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The Drakulard (formerly GigaDraco) is a recurring monster in the Dragon Quest series. Introduced in Dragon Quest VII, they are bipedal dragons of noticeable girth.


Dragon Quest VII[edit]

#225 - Drakulard
HP MP Experience Gold
520 50 330 130
Attack Defense Speed
220 130 82
Dropped Item Hela's armour (1/128)
Locations Dark Palace
Zion Cave
Skills Stomp
Spells Kaswoosh
Family Dragon
Capture Rate 1128
Bestiary # 225
Game Dragon Quest VII
Console PSX, 3DS

The Drakulard can be found in the Dark Palace and Zion Cave. Notably, they are extremely vulnerable to paralysis.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

#200 - Drakulard
HP MP Experience Gold
520 18 3450 152
Attack Defense Speed
203 203 112
Dropped Item Dragon scale (common, 1/16)
Densinium (rare, 1/128)
Locations Realm of the Mighty
Tower of Nod
Newid Isle (high ground)
Lonely Coast (high ground)
Skills Inferno
Spells Swoosh
Family Dragon
Bestiary # 200
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description Serpentine sovereigns of the wind who smash enemies with Swoosh, burn them with Inferno, then conclude with their claws.

Once, when some of them were sleeping, some belisha beakons mistook them for mountains and scaled their scaly sides.

Dragon Quest Monsters 2[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Caravan Heart[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional[edit]

Related Monsters[edit]


Introduced in Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker, the Drakularge is normally a weaker, yellow variant of the Drakulard.

#152 - Drakularge
HP MP Experience Gold
286 9 1600 187
Attack Defense Speed
160 175 106
Dropped Item Dragon scale (common, 1/16)
Gold bar (rare, 1/256)
Locations The Bowhole
Skills Flame Breath
Family Dragon
Bestiary # 152
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description Defeating these doughy dragons yields useful loot, but stacked stats, crazy claws and Flame Breath don't make it a doddle.

They worry about the badjas that follow them wherever they go, as they don't want to go stepping on one by accident.


Aged Drakulards, they have taken a familiar purple hue to compliment their immense power.

#256 - DragonWoo
HP MP Experience Gold
900 0 1500 250
Attack Defense Speed
380 150 93
Dropped Item Demon Hammer
Locations Zion Cave
Skills Stomp
Thin Air
Family Dragon
Capture Rate Hard
Bestiary # 256
Game Dragon Quest VII
Console PSX, 3DS

#254 - Drakulord
HP MP Experience Gold
1414 255 6800 65
Attack Defense Speed
725 404 286
Dropped Item Dragon scale (common, 1/8)
Dragon claws (rare, 1/64)
Locations Grotto
Skills Boulder Toss
Psyche Up
Family Dragon
Bestiary # 254
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description Their HP is so high they're nigh unkillable, they're hard to hurt with earth and fire, and their skills hit everyone. Watch out!

They're named for the fact that they're lords of the lizardly martial arts, but they have the potential to grow even greater.


The drakulurch (ベヒードス) is a blue variant introduced in Dragon Quest X.

See Also[edit]


Despite being named for their obese appearance, the 'lards are not the most proportionally portly dragons. This distinction goes to the jargon.