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The Garuda is a colossal condor capable of casting spells, focusing on sizzle and blasto to bake and banish the opposition. True birds of prey, Garuda are known to sweep down and attacks any humans loitering about in high places such as towers and mountains.


Dragon Quest III[edit]

Original (NES)
Sprite Level HP MP
Garuda DQIII NES.gif 19 60 12
Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold
65 60 30 220 71
Bestiary No. 049
Spell(s) Sizzle
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Tower of Transcendence
Item Dropped T'n'T token116
Evasion Fire Resistance * Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0%
Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance Whack Resistance * Kamikazee Resistance
0% 0% 0% 0%
Poof Resistance Fuddle Resistance Snooze Resistance Dazzle Resistance
100% 0% 70% 70%
Fizzle Resistance Sap Resistance * Deceleratle Resistance *
25% 0% 0%
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites Notable Changes
Garuda3snes.png None

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Garuda DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Garuda.png 80 21 ?
Defense Agility Experience Gold
71 56 75 12
Bestiary no. 87
Family Bird
In-game description Monsters that attack enemies from the sky. Rumor has it that they can cast spells capable of wiping out entire parties, but the truth remains unknown.
Spell(s) Blasto
Skill(s) Grabs with talons (125% damage)
Location(s) Kingdom of Trodain
Item(s) dropped Hairband132
Poison moth knife164
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
132 0% 25% 25%
Fire Breath
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
25% 25% 0% 0%
Ice breath
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 0% 25% 50%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
15% 15% 15% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
50% 15% 5% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
15% 15% 15%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Family Nature
Rank A
Description Gigantic birds of regal appearance feared throughout the skies.
Weapons Spears, Axes, Whips, Staves
Traits Artful Dodger
Resistances Fizzleproof
Skill Frizz & Zap
Location -
Breeding chart Hades condor x Jamirus

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Family Nature
Rank A
Size S
Weapons Axes, Whips, Spears, Staves
Traits Artful Dodger, Crafty Sapper
Resistances Immune to Fizzle and Magical Sabotage
Skill Frizz & Zap
Location -
Breeding chart Hades condor x Heligator

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

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light[edit]


Garuda is a humanoid bird demon from Indian mythology.

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