Stark raven

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The Stark raven is a member of the bird family, introduced in Dragon Quest III.


Stark ravens are dark blue corvids perched ominously on top of skulls, likely belonging to some unlucky adventurer. They attack by grasping the skulls in their feet and dropping it on enemies. These birds are encountered early in the hero's adventure and do not pose much of a threat, except in Dragon Quest X, since they are first encountered in the Demon Realm.


Dragon Quest III[edit]

Stark raven DQ3-SNES-LOGO-ICON.png
Original (NES)
Sprite Level HP MP
Starkraven DQIII NES.gif 1 9 0
Attack Defense Agility Experience Gold
10 6 6 6 3
Bestiary No. 2
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) None
Location(s) Aliahan Region
Promontory Passage
Dreamer's Tower
Item Dropped Medicinal herb1128
Evasion Fire Resistance * Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
064 0% 0% 0%
Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance Whack Resistance * Kamikazee Resistance
0% 100% 0% 0%
Poof Resistance Fuddle Resistance Snooze Resistance Dazzle Resistance
70% 0% 0% 0%
Fizzle Resistance Sap Resistance * Deceleratle Resistance *
100% 0% 0%
Remakes (SNES, GBC, Mobile)
Sprites Notable Changes
DQIII SNES stark raven.png None

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Stark Ravens make their first reappearance in the main series before XI retroactively and are strengthened a bit, being encountered at the start of Version 5.

Dragon Quest XI[edit]

After their long absence from the main series, stark ravens appear once again as enemies in the beginning of the adventure.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Stark raven
Family Undead
Rank B
Description Mad birds that are adept at wily maneuvering in combat.
Weapons Swords, Hammers, Claws, Staves
Traits Artful Dodger
Resistances Whackproof
Skill Bird Brain
Location -
Breeding chart Skeleton x Silvapithecus

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Stark raven
Family Nature
Rank B
Size S
Weapons Swords, Hammers, Claws, Staves
Traits Artful Dodger, Heckling Hector
Resistances Vulnerable to Bang, Immune to Whack
Skill Bird Brain
Location -
Breeding chart Gorerilla x Ethereal serpent
Paws x Dark slime knight

Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D[edit]

Dragon Quest Builders 2[edit]


Stark raven's name comes from the phrase "stark raving mad", which means completely and wildly insane.


Related monsters[edit]