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Talos (アポロン, Apollon) is an infamous monster available in Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King.


Attribute Starting Stats Maximum Stats
Hero's Level -- --
HP 801 801
MP 0 0
Attack 316 316
Agility 116 116
Defence 243 243
Exp 226
Gold 109
Bonus turn contribution 0.6
Abilities None


The Crazed Colossus (怒れる神の像, Okoreru kami no zō) can be found on Neos island, must defeat Rank D of the Monster Arena.


The Crazed Colossus's name is a reference to the Colossus of Rhodes, a giant statue of the Greek sun god Helios erected on the island of Rhodes in the ancient world.Talos takes his name from the bronze giant of Crete, constructed by Hephaestus to protect queen Europa.

  • In the original Japanese version, Talos's name Apollon is a reference to Apollo, the Greek god of the sun.


Talos is the only infamous monster whose stats never change, perhaps owing to being chiseled out of stone.

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