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|game = ''[[Dragon Quest IV]]''<br>''[[Dragon Quest V]]''
|title = Nadiria
|title = Nadiria
|type= Underworld
|type= Underworld
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|japanese=
|japanese=闇の世界 (DQIV)
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魔界 (DQV)
|romanji=Yami no Sekai (DQIV), Makai (DQV)
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'''Nadiria''' is the name of the evil underworld in [[Dragon Quest IV]], [[Dragon Quest V|V]], and [[Dragon Quest VI|VI]].  It is accessible only near the end of each game and contains the final dungeon and boss for each.  It has its own world map which is typically much darker (and smaller) than the normal world map.
'''Nadiria''' is the name of the evil underworld in ''[[Dragon Quest IV]]'' and ''[[Dragon Quest V|V]]''.  It is accessible only near the end of each game and contains the final dungeon and boss for each.  It has its own world map which is typically much darker (and smaller) than the normal world map, providing habitation for ferocious monsters and freakishly bizarre flora.


Its counterpart is [[Zenithia]], a castle in the sky which also appears in all 3 games.
Its counterpart is [[Zenithia]], a castle in the sky that watches over the world of mortals.


==Appearances==
==Appearances==
===[[Dragon Quest IV]]===
===''[[Dragon Quest IV]]''===
Nadiria lies beneath the [[Central Island]]. Access is granted through a [[Cave to Nadiria|cave]] said to lead to the abyss. Nadiria itself appears as an enclosed realm containing both [[Heaven's Haven]] and [[Psaro's Castle]], along with [[Four Dens of Nadiria|four barrier shrines]].
Nadiria lies beneath the [[Central Island]]. Access is granted through a [[Cave to Nadiria|cave]] said to lead to the abyss. Nadiria itself appears as an enclosed realm containing both [[Heaven's Haven]] and [[Psaro's Castle]], along with [[Four Dens of Nadiria|four barrier shrines]].
====Monsters in the area====
====Monsters in the area====
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*[[Teaky mask]]
*[[Teaky mask]]


===[[Dragon Quest V]]===
===''[[Dragon Quest V]]''===
Nadiria lies beyond the [[Estuary Sanctuary]], normally sealed from the world. The [[Nimzo|Grandmaster of the Underworld]] has been steadily trying to extend his influence beyond Nadiria. The underworld consists of wild tropical jungles and treacherous canyons underneath a churning sky. Locales within this realm include a town called [[Precaria]], as well as a T'n'T board and [[Mt. Zugzwang]].
Nadiria lies beyond the [[Estuary Sanctuary]], normally sealed from the world. The [[Nimzo|Grandmaster of the Underworld]] has been steadily trying to extend his influence beyond Nadiria. The underworld consists of wild tropical jungles and treacherous canyons underneath a churning, dark purple sky. Locales within this realm include a town called [[Precaria]] that houses reformed monsters, as well as a T'n'T board and [[Mt. Zugzwang]].
====Monsters in the area====
====Monsters in the area====
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''South side''
=====(South side)=====
*[[Snowbird]] [[Snowbird (Recruit)|*]]
*[[Snowbird]] [[Snowbird (Recruit)|*]]
*[[Balhib]]
*[[Balhib]]
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*[[Killing machine]] [[Killing machine (Recruit)|*]]
*[[Killing machine]] [[Killing machine (Recruit)|*]]
*[[Pazuzu]]
*[[Pazuzu]]
 
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=====(North side)=====
''North side''
*[[Metal slime]] [[Metal slime (Recruit)|*]]
*[[Metal slime]] [[Metal slime (Recruit)|*]]
*[[Liquid metal slime]] [[Liquid metal slime (Recruit)|*]]
*[[Liquid metal slime]] [[Liquid metal slime (Recruit)|*]]
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===[[Dragon Quest VI]]===
==Name origin==
Nadiria contains several towns in Dragon Quest VI, including: [[Despair Town]], [[Greed Town]], and [[Prison Town]]. It also contains 2 shrines which provide access to return to the real world.  [[Deathtamoor's Castle]] is the last location visited in Nadiria and is the location of the final boss.
*The name "Nadiria" is derived from ''nadir'', meaning the lowest point, or (appropriately) point of greatest adversity or despair.


In order to reach Nadiria, the heroes must have acquired the [[Reigns of Pegasus]]. This item allows Falchion, the horse which pulls the wagon to fly and reach Nadiria.
==Maps==
<center><gallery>
Image:DQ IV NES Dark World.png|Nadiria in ''Dragon Quest IV''<br>(Nintendo Entertainment System)
Image:DQ V SF Dark World.png|Nadiria in ''Dragon Quest V''<br>(Super Famicom)
Image:DQ V Nadiria Overworld Map Artwork.jpg|Nadiria Overworld Map Artwork in ''Dragon Quest V''
</gallery></center>


==Trivia==
==See also==
*The name "Nadiria" is derived from ''nadir'', meaning the lowest point, or (appropriately) point of greatest adversity or despair.
*[[Dread Realm]], a location in ''[[Dragon Quest VI|VI]]'' that is speculated by some fans to play a major role in the history of Nadiria.


==References==
==References==
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[[Category:Dragon Quest V locations]]
[[Category:Dragon Quest V locations]]
[[Category:Dragon Quest VI locations]]
[[Category:Recurring elements]]

Revision as of 05:58, 23 April 2020

Nadiria is the name of the evil underworld in Dragon Quest IV and V. It is accessible only near the end of each game and contains the final dungeon and boss for each. It has its own world map which is typically much darker (and smaller) than the normal world map, providing habitation for ferocious monsters and freakishly bizarre flora.

Its counterpart is Zenithia, a castle in the sky that watches over the world of mortals.

Appearances

Dragon Quest IV

Nadiria lies beneath the Central Island. Access is granted through a cave said to lead to the abyss. Nadiria itself appears as an enclosed realm containing both Heaven's Haven and Psaro's Castle, along with four barrier shrines.

Monsters in the area

Dragon Quest V

Nadiria lies beyond the Estuary Sanctuary, normally sealed from the world. The Grandmaster of the Underworld has been steadily trying to extend his influence beyond Nadiria. The underworld consists of wild tropical jungles and treacherous canyons underneath a churning, dark purple sky. Locales within this realm include a town called Precaria that houses reformed monsters, as well as a T'n'T board and Mt. Zugzwang.

Monsters in the area

(South side)
(North side)

Name origin

  • The name "Nadiria" is derived from nadir, meaning the lowest point, or (appropriately) point of greatest adversity or despair.

Maps

See also

  • Dread Realm, a location in VI that is speculated by some fans to play a major role in the history of Nadiria.

References