|Dragon Quest Monster|
Art by Akira Toriyama
|First Appearance||Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen|
Barbatos (Infurnus Shadow in the NES version and HellGiant in DQVII) is a boss monster from Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen and a random enemy in later games.
Appearance and Characteristics
Barbatos is one of Psaro the Manslayer's top generals and guards one of the four towers that maintain the barrier surrounding Castle Nadiria. He is a powerful spell caster, and with the exception of Aamon, possesses the most powerful magical capabilities of the four. His dialogue indicates that he is loyal to Psaro.
Dragon Quest IV
|Dropped Item||Miracle sword|
|Skills||Blazing fire, Chilly breath, War cry|
|Game||Dragon Quest IV|
This brutal bovine is immune to Whack, Poof, Fuddle, Dazzle, Snooze, Drain Magic, and is highly resistant to all forms of attack magic except for Woosh and Zap spells. He casts Kaboom and breathes intense flames. He drops the Miracle Sword when he dies.
Dragon Quest V
|#178 - Barbatos|
|Dropped Item||Hell sabre|
|Locations||Mt. Zugzwang (miniboss x2)|
|Game||Dragon Quest V|
A pair of these fiends appear near the summit of Mt. Zugzwang. In the room right before the lair of Grandmaster Nimzo, a chest containing the Orichalcum fangs can be found. When the hero attempts to open the chest, the pair break down the door and engage the heroes in battle.
Dragon Quest VII
|#208 - Barbatos|
|Dropped Item||Staff of Divine Wrath (1/128) |
HellGiant Heart (rare)
|Locations||Dark Palace |
|Game||Dragon Quest VII|
Dragon Quest IX
|#201 - Barbatos|
|Dropped Item||Terrible tattoo (common, 1/16)|
Raging bull helm (rare, 1/128)
|Locations||Realm of the Mighty|
Tower of Nod
Eastern Stornway (island)
Western Coffinwell (outside tower)
|Game||Dragon Quest IX|
|Description||Beasts whose burning rage causes them to spit flames and cast Kaboom. Protected against pyrotechnical techniques.|
The weeny wings on their backs bloom into spectacular, sky-soaring sails when they return to their hellish home.