|Dragon Quest monster|
Art by Akira Toriyama
|First appearance||Dragon Quest IV|
|Old localization||Bone knight|
The grim rider is a recurring monster in the Dragon Quest series.
The grim rider is a skeleton on horseback, wielding a lance and shield. The skeleton has the appearance of a fop, wearing a powdered wig on its head, topped by a wide-brimmed black hat with a white feather in it. It wears a fancy green cloak, salmon-colored bracers and boots, white leggings, and black gloves. Its mad steed is murky brown with a purple mane and tail.
|Description||Knights who are slain astride their beloved steeds sometimes ride on into undeath.|
|Weapons||Swords, Spears, Axes, Staves|
|Resistances||Vulnerable to Zap, Sleepproof|
|Breeding chart||Demonrider x Restless armour|
|Weapons||Swords, Axes, Spears, Staves|
|Traits||Counterstriker, Crafty Confuser|
|Resistances||Vulnerable to Zap, Immune to Sleep|
|Location||Bemusoleum (rain, night), Necropolis (night)|
|Breeding chart||Demonrider x Bona constrictor|