Guardian

From Dragon Quest X
Guardian Vocation promotional art

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Summary

The Guardian (ガーディアン Gaadian) as their name implies, their strength lies in defending allies, using the power of light to defeat their opponents. They were introduced in Version 6 as new kind of vocation called Masterclass, a new way to call the Advanced Vocations from previous Dragon Quest games. They can use Swords, Greatswords, Spears, and Shields. Guardian's starting level is 100 and their exclusive skill tree is Teppeki (てっぺき Teppeki).

Strategy

Pep Power

As opposed to previous vocations, Guardians don't have any Coup de Grace (or Special move), they can reach a new state called "Pep Mode" (ゾーン技 Zone Waza) exclusive for Masterclass vocations and unlocked after completing certain quests. During this state, stats will increase according to your vocation and you'll be able to use Pep Skill, the Pep status lasts a certain period of time.

Pep State Effects

Non-Exclusive Exclusive
Movement Speed +10%
Reduced action interval
HP+20% Status Effect
Strength increase by +20%
Damage reduction by 30

Pep State Skills

Japanese Name Japanese Translated English Name Description
ブーストオーラ (buusuto oora) Boost Aura - Reduces Charge time by 10 seconds and increases damage dealt.
防塞領域 (bōsai ryōiki) Fortified Area - Summons a circle inmune to damage for 15 seconds, allies are affected too


Spell List

Japanese Name English Name Description MP Cost Method Learned
ベホイミ (Behoimi) Midheal Restores at least 80 HP to one ally. 4 Level 100
マホステ (Mahosute) Snub Causes all enemy spells directed at the caster to fizzle for 60 seconds. 4 Level 102
スクルト (Sukuruto) Kabuff Increases the defense power of allies around the caster by one level (20%) for 120 seconds. 4 Level 109
ベホイム (Behoimu) Moreheal Restores at least 164 HP to one ally. 10 Level 114
メガザル (Megazaru) Kerplunk Sacrifies the caster and revives allies within range with full HP. 100 150 Points in てっぺき

Vocation Quests

Unlock Conditions

Questline

Unlock Quest: Guardian Knights Headquarters in Verinard West (WIP)

Vocation Tree Skills

NOTE: Any skill with a(専)is an "exclusive" skill, meaning it only applies to the current vocation.

Teppeki (てっぺき)
Japanese Name Japanese Translated English Name Description Type MP Cost Charge Time SP Needed
全職業でちから+5 (zen shokugyō de chikara +5) Power In All Occupations +5 Natural Strength +5 - Passive - - 8
全職業でみのまもり+10 (zen shokugyō de mi no mamori +10) Defense In All Occupations +10 Natural Resilience +10 - Passive - - 16
ブラスターフィスト(専) (burasutaa fisuto) Blaster Fist (Exclusive) - Deals light-attribute damage based on your HP to surrounding enemies. Skill Unknown - 28
全職業でみのまもり+10 (zen shokugyō de mi no mamori +10) Defense In All Occupations +10 Natural Resilience +10 - Passive - - 40
退魔の鏡(専) (taima no kagami) Exorcism Mirror (Exclusive) - Gives Bound effect on allies in range. Skill Unknown - 48
全職業で最大HP+20 (zen shokugyōde saidai HP+20) Maximum HP In All Ocuppations +20 Natural HP +20 - Passive - - 56
活性の祈り(専) (kassei no inori) Prayer of Vitality (Exclusive) - Increases HP by 200 while in effect. Skill Unknown - 70
全職業でみのまもり+10 (zen shokugyō de mi no mamori +10) Defense In All Occupations +10 Natural Resilience +10 - Passive - - 80
天光の護り(専) (ten hikari no mamori) Heavenly Light Protection (Exclusive) - Gives "Reduce damage taken by 100" effect on allies in range. Skill Unknown - 90
天光連斬(専) (tenkou renzan) Heavenly Light Continous Slash (Exclusive) - Deals four light-attribute attacks to a single target. Skill Unknown Unknown 100
武器ガード率+3%(専) (Buki gādo-ritsu +3%) Weapon Guard Rate +3% (Exclusive) Increases the chance to parry attacks by 3% while equiping a weapon. - Passive - - 110
たまにHP1生き残り(専) (Tamani HP 1 ikinokori) Ocassionally Survive With 1 HP (Exclusive) Increase the chance to survive with 1 HP. - Passive - - 120
プラーナソード(専) (Puraana soodo) Prana Sword (Exclusive) - Deals six light-attribute attacks to a single target, with a small chance of reduce light resistance. Skill Unknown Unknown 130
1.0%ターン消費なし(専) (1.0% tān shōhi nashi) 1.0% No Turn Consumption (Exclusive) Increases the chance to not use a turn by 1.0% - Passive - - 140
メガザル(専)(Megazaru) Megazaru (Exclusive) Kerplunk Sacrifies the caster and revives allies within range with full HP. Spell 100 Unknown 150
不屈の鼓動(専)(Fukutsu no kodo) Indomitable Heartbeat (Exclusive) - Grants invincibility to the caster by 10 seconds. Skill Unknown Unknown 180-200