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'''Hocus-Pokers''' are Prestidigitators wearing purple robes with white belts tied around their waists. They have yellow eyes glowing from their hoods. Hocus-Pokers have an impressive magical arsenal at their fingertips, and they are also capable of paralyzing enemies with their regular attacks.
 
'''Hocus-Pokers''' are Prestidigitators wearing purple robes with white belts tied around their waists. They have yellow eyes glowing from their hoods. Hocus-Pokers have an impressive magical arsenal at their fingertips, and they are also capable of paralyzing enemies with their regular attacks.
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Latest revision as of 09:37, 23 May 2020

Hocus-Pokers are Prestidigitators wearing purple robes with white belts tied around their waists. They have yellow eyes glowing from their hoods. Hocus-Pokers have an impressive magical arsenal at their fingertips, and they are also capable of paralyzing enemies with their regular attacks.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest III[edit]

Hocus-Poker DQ3-SNES-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (NES)
Sprite Level HP MP
Hocus Poker DQIII NES.png 43 130 100
Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold
90 150 75 2850 140
Bestiary No. 119
Spell(s) Kaboom
Kazing
Skill(s) Chilly Breath
Paralysis Attack
Location(s) Alefgard
Nail Mark
Zoma's Castle
Item Dropped Staff of strife1128
Evasion Fire Resistance * Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
132 70% 70% 0%
Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance Whack Resistance * Kamikazee Resistance
0% 25% 70% 0%
Poof Resistance Fuddle Resistance Snooze Resistance Dazzle Resistance
70% 25% 100% 25%
Fizzle Resistance Sap Resistance * Deceleratle Resistance *
70% 25% 70%
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites Notable Changes
DQIII Archmage.png None



Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hocus-Poker's name is derived from the term, "hocus pocus", an exclamation used by magicians in order to bring about a change of some sort, but it can also be a term to refer to magic tricks or sleight-of-hand in general.

Related enemies[edit]