Mandrake major

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For the monster class in Dragon Quest VII, see Mandrake major (Vocation).

Mandrake major is a recurring monster in the Dragon Quest series. Introduced in Dragon Quest V, it is a humanoid dragon armed for combat.

In the main series, it is usually the weakest of the mandrake family of monsters, generally being the first monster of its kind players encounter in the games it appears in, with the exception of Dragon Quest VII where it is stronger than the regular (i.e. non-boss) variant of the Mandrake mercenary.

Characteristics[edit]

Mandrake majors are blue-green scaled dragons with spikey orange spines and wide wing webbing. They are humanoid in pose, hunched and ready for battle, though their limbs are short enough to make them look better suited for quadrupedal movement, and have great wicked wings and a long neck and whipping tail. They are equipped with a shining sword and shield, as well as wearing armor and a helm that fits their rigid reptilian heads.

Mandrake majors can be formidable foes, armed with stunning attack strength and knowledge of enemy encumbering spells such as Kasap and Oomph to boost their attack to even higher heights.

Appearances[edit]

Dragon Quest V[edit]

Mandrake major DQV Logo.png
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense
Lizardman.gif 127 4 105 95
Agility Experience Gold Tame Rate
78 215 65 N/A
Bestiary no. 124
Spell(s) Buff
Kasap
Skill(s) Slashes character (125% damage)
Location(s) Lofty Peak area
Mantleplace
Stairway to Zenithia
Item dropped Saw blade116
Evasion Frizz resistance * Sizz resistance * Fire Breath resistance *
0/64 0% 20% 20%
Bang resistance * Crack resistance * Ice Breath resistance * Woosh resistance *
20% 20% 20% 20%
Zap resistance * Whack resistance * Kamikazee resistance * Poof resistance
0% 67% 0% 67%
Poison resistance * Fuddle resistance Snooze resistance * Dazzle resistance *
20% 67% 100% 67%
Sap resistance * Fizzle resistance Drain Magic resistance * Stun resistance *
20% 0% ? 67%
PS2 model DS & Mobile sprite
Mandrakemajor DQV PS2.png Mandrake major.PNG



Dragon Quest VII[edit]

#147 - Mandrake Major
Mandrake major.PNG
HP MP Experience Gold
190 18 128 90
Attack Defense Speed
125 98 97
Dropped Item Steel Sword
LizardMan Heart (rare)
Locations Coastal
Spells Kasap
Oomph
Family Dragon
Capture Rate Moderate
Bestiary # 147
Game Dragon Quest VII
Console PSX, 3DS

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

#104 - Mandrake Major
HP MP Experience Gold
107 16 510 128
Attack Defense Speed
98 107 87
Dropped Item Dragon scale (common, 1/16)
Heavy armour (rare, 1/128)
Locations Urdus Marshland
Hermany
Grotto
Spells Oomph
Family Dragon
Bestiary # 104
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description These reptilian raiders love to enhance their attacks with Oomph, then show off their razor-sharp sword skills.

Obsessed with swordplay, they thrive on blade battles, and keep their swords and skills sharp by slicing up travellers.

Dragon Quest X[edit]


Dragon Quest Heroes II[edit]

Mandrake major (リザードマン Rizaadoman)DQHII Logo.png
Model Experience Gold Marked Version?
Mandrake major DQH2.png 2247 270g Yes
List No. 074
Field Notes Scaly soldiers whose skill with a sword is second to none. They seek out strong sparring partners to hone their art. Their dedication to daily training makes them masters of a multitude of skills as balletic as they are brutal.
Location(s) Battle of Mt. Neverest, The Frosty Foothills
Item(s) Dropped Savvy sapphire, Small scale


Dragon Quest Monsters[edit]

LizardMan DWM Logo.png
Sprite Level cap * HP growth MP growth
Lizard man.png 45 3/5 4/5
Strength growth Resilience growth Wisdom growth Agility growth
2/5 2/5 4/5 1/5
Family Dragon
In-game description Smart enough to skillfully use a sword & shield
Abilities BeastCut, EvilSlash, GigaSlash
Habitat Gate of Reflection, Old Man's Gate
Breeding chart Dragon family x Devil family
Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance * Bang Resistance *
None Strong Strong Strong
Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Rock/Army Resistance *
Weak None Weak None
Zap Resistance * Gigaslash Resistance Magic Burst Resistance Drain Magic Resistance *
Weak None None None
Whack Resistance * Kamikazee Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance *
Strong Immune None Weak
Fuddle Resistance * Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance * Fizzle Resistance
Weak None Weak None
Ban Dance Resistance Gobstopper Resistance Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance *
None None None None
Decelerate Resistance * Curse Resistance
None Strong



Dragon Quest Monsters 2[edit]

LizardMan DWM2 Taras Adventure Logo.png
Sprite Level cap * HP growth MP growth
Lizardman.png 45 6/10 6/10
Strength growth Resilience growth Wisdom growth Agility growth
4/10 4/10 6/10 3/10
Family Dragon
In-game description
Abilities AquaCut, EvilSlash, GigaSlash
Habitat
Breeding chart Dragon family x Devil family
Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance * Bang Resistance *
None Strong Strong Strong
Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Rock/Army Resistance *
Weak None Weak None
Water Resistance * Zap Resistance * Gigaslash Resistance Magic Burst Resistance
None Weak None None
Drain Magic Resistance * Whack Resistance * Kamikazee Resistance * Poison Resistance *
None Strong Immune None
Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance * Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance *
Weak Weak None Weak
Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance Gobstopper Resistance Stun Resistance *
None None None None
Sap Resistance * Decelerate Resistance * Curse Resistance
None None Strong



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