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(Umiushi translates to "sea slug" but "Romanized" doesn't mean "translated".)
 
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{{Monster Infobox
{{Monster Infobox
|title=Merlusc
|title=Merlusc
|image=[[File:Merlusc.gif]]
|image=[[Image:DQII Merlusc.png]]
|caption=
|caption=Art by [[Akira Toriyama]]
|kanji=うみうし  
|kanji=海うし (Famicom only)<br>うみうし  
|romanji= umiushi
|romanji= Umiushi
|firstappear=''[[Dragon Quest II]]''
|firstappear=''[[Dragon Quest II]]''
|old=Sea Slug<br>SeaSlug
}}
}}
The '''Merlusc''' is a recurring monster in the {{DQSeries}}, first introduced in ''[[Dragon Quest II]]''. It is a purple sea-faring variant of the [[Maulusc]].
==Characteristics==
Merluscs are monstrous purple sea slug that leaves trails of slime behind it. It has darker purple splotches all over its body, large eyeballs with red irises, and a disgusting tongue lolling from its mouth that is constantly drooling. They were formidable opponents in their first appearance in the NES version of ''II'', being capable of poisoning and putting foes to sleep with their toxin-coated bodies and could even land '''brutal hits''', but their power has been lessened in all remake versions of the game. The sea slugs did retain their ability to breathe out '''sweet breath'''. Its Japanese name ''Umiushi'' is the name used for sea slugs in the real world.
==Appearances==
===''[[Dragon Quest II]]''===
{{DQ2Enemy
|name=Merlusc
|kanji= うみうし
|romanji=Umiushi
|nes-sprite=[[Image:DQII Sea slug.png]]
|nes-hp=32
|nes-mp=Unlimited
|nes-exp=30
|nes-gold=80
|nes-attack=38
|nes-defense=11
|nes-agility=16
|nes-spells=[[Poison Attack]]<br>[[Sleep Attack]]<br>[[Brutal hit]]<br>[[Sweet Breath]]<br>Call for help (Sea slug)<br>Flee
|nes-locations=[[Zahan]] seas
|nes-item=[[Copper sword]]{{fraction|1|32}}
|nes-evasion={{fraction|0|64}}
|nes-fire-resist={{fraction|2|7}}
|nes-dazzle-resist={{fraction|2|7}}
|nes-snooze-resist={{fraction|5|7}}
|nes-thwack-resist={{fraction|3|7}}
|nes-fizzle-resist={{fraction|7|7}}
|nes-kasap-resist={{fraction|1|7}}
|remake-sprites=[[Image:DQII Seaslug.png]][[Image:DQII SeaSlug GBC.png]][[Image:DQII Merlusc iOS.png|55px]][[Image:DQII Merlusc Switch.png|55px]]
|remake-hp=32
|remake-mp=0
|remake-exp=34
|remake-gold=80
|remake-attack=38
|remake-defense=11
|remake-agility=16
|remake-spells=Sweet Breath<br>Flee
|remake-locations=Zahan seas
|remake-item=Copper sword{{fraction|1|32}}
|remake-evasion={{fraction|0|64}}
|remake-fire-resist={{fraction|2|7}}
|remake-dazzle-resist={{fraction|1|7}}
|remake-snooze-resist={{fraction|1|7}}
|remake-thwack-resist={{fraction|3|7}}
|remake-fizzle-resist={{fraction|7|7}}
|remake-kasap-resist={{fraction|0|7}}
}}
===''[[Dragon Quest Builders 2]]''===
{{stub}}
===''[[Dragon Quest Rivals]]''===
Merlusc appeared in the 10th card pack, "Frontier of Creation and Destruction" as a normal card for [[Thief]] leaders.
==Related monster==
==Related monster==
*[[Maulusc]]
*[[Maulusc]]
==Gallery==
<center><gallery>
Image:DQS Merlusc.jpg|''Stars'' model.
Image:DQR Umiushi.png|''Rivals'' card.
</gallery></center>
[[Category:Dragon Quest II enemies]]
[[Category:Dragon Quest II enemies]]
[[Category:Aquatics]]{{Wikia}}
[[Category:Young Yangus and the Mysterious Dungeon enemies]]
[[Category:Dragon Quest Builders 2 enemies]]
[[Category:Dragon Quest of the Stars enemies]]
[[Category:Dragon Quest Rivals enemies]]
[[Category:Aquatics]]

Latest revision as of 15:29, 4 October 2021

The Merlusc is a recurring monster in the Dragon Quest series, first introduced in Dragon Quest II. It is a purple sea-faring variant of the Maulusc.

Characteristics[edit]

Merluscs are monstrous purple sea slug that leaves trails of slime behind it. It has darker purple splotches all over its body, large eyeballs with red irises, and a disgusting tongue lolling from its mouth that is constantly drooling. They were formidable opponents in their first appearance in the NES version of II, being capable of poisoning and putting foes to sleep with their toxin-coated bodies and could even land brutal hits, but their power has been lessened in all remake versions of the game. The sea slugs did retain their ability to breathe out sweet breath. Its Japanese name Umiushi is the name used for sea slugs in the real world.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest II[edit]

Merlusc (うみうし Umiushi)DQ2-SNES-LOGO-ICON.PNG
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQII Sea slug.png 32 Unlimited 38
Defense Agility Experience Gold
11 16 30 80
Abilities Poison Attack
Sleep Attack
Brutal hit
Sweet Breath
Call for help (Sea slug)
Flee
Location(s) Zahan seas
Item Dropped Copper sword132
Evasion Fire Resistance * Dazzle Resistance Snooze Resistance
064 27 27 57
Thwack Resistance Fizzle Resistance Kasap Resistance
37 77 17
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites HP MP Attack
DQII Seaslug.pngDQII SeaSlug GBC.pngDQII Merlusc iOS.pngDQII Merlusc Switch.png 32 0 38
Defense Agility Experience Gold
11 16 34 80
Abilities Sweet Breath
Flee
Location(s) Zahan seas
Item Dropped Copper sword132
Evasion Fire Resistance * Dazzle Resistance Snooze Resistance
064 27 17 17
Thwack Resistance Fizzle Resistance Kasap Resistance
37 77 07



Dragon Quest Builders 2[edit]

Dragon Quest Rivals[edit]

Merlusc appeared in the 10th card pack, "Frontier of Creation and Destruction" as a normal card for Thief leaders.

Related monster[edit]

Gallery[edit]