Leafy larrikin

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The Leafy larrikin is a recurring monster in the Dragon Quest series, first appearing in Dragon Quest IX. It is an animated, cyclopean plant reminiscent of an autumn maple leaf. It protects its stubby roots with geta clogs, giving it a rare Japanese touch.


Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

Leafy larrikin (もみじこぞう Momiji kozō)DQIX Logo.png
Model HP MP Attack
Leafy larrikin DQIX DS.PNG 36 6 40
Defence Agility Experience Gold
28 66 42 28
Bestiary no. #033
Family Plant
In-game description They flutter their leafy bodies to evade attack, and sometimes summon their buddies, the badger magers.
Cross the breezy autumn's eve, Through the dells of Coffinwell, Lo, how the larrikin larks!' L. Larrikin
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Calls for backup (Badger mager)
Location(s) Eastern Coffinwell
Item(s) dropped Moonwort bulb18
Strong medicine132
Fire Resistance * Ice
Wind Resistance * Blast/Lightning Resistance *
-25% 0% 0% 0%
Rock Resistance * Dark Resistance * Light Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% -25% -25% 0%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
25% 0% 0% 25%
Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance Sap Resistance * Blunt Resistance *
0% 25% 0% 0%
Deceleratle Resistance * Spooky Aura Resistance* Fizzle Resistance * Stun Resistance *
0% 0% 100% 0%
Charm Resistance *

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Leafy larrikins appeared from the beginning of the game. They are able to call for backup from more of their kind to assist them in battle. Starting in Version 5.0 of the game, Vicious leafy larrikins can be faced in the Netherworld, as well.

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

Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince[edit]

Leafy larrikin (もみじこぞう Momiji kozō) DQM3 Logo.png
Icon Family Max HP* Max MP*
Leafy larrikin DQM3 portrait.png DQM3 nature family icon.png 1,350 660
Max Attack Max Defence Max Agility Max Wisdom
520 330 560 350
Bestiary No. #156
Rank F
In-game description Feisty foliage with a melancholy autumnal streak, resembling as it does reddening leaves fluttering on the breeze. Its unhappiness is mainly fuelled by its struggles to put on all its shoes each morning
Talents Spicy Slasher (lv. 1)
Defence Booster I (lv. 20)
Sizz Ward (lv. 40)
Guaranteed traits Ace Evader (lv. 1)
Confusing Touch (lv. 20)
Sobering Slap (lv. 40)
Large-size exclusive traits Tactical Genius (lv. 1)
Parting Gift (lv. 1)
Strangely Alluring (lv. 60)
Habitat Circle of Caprice - Lower Echelon (DQM3 autumn icon.png)
Items Medicinal herb (Common)
Seed of strength (Rare)
Synthesis chart Capsichum DQM3 portrait.png X Monolog DQM3 portrait.png
Notable synthesis
Fire Resistance * Water Resistance * Wind Resistance * Earth Resistance *
-25% 50% 25% 50%
Explosion Resistance * Ice Resistance * Electricity Resistance * Light Resistance *
-25% 25% 0% 25%
Dark Resistance * Debilitation Resistance* Bedazzlement Resistance * Antimagic Resistance *
25% 0% 25% 0%
MP Absorption Resistance * Confusion Resistance * Sleep Resistance * Paralysis Resistance *
0% 25% 50% 50%
Stun Resistance * Poison Resistance *
-25% 25%
Instant Death Resistance *

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light[edit]

Dragon Quest Rivals[edit]

Dragon Quest Walk[edit]

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

Leafy larrikin appears as an E-rank monster of the Nature family during the first part of the limited True Dragon Quest X event. It can be recruited from Chapter 1, Episode 1: Where are We? of the event quests and it can be fully awakened by repeating the quest at any difficulty. The leafy larrikin can participate in Illusia's Battle Road as a party member.

Leafy larrikin (もみじこぞう Momiji kozō)Tactlogo.png

DQT Leafy larrikin.png
Family Rank Role
Tact Icon Nature.png
DQTact Rank Icon E.png DQTact SupportType.png
Max Level HP MP Move
105 545 170 2
Attack Defense Agility Wisdom Weight
196 243 128 163 10
Basic Skills
First Second Third
Woosh Moonwort Bulb* N/a
Awakening Skills
First Second Third
Max HP +15 / Stats Up Bang Res +25 / Stats Up Woosh Potency +5% / Stats Up
Fourth Fifth
Zap Res +25 / Stats Up Woosh Potency +5% / Stats Up
Leader Perks
Basic Perks
First Second Third
Woosh Potency +2% N/a N/a
Perk Details
Max HP +15: Raises max HP by 15.
Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
Very Weak Very Weak Normal Normal
Bang Resistance * Zap Resistance * Zam Resistance * Snooze Resistance
Half Res Half Res Normal Normal
Poison Resistance Physical Lock Resistance Spell Lock Resistance Martial Lock Resistance
Normal Normal Half Res Normal
Breath Lock Resistance Hobble Resistance * Stun Resistance * Dazzle Resistance
Normal Normal Super Weak Normal
Curse Resistance Paralysis Resistance Confusion Resistance Charm Resistance
Super Weak Immune Half Res Normal


  • A Larrikin refers to a bad mannered young man with little regard for common social conventions.


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