Scorpion

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Introduced all the way back in the original game, the Scorpion is the fist arachnid to aggravate adventurers.

Characteristics[edit]

It's a humongous, yellow, man-sized scorpion. Be afraid.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest[edit]

Scorpion (おおさそり ōsasori)
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
DQ-NES-SCORPION.png 20 ? 6 15 18 16 16
Spell(s)
Location(s)
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
164 1516 016 016
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
Scorpionsnes.gifDQ-GBC-SCORPION.png 15 0 16 25 18 35 4
Spell(s)
Location(s)
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
164 77 07 07


Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
40 4 42 8 43 55 32
Bestiary No. 37
Family Bug
In-Game Description Enormous scorpions with impenetrable carapaces. Their defenses protect them against all but the most determined physical attacks. Use magic to defeat them.
Spell(s) Buff
Skill(s) Poison Attack
Location(s) Maella Region
Item(s) Dropped Antidotal herb116
Iron lance1128
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance * Zap Resistance *
064 0% 25% 25% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Flame * Ice * Stone/Strike Resistance * Troop Resistance * Death Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Shock Resistance *
25% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50% 15% 0%
Sleep * Confusion * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Dance Sealing Resistance Sap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

The scorpion is a Rank D monster in Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2. Many can be found in the Cragravation area.

Variants[edit]

Iron scorpion[edit]

As implied by it's name, the Iron scorpion (鉄のさそり) is a metal coated menace that boasts superior defenses than it's organic bug brethren. Due to the text limitations of the Gameboy Color Dragon Quest remake, the Iron Scorpion was renamed to MtlScorpion in that version.






Dragon Quest[edit]

Iron scorpion (鉄のさそり tetsu no sasori)
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
DQ-NES-IRON-SCORPION.png 22 ? 14 39 36 42 42
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Rimuldar
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
264 1516 016 016
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
Metalscorpionsnes.gifDQ-GBC-IRON-SCORPION.png 22 0 31 48 36 60 25
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Rimuldar
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
? ? ? ?


Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
64 21 82 21 105 152 63
Bestiary No. 112
Family Bug
In-Game Description The iron carapaces of these fearsome creatures are virtually impervious to sword attacks. but they are susceptible to explosive shells.
Spell(s) Buff
Skill(s) Defend
Location(s) West Argonia
Item(s) Dropped Iron nail18
Farmer's scythe1128
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance * Zap Resistance *
164 0% 25% 25% 0% 50% 50% 0%
Flame * Ice * Stone/Strike Resistance * Troop Resistance * Death Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Shock Resistance *
25% 50% 0% 0% 100% 100% 100% 50%
Sleep * Confusion * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Dance Sealing Resistance Sap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 50% 50% 100% 15% 50%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None

Death Scorpion[edit]










Dragon Quest[edit]

Death scorpions are the strongest scropions in the original Dragon Quest. The have high attack and defense, which makes them challenging even with their relatively low HP.

Death scorpion (死のさそり shi no sasori)
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
DQ-NES-ROGUE-SCORPION.png 35 ? 26 109 60 90 90
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Damdara
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
132 1516 716 016
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
DQ-SNES-ROGUE-SCORPION.pngDQ-GBC-ROGUE-SCORPION.png 35 0 70 110 55 90 33
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Damdara
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
? ? ? ?


Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
68 0 99 14 130 164 78
Bestiary No. 144
Family Bug
In-Game Description A monstrous scorpion that sends unwary travelers to an early grave. Highly resistant to fire-based spells.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Poison Attack
Pressure Pointer
Location(s) Desert
Item(s) Dropped Antidotal herb116
Poison needle1256
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance * Zap Resistance *
164 0% 50% 50% 25% 0% 0% 25%
Flame * Ice * Stone/Strike Resistance * Troop Resistance * Death Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Shock Resistance *
50% 0% 0% 100% 100% 100% 100% 50%
Sleep * Confusion * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Dance Sealing Resistance Sap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 50% 50% 100% 15% 100%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None

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