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A Riptide is an enemy encountered in several Dragon Quest and Dragon Quest Monsters games.


Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

#258 - Riptide
HP MP Experience Gold
235 13 331 113
Attack Defense Speed
186 136 78
Dropped Item Dagger (common)
Scale armour (rare)
Locations Pirate's Cove
Skills Thunder Slash
Spells Whack
Family Aquatic
Bestiary # 258
Game Dragon Quest VIII
Console PS2
Description A fearsome fighter of the seas with razor-sharp claws. Capable of spinning its body like a propeller to cut the enemy to ribbons.

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

#088 - Riptide
HP MP Experience Gold
540 156
Attack Defense Speed
Dropped Item Dragon scale
Razor claws
Locations The Bad Cave
Skills Thunder Slash
Spells Whack
Family Aquatic family
Bestiary # 088
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description They hit back with Whack at survivors of Thunder Slash or Roundaclout. Be canny and keep them from casting Midheal.
Rumour has it that they're salamarauders who trained so intensely that they turned into tough guys.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

The Riptide is a Rank A monster in Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2. One can be synthesized by mixing a jumping jackal and a heligator.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional[edit]


A riptide is a dangerous current that can carry unwary swimmers out into deep water; the choice of name is probably a hint at this monster's propensity for ripping people up with its claws.


Related monsters[edit]

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