The Bowhole

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The Bowhole is a dungeon in Dragon Quest IX. It is located far to the northwest of Wormwood Creek. It contains a special bow which is required to progress in the game.In the deepest level, there is a pedestal that marked: The path of light in this arrow is sealed, Cradled here 'til a chosen one be revealed. Let fly this bolt o'er the Wyrmward wide, As the way unfolds, boldly onward stride.

Monsters in the Area[edit]

Dragon Quest IX (DS)  
Enemy Gold Exp Drop Item
#145 Bloody manguini 148 G 1000 Wing of bat
Terrible tattoo
1/8
1/16
#146 Blood mummy 108 G 1200 Grubby bandage
Malicite
1/8
1/128
#147 Harmour 120 G 1300 Silver mail
Iron mask
1/64
1/256
#148 Python priest 164 G 950 Watermaul wand
Fizzle-retardant suit
1/64
1/128
#149 Sculpture vulture 160 G 1320 Narspicious
Resurrock
1/32
1/128
#150 Living statue 172 G 1500 Flintstone
Resurrock
1/16
1/128
#151 Goodybag 336 G 500 Brighten rock
Pink pearl
1/16
1/64
#152 Drakularge 187 G 1600 Dragon scale
Gold bar
1/16
1/256
#153 Liquid metal slime 40 G 40200 Agility ring
Depressing shoes
1/32
1/128


Layout[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The name "Bowhole" describes the function of the dungeon, as the dungeon itself can be described as a "hole" which contains a special "bow".
    • The name is also a play on a geological feature "blowhole".
  • The name of the boss is Gadrongo, after the hero open the way to Upover, the mayor of Wormwood Creek will apologize and say, "Sorry for bein' such ungrateful drongoes. "



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