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===Rewards===
 
===Rewards===
 
*[[Dragovian Equipment]] (four pieces)
 
*[[Dragovian Equipment]] (four pieces)
*Enhanced Alchemy Pot
+
*Enhanced Alchemy Pot (PS2)
 
*[[Metal King Slime|A special recruitable monster]] near castle [[Trodain]]
 
*[[Metal King Slime|A special recruitable monster]] near castle [[Trodain]]
 +
*[[Memories Lane]] (3DS)
 +
*10 great seeds of competence (Cell phone)
  
 
==Remakes==
 
==Remakes==

Revision as of 07:13, 2 December 2019

Lord of the Dragovians
Dragon Quest VIII
Lord of the Dragovians.png
Japanese name 竜神王
Title Lord
Race Dragovian
Age Unknown

The Lord of the Dragovians is the most powerful member of the Dragovians in Dragon Quest VIII. After the tragic events of the recent past, he started to believe that humans and Dragovians could never coexist and thus he cast a spell in himself in order to remain forever in his dragon form. This made him lose control over his mind and begin draining the life energy from the rest of the Dragovian population.

Story

Just when the remaining Dragovians were about to lose hope, because none of them could be able to stop their Lord, the party arrived in the Dragovian Sanctuary, and Chen Mui asks them for help.

After the party's first victory against him, the Lord of the Dragovians returns to his senses. Amazed and ashamed by the fact the same boy he and his people had estranged had saved his tribe from certain doom, he gives them the right to perform the Dragovian Trials: a series of battles against him in dragon form, where each victory allows access to one of the Dragovian treasures. Each time the Lord of the Dragovians is defeated, he morphs into an even stronger dragon for the following battle.

His six forms are the Vermillion Dragon, the Emerald Dragon, the Silver Dragon, the Gold Dragon, the Darksteel Dragon, and the Divine Dragon. In the final Dragovian Trial, the Hero must beat all six dragon forms in a row, and then he must confront the final form, the Ultimate Dragon. Even in his weakest form, the Vermillion Dragon, the Lord of the Dragovians reveals himself as an opponent more challenging than any other in the game, including Rhapthorne himself.

As an homage to the original game, the Lord of the Dragovians bears a striking resemblance to the Dragonlord of the first Dragon Quest game, as noted when the dragon stands upon his hind legs.

Abilities

Lord of the Dragovians DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Lord of the Dragovians.png 3000 255 418
Defense Agility Experience Gold
211 152 0 0
Bestiary no. 288
Family ???
In-game description
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Attacks twice per round
Disruptive Wave
Dragovian Seal
Lightning Storm
Meditation
Thin Air
Location(s) Heavenly Dais
Item(s) dropped None
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
116 0% 25% 25%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
25% 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 *
100% 100% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 15% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



The Dragovian Trials

All forms will drop a Seed of skill at a 1/8 rate (12.5%), meaning Yangus's Stainless Steel Sickle has a 1/16 (6.25%) chance to nab it. On the bright side, the incredible bulk of the dragons means players can forgo the usual Skull helm strategy and slash away with abandon.


Vermillion Dragon (深紅の巨竜 Crimson Dragon)DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Vermillion dragon.png 5100 0 525
Defense Agility Experience Gold
237 126 13500 0
Bestiary no. 289
Family Dragon
In-game description
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Attacks twice per round
Desperate attack
Gigaflash
Scorch
War Cry
Location(s) Heavenly Dais
Item(s) dropped
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 50% 50%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
50% 0% 0% 50%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 0% 0% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 50% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None




Emerald Dragon DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Emerald dragon.png 8690 0 567
Defense Agility Experience Gold
75 143 14800 0
Bestiary no. 290
Family Dragon
In-game description
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Attacks twice per turn
Burning Breath
Desperate Attack
Ferocious Roar
Sweet Breath
Venom Mist
Location(s) Heavenly Dais
Item(s) dropped
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% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 0% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None




SIlver Dragon DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Silver dragon.png 5030 255 597
Defense Agility Experience Gold
418 153 15900 0
Bestiary no. 291
Family Dragon
In-game description
Spell(s) Fizzle
Skill(s) Attacks twice per turn
C-c-cold Breath
Desperate attack
Disruptive Wave
Lullab-Eye
Meditation
Location(s) Heavenly Dais
Item(s) dropped
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 25% 25%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
25% 0% 50% 100%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
100% 0% 0% 50%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 50% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None




Golden Dragon DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Golden dragon.png 5560 255 647
Defense Agility Experience Gold
480 171 16350 0
Bestiary no. 292
Family Dragon
In-game description
Spell(s) Kaboom
Kasizzle
Skill(s) Attacks twice per round
Desperate attack
Gigaflash
Psych Up
Spooky Aura
Location(s) Heavenly Dais
Item(s) dropped
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 50% 50%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
50% 0% 100% 50%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 0% 0% 50%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 100% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None




Darksteel Dragon DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Darksteel dragon.png 1910 23 693
Defense Agility Experience Gold
653 201 18010 0
Bestiary no. 293
Family Dragon
In-game description
Spell(s) Kasizzle
Skill(s) Attacks three times per round
Gigaflash
Starfall
Lullab-Eye
Location(s) Heavenly Dais
Item(s) dropped
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 100% 100%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 100%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
100% 100% 100% 50%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 100% 100%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None




Divine Dragon DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Divine Dragon.png 9470 0 699
Defense Agility Experience Gold
262 194 19040 0
Bestiary no. 294
Family Dragon
In-game description
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Attacks three times per turn
C-c-cold Breath
Desperate attack
Disruptive Wave
Psyche Up
Location(s) Heavenly Dais
Item(s) dropped
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 50% 50%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
50% 50% 50% 100%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
100% 0% 100% 50%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 100% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None




Ultimate Dragon (永遠の巨竜)DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Ultimate dragon.png 7320 255 912
Defense Agility Experience Gold
307 199 77777 0
Bestiary no. 295
Family Dragon
In-game description
Spell(s) Magic Burst
Skill(s) Attacks three times per turn
C-c-cold Breath
Disruptive Wave
Psyche Up
Scorch
War Cry
Evil Prayer
Location(s) Heavenly Dais
Item(s) dropped Super Seed of Skill
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 50% 50%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
50% 0% 0% 50%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 0% 0% 50%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 50% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



The Ultimate Dragon will only be fought once the boss marathon is complete; if their party is wiped out, they will have to start from the beginning.

Rewards

Remakes

  • The following changes were implemented in the Nintendo 3DS Version of the game:
    • One Seed of skill will always drop the first time that each form of the Lord of the Dragovians is defeated, with his final form dropping a Super seed of skill.
    • As the Alchemy Pot mixes items instantly from when it's introduced, the wish to enhance it is replaced with the request for a new dungeon, Memories Lane.
  • Though the Cell phone Version is closer to the original game, it also includes the Alchemy Pot's ability to mix items instantly from the beginning, thus the wish implemented in it's place is to receive 10 Super seeds of skill, and the only way to receive that particular item.

Trivia

  • The Lord's staff bears a striking resemblance to the Lightning staff's original design.
  • The color scheme of the Ultimate Dragon is a reference to the true form of the Dragonlord.

Gallery