Dragonthorn

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A wyrm composed of weeds, the Dragonthorn is a story-related monster debuting in Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King. In it, they are the product of Dhoulmagus' curse set upon the kingdom of Trodain.

Despite being composed of plant matter, the species does not belong to the Nature family.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King[edit]

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Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
164 0 90
Defense Agility Experience Gold
55 57 101 25
Bestiary no. 89
Family Dragon
In-game description Thorny rose bushes turned into monsters by Dhoulmagus. Whenever one is killed, another is born to take its place.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Fire Breath
Thorn snare
Location(s) Trodain Castle
Item(s) dropped Medicinal herb116
Thorn whip164
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
164 0% 25% 25%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
25% 25% 0% 0%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 0% 25% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 0% 15% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
50% 15% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
50% 15% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Related Monsters[edit]

Frost wyvine[edit]

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Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
286 30 190
Defense Agility Experience Gold
130 86 326 62
Bestiary no. 172
Family Dragon
In-game description Born from silver frost, these ice-monsters live to punish those who hate snow and blizzards.
Spell(s) Multiheal
Skill(s) Thorn snare
Location(s) Blizzard Peaks
Item(s) dropped Dragon scale164
Chain whip1128
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 100%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
100% 0% 0% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
50% 15% 50% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
50% 50% 50% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
50% 50% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



Snapdragon[edit]

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Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
436 30 171
Defense Agility Experience Gold
116 102 356 63
Bestiary no. 197
Family Dragon
In-game description Strange monsters that are animated forms of cursed rose bushes. They entwine enemies in thorny vines, then incinerate them with powerful fire spells.
Spell(s) Kafrizzle
Skill(s) Thorn snare
Location(s) Untrodden Groves
Item(s) dropped Thorn whip132
Spiked steel whip1128
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
164 0% 0% 0%
Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
0% 25% 0% 0%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
0% 0% 25% 100%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 50% 50% 50%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
50% 50% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
50% 15% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



Etymology[edit]

  • A Snapdragon is a real-world plant, scientific name Antirrhinum, found in rocky regions in Europe, North America, and Northern Africa. They are named such due to their resemblance to European dragons.

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