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I think the reason swords, spears, and axes are so widely-used in the post-game is because that's when you really need high levels to complete grottos and such; level-grinding pretty much translates to "farming metal slime variants", and each of those three weapon types have abilities on their mastery tree that are basically essential to metal slime farming. ...


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For me, with a normal uber falcon blade strike I do ~250 dmg. With 100 tension I do 1999 dmg (regular max. Dmg) If you attack with tension, it has increased power and your tension goes back down to 0. Tension can be gained using Egg On, Phsyche Up, Tension Boost (Gladiator Coupe de Grace) and Feel the Burn Stance. Only the hero can use Egg On. Phsyche Up is ...


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Explore high level maps mainly because rare alchemy items can be found. Such as gold bars,mythril ore and orchilliam which can be sold for 25000


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Swords are made for boss fights, spears are balanced, the best spear can ignore shield' s blocking effect, it is useful for metal hunting, hammers give you two AOE attacks one is earth and the other is dark, bows are versatile weapons with a wide range of effects, boomerang give the ability to hit all does regardless of vocations, wands give you mp boosts, ...


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Swords are all round Wands arent the best but are useful for Sages when the use Magic Burst on High level grotto bosses since they need to restore MP other than that if not equip on sage well , wait for their coup de grace since it restore mp Fans are useful for multiatcks and matering them to omnivocational and transfering them to vocations such as ...


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No, unfortunately there is no rename option. If you do not want to start over (which I understand) you are bound to the names given to the characters.


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Yes. Higher difficulty. P.S. Have a look at the DQ-IX wiki for stuff on the special grotto bosses too, the ones which respawn and do all kinds of crazy stuff.


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A character will gain a total of 200 skill points by reaching level 99 in any particular vocation. There are twelve vocations, so you can reach a total of 2400 skill points by raising all vocations to 99. There are a total of 26 pools to put skill points into: 12 each specific to a single vocation, 13 for weapons, and one for shields. Each skill pool ...


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Nintendo shut off the wifi for this game (along with all other DS titles) As of May 2014. Because of this, you are no longer able to download any of the DLC quests, making all of these unavailable at this time. If you had them downloaded from before this time, you should still be able to complete them. Otherwise, no. At any time (assuming you have the means ...


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There is still a way to access the DLC content, including the extra quests, legacy characters that stay at the Stornway Inn, and daily DQVC specials. Before the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service (WFC) was deactivated in May 2014, a few people/groups began to capture the DQVC (and other) traffic, and have replicated those servers. By redirecting your DQ9 ...


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The servers providing the additional content were shut down by Nintendo quite a while ago (specific date needed), so you won't keep the guests in Stornway and the extra Quests. So using the normal way you won't be able to obtain the content, although it may be possible by using an emulator and some cheats which manipulate the ram, but that is not the proper ...


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This has been unanswered for a while. I think I can offer some guidance. For a Mage, the best weapon type for your setup is a Wand because you get to recover MP when it strikes, plus you get MP boosts when you put points into its skill. A Minstrel who heals as a main strategy should probably use Fans. You can get some good ones that heal MP-free when used ...


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There is no max cap as you can reincarnate a character to go back to level one. You will keep all skills and can earn more points. In fact you need to reincarnate in order to learn all the skills as you don't earn enough just by reaching 99.


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Basically, if you want the best weapon in the game, it's going to be a sword. Uber Falcon Blade, or, the ultra rare, ultra powerful Hypernova blade. No other weapon will beat these, in a competition for raw power. However, you have skills specific to weapons that could potentially win you the battle. Personally, I think the Uber Falcon Blafe is best for me, ...


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