Old man of the sea (Recruit)

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In Dragon Quest V, you can recruit a old man of the sea to join your party.

Names: Nereus, Grampsea, Wavid, Codger

Stats[edit]

Attribute Starting Stats Maximum Stats
Level 3 50
HP ?? 310
MP ?? 280
Strength ?? 70
Agility ?? 105
Resilience ?? 110
Wisdom ?? 100
Luck ?? 15
Recruit rate 1/32 -> 1/64 -> 1/128
Resistances
Flame breath 1/3
Ice breath 1/3
Frizz 1/3
Sizz 1/3
Bang 4/5
Woosh 1
Crack 1/3
Zap 1
Death/Paralysis 1/3
Kamikazee 1
Poof 0
Dazzle 4/5
Snooze 4/5
Drain Magic 4/5
Fizzle 4/5
Fuddle 0
Sap 1
Poison 1/3
Stun 0

Skills[edit]

Dragon Quest V (DS) 
Spell Level Learned
Crackle 3
Swoosh 3
Bounce 6
Zoom 10
Snooze 12
Zing 17
Kacrackle 20
Kaswoosh 23
Lightning 45

Equipment[edit]

  • Weapons
  • Helmets
  • Armor
  • Shields
Dragon Quest V (All) 
Weapon Modifier(s)
Cypress Stick Attack +5
Bamboo Spear Attack +5
Oaken Staff Attack +9
Iron Staff Attack +22
Chain Whip Attack +23
Poison Moth Knife Attack +24
Lightning Staff Attack +27
Staff of Divine Wrath Attack+35
Staff of Antimagic Attack+40
Morning Star Attack+45
Somatic Staff Attack+55
Stolos' Staff Attack+60
Magma Staff Attack+63
Spiked Steel Whip Attack +65
Staff of Resurrection Attack +66
Gringham Whip Attack +100
Dragon Quest V (All) 
Helmet Modifier(s)
Leather Hat Defense +2
Fur Hood Defense +11
Top Hat Defense +20
Hades' Helm Defense +30
Dragon Quest V (All) 
Armor Modifier(s)
Plain Clothes Defense+4
Wayfarer's Clothes Defense+7
Fur Cape Defense+18
Cloak of Evasion Defense+28
Robe of Serenity Defense+33
Legerdemantle Defense+37
Glombolero Defense+40
Flowing Dress Defense+55
Dark Robe Defense+55
Dragon Quest V (All) 
Shields Modifier(s)
Leather Shield Defense+4
Scale Shield Defense+7
Dark Shield Defense+37

Trivia[edit]

Nereus is the original "Old man of the sea" from Greek myth. He fathered the Nereids (sea nymphs) with Doris, the Goddess of ocean fertility.