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"Deep in the bowels, in the dark and murk,
There in the mire doth Tyrantula lurk.
Heed my warning, traveller and friend,
When Tyrantula appears, your journey doth end."

—A sign in The Bad Cave

Tyrantula (妖毒虫ズオー Zuo the Devil Bug) is a boss monster in Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies.


#264 - Tyrantula
HP MP Experience Gold
1098 36 5231 1500
Attack Defense Speed
100 154 96
Skills Venomissile (hits all party members with chance to Poison)
Eerie Light (decrease resistance to adverse effects of all party members)
Wicked web
Family Bug
Bestiary # 264
Description An enormous arachnid who dwelt deep in the Bad Cave, soaking up poison and perniciousness until she morphed into a man-eater. It is said that she made meals of travelers lost in her cave to feed her clutch of countless eggs.
Additional Attributes
Fire Ice Wind Earth Light Dark
75 75 75 100 125 125
Blast Dazzle Sleep Death Drain MP Confusion
125 0 0 0 100 0
Fizzle Inaction Paralyze Poison Charm Magic Res
0 0 0 0 0 75
Blunt Sap Decelerate
0 0 0


  • Her name is a combination of the words "Tyrant" and "Tarantula".

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