Lesser demon

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The Lesser demon is a recurring monster in the Dragon Quest series. Introduced in Dragon Quest VI, it is a red, winged, humanoid demon that often moves on all fours.

Characteristics[edit]

Lesser demons have the appearance of gangly, red humanoids and they usually walk on all four limbs, despite having a pair of wings on its back. Their arms have been depicted as having both four and five fingers, and their feet have two toes. Lesser demons also wear a large amount of jewelry, having multiple gold bracelets on their wrists and ankles, gold earrings, and a necklace with multicolored beads. They have a long pointed tail, large pointed ears, a thick brow with two curved horns, and their mouths appear to be perpetually wide open, displaying a set of sharp fangs and a green tongue.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

Lesser demon (レッサーデーモン Ressā dēmon) DQVI Logo.png
Original (SFC)
Sprite HP * MP Attack Defense
Lesserdemon.gif 116 4 75 52
Agility Experience * Gold Tame Rate
57 138 46 14
Bestiary No. 074
Spell(s) Kasap
Skill(s) Spooky Aura
Location(s) Isle of Murdaw
Clearvale Region
The Spiegelspire Region
Hallowed Hollow Region
Item(s) Dropped Iron claw132
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance *
0% 25% 25% 25%
Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 60%
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance * Whack Resistance *
0% 25% 50% 100%
Poof Resistance * Poison Resistance * Burning Breath Resistance Fuddle Resistance *
100% 0% 80% 15%
Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance * Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
50% 15% 50% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
0% 50% 0%
Remakes (DS, Mobile)
Sprites Notable Changes
Lesser demonDS.png None


Dragon Quest VII[edit]

Lesser demon (レッサーデーモン Ressā dēmon) DQVII Logo.png
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense
Vulgarian.gif 110 0 86 65
Agility Experience Gold Tame Rate
59 59 (PS1)
89 (3DS)
35 (PS1)
53 (3DS)
132
Bestiary No. 095
Spell(s)
Skill(s) Dazzleflash
Location(s) Aeolus Vale
Item(s) Dropped Boxer shorts1128
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance *
164 0% 0% 0%
Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 0%
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance * Whack Resistance *
0% 0% 100% 15%
Poof Resistance * Poison Resistance * Burning Breath Resistance Fuddle Resistance *
0% 50% 80% 15%
Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance * Fizzle Resistance * Ban Dance Resistance
50% 15% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
15% 50% 0%
3DS version changes
None


Lesser demon is one of the forms that a Mega egger can take when it hatches.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Lesser demon (レッサーデーモン Ressā dēmon)DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
Lesser demon.png 105 0 101
Defense Agility Experience Gold
77 64 107 38
Bestiary no. 114
Family Demon
In-game description Fearsome demons capable of channeling the power of the underworld into a dazzling light attack.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Chants a curse
Dazzleflash
Location(s) Northwest Isle
Item(s) dropped Red mould116
Gold bracer164
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
164 0% 0% 0%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
0% 100% 0% 0%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 0% 50% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
50% 15% 15% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
50% 15% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
50% 15% 25%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Notable Changes
None



Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Lesser demon
Family Demon
Rank D
Description Wicked demons created in the very heart of darkness to be a plague upon the world.
Weapons Swords, Spears, Claws, Staves
Traits Frizzmeister
Resistances Bangproof
Skill Diabolist
Location Celeste Isle (Night and Temple of the Sun)
Breeding chart Dancing devil x Weartiger


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Lesser demon
Family Demon
Rank D
Size S
Weapons Swords, Spears, Claws, Staves
Traits Crafty Donker
Resistances Vulnerable to Fizzle, Immune to Bang
Skill Diabolist
Location Cragravation (bad weather)
Breeding chart Dancing devil x Crabid
Dessert demon x Shadow


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional[edit]

Related monsters[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A vulgarian is a term for an unrefined or boorish person, who makes an ostentatious display of wealth. This fits with the description of a lesser demon, which wear a large amount of gaudy jewelry on their body.

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