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{{Item
 
{{Item
 
|title = Monster munchies
 
|title = Monster munchies
|image = [[File:DQV_Monster_Munchies.png|center|200px]]
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|image = [[File:Monster munchies modern.png|center|200px]]
|japanese =
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|japanese = まもののエサ
|names = Monster bait
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|names = BeefJerky
 
|games = [[Dragon Quest V]]  
 
|games = [[Dragon Quest V]]  
|buy = 200 gold
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|buy = Varies
|sell = 150 gold
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|sell = Varies
|effect = Keeps monsters busy eating instead of fighting.
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|effect = Varies
 
}}
 
}}
'''Monster munchies''' are a recurring item in the ''[[Dragon Quest (series)|Dragon Quest]]'' series. True to it's name, the bundle of meat is for feeding to monsters to either distract them in battle or improve their temperament.
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'''Monster munchies''' are a recurring item in the ''[[Dragon Quest (series)|Dragon Quest]]'' series. True to it's name, the bundle of meat is for feeding monsters to either distract them in battle or improve their temperament.
  
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
===''[[Dragon Quest V]]''===
 
===''[[Dragon Quest V]]''===
====Effect====
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Monster munchies are treats to be used to distract enemies in battle. On the field, it can also be used to increase the frequency of [[Random Encounters]]. Bags of chow can be bought in [[Zoomingale]] for 200G, and can be found in the following locales:
Monster munchies are treats for enemies and can also be used to distract enemies in battle. On the field, it can also be used to increase the frequency of [[Random Encounters]].
 
 
 
====Locations====
 
Monster munchies can be in:
 
 
*[[Ancient Ruins]]
 
*[[Ancient Ruins]]
 
*[[Fortuna]]
 
*[[Fortuna]]
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*[[Nadiria]] T 'N' T Board
 
*[[Nadiria]] T 'N' T Board
  
They can also be purchased for 200 [[gold]] coins (and sold for 150) at [[Zoomingale]].
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{{Descriptions
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|DQ5=Hurl some to a hungry enemy to distract them so they miss their chance to strike!<ref>[[Nintendo DS]] Version</ref><br>Hurl some to a hungry foe to make them miss their chance to strike!.<ref>[[Cell phone]] Version</ref>
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}}
  
 
===''[[Dragon Quest VII]]''===
 
===''[[Dragon Quest VII]]''===
Originally called '''BeefJerky''', the Monster munchies are key item in ''Dragon Quest VII''.
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The Monster munchies are key item in ''Dragon Quest VII''. Having the item in possession allows for [[monster recruitment]] even when a [[Monster Master|Monster masher]] is not in the party.
 
 
====Effect====
 
Having the item in possession allows for [[monster recruitment]] even when a [[Monster master|Monster masher]] is not in the party.
 
 
 
====Locations====
 
 
Monster munchies are available in the office of the [[Monster Meadows]].
 
Monster munchies are available in the office of the [[Monster Meadows]].
  
 
====Remake====
 
====Remake====
In the original [[Sony PlayStation]] port, [[Nottagen]] had to be saved for the obtaining of this item, while the [[Nintendo 3DS]] port makes the M.M. office accessible through a [[teleportal]] from [[The Haven]].
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In the original [[Sony PlayStation]] port, [[Nottagen]] had to be saved for the obtaining of this item, while the [[Nintendo 3DS]] port makes the M.M. office accessible through a [[teleportal]] from [[The Haven]]. This means monster taming can happen much sooner than before, but the enclosures must still be built before the monsters can be interacted with.
 
 
===''[[Dragon Quest Monsters|Dragon Quest Monsters 1]]'' & ''[[Dragon Quest Monsters 2|2]]''===
 
Monster munchies return to being store-bought, common items, but are much more handy than before.
 
 
 
====Effect====
 
Throwing a bag of meat at an enemy monster will greatly improve it's attitude towards the player, and several servings can be used in a single battle for a nearly 100% chance to recruit even metal monsters.
 
  
==Descriptions==
 
 
{{Descriptions
 
{{Descriptions
|DQ5=Hurl some to a hungry enemy to distract them so they miss their chance to strike!<ref>[[Nintendo DS]] Version</ref><br>Hurl some to a hungry foe to make them miss their chance to strike!.<ref>[[Cell phone]] Version</ref>
 
 
|DQ7=Just carrying these tasty treats seems to have some kind of effect...<ref>[[Nintendo 3DS]] Version</ref>
 
|DQ7=Just carrying these tasty treats seems to have some kind of effect...<ref>[[Nintendo 3DS]] Version</ref>
 
}}
 
}}
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===''[[Dragon Quest Monsters|Dragon Quest Monsters 1]]'' & ''[[Dragon Quest Monsters 2|2]]''===
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Monster munchies return to being store-bought, common items, but are much more handy than before. Throwing a bag of meat at an enemy monster will greatly improve it's attitude towards the player, and several servings can be used in a single battle for a nearly 100% chance to recruit even metal monsters.
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===''[[Dragon Quest Builders 2]]''===
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The [[Builder (Dragon Quest Builders 2)|Builder]] will receive a bundle of monster munchies during the events of [[Skelkatrez]], and will be able to produce their own at a brick barbecue with one frogstool and one bit of dry grass. When certain enemies are defeated in Explorer's Shores islands, a 30 second timer will appear over them and players can offer food to tame them and take them back to the [[Island of Awakening]]. 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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*[[Beastie bites]]
 
*[[Beastie bites]]
  
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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File:DQV_Monster_Munchies.png|Circa 1992
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</gallery>
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
<references/>
 
<references/>
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[[Category:Dragon Quest Monsters items]]
 
[[Category:Dragon Quest Monsters items]]
 
[[Category:Dragon Quest Monsters 2 items]]
 
[[Category:Dragon Quest Monsters 2 items]]
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[[Category:Dragon Quest Builders 2 items]]

Latest revision as of 11:44, 9 November 2019

Monster munchies
Monster munchies modern.png
Kana まもののエサ
Old localizations BeefJerky
Found in Dragon Quest V
Buy for Varies
Sell for Varies
Effect Varies

Monster munchies are a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. True to it's name, the bundle of meat is for feeding monsters to either distract them in battle or improve their temperament.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest V[edit]

Monster munchies are treats to be used to distract enemies in battle. On the field, it can also be used to increase the frequency of Random Encounters. Bags of chow can be bought in Zoomingale for 200G, and can be found in the following locales:


GameDescription
DQ5-SNES-LOGO-ICON.png
Hurl some to a hungry enemy to distract them so they miss their chance to strike![1]
Hurl some to a hungry foe to make them miss their chance to strike!.[2]

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

The Monster munchies are key item in Dragon Quest VII. Having the item in possession allows for monster recruitment even when a Monster masher is not in the party. Monster munchies are available in the office of the Monster Meadows.

Remake[edit]

In the original Sony PlayStation port, Nottagen had to be saved for the obtaining of this item, while the Nintendo 3DS port makes the M.M. office accessible through a teleportal from The Haven. This means monster taming can happen much sooner than before, but the enclosures must still be built before the monsters can be interacted with.

GameDescription
DQ7-PSX-LOGO-ICON.png
Just carrying these tasty treats seems to have some kind of effect...[3]

Dragon Quest Monsters 1 & 2[edit]

Monster munchies return to being store-bought, common items, but are much more handy than before. Throwing a bag of meat at an enemy monster will greatly improve it's attitude towards the player, and several servings can be used in a single battle for a nearly 100% chance to recruit even metal monsters.

Dragon Quest Builders 2[edit]

The Builder will receive a bundle of monster munchies during the events of Skelkatrez, and will be able to produce their own at a brick barbecue with one frogstool and one bit of dry grass. When certain enemies are defeated in Explorer's Shores islands, a 30 second timer will appear over them and players can offer food to tame them and take them back to the Island of Awakening.

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Nintendo DS Version
  2. Cell phone Version
  3. Nintendo 3DS Version