Coffer of death

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The Coffer of death is a ghastly purple pallet-swap of the Mimic, having been added to the series in the Nintendo 3DS port of Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King.


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

Coffer of death DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Nintendo 3DS
Sprite HP MP Attack
444 255 200
Defense Agility Experience Gold
100 300 510 288
Bestiary no. #307
Family Material
In-game description A fabled chest that promises to deliver all who encounter it to the hereafter.
Spell(s) Thwack
Skill(s) Brutal strike
Sweet Breath
Location(s) Altar of Wroth
Item(s) dropped Seed of life132
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
1/64 0% 25% 25%
Fire Breath
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
25% 25% 50% 50%
Ice breath
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 0% 0% 50%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
50% 50% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
50% 50% 0%

Dragon Quest Walk[edit]

The Coffer of death was added to the game on February 26th, 2021 as an event monster.


  • A coffer is a synonym for chest, and was used for its similarity to the words _coffin_ and _cough_.
  • The Japanese name is a bilingual pun, as _gift_ is the German word for poison as well as the English word for present.

Carnivorous chests[edit]