Ragin' Contagion

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Ragin' Contagion (病魔パンデルム Panderum Contagion) is a boss in Dragon Quest IX, fought inside the Quarantomb, where long ago, it was sealed away by the people of Coffinwell to keep it from infecting the residents.

Plot[edit]

The Contagion was sealed in a jar in the centre of the Quarantomb years before the events of the game. However during the earthquake at the beginning of the game, the jar was broken and the Contagion was able to cause illness in Coffinwell once again. The player manages to defeat the Contagion and return Coffinwell to normal.

Effects[edit]

The Contagion infects people whenever it is nearby. This manifests itself as a cough, a high temperature and eventuall death. There is no known cure to this, but it will quickly subside when the Contagion is sealed. In Coffinwell, only one person dies from the Contagion, although it is noted that if it had continued much longer many more would have.

Appearances[edit]

#260 - Ragin' Contagion
RaginContagion.png
HP MP Experience Gold
696 255 2295 600
Attack Defense Speed
68 68 50
Family Elemental
Bestiary # 260
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description The very essence of illness, it was sealed up in the Quarantomb for a century, but came back to curse Coffinwell once more. This toxic pox was created to ensure that the nameless terror that slept in the Quarantomb stayed sealed inside forever.
Additional Attributes
Fire Ice Wind Earth Light Dark
125 100 75 75 125 75
Blast Dazzle Sleep Death Drain MP Confusion
100 0 0 0 100 0
Fizzle Inaction Paralyze Poison Charm Magic Res
0 0 0 0 0 50
Blunt Sap Decelerate
0 0 0

Trivia[edit]

  • Despite being seemingly made entirely from some gaseous substance, the Ragin' Contagion can be hurt with all kinds of solid weapons, even fists.

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References[edit]

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