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There are three type of slimes, but all share the same bestiary entry and item drops. The ones near [[Alltrades Abbey (Dragon Quest IX)|Alltrades Abbey]] and [[Bloomingdale]] are capable of undergoing slimification and are listed with their [[Slime (amalgoomated)|amalgoomated]] brethren]].
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Revision as of 01:09, 23 March 2020

This article is about the enemy. For the monster class in Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past, see Slime (Vocation).
For the variety that undergoes slimification, see Slime (amalgoomated).

"A Slime draws near! Command?"

The slime is a recurring monster in the Dragon Quest series. Introduced in the original Dragon Quest, slimes have since become the series' mascot due to their popularity and iconic qualities. The basic slime has been in every Dragon Quest game to date, becoming the effective ambassador of the franchise.

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Characteristics

The slime is known for its onion or rain droplet shape, round eyes, and goofy, toothless smile; the latter two traits having become the ones shared amongst nearly all their slippery siblings.

Slimes are typically the weakest enemies in every game, having no special abilities and being easily disposed of, and likely the first monster the player ever encounters in a battle. However, starting with Dragon Quest IV, there will often be stronger slimes that can call on others of their kind; they may form a king slime when eight gather and starting in Dragon Quest IX three slimes may join to form the slime stack.

In some games, slimes have been domesticated into pets and others have gained the ability to speak the human language. In recent translations, all slimes have a certain verbal tic of replacing certain words and syllables with similar, 'slimier' ones, such as saying goo instead of good, gooman instead of human, and slime instead of time, to give just a few (or goo) examples.

Main series appearances

Dragon Quest

Slime (スライム Suraimu)
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
SLIME - DW1,2,3,4 - NES.png 3 0 1 1 5 3 2
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Tantegel
Near Galenholm
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
164 1516 016 016
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
DQ-SFC-SLIME.png SLIME GBC.gif DQI IOS Slime.png DQI Switch Slime.png 3 0 1 2 5 3 2
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Tantegel
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
164 77 07 07



Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Slime (スライム Suraimu)DQ2-SNES-LOGO-ICON.PNG
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
SLIME - DW1,2,3,4 - NES.png 6 0 1 2 8 5 3
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Middenhall
Zahan Wetsern Island
Item Dropped Medicinal herb (1128)
Evasion Fire Resistance * Dazzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Thwack Resistance Fizzle Resistance Kasap Resistance
164 07 07 07 07 77 07
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
DQ-SFC-SLIME.png SLIME GBC.gif DQII IOS Slime.png DQII Switch Slime.png 5 0 1 2 7 5 2
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Middenhall
Item Dropped Medicinal herb (1128)
Evasion Fire Resistance * Dazzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Thwack Resistance Fizzle Resistance Kasap Resistance
164 07 07 07 07 77 07




Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation

Slime (スライム Suraimu)DQ3-SNES-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (NES)
Sprite Level HP MP Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold
SLIME - DW1,2,3,4 - NES.png 1 8 0 9 5 4 4 2
Bestiary No. 1
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Flee
Location(s) South Aliahan area
Dreamer's Tower
Promontory Passage
Tantegel area
Cantlin area
Item Dropped Medicinal herb (1256)
Evasion Fire Resistance * Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Zap Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0% 0%
Drain Magic Resistance Whack Resistance * Kamikazee Resistance Poof Resistance Fuddle Resistance
100% 0% 0% 25% 0%
Snooze Resistance Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Sap Resistance * Deceleratle Resistance *
0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites Notable Changes
DQ3-SNES-SLIME.png SLIME GBC.gif DQIII Switch Slime.png None




Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen

Slime (スライム Suraimu)DQIV Logo.png
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold
SLIME - DW1,2,3,4 - NES.png 8 0 9 5 3 1 2
Bestiary No.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Burland outskirts
Strathbaile Burrow
Strathbaile outskirts (chapter 1)
Lakanaba outskirts
Casabranca outskirts
Item Dropped Medicinal herb1128
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Zap Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Whack Resistance * Kamikazee Bracer Resistance Poof Resistance Snooze Resistance Fuddle Resistance Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance
0% 0% 25% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Drain Magic Resistance Sap Resistance *
100% 0%
Remakes (PSX, DS, Mobile)
Sprites Notable Changes
DQ4-PSX,NDS-SLIME.png None



Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride

Slime (スライム Suraimu)DQV Logo.png
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold Tame Rate
DQ5-SFC-SLIME.png 7 0 7 5 3 1 1 1/2
Bestiary No. 001
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Whealbrook Adit
Outside Ancient Ruins (G1)
Fortuna outskirts
Dominicus' Dominion
Desert near the Talon Tower
Item Dropped Medicinal herb116
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance * Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Cool Breath Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Woosh Resistance * Zap Resistance * Whack Resistance * Kamikazee Resistance * Poof Resistance Poison Resistance * Fuddle Resistance
0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 0% 0%
Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance * Sap Resistance * Fizzle Resistance Drain Magic Resistance * Stun Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 100% 100% 0%
PS2 Model DS & Mobile Sprite
Slime DQV PS2.png DQ5-NDS-SLIME.png




Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation

Slime (スライム Suraimu) DQVI Logo.png
Original (SFC)
Sprite HP * MP Attack Defense Agility Experience * Gold Tame Rate
DQ6-SFC-SLIME.png
DQ6-NDS-SLIME.png
9 0 14 13 5 ? ? ?
Bestiary No. 15
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Wellshire area
Port Haven area
Lucid Grotto
Mountain Path (Lower World)
Item(s) Dropped Medicinal herb116
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance * Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance * Whack Resistance * Poof Resistance * Poison Resistance * Burning Breath Resistance Fuddle Resistance *
0% 0% 100% 0% 80% 0% 0% 0%
Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance * Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
0% 0% 100% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Remakes (DS, Mobile)
Sprites Notable Changes
None



Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past

Slime (スライム Suraimu)DQVII Logo.png
Original (PSX)
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold Tame Rate
DQ7-PSX-SLIME.png 7 0 9 8 3 1 1 18
Bestiary No. 001
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Ballymolloy area (Past)
Rainbow Mines
The Tower
Grondal area (Present, after Orgodemir's resurrection)
Item(s) Dropped Medicinal herb164
Slime Heart18
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance * Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance * Whack Resistance * Poof Resistance * Poison Resistance * Burning Breath Resistance Fuddle Resistance *
0% 0% 100% 0% 80% 0% 10% 0%
Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance * Fizzle Resistance * Ban Dance Resistance Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
0% 0% 100% 100% 0% 0% 0%



Monster Meadow quotes

"Sometimes, when Mr. Monster is asleep, I crawl in his mouth and lay eggs.

Damn. People are always kicking my ass. What's that? What do you mean, which end is my ass?

Gaahhh! Don't hit me! Oh, sorry. Force of habit."

—(Slime) (PlayStation 1)

"I love Monty! He's so goo to me! And so oozy-going! Thank you so much for telling me about him, (player's name)!

Gloopity gloop!

I'm a goo little slime! I never cause anyone any bother!"

—(Slime) (3DS)


Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King

Slime (スライム Suraimu)DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
SLIME - DQ8.png 7 0 1 1 10 8 6
Bestiary No. 001
Family Slime family
In-Game Description A well-known monster commonly encountered throughout the world. Quite intelligent. Some have even managed to learn the human tongue.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Farebury Region
Waterfall Cave
Kingdom of Trodain
Isolated Plateau
Baccarat Region
Untrodden Groves
Item(s) Dropped Medicinal herb132
Amor seco essence164
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Stone/Strike Resistance * Zap Resistance * Troop Resistance * Death Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Shock Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Sleep * Confusion * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Dance Sealing Resistance Sap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 100% 100%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None




Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies

There are three type of slimes, but all share the same bestiary entry and item drops. The ones near Alltrades Abbey and Bloomingdale are capable of undergoing slimification and are listed with their amalgoomated brethren.

#001 - Slime (Normal)
Slime DQIX DS.png
HP MP Experience Gold
8 2 2 4
Attack Defense Speed
10 7 7
Dropped Item Medicinal Herb (common, 1/8)
Slimedrop (rare, 1/16)
Locations Angel Falls, The Hexagon
Bestiary # 001
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description Slimes are common monsters that are found all over the world. Their simple yet lovable form attracts many admirers.

They're unimpressive alone, but if a few of them focus the force of friendship, they can make a miraculous metamorphosis.


Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

Slime (スライム Suraimu)DQXI Logo EN.png
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold
DQXI Slime.png 7 0 10 8 4 2 2
Bestiary No. 1
Family Slime
In-game description These mainstays of the monster world are beloved by all. They're round, ridiculous rascals you simply can't stay mad at.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Cobblestone Tor (Act 1)
Heliodor Region (Act 1)
Eerie Eyrie (Act 2)
Galenholm (3DS and Switch)
Item(s) Dropped Medicinal herb
Slimedrop
Evasion Fire Resistance * Ice
Resistance
*
Wind Resistance * Rock Resistance * Light Resistance * Dark Resistance * Zap Resistance *
? -110% -110% -110% -110% -110% -110% -110%
Drain Magic Resistance Whack Resistance * Poof Resistance Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance * Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance *
100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Sap Resistance * Blunt Resistance Deceleratle Resistance Spooky Aura
Anthamatize Resistance
Fizzle Resistance * Stun Resistance * Stumble Resistance * Charm Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Beguile Resistance * Double Down Resistance * Elemental Resistance *
0% 0% 0%


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Slime (スライム Suraimu)DQXI Logo EN.png
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold
DQXI Slime.png 72 15 82 77 82 105 40
Bestiary No. 196
Family Slime
In-game description Simple slimes driven to dangerous extremes by the dark power of the Lord of Shadows.
Spell(s) Zammle
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Heliodor Region (Act 2)
Emerald Coast (Act 2)
Champs Sauvage (Act 2)
Insula Orientalis (Act 2)
Eerie Valley (Act 3)
Item(s) Dropped Strong medicine
Slimedrop
Evasion Fire Resistance * Ice
Resistance
*
Wind Resistance * Rock Resistance * Light Resistance * Dark Resistance * Zap Resistance *
? 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 25% 0%
Drain Magic Resistance Whack Resistance * Poof Resistance Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance * Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance *
0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Sap Resistance * Blunt Resistance Deceleratle Resistance Spooky Aura
Anthamatize Resistance
Fizzle Resistance * Stun Resistance * Stumble Resistance * Charm Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 0% 25% 25% 0% 0%
Beguile Resistance * Double Down Resistance * Elemental Resistance *
0% 0% 0%


Mystery Dungeon series

Torneko's Great Adventure: Mystery Dungeon

Slime
Slime TND FND1.png
HP MP Experience Gold
5 0 1
Attack Defense Speed
2 1 Normal
Spells None
Family Slime
Game Torneko's Great Adventure: Mystery Dungeon
Console SNES


Torneko: The Last Hope

Dragon Quest Characters: Torneko's Great Adventure 3

Dragon Quest: Young Yangus and the Mysterious Dungeon


Monsters series

Dragon Quest Monsters

A slime is the first monster the player has on their team, that particular slime having once been the pet of the previous king of GreatTree.


Slime
Slime DQM GBC.png
HP MP Experience Gold
2/5 4/5
Attack Defense Speed
2/5 3/5 5/5
Spells Fireball, Radiant, Mega Magic
Family Slime
Game Dragon Warrior Monsters
Console GBC


Dragon Quest Monsters 2

The slime reprises its role as the first monster owned by the player, this one being Slash, a slime that traveled with Cobi and Tara's family to GreatLog.


Slime
DQM2-GBC-SLIME.png
HP MP Experience Gold
6/10 6/10
Attack Defense Speed
5/10 6/10 6/10
Locations You cannot conventionally breed a Slime, you can only breed two slime together to create a stronger Slime.
Spells Firebal, Radiant, MegaMagic
Family Slime
Game Dragon Warrior Monsters 2
Console GBC


Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart

As was the case with the previous two titles, the slime is once again the starting monster.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker

In a break from tradition, the slime is not the first monster given to the player, who is instead offered a choice of either a platypunk, mischievous mole, or dracky. The slime does appear on the first island inhabited by wild monsters that the player visits, Infant Isle, along with several uncharted islands, and is likely the first wild monster encountered in the game.

Slime
Family Slime
Rank F
Traits Critical Massacre
Skill Slimer


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

Slimes are the first monsters encountered in the game aside from the ones that the player has to choose from at the start of the game. The slime is a measly Rank F monster. Slimes, when synthesised over level twenty, create a Slime X. Two level fifty Slime X's make a Slime XY.


Slime
DQMJ2SLIME.png
HP MP Experience Gold
450 300
Attack Defense Speed
400 450 390
Skills Slimer
Family Slime family
Game Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
Console DS


Slime X
DQMJ2SLIME.png
HP MP Experience Gold
540 360
Attack Defense Speed
500 510 470
Skills Slimer
Family Slime family
Game Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
Console DS


Slime XY
DQMJ2SLIME.png
HP MP Experience Gold
780 630
Attack Defense Speed
730 770 740
Skills Slimer
Family Slime family
Game Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
Console DS

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional

Slime
DQMJ2SLIME.png
HP MP Experience Gold
450 300
Attack Defense Speed
400 450 390
Skills Slimer
Family Slime family
Game Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional
Console DS


Slime X
DQMJ2SLIME.png
HP MP Experience Gold
810 315
Attack Defense Speed
765 641 877
Skills Slimer
Family Slime family
Game Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional
Console DS


Slime XY
DQMJ2SLIME.png
HP MP Experience Gold
787 306
Attack Defense Speed
743 623 853
Skills Slimer
Family Slime family
Game Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional
Console DS

Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D

Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3


Other games

Blue Goo.png
Orange Oil.png

Dragon Quest Builders

Their main drop when they are defeated in this game is blue goo, while the she-slimes drop orange oil.

Slime (スライム suraimu)DQB-LOGO-ICON.png
Chapter 1
HP Attack Defense Item(s) Dropped
7 4 0 Blue goo (★★★), Milkblossom bud (★☆☆)
Location(s)
The Ravaged Realm, Hammerhood Heights, Damdara Desert, Rockbomb Ravine
Chapter 2
HP Attack Defense Item(s) Dropped
12 6 0 Blue goo (★★★), Milkblossom bud (★☆☆)
Location(s)
?
Chapter 3
HP Attack Defense Item(s) Dropped
14 8 3 Blue goo (★★★), Milkblossom bud (★☆☆)
Location(s)
?
Final Chapter
HP Attack Defense Item(s) Dropped
9 8 0 Blue goo (★★★), Milkblossom bud (★☆☆)
Location(s)
?
Sprite DQB Slime.png


Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road Victory

Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below

Slime DQH Logo.png
Model Experience Gold
Agoomulator Dragon Quest Heroes.png 1 1g
List No. 001
Field Notes Grinning bright-blue blobs beloved for their wide eyes and wobbly bodies. Get oozed to them—they're goobiquitous. Though these quivering jellies are known to cower from the sun's heat, they aren't wholly lacking in backbone.
Location(s) Arba Castle (Recruit, Captain), Big-Eye Boulevard (Things for a Fabulous Ring), Caliburgh (Recruit), Caliburgh Meadow (Recruit), Fields of Goold (Showdown: Slimy Soldiers), Fire Place (Showdown: Green Dragon)
Item(s) Dropped Slimedrop, Salt of the earth


Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End

Slime (スライム Suraimu)DQHII Logo.png
Model Experience Gold Marked Version?
Agoomulator Dragon Quest Heroes.png 1 1G Yes
List No. 001
Field Notes Grinning bright-blue blobs beloved for their wide eyes and wobbly bodies. Get oozed to them—they're goobiquitous. Though these quivering jellies are known to cower from the sun's heat, they aren't wholly lacking in backbone.
Location(s) Greena Pastures
Item(s) Dropped Slimedrop, Salt of the earth


Other appearances

Mario Sports Mix

Appearing as a playable character, the slime has three different costumes that feature its normal coloration, the She-slime, and the Metal slime.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The slime appears as a spirit, a cameo figure in one of the Hero's victory screens, and a hat for the Mii Fighters.

In animation

  • The regular Slimes appear in the Captain N: The Game Master episode "Trojan Dragon". In addition to their altered designs, their means of attack is spitting out acidic slime. They're defeated by the weapon shots of Captain N, Kid Icarus/Pit & Mega Man and drop some 2 Gold Coins each.

Trivia

  • The original Famicom artwork for a slime drawn by Akira Toriyama had the slippery creature not blue, but a lavender color.
  • Unlike his contemporaries, longtime Nintendo Power staff writer (and current Nintendo of America localization manager) Alan Averill never had a photo of him printed in the magazine; instead, he was represented by a plush Slime doll.
  • The internet MMORPG Kingdom of Loathing has a monster called Irritating Series of Random Encounters which is a group of 8 slimes. It is a reference to the random encounters of most RPG games.
  • In an interview, series creator Yūji Horii revealed that his inspiration for this enemy was some "slime-looking enemy" (possibly the creeping crud from the Wizardry series).[1]
  • Issue 277 of Nintendo Power featured a Slime in the Star Power section, where the "gooey blue mascot" had its career as one of many "hapless punching bags" charted, as well as its physiology analyzed. The section also showcased a handful of other types of Slimes, such as the Metal Slime and Slime Knight.
  • Despite often being the emblem used to represent the series, they are not used as the series symbol in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
  • There is a minigame called Slippin' Slime that appears in the remakes for Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation, which functions similarly to curling.

Notable slimes

Other languages

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolLimoLiterally slime or mud
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisGluantLiterally glutinous, gummy or sticky

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