Abyss diver

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The Abyss diver is a large aquatic monster in the Dragon Quest series, similar to the mythological Leviathan. It is purple in color, has a long neck, and webbed feet. It is quite powerful when the player first meets it, and its breath attacks can devastate low level parties.

Originally the weaker predecessor of the Seasaur, the Abyss diver has since become the stronger pallet-swap as of VIII.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest VII[edit]

Abyss diver (ヘルダイバー Herudaibā)DQVII Logo.png
Original (PSX)
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold Tame Rate
Abyssdiver DQVII PSX.png 250 30 105 92 72 105 (PS1)
158 (3DS)
93 (PS1)
140 (3DS)
1128
Bestiary No. 275
Spell(s) Kacrackle
Skill(s) Chilly Breath
Location(s) Sunken Citadel
Whitewater Cave
Cave to Yet Another World (water area)
Item(s) Dropped Angel leotard (1256)
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance * Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Cool Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
164 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 50% 100%
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Whack Resistance * Poof Resistance * Poison Resistance * Burning Breath Resistance Fuddle Resistance * Snooze Resistance *
0% 0% 15% 100% 50% 90% 15% 15%
Dazzle Resistance * Sap Resistance * Fizzle Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance * Stun Resistance * Ban Dance Resistance Army Resistance *
15% 50% 50% 50% 0% 100% 30%


Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Abyss diver (ヘルダイバー Herudaibā)DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
DQVIII PS2 Abyss diver.png 230 21 255 38 168 99 67
Bestiary No. 260
Family Aquatic
In-Game Description Ferocious and hungry sea monsters. They wait in deep waters for ships to pass overhead, then launch themselves towards the surface to sink them.
Spell(s) Crackle
Skill(s) Flame Breath
Flee
Location(s) Ocean
Item(s) Dropped Waterweed mould116
Spicy cheese1128
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
064 0% 50% 50% 50% 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% 50% 50% 100% 50%
Sleep * Confusion * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Dance Sealing Resistance Sap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
100% 50% 50% 100% 50% 100% 100%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



Dragon Quest IX[edit]

#170 - Abyss diver
Abyss Diver.jpg
HP MP Experience Gold
600 28 2700 92
Attack Defense Speed
200 220 126
Dropped Item Dragon scale (common, 1/32)
Watermaul wand (rare, 1/128)
Locations Wyrmneck
Oubliette
Ocean
Grotto
Skills Fire Breath
Spells Crackle
Family Aquatic
Bestiary # 170
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Romanji Herudaibā
Description Devilishly devastating dinosaurs that cast Crackle and breathe fire, and cannot be bested with bog-standard blows.
Longed for loud colours after decades spent in the dim depths, and tried to jazz themselves up, but to underwhelming effect.

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