Bodkin bowyer

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Appearances

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen

Bodkin bowyer DQIV Logo.png
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Attack
27 0 46
Defense Agility Experience Gold
36 21 47 16
Bestiary No. 068
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Call for back up
Sleep Attack
Location(s) Desert north of Bath
Item Dropped Wayfarer's clothes(1256)
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Bang Resistance *
116 25% 0% 0%
Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Zap Resistance * Whack Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 25%
Kamikazee Bracer Resistance Poof Resistance Snooze Resistance Fuddle Resistance
0% 100% 25% 0%
Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Drain Magic Resistance Sap Resistance *
25% 100% 100% 0%
Remakes (PSX, DS, Mobile)
Sprites Notable Changes
None


Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King

Bodkin bowyer DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Bodkin bowyer.png 48 255 46
Defense Agility Experience Gold
36 37 43 17
Bestiary no. 42
Family Humanoid
In-game description Great archers in spite of their size. Capable of surrounding opponents and unleashing a fusillade of arrows upon them. When trouble beckons, they swiftly call for reinforcements.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Call for help
Multishot
Poison Attack
Location(s) Kingdom of Ascantha
Item(s) dropped Silk robe116
Short bow1256
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 0%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 0% 0% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 15% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
15% 15% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
15% 0% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies

#047 - Bodkin bowyer
HP MP Experience Gold
58 255 112 62
Attack Defense Speed
58 52 56
Dropped Item Leather hat (common, 1/32)
Leather cape (rare, 1/64)
Locations Newid Isle
Skills Poison arrow
Multishot
summon ally
flee
Family Humanoid
Bestiary # 047
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description These expert archers specialise in trouble travellers with hails of well-aimed arrows.
The brown hoods of the bodkin bowyers mark them out as master marksmen, mightier than mere bodkin fletchers.

Dragon Quest X

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

Dragon Quest Swords

Dragon Quest Heroes II

Dragon Quest Builders

Bodkin Bowyer DQB-LOGO-ICON.png
Chapter 2
HP Attack Defense Item(s) Dropped
356 30 18 N/A
Location(s)
Ancient Palace
Sprite DQB Bodkin Bowyer.png



Etymology

A bodkin defines a small, blunt needle with a large eye used to punch through cloth and leather. In terms of archery, it means the archer is using less than ideal ammunition.

A bowyer is an older occupational term that refers to one who crafts bows.

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