Dark skeleton

From Dragon Quest Wiki

The Dark skeleton is a pitch-black variant of the regular Skeleton. Much like Shades and Silhouettes, they are animated shadows that attack adventurers; the difference being that the dark skeleton has retained the solid mass of its physical self.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest[edit]

Dark skeleton (影の騎士 kage no kishi)
Original (NES)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
DQ-NES-DARK-SKELETON.png 50 ? 37 149 79 64 64
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Damdara
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
1564 1516 1516 1516
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
Shadowknightsnes.gif DQ-GBC-DARK-SKELETON.png 43 0 90 148 79 51 40
Spell(s)
Location(s) Near Damdara
Evasion Fizzle Resistance Snooze Resistance Sizz & Sizzle Resistance
132 77 57 47


Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

Dark skeleton
DQ7-PSX-LOGO-ICON.png
Remake exclusive (3DS)
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense
288 0 214 154
Agility Experience Gold Tame Rate
115 434 20 1/64
Bestiary No. DLC #100
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Paralysis Attack
Sleep Attack
Location(s) The Depths of Darkness
Item(s) Dropped Moonwort bulb132
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0%
Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
0% 25% 25% 25%
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance * Whack Resistance *
0% 0% 100% 50%
Poof Resistance * Poison Resistance * Burning Breath Resistance Fuddle Resistance *
100% 15% 80% 50%
Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance * Fizzle Resistance * Ban Dance Resistance
100% 50% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 15% 0%


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

DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Dark skeleton.png 288 0 214
Defense Agility Experience Gold
154 115 304 31
Bestiary no. 180
Family Undead
In-game description These dedicated and fiercely loyal monsters stand against humanity.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Paralysis Attack
Sleep Attack
Location(s) World of Darkness
Item(s) dropped Moonwort bulb116
Bronze shield164
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 30% 0% 0%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
0% 0% 25% 25%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
25% 0% 0% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
50% 50% 15% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 50% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 15% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



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

#173 - Dark skeleton
Nopic.png
HP MP Experience Gold
1780 162
Attack Defense Speed
Dropped Item Evencloth (common)
Smart suit (rare)
Locations Gittish Empire, Gittingham Palace
Bestiary # 173
Game Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
Console DS

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below[edit]

Dark skeleton (影の騎士 Kage no Kishi)DQH Logo.png
Model Experience Gold
Dark Skeleton Dragon Quest Heroes.png 15 12g
List No. 079
Field Notes The shades of soldiers killed in combat. Beware, however—they're far more than shadows of their former selves. Some say these shadows belonged to skeleton soldiers in life, and their cheek bones do some strikingly similar.
Location(s) Arba Town (Recruit, Captain, Hero), Dual Duel Dell (Grudge Match: Devilish Duo), Protector's Pathway (Saviours of the Shrine), Sentinel's Square (Defenders of the Desert), The Fault (Hero), Warden's Wood (Heroes of the Hideaway)
Item(s) Dropped Pitch pearl, Snakeskin


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

Dark skeleton (影の騎士 Kage no Kishi)DQHII Logo.png
Model Experience Gold Marked Version?
Dark Skeleton Dragon Quest Heroes.png 157 12g Yes
List No. 095
Field Notes The shades of soldiers killed in combat. Beware, however—they're far more than shadows of their former selves. Some say these shadows belonged to skeleton soldiers in life, and their cheek bones do some strikingly similar.
Location(s) Battle of the Pinnacle: Base, Blacka Pastures, Blackrock Ravine, Dead Man’s Land, The Damned Dunes, The Darkwood, The Fetid Foothills
Item(s) Dropped Pitch pearl, Horse manure


Dragon Quest Builders[edit]

Dark skeleton DQB-LOGO-ICON.png
Final Chapter
HP Attack Defense Item(s) Dropped
13~84 8~36 3~33 Coarse cloth (★★☆), Bones (★☆☆)
Location(s)
Tantegel
Sprite DQB Dark Skeleton.png



Related monsters[edit]

Gallery[edit]