Dragonthorn

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A wyrm composed of weeds, the Dragonthorn is a story-related monster debuting in Dragon Quest VIII. 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[edit]

DQ8-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
164 0 101 25 90 55 57
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 * Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
164 0% 25% 25% 25% 25% 0% 0%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Stone/Strike Resistance * Zap Resistance * Troop Resistance * Death Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Shock Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 25% 100% 0% 15% 50%
Sleep * Confusion * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Dance Sealing Resistance Sap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 50% 15% 100% 15% 100% 100%
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 Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
286 30 326 62 190 130 86
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 * Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Stone/Strike Resistance * Zap Resistance * Troop Resistance * Death Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Shock Resistance *
100% 0% 0% 0% 50% 15% 50% 50%
Sleep * Confusion * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Dance Sealing Resistance Sap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 50% 50% 100% 50% 100% 100%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None


Snapdragon[edit]

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Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
436 30 356 63 171 116 102
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 * Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
164 0% 0% 0% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Stone/Strike Resistance * Zap Resistance * Troop Resistance * Death Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Shock Resistance *
0% 0% 0% 25% 100% 50% 50% 50%
Sleep * Confusion * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Dance Sealing Resistance Sap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 50% 50% 100% 15% 100% 100%
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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