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Dragon Quest series character
Dragon Quest VI
Sprite Dq6 hassan-sprite.gif
Japanese Name ハッサン
Rōmaji Hassan
Title Roaming Warrior
Race Human
Age 21
Voice Actor Kiyoyuki Yanada (CD Theater)
Hiroki Yasumoto (Heroes II)

"My cockles are pretty toasty, too. Wait, what are cockles again?"

Carver (Hassan in the original Japanese) is a playable character found in Dragon Quest VI. He is the first to join the hero, and the two of them work together to capture a horse, which is then used to pull the party's cart.

Appearance and Personality[edit]

Carver is a mountain of a man, towering over most characters. He wears a grey open vest along with a turquoise-colored pair of shorts, and an orange sash lengthened by a piece of rope. Over his shorts, he wears a light-green mawashi, a type of loincloth similar to the ones worn by sumo wrestlers in real life. He also wears black shoes with a pair of light-green socks. Coupled with his purple mohawk, Carver's appearance is among the most distinct in the game.

Despite his intimidating build, Carver is a kind and friendly man, and starts a friendship with the Hero soon after they meet. Almost always jovial, Carver does his best to stay positive in darker moments, and tries to keep the mood light with a quick joke or a pun. A bit of a braggart, Carver thinks highly of himself and isn't afraid to accept any praises from villagers for the group's good deeds.


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Base Stats[edit]

Attribute Starting Stats Maximum Stats
Level 3 99
HP 42 900
MP 0 400
Strength 20 400
Agility 5 180
Resilience 12 220
Wisdom 4 180
Style 4 80
Initial gear Bamboo spear, Leather shield, Leather kilt


Aside from class abilities, Carver learns a few skills on his own:

Name MP Level Target Description
Flying Knee 0 5 One enemy A jumping attack that delivers a bone-crunching knee.
Double Up 0 14 One enemy Ditches defence to increase attack an impressive amount.
Forbearance 0 18 Party Stand steadfast in order to protect allies from attack.
Knuckle Sandwich 0 * One enemy A powerfully focused and damaging bare-fisted strike.
  • Notes: Knuckle Sandwich is learned through an event in the game.

Other Appearances[edit]

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

Carver appears as one of the special guests at the Quester's Rest in Stornway. This could be downloaded through the DQVC using Nintendo's Wi-Fi channel when it was still available. When spoken to, he will give the hero different pieces of his outfit is certain conditions are fulfilled. A special Accolade is earned if the Hero wears all of the parts of Carver's costume. However, it is only possible for a male Hero to earn this Accolade as certain parts of Carver's costume are male-only.

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

Carver appears as one of the playable characters in the game. He uses Gauntlets as his weapon of choice.