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'''Marquis de Léon''' ('''King Leo''' in Japanese, and '''[[Keeleon]]''' in the NES localization) is a character in ''[[Dragon Quest IV]]''. He controls the [[Palais de Léon]], in the form of a lion monster, with four arms and four legs.
 
'''Marquis de Léon''' ('''King Leo''' in Japanese, and '''[[Keeleon]]''' in the NES localization) is a character in ''[[Dragon Quest IV]]''. He controls the [[Palais de Léon]], in the form of a lion monster, with four arms and four legs.
  
==Story==
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==Characteristics==
The Marquis de Léon originally uses [[Balzack]] as a subordinate, but after gaining further power and no longer needs his help, sending him off to [[Zamoksva]]. According to ''[[The Unknown Legend]]'', he is the prince of the castle [[Palais de Léon]], who used the [[Secret of Evolution]] to assume this form, and the remake depicts him accordingly: when the monster is defeated in the remake, he returns to human form, and forgets his memories as a monster. It is not clear whether Marquis de Léon lost his memories simply due to a side-effect of the Secret of Evolution or because he was brainwashed the entire time under the service of [[Psaro the Manslayer]].
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Marquis de Léon is a lion-like monster with the ability to move twice per round, casting [[Sizzle]] and breathing frost. He must be fought twice, once each in the fourth and fifth chapters. It is supposed to be impossible to defeat him in the fourth chapter; if he is defeated in the [[Nintendo Entertainment System|FC/NES]] version, the battle will repeat until the player loses. In the subsequent remakes, Marquis de Léon has unlimited HP.
  
He must be fought twice, once each in the fourth and fifth chapters. It is supposed to be impossible to defeat him in the fourth chapter; if he is defeated, the [[Sony PlayStation|PlayStation]] version and the [[Nintendo DS|DS]] version will carry on as though the party lost, and the [[Nintendo Entertainment System|FC/NES]] version will repeat the battle. He moves twice per round, attacking, casting [[Sizzle]] and breathing frost.
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Not much is known about him as a human, although it is implied that he struck a deal with [[Psaro the Manslayer]] which led to him and his entire kingdom being brainwashed into servitude (likely a result of naivety and lack of common sense). As a monster, Marquis de Léon was a brutal tyrant, striking the fear of all citizens in not only his kingdom but the entire continent. It is known that several unfortunate citizens were locked up in prison simply for displeasing him. While he worked alongside [[Balzack]], the two did not appear to work very well together, as the Marquis admonished the latter for losing a battle and sent him away to another kingdom when given the chance. When [[Meena|two of]] [[Maya|his prisoners]] escaped prison and fled the continent, Marquis de Léon no longer allowed any form of immigration off the continent by banning all ship transportations.
  
 
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Once the prince of Palais de Léon and the son of the previous king, Marquis de Léon is now a servant of [[Psaro the Manslayer]]. Having used the [[Secret of Evolution]] to transform into a lion-like monster, he imprisoned his father and took the throne for himself, claiming that his father passed away.
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In [[Chapter 4]], [[Meena]], [[Maya]] and [[Oojam]] infiltrate the palace in search for [[Balzack]] who murdered the former two's father. They confront and defeat him in the hidden throne room. Having witnessed this (while not being in sight), Marquis de Léon reprimands Balzack for his failure and proceeds to defeat the three himself with ease. The three are then imprisoned in the same cell as the old king, who help them escape.
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Much later in [[Chapter 5]], Marquis de Léon once again encounters the sisters, this time with the [[Hero (Dragon Quest IV)|Legendary Hero]] in tow. By this point, the Marquis already sent Balzack away to [[Zamoksva]], no longer requiring his help. He then once again engages the heroes in combat, resulting in his defeat.
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Marquis de Léon's fate differs between the originals and the remakes. In the NES version, he dies after his defeat. In the remakes, he turns back to his human form, having no memory of his servitude to Psaro. This implies that he was brainwashed into serving the Master of Monsters rather than through his own free will. According to an NPC in [[Havre Léon]], the prince made a deal with the devil in exchange for his soul, which may be the cause of his mind-control. Upon his defeat, the entire kingdom wake up from a trance, meaning that everyone was under Psaro's spell rather than just the Marquis.
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Revision as of 16:17, 11 January 2019

Marquis de Léon
Dragon Quest IV
DQIV Marquis de leon.png
Japanese name キングレオ
Romaji Kingu Reo
Title Marquis
Race Human (originally)

Monster (actually)

Age Unknown
Family Unnamed father
Voice actor Yukimasa Kishino (CD Theater)

Marquis de Léon (King Leo in Japanese, and Keeleon in the NES localization) is a character in Dragon Quest IV. He controls the Palais de Léon, in the form of a lion monster, with four arms and four legs.

Characteristics

Marquis de Léon is a lion-like monster with the ability to move twice per round, casting Sizzle and breathing frost. He must be fought twice, once each in the fourth and fifth chapters. It is supposed to be impossible to defeat him in the fourth chapter; if he is defeated in the FC/NES version, the battle will repeat until the player loses. In the subsequent remakes, Marquis de Léon has unlimited HP.

Not much is known about him as a human, although it is implied that he struck a deal with Psaro the Manslayer which led to him and his entire kingdom being brainwashed into servitude (likely a result of naivety and lack of common sense). As a monster, Marquis de Léon was a brutal tyrant, striking the fear of all citizens in not only his kingdom but the entire continent. It is known that several unfortunate citizens were locked up in prison simply for displeasing him. While he worked alongside Balzack, the two did not appear to work very well together, as the Marquis admonished the latter for losing a battle and sent him away to another kingdom when given the chance. When two of his prisoners escaped prison and fled the continent, Marquis de Léon no longer allowed any form of immigration off the continent by banning all ship transportations.

Battle

#201 - Marquis de Léon
Marquis de leon.png
HP MP Experience Gold
999 infinite 5100 0
Attack Defense Speed
150 120 30
Dropped Item Full plate armour
Locations Palais de Léon
Skills Attacks twice per round
Cold Breath
Spells Sizzle
Bestiary # 201
Game Dragon Quest IV
Console DS


Appearances

Dragon Quest IV

#201 - Marquis de Léon
Marquis de leon.png
HP MP Experience Gold
999 infinite 5100 0
Attack Defense Speed
150 120 30
Dropped Item Full plate armour
Locations Palais de Léon
Skills Attacks twice per round
Cold Breath
Spells Sizzle
Bestiary # 201
Game Dragon Quest IV
Console DS


Once the prince of Palais de Léon and the son of the previous king, Marquis de Léon is now a servant of Psaro the Manslayer. Having used the Secret of Evolution to transform into a lion-like monster, he imprisoned his father and took the throne for himself, claiming that his father passed away.

In Chapter 4, Meena, Maya and Oojam infiltrate the palace in search for Balzack who murdered the former two's father. They confront and defeat him in the hidden throne room. Having witnessed this (while not being in sight), Marquis de Léon reprimands Balzack for his failure and proceeds to defeat the three himself with ease. The three are then imprisoned in the same cell as the old king, who help them escape.

Much later in Chapter 5, Marquis de Léon once again encounters the sisters, this time with the Legendary Hero in tow. By this point, the Marquis already sent Balzack away to Zamoksva, no longer requiring his help. He then once again engages the heroes in combat, resulting in his defeat.

Marquis de Léon's fate differs between the originals and the remakes. In the NES version, he dies after his defeat. In the remakes, he turns back to his human form, having no memory of his servitude to Psaro. This implies that he was brainwashed into serving the Master of Monsters rather than through his own free will. According to an NPC in Havre Léon, the prince made a deal with the devil in exchange for his soul, which may be the cause of his mind-control. Upon his defeat, the entire kingdom wake up from a trance, meaning that everyone was under Psaro's spell rather than just the Marquis.

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