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Sweet Breath is a recurring breath attack in the Dragon Quest series.


One whiff of this intoxicatingly sweet aroma may put its victims to sleep, rendering them defenceless and unable to act.


Dragon Quest II[]

Debuting as one of the first status inflicting breaths of the series, it is used by Chewlips, Silvapithecuses, Merluscs, Walking corpses, Heyedras, Eyelashers, Batmandrills (In the NES version only), and Hargon himself to put the Scions of Erdrick to sleep.

Dragon Quest III[]

Acting the same from II onwards, it is used by Funghouls, Morphean mushrooms, Canniboxes, Firn fiends, Wyrtles, and Umbras to make Erdrick and his companions fall asleep.

Dragon Quest IV[]

Acting the same as in previous games, it is used by Hellspawns, Night emperors, Damselflies, Mandragores, Voodoo gooroos, Dragooners, and Psaro in battle, with Canniboxes once again using the skill in battle. It can also be used by Sparkie to help the Chosen.

Dragon Quest V[]

Sweet Breath is learned by recruited Small fries at level 5, Drag-goofs at level 6, Powie yowies at level 8, Cross eyes at level 10, and Minidemons at level 13 with recruited Hulagans learning it at 10 and Funghouls having it when they are recruited in the remakes, and is also used by Funky ferrets, Soulspawns, and Morphean molluscs, as well as Funghouls once again in battle against the enemies of the Order of Zugzwang. It is also learned by recruited Jailcats at level 7 from the DS remake onwards.

Dragon Quest VI[]

Sweet Breath is learned by advancing to rank 2 of the Monster Master vocation, and is also used in battle by Mad mollusks, Loathsome leeks, Brimstone bulbs, Kissers, and Wet kissers against enemies. Lipses can learn this ability at level 10 when they are recruited, though only in the SNES version.

Dragon Quest VII[]

Sweet Breath is learned by advancing to rank 3 of the Monster Master vocation (Rank 2 of the Monster Master vocation once again in the 3DS remake), rank 2 of the Mimic class, rank 5 of the Kingfuchsia class, and rank 6 of the Lips class, with the Quayhorses, Smackers, Mimics, Hexicons, Pandora's boxes, and the Malign vine, using it in battle, as well as Kissers, Wet Kissers, and Canniboxes once again.

Dragon Quest VIII[]

Only used by monsters from this game onwards, it is used by the Emerald Dragon, as well as Funghouls, Morphean mushrooms, Kissers, Canniboxes, Night Emperors, Mimics, Soulspawns, Hellspawns, and Pandora's Boxes once again. It is also used by Coffers of death in the 3DS remake.

Dragon Quest IX[]

Once again an enemy only skill, it is used by Gramarye gruffons, Gloomy gastropogs, and the Ragin' Contagion, as well as Funghouls, Morphean mushrooms, Canniboxes, Battering rams, and Firn fiends once again, with Psaro once again using this ability from level 10 onwards.

Dragon Quest X[]

Acting the same as in previous games, it is used by Ghouls, Smogbonnets, Raptiles, Hiptiles, Zaptiles, Li'l whizzers, Canaryanos, Platinumimics, Cottonclouds, Lumberin' Jacks, Remotes, Pink pyro, Cursed Shadow, and Floral Dandy, as well as Loathsome Leeks, Brimstone Bulbs, Canniboxes, Mimics, Pandora's Boxes, Funghouls, Morphean Mushrooms, and Batmandrills once again. (The last of which marks the first time since the monster's debut in the NES version of II)

Dragon Quest XI[]

Acting the same as in previous appearances once again, it is used by Tentaculars, Professauruses, Mordragon's tail, the Dazey, Psaroid, and Timewyrm's Tail in battle, as well as Funghouls, Morphean Mushrooms, Canniboxes, Chewlips, Kissers, Smogbonnets, Umbras, and Silvapithecuses once again, with Ghouls using it once again when they have gone Vicious.

Dragon Quest of the Stars[]

Used by Hargon during the Dragon Quest II Event.

Dragon Quest Tact[]

Already learned by Funghouls, Canniboxes, Wyrtles, Firn Fiends, Umbras, Snowbirds, Demon stewards, Pandora's Boxes, and Slime snacks when they are recruited, it acts the same as in previous appearances and costs 11 MP to use. A scroll of this ability can also be obtained by clearing Stage 7 of Golem's Battle Road story, as well as bought from the Swap Shop for 1000/3000 Legend League Seasons 1, 2, and 3 Medals at the Swap Shop.

Dragon Quest Treasures[]

Acting the same as in previous appearances once again, it is learned by Umbras and Dread Drackies at level 10, costing 5 MP to use.

Other languages[]

Other languages
French Haleine fraîche
German Süßen Odem (VI)
Allschlaf (M)
Süßer Odem (VII,J,HII,TR)
Zuckrige Odem (Stars)
Spanish Unknown
Italian Unknown
Dutch Unknown
Norwegian Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
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Korean Unknown

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