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'''Himiko''' is the Queen and ruler of [[Jipang]] (or [[Jipang|Zipangu]]) in ''[[Dragon Warrior III]]''.  The character of Himiko is based on the real [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himiko Himiko] from Japanese history and legend.
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'''Pimiko''' is the Queen and ruler of [[Jipang]] in ''[[Dragon Quest III]]''.  The character of Pimiko is based on the real-life [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himiko Himiko] from Japanese history and legend.
  
By the time the [[Erdrick|hero]] arrives in Jipang, the real Himiko has been killed by the [[Orochi]], who in disguise assumes the role of Himiko and orders the villagers to sacrifice young women to appease the Orochi.
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By the time the [[Erdrick|hero]] arrives in Jipang, the real Pimiko has been killed by the [[Orochi]], who, in disguise, assumes the role of Pimiko and orders the villagers to sacrifice young women to appease the Orochi.
  
In [[Dragon Quest III|the remakes]], Himiko can be found alive and well on the upper floor of Jipang's pachisi track, which can only be unlocked via a wish granted by defeating [[Divinegon]] after finishing the main game. She seems to be wandering around aimlessly and mentions that she's not quite sure what she's doing in such a place.
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In [[Dragon Quest III|the remakes]], Pimiko can be found alive and well on the upper floor of Jipang's pachisi track, which can only be unlocked via a wish granted by defeating [[Xenlon]] after finishing the main game. She seems to be wandering around aimlessly, and mentions that she's not quite sure what she's doing in such a place.
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
Despite the player being unable to do so, the old man in [[Greenlad]] can take the form of Himiko with the usage of the [[Staff of Change]].
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Despite the player being unable to do so, the old man in [[Greenlad]] can take the form of Pimiko with the usage of the [[Staff of Change]].
  
 
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Revision as of 12:20, 28 April 2016

Pimiko is the Queen and ruler of Jipang in Dragon Quest III. The character of Pimiko is based on the real-life Himiko from Japanese history and legend.

By the time the hero arrives in Jipang, the real Pimiko has been killed by the Orochi, who, in disguise, assumes the role of Pimiko and orders the villagers to sacrifice young women to appease the Orochi.

In the remakes, Pimiko can be found alive and well on the upper floor of Jipang's pachisi track, which can only be unlocked via a wish granted by defeating Xenlon after finishing the main game. She seems to be wandering around aimlessly, and mentions that she's not quite sure what she's doing in such a place.

Trivia

Despite the player being unable to do so, the old man in Greenlad can take the form of Pimiko with the usage of the Staff of Change.