Capsichum

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A Capsichum is a violent vegetable introduced in Dragon Quest VIII. It consists of an orange and green bell pepper stuck together on a skewer, seemingly jovial despite their impalement. Being native to the Farebury region, they are among the weakest monsters in the game.

Appearances

Dragon Quest VIII

DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Capsichum.png 14 4 12
Defense Agility Experience Gold
10 6 3 3
Bestiary no. 006
Family Plant
In-game description A distinctive monster shaped like a pepper. In their culture, two is always better than one, so they stick together with the help of a large skewer.
Spell(s) Sap
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Farebury Region
Item(s) dropped Cypress stick164
Copper sword1256
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 25%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
25% 0% 0% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
15% 15% 0% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
0% 0% 0% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
0% 0% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker

Capsichum
Family Nature
Rank F
Description Peppery pals proficient at pulverizing passing perpetrators.
Weapons Swords, Spears, Axes, Staves
Traits -
Resistances Vulnerable to Frizz, Sleepproof
Skill Saboteur, Defense Boost
Location Palaish Isle
Breeding chart Capsichum x Capsichum


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

The capsichum is one of six potential starting monsters in this game, along with the Bad egg, Bag o' laughs, Ghost, Komodo, and Platypunk.

Capsichum
Family Nature
Rank F
Description
Weapons Swords, Axes, Spears, Staves
Traits Rabble Rouser, Crafty Blade Blunter
Resistances Vulnerable to Frizz, Immune to Sleep
Skill Saboteur
Location -
Breeding chart Swarmtroop x Komodo
Dracky x Stump chump


Variants

Paprikan

A punctured pair of red and yellow peppers, the Paprikan is a spicier capsichum that's moved to the southern continent and taken residence near the Pickham ghetto.

DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
Paprikan.png 54 6 48
Defense Agility Experience Gold
45 43 47 10
Bestiary no. 055
Family Plant
In-game description A pair of psychotic peppers. Their crazed grins belie their wiliness in battle. They can prevent enemies from using spells, and like to pummel their adversaries with body-slams.
Spell(s) Fizzle
Skill(s) Flee
Location(s) Pickham Region
Item(s) dropped Red mould132
Rapier164
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
0% 0% 25% 25%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
25% 0% 0% 0%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
15% 0% 15% 15%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
15% 15% 0% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
15% 15% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



Trivia

If one looks closely at either pepper pair, you can see the one on the right has buckteeth and the one on the left has stubby fangs.

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