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Dragon Quest series character
Dragon Quest VI
DQVI Goowain.png
Japanese Name ピエール
Rōmaji Pierre
Race Slime Knight

Goowain is a character and eligible party member in Dragon Quest VI.


In the snes version of VI, Goowain can be randomly recruited when a slime knight is defeated in battle and one of the party members is a rank 2 Monster Master.

In the DS remake onwards Goowain is a wandering knight in search of a lord to serve, and is first seen near the gate to the Howcastle region. After completing the events of said area, he will be found at the back of prince Howard's room fuming that the brat did not appreciate his offer of fealty. Speak to him and he will gladly join the party.

Base Stats[edit]

Attribute Starting Stats Maximum Stats
Level 1 99
HP 40 660
MP 6 630
Strength 44 300
Agility 20 250
Resilience 45 230
Wisdom 25 240
Style 15 60
Initial gear None

Flame breath 60%
Ice breath 0%
Frizz 25%
Sizz 60%
Bang 60%
Woosh 60%
Crack 0%
Zap 60%
Strike/Rock 0%
Troop 0%
Death 15%
Kamikazee 15%
Paralysis 50%
Poof 80%
Dazzle 50%
Snooze 50%
Drain Magic 15%
Fizzle 50%
Fuddle 0%
Sap 0%
Poison 0%
Ban Dance 100%
Stun 0%


Aside from class abilities, Goowain learns a few skills on his own:

Name MP Level Target Description
Heal 2 1 One ally Restores at least 30 HP to a single ally.
Drain Magic 0 3 One enemy Steals MP from a single enemy.
Kabuff 3 8 Party Raises the defence of all party members.
Focus Strength 0 13 Self Focus the fighting spirit to strike with redoubled force on the next attack.
Cop Out 0 18 Self Palms off an enemy attack on a random friend or foe.
Falcon Slash 0 25 One enemy A double slicing attack, faster than a falcon on the wing.


  • Weapons
  • Helmets
  • Armor
  • Shields
  • Accessories
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Weapon Modifier(s)
Oaken Club Attack +9
Bronze Knife Attack +12
Copper Sword Attack +12
Stone Axe Attack +19
Poison Moth Knife Attack +24
Chain Whip Attack +28
Chain Sickle Attack +27
Steel Broadsword Attack +33
Cautery Sword Attack+42
Platinum Sword Attack+60
Dream Blade Attack +65
Falcon Blade Attack +67
Zombiesbane Attack +80
Fire Blade Attack +87
Massacre Sword Attack +95
Dragonsbane Attack +95
Sunderbolt Blade Attack +95
Miracle Sword Attack +100
Blizzard Blade Attack +105
Great Bow Attack +110
Flail of Destruction Attack +125
Metal King Sword Attack +130
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Helmet Modifier(s)
Iron Helmet Defense +16
Iron Mask Defense +25
Platinum Headgear Defense +38
Thinking Cap Defense +40
Great Helm Defense +50
Helm of Max Wynne Defense +55
Metal King Helm Defense +70
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Armor Modifier(s)
Plain Clothes Defense+4
Wayfarer's Clothes Defense+7
Leather Armour Defense+11
Scale Armour Defense+15
Chain Mail Defense+19
Bronze Armour Defense+21
Iron Cuirass Defense+23
Iron Armour Defense+25
Full Plate Armour Defense+30
Silver Cuirass Defense+36
Silver Mail Defense+43
Heavy Armour Defense+50
Magic Armour Defense+50
Spiked Armour Defense+55
Dragon Mail Defense+60
Platinum Mail Defense+66
Flame Armour Defense+70
Hela's Armour Defense+85
Armour of Max Wynne Defense+90
Gigant Armour Defense+92
Mirror Armour Defense+95
Metal King Armour Defense+115
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Shields Modifier(s)
Leather Shield Defense+4
Scale Shield Defense+7
Bronze Shield Defense+11
Iron Shield Defense+16
Platinum Shield Defense+25
Dragon Shield Defense+30
Ogre Shield Defense+48
Shield of Max Wynne Defense+60
Ruinous Shield Defense+62
Metal King Shield Defense+70
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Accessories Modifier(s)
Bow Tie Defense+2
Gold Ring Defense+5
Trailblazing Bandana Defense+5
Gospel Ring Defense+15
Kerplunk Bracer Defense+10
Meteorite Bracer Agilityx2
Kamikaze Bracer Style+10


Gawain is the nephew of King Arthur and a knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend. His tale is regaled in the story Sir Gawain and the Green Knight