Dragon Family (Japanese Katakana: ドラゴン Romanji:Doragon Dragon) refers to monsters in Dragon Quest series that take on forms of dragons, lizards, dinosaurs, snakes, or turtles; however, some dragon-shaped monsters would be classified as Aquatic or Beast. Usually these monsters have the ability to breathe fire and many possess skills that can envenom enemies. In the Monster series of games, Dragons are one of the main families. They possess high attributes, though they grow slowly.
 Usual Drop items
 Strengths and Weakness
- Breath attacks
- High attributes
- Resistance to fire and ice attacks
- Dragon slash (sword skill)
- Slow growth
 Sub-types of Dragon Family
 Notable Dragons in the Series
- Dragon, a minion of the Dragonlord holding Lady Lora captive.
- Drakky,Great Dragon from Monsters Joker
- Grand Lizzier - a pet lizard who ate a Fygg and grew into a delusional and dangerous Drakularge.
- Greygnarl - Hero of Heaven
- Barbarus - Greygnarl's nemesis