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The Siren is a recurring monster in the Dragon Quest series that was introduced in Dragon Quest VIII. They are dangerous female monsters that are encountered at sea.


Sirens are humanoid monsters with the appearance of beautiful women, much like their mythological namesake. They have light skin, long blonde hair, and pointed ears, as well as sharp fangs. Sirens wear gold chokers, green bracelets, and orange strapless, floor-length gowns with green and white diamond patterns on the bodice and ending in a star-shaped skirt. Sirens have six white wands tipped with crystals of different colors floating around them and a blue eye-shaped orb that floats above their head, which they use to attack. They use their voluptuous bodies to charm unsuspecting sailors and have a tendency to increase their Tension to dangerous amounts.


Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Siren (デスセイレス Desuseiresu)DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
DQVIII PS2 Siren.png 112 16 27
Defense Agility Experience Gold
86 63 123 43
Bestiary no. #254
Family Aquatic
In-game description Evil mermaids that seduce and lure unwary sailors to their deaths with the tantalizing promise of Puff-Puff delights.
Spell(s) Sizzle
Skill(s) Puff-Puff
Sultry Dance
Psyche Up
Raises tension higher and higher (increases Tension by three stages)
Location(s) The Ocean
Item(s) dropped Coral hairpin132
Wizard's staff164
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
164 0% 25% 25%
Fire Breath
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
25% 0% 25% 0%
Ice breath
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 0% 0% 50%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
50% 50% 50% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
50% 100% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
100% 50% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Notable Changes
Fishnet stockings164 replaces Wizard's staff as rare drop.


In Greek mythology, sirens were dangerous creatures that appear like beautiful women. They could lure nearby sailors with the sound of their enchanting voice to shipwreck. During the time of the ancient Greeks, sirens were mostly depicted as large birds with the heads of women and occasionally played musical instruments such as harps or lyres. However, during medieval times, the image of a siren as having some fish-like features like a mermaid became popularized. In fact, in many Romance languages such as Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, the word sirena is used to refer to both mermaids and sirens.


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