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{{translation|'''Pimiko'''|ヒミコ}} is a character from ''[[Dragon Quest III]]''. She is the Queen and ruler of [[Jipang]].
 
{{translation|'''Pimiko'''|ヒミコ}} is a character from ''[[Dragon Quest III]]''. She is the Queen and ruler of [[Jipang]].
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==Appearances==
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==={{DQ3}}===
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By the time the [[Hero (Dragon Quest III)|Hero]] arrives in Jipang, the real Pimiko has been seemingly killed by the dragon [[Orochi]], who then assumed the role of Pimiko and ordered the villagers to sacrifice young women, ostensibly to appease the Orochi.
  
By the time the [[Hero (Dragon Quest III)|Hero]] arrives in Jipang, the real Pimiko has been killed by the [[Orochi]], who then assumed the role of Pimiko and ordered the villagers to sacrifice young women, ostensibly to appease the Orochi.
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In the Super Famicom and Gameboy Color remake, Pimiko can be found alive and well on the upper floor of Jipang's [[Treasures 'n' Trapdoors]] track that 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. As the Android/iOS version of the game does not feature TnT, Pimiko does not appear.
  
In the remake, 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.
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===''[[Dragon Quest of the Stars]]''===
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Pimiko's visage is fully illustrated as all NPCs appear with pictures to accompany their text box, and Orochi is spoken to before the fight.
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Pimiko is based on [[wikipedia:Himiko|Himiko]], a Queen from Japanese history and legend.
 
*Pimiko is based on [[wikipedia:Himiko|Himiko]], a Queen from Japanese history and legend.
 
*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]].
 
*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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==Gallery==
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<center><gallery>
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File:DQ Stars Android Pimiko?.jpg|The Pimiko disguise in ''Stars''
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</gallery></center>
  
 
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[[Category:Dragon Quest III characters]]
 
[[Category:Dragon Quest III characters]]
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[[Category:Dragon Quest of the Stars characters]]

Revision as of 18:51, 27 September 2020

Pimiko (ヒミコ?) is a character from Dragon Quest III. She is the Queen and ruler of Jipang.

Appearances

Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation

By the time the Hero arrives in Jipang, the real Pimiko has been seemingly killed by the dragon Orochi, who then assumed the role of Pimiko and ordered the villagers to sacrifice young women, ostensibly to appease the Orochi.

In the Super Famicom and Gameboy Color remake, Pimiko can be found alive and well on the upper floor of Jipang's Treasures 'n' Trapdoors track that 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. As the Android/iOS version of the game does not feature TnT, Pimiko does not appear.

Dragon Quest of the Stars

Pimiko's visage is fully illustrated as all NPCs appear with pictures to accompany their text box, and Orochi is spoken to before the fight.

Trivia

  • Pimiko is based on Himiko, a Queen from Japanese history and legend.
  • 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.

Gallery