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Shogum is a recurring monster in the Dragon Quest series, first appearing as a Grotto boss in Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies.

He is a red and black variant of Slionheart. His name is a combination of "Shogun" and "gum".


Shogum is a diminutive humanoid knight riding on top of a giant red Slime, both possessing bushy white beards. The slime has a knight's visor on top of its heads and a short black cape that flows from its back. The knight wears black clothing with a set of dark blue and gold armor, a long red cape, and a blue and green crown on his head. He dual wields a pair of large broadswords that are bigger than himself.


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

##285 - Shogum
DQIX Shogum DS.png
HP MP Experience Gold
3600 255 19000 1110
Attack Defense Speed
242 298 130
Dropped Item Miracle sword(5%), Apprentice's gloves(2%), Platinum headgear (steal)
Skills Killer Combo, Attack twice per turn, Call for backup. (King cureslime)
Spells Kaboom, Disruptive Wave
Family Slime
Bestiary # #285
Romanized Jap. Suraimu jeneraru
Description A slime so saturated with fighting spirit, that its body has turned from blue to red. Doesn't know the meaning of defeat. Master of the slime armies, he searches ceaselessly for his nine long-lost companions.
Additional Attributes
Fire Ice Wind Earth Light Dark
100 100 100 100 100 200
Blast Dazzle Sleep Death Drain MP Confusion
100 0 0 0 100 0
Fizzle Inaction Paralyze Poison Charm Magic Res
0 25 0 0 10 50
Blunt Sap Decelerate
15 25 50

Defeating Shogum is the objective of Quest #61.

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Shogum appears as a boss in the Magic Labyrinth in Version 3.4.3. This time around, he is able to call for help from a King slime and Queen slime along with his ability to call for King cureslimes as backup.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Family Slime
Rank S
Size S
Weapons Swords, Spears, Claws, Staves
Traits Counterstriker, Tactical Trooper
Resistances Vulnerable to Zam, Immune to Bang, Blade Blunter, and Sag
Skill Iceplosion Slashes
Location -
Breeding chart Metal kaiser slime x Metal kaiser slime

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional[edit]

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

Shogum appears as an A-rank monster of the Slime family, appearing on Barbatos's banner. He is faced as a boss in Chapter 5, Episode 9: The Dark Hand of Elegia in the second part of the main storyline.

Shogum (スライムジェネラル Suraimu jeneraru)Tactlogo.png

DQT Shogum.png
Family Rank Role
Tact Icon Slime.png
DQTact Rank Icon A.png DQTact AttackType.png
Max Level HP MP Move
120 872 301 2-3
Attack Defense Agility Wisdom Weight
467 351 361 133 35
Basic Skills
First Second Third
Muster Strength Curse Slash* Dual Slice*
Awakening Skills
First Second Third
Move +1 / Stats Up Zap Res +25 / Stats Up Dual Slice Potency +5% / Stats Up
Fourth Fifth
Bang Res +25 / Stats Up Dual Slice Potency +5% / Stats Up
Leader Perks
Lowers enemy DEF by 10% in a 5x5 square around him.
Basic Perks
First Second Third
Max HP +20 ATK +10 Dual Slice Potency +2%
Perk Details
Move +1: Raises Move by 1.
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 Super Weak
Poison Resistance Physical Lock Resistance Spell Lock Resistance Martial Lock Resistance
Normal Normal Normal Super Weak
Breath Lock Resistance Hobble Resistance * Stun Resistance * Dazzle Resistance
Normal Normal Normal Immune
Curse Resistance Paralysis Resistance Confusion Resistance Charm Resistance
Half Res Normal Normal Half Res


Related enemies[edit]