Bodkin fletcher

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Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen[edit]

Bodkin fletcher DQIV Logo.png
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Attack
Bodkin Fletcher DQIV NES.png 17 0 21
Defense Agility Experience Gold
18 10 18 16
Bestiary No. 066
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Flee
Poison Attack
Location(s) Ballymoral outskirts
Item Dropped Antidotal herb(164)
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Bang Resistance *
116 0% 0% 0%
Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Zap Resistance * Whack Resistance *
75% 25% 0% 0%
Kamikazee Bracer Resistance Poof Resistance Snooze Resistance Fuddle Resistance
0% 25% 25% 25%
Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Drain Magic Resistance Sap Resistance *
25% 100% 100% 0%
Remakes (PSX, DS, Mobile)
Sprites Notable Changes

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King[edit]

Bodkin fletcher DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Bodkin fletcher.png 88 0 78
Defense Agility Experience Gold
89 60 86 23
Bestiary no. 97
Family Humanoid
In-game description Capable of firing huge volleys of poisoned arrows simultaneously, these monsters also carry antidotal herbs in case they accidentally stick themselves.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Poison Attack
Multistrike Poison Attack
Location(s) Baccarat
Item(s) dropped Antidotal herb18
Hunter's bow164
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0%
Fire Breath
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 0%
Ice breath
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 0% 0% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
0% 0% 15% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
15% 15% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
15% 0% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

#025 - Bodkin fletcher
HP MP Experience Gold
36 4 62 44
Attack Defense Speed
42 30 53
Dropped Item Antidotal herb (common, 1/8)
Leather gauntlets (rare, 1/64)
Locations Zere
Doomingale Forest
Skills Poison Attack
summon ally
Family Humanoid
Bestiary # 025
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description Forest hunters who can call on more of their kind in a pinch to pepper foes with poisoned arrows.
Their arrowheads are doused in the bubble slime's deadly dribble, and they have to take great care not to get it on their hands.

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

Torneko: The Last Hope[edit]

Dragon Quest Swords[edit]

Dragon Quest Heroes II[edit]

Bodkin fletcher (どくやずきん Dokuyazukin)DQHII Logo.png
Model Experience Gold Marked Version?
Bodkin fletcher DQH2.png 26 22g Yes
List No. 032
Field Notes Eagle-eyed archers who hunt in the woods. They dip their darts in a powerful poison to fell their foes in a flash. They're often found around bubble slimes, to whose toxic trails they turn for the venom they venerate.
Location(s) The Battle of the Wildwood
Item(s) Dropped Horse manure
Ring of immunity

Dragon Quest Builders[edit]

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Chapter 2
HP Attack Defense Item(s) Dropped
30 8 4 Frogstool (★★★), Healing cream (★☆☆)
Swamps of Sickness, Ancient Palace
Final Chapter
HP Attack Defense Item(s) Dropped
1 26 0 Broken branch (★★★), Healing cream (★☆☆)
Tantegel moor
Sprite DQB Bodkin Fletcher.png


A bodkin defines a small, blunt needle with a large eye used to punch through cloth and leather. In terms of archery, it means the archer is using less than ideal ammunition.

A fletcher is an occupational term that refers to one who crafts arrows.

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