Candy cat

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The Candy cat (しましまキャット Pattern cat) is a monster in the Dragon Quest series that was introduced in Dragon Quest VIII. They are typically among the weakest members of the beast family in the titles they appear in.


Candy cats are very large cats with white fur and orange stripes. Their name is derived from their striped fur, which gives it the appearance of a candy cane. They have goofy faces, a long tongue which is often seen trailing behind their permanently open mouths, and a tuft of orange fur on top of their heads. They are quite harmless on their own, sometimes wasting their turn in battle in order to lick their face or roll around.


Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Candy cat (しましまキャット Shimashimakyatto)DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Candy cat.png 10 0 11
Defense Agility Experience Gold
9 6 2 2
Bestiary no. 002
Family Beast
In-game description A happy-go-lucky, good natured monster. Born with only one stripe, it grows another with each passing year.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Cleans self (wastes turn)
Rolls around (wastes turn)
Location(s) Farebury Region
Hilltop Hut
Flying spot south of Dragon Graveyard
Flying spot east of Mystical Spring
Flying spot southwest of Dark Ruins
Flying spot on Neos
Item(s) dropped Medicinal herb132
Bandit's grass skirt164
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% 15% 0% 15%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
0% 0% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
0% 0% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
3 Gold

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3[edit]

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

Candy cat (しましまキャット Shimashimakyatto)DQHII Logo.png
Model Experience Gold Marked Version?
Candy cat DQH2.png 4 4G Yes
List No. 003
Field Notes Cat-like creatures with fluffy fur, long, lolling tongues and peaceable personalities. Candy kittens are born with a single stripe, and add another every year. Can you work out how old this one is?
Location(s) Greena Pastures, The Battle of Harba
Item(s) Dropped Kitty litter, Hardy hide

In Other Languages[edit]

Language Translation Meaning
ICON-FLAG-ES.png EspañolGato apasteladoPotato cat
ICON-FLAG-FR.png FrançaisLanguochat

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