Walking corpse (Recruit)

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In Dragon Quest V and the 16-bit version of Dragon Quest VI, you can recruit a walking corpse to join your party.


Dragon Quest V[edit]

V Names: Hork, Lurch, Retch, Hurly

Stats[edit]

Attribute Starting Stats Maximum Stats
Level 5 30
HP 90 290
MP 0 0
Strength 58 99
Resilience 8 30
Agility 10 35
Wisdom 10 50
Luck 0 10
Recruit rate 1/32 -> 1/64 -> 1/128
Resistances
Flame breath 1
Ice breath 1
Frizz 1
Sizz 1
Bang 1
Woosh 1
Crack 1
Zap 1
Death/Paralysis 0
Kamikazee 1
Poof 1
Dazzle 1
Snooze 1
Drain Magic 0
Fizzle 0
Fuddle 0
Sap 0
Poison 0
Stun 1

Skills[edit]

Dragon Quest V (DS) 
Spell Level Learned
Tongue Lashing 5
Poison Attack 5
Cool Breath 10
Sultry Dance 15
Poison Breath 20
Venom Mist 25

Equipment[edit]

  • Weapons
  • Helmets
  • Armor
  • Shields
Dragon Quest V (All) 
Weapon Modifier(s)
Cypress Stick Attack +5
Bamboo Spear Attack +5
Oaken Club Attack +9
Chain Whip Attack +23
Serpent Sword Attack+42
Dream Blade Attack +65
Icicle Dirk Attack +70
Ionospear Attack +85
Demon Spear Attack +99
Hell Sabre Attack +120
Dragon Quest V (All) 
Helmet Modifier(s)
Leather Hat Defense +2
Hardwood Headwear Defense +6
Iron Helmet Defense +16
Iron Mask Defense +25
Hades' Helm Defense +30
Thinking Cap Defense +40
Metal King Helm Defense +70
Dragon Quest V (All) 
Armor Modifier(s)
Plain Clothes Defense+4
Wayfarer's Clothes Defense+7
Leather Armour Defense+11
Scale Armour Defense+15
Zombie Mail Defense+38
Bloodmail Defense+45
Devil Mail Defense+65
Dragon Quest V (All) 
Shields Modifier(s)
Ruinous Shield Defense+0
Pot Lid Defense+2
Leather Shield Defense+4
Scale Shield Defense+7
Bronze Shield Defense+11
Dark Shield Defense+37
Metal King Shield Defense+70

Dragon Quest VI[edit]

Names: Smith, Teamer, Takashi, Masayoshi

Stats[edit]

Attribute Starting Stats Maximum Stats
Level 5 50
HP 150 500
MP 0 300
Strength 61 220
Agility 10 50
Resilience 8 70
Wisdom 10 80
Style 0 10
Recruit rate 1/32 -> 1/256 -> 1/256
Initial gear None


Resistances
Flame breath 60%
Ice breath 0%
Frizz 0%
Sizz 0%
Bang 0%
Woosh 0%
Crack 0%
Zap 0%
Strike/Rock 0%
Troop 0%
Death 100%
Kamikazee 0%
Paralysis 50%
Poof 0%
Dazzle 100%
Snooze 100%
Drain Magic 100%
Fizzle 100%
Fuddle 100%
Sap 15%
Poison 100%
Ban Dance 100%
Stun 15%

Skills[edit]

Name MP Level Target Description
Poison Breath 0 1 One group Poisons a group of enemies
Tongue Lashing 0 1 One enemy A slobbering lick to make the enemy cower
Leg Sweep 0 10 One group Envenomates a group of enemies
Kasap 4 13 One group Reduces the defence of a group of enemies
Burning Breath 0 18 One group Paralyses the enemy with a torrid sigh
Heave-Ho 0 20 One enemy Grab an enemy and toss them right out of battle
Death Dance 0 25 Self Palms off an enemy attack on a random friend or foe

Equipment[edit]

  • Weapons
  • Helmets
  • Armor
  • Shields
  • Accessories
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Weapon Modifier(s)
Poison Needle Attack +1
Cypress Stick Attack +2
Bamboo Spear Attack +5
Oaken Club Attack +9
Giant Mallet Attack +10
Bronze Knife Attack +12
Copper Sword Attack +13
Thorn Whip Attack +18
Stone Axe Attack +19
Iron Staff Attack +22
Poison Moth Knife Attack +24
Chain Sickle Attack +27
Sledgehammer Attack +30
Steel Broadsword Attack +33
Cautery Sword Attack+42
Magma Staff Attack +63
Spiked Steel Whip Attack +65
Dream Blade Attack +65
Staff of Resurrection Attack +66
Falcon Blade Attack +67
Siren Sword Attack +70
Massacre Sword Attack +95
Dragonsbane Attack +95
Demon Spear Attack +99
Miracle Sword Attack +100
Blizzard Blade Attack +105
Great Bow Attack +110
Hela's Hammer Attack +115
Metal King Sword Attack +130
Orichalcum Fangs Attack +135
Gringham Whip Attack +145
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Helmet Modifier(s)
Pointy Hat Defense +3
Leather Hat Defense+4
Hardwood Headwear Defense +6
Iron Helmet Defense +16
Iron Mask Defense +25
Platinum Headgear Defense +38
Helm of Max Wynne Defense +55
Metal King Helm Defense +70
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Armor Modifier(s)
Plain Clothes Defense+4
Wayfarer's Clothes Defense+7
Silk Tuxedo Defense+10
Leather Armour Defense+11
Leather Kilt Defense+12
Boxer Shorts Defense+15
Scale Armour Defense+15
Fur Cape Defense+18
Bronze Armour Defense+21
Iron Cuirass Defense+23
Cloak of Evasion Defense+24
Iron Armour Defense+25
Full Plate Armour Defense+30
Silver Cuirass Defense+36
Silver Mail Defense+43
Heavy Armour Defense+50
Magic Armour Defense+50
Spiked Armour Defense+55
Dragon Mail Defense+60
Platinum Mail Defense+66
Flame Armour Defense+70
Sacred Armour Defense+75
Armour of Max Wynne Defense+90
Gigant Armour Defense+92
Mirror Armour Defense+95
Metal King Armour Defense+115
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Shields Modifier(s)
Pot Lid Defense+2
Leather Shield Defense+4
Scale Shield Defense+7
Bronze Shield Defense+11
Iron Shield Defense+16
Magic Shield Defense+20
Platinum Shield Defense+25
Ogre Shield Defense+48
Silver Shield Defense+55
Shield of Max Wynne Defense+60
Ruinous Shield Defense+62
Metal King Shield Defense+70
Dragon Quest VI (All) 
Accessories Modifier(s)
Bow Tie Defense+2
Gold Ring Defense+5
Prayer Ring Defense+5
Trailblazing Bandana Defense+5
Kerplunk Bracer Defense+10
Meteorite Bracer Agilityx2
Kamikaze Bracer Style+10
Pink Pearl Style+40

Trivia[edit]

  • The first name, Hork, is based on earlier localizations of the walking corpse.

Gallery[edit]