Hell's gatekeeper

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The Hell's Gatekeeper is a monster introduced in Dragon Quest VIII. It is a dark red and purple dullahan with a black cape.


Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Hell's gatekeeper.png 625 0 354
Defense Agility Experience Gold
225 105 662 68
Bestiary no. 234
Family Undead
In-game description A monster that stands guard to the netherworld. Calls forth an elysium bird to drive your monster team back into reserve.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Brutal hit
Call for help
Psyche Up
Location(s) Heavenly Dais
Item(s) dropped Platinum mail1128
Ruinous shield1128
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0%
Fire Breath
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
0% 100% 25% 0%
Ice breath
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 25% 25% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 15% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 15% 25%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
Thanatos' shield1128

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

Hell's gatekeeper
HP MP Experience Gold
996 26 6200 95
Attack Defense Speed
535 645 115
Dropped Item Hades' helm (common, 1/64)
Hela's hammer (rare, 1/128)
Locations Grotto
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description These big-boned fellows are no fans of magic, and prefer to protect their pals while waiting for a critical to come good.

Statues possessed by ruinous spirits, they blindly obey their master's orders, and stamp out all who stand against them.

Dragon Quest XI[edit]


Related enemies[edit]