|Dragon Quest monster|
|First appearance||Dragon Quest III|
Beakons are bird-like monsters with long spindly legs and no wings, introduced in Dragon Quest III. They can attack twice per turn.
|#070 - Beakon|
|Dropped Item||Chimaera wing|
|Game||Dragon Quest IX|
|Description||Barbaric birds that attack twice with deadly drumsticks and cry cacophonously to creep out foes and call forth friends.|
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Pun on "beak" and "beacon".
Its Japanese name, ōkuchibashi, literally means "large beak" or "giant beak"
All three Beakon types are exaggerated parodies of the Phorusrhacidae family of flightless birds. More commonly know as terror birds, these walking hatchets possessed enormous beaks and existed as apex predators in the plains of South America roughly 2 million years ago in the Cenozoic era.