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Dragon Quest series character
Dragon Quest VI
Japanese Name デュラン
Rōmaji Duran
Title Dread Fiend

Dhuran is a demon boss first encountered in Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation, and is a recurring monster throughout the Dragon Quest series.


Dhuran resembles a well-built male human with a reddish skintone. He wears a dark, simple, iron-like armor that doesn't cover much of its body. This attire is completed with an indigo cape. He also wields a double-bladed weapon. This weapon is similar to its armor and has a black handgrip and two sharp, dark blades in each extreme.


Dhuran is one of the Dread Fiends, and is the fourth one encountered. It is the seal on Cloudsgate Citadel, having transformed it into its own flying castle.

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After the Hero and his party defeated the Stormsgate Citadel, Dhuran ordered its minions to let them in without conflict. Upon their entry into the throne room, it stated its surprise that they were able to gather the legendary equipment needed to reach the castle and tests their strength with an Überkilling machine & an Iron tortoise.

They beat the minions, prompting Dhuran to put Terry (who offered his soul to it) against them. They succeeded in defeating Terry, resulting in Dhuran healing them so that it can fight them at their best.

Upon its defeat, Dhuran confessed that it, along with Murdaw, Jamirus and Gracos are merely minions of of Mortamor the Archfiend. It told them that they will have to become much stronger to take the Archfiend down, and hopes that it and the Hero can meet in the next life to do battle once more.


Dragon Quest VI[edit]

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HP MP Experience Gold
3000 255 5500 2300
Attack Defense Speed
260 200 120
Dropped Item Seed of magic
Locations Stormsgate Citadel
Skills Disruptive Wave
Harvest Moon
Wind Sickles
Spells Bound
Game Dragon Quest VI
Console SNES, DS

Other Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters[edit]

Dhuran appears as the boss of the Gate of Reflection. He sends out two servants, then sends out a future version of Terry, and finally decides to battle. Note that he knows Wind Beast and a couple of other moves.

Dragon Warrior Monsters 2[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 and Professional[edit]

A Dhuran is a Rank A demon in Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2. It strikes with its double-bladed weapon up to three times in one turn. One can be synthesized by mixing an Great dragon and a Lips.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca’s Marvelous Mysterious Key[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light[edit]

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


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