max HP +15 Percent
Max MP -20 Percent
Level Title Learns Battles Needed
1 Swabbie Net Loss 0
2 Cabin Boy Body Slam 5
3 Rigger Tingle, Hornpipe 12
4 Mate Mean Sweep 21
5 Bosun Zzz Shanty 31
6 First Mate Stone's Throw 41
7 Ship's Captain Swoosh 53
8 Commodore Lightning 83
Hybrid Abilities[]
Hybrid Learns Target Info MP
Bard WaveSong One Group Causes one group to fall asleep 0
Cleric HolyAura All Allies Prevents allies from being damaged. However, they can't attack 10
Dancer ShipDance One Enemy If successful, prevents one enemy from acting the next turn 0
Fighter Big Trip One Enemy Damages the enemy and prevents them from acting the next turn 0
Mage Lightning All Enemies Causes ~40 HP in Electric Damage 0
Warrior BirdSlash One Enemy Causes 50 percent extra damage to Bird Types, regular damage to all others 0

The Sailor learns Zzz Shanty, which is somewhat useful when the player reaches Wetlock. Lightning is also useful. However, if the player should want a Sailor, make sure to master the Thief class as well.

Dragon Quest of the Stars[]

A Standard Vocation which needs to be of at least level 50 to access the Pirate, Monster Master and Gladiator Specialist Vocations.

Preferred weapon types:

Vocation Skill[]

Lv 1 Safeguard Shanty Lv 3
Strength +5 with preferred weapon
Lv 5 Ability CT cut 3% with preferred weapon
Lv 10 Safeguard Shanty Lv 5
Lv 15 Strength +15
Lv 20 Helm Splitter Lv 3
Lv 25 Strength +5 with preferred weapon
Lv 30 Safeguard Shanty upgrades to ✠Emboldening Ode Lv 1
Lv 35 Max HP +5
Lv 40 Emboldening Ode Lv 3
Lv 45 Strength +5 with preferred weapon
Lv 50 Helm Splitter Lv 5
Lv 55 Ability CT cut 3% with preferred weapon
Lv 60 Emboldening Ode Lv 5

Vocation Bonus[]

For associated Specialist Vocations

Lv 50 🔰Sailor's Essence
Lv 60 Max HP +10
Lv 70 High Seas Shanty Tricks (Low) (Pirate) / Crunch Tricks (Low) (Monster Master) with preferred weapon / Critical Rate +1% (Gladiator)
Lv 80 Resilience +5 (Pirate, Gladiator) / Strength +5 (Monster Master) with preferred weapon
Lv 90 High Seas Shanty Tricks (Pirate) / Crunch Tricks (Monster Master) / Star Dragon Fist Tricks (Gladiator) with preferred weapon
Lv 99 Luck +5

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