Wight king

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For the monster of the same name from Dragon Quest V and Dragon Quest XI, see Wight king (Dragon Quest V).

The Wight king is an enemy that was introduced in Dragon Quest VIII.

Not to be confused with the monster of the same name (Japanese and English) that appeared in Dragon Quest V and XI.

Dragon Quest VIII[edit]

Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Attack
456 63 194
Defense Agility Experience Gold
136 125 477 72
Bestiary no. 227
Family Undead
In-game description Once a king amongst men. Killed during a crusade. His bitter soul bears a grudge to this very day.
Spell(s) Calls for backup
Attacks twice per round
Skill(s) Fizzle
Location(s) Dragovian Path
Item(s) dropped Saint's ashes132
Skull ring1128
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance *
064 0% 25% 25%
Fire Breath
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
25% 50% 25% 50%
Ice breath
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 0% 0% 50%
Whack Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 100%
Snooze resistance * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance
100% 50% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
50% 50% 0%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes

Dragon Quest IX[edit]

#182 - Wight king
HP MP Experience Gold
186 75 1680 165
Attack Defense Speed
143 196 149
Dropped Item Priestess's pinafore (common, 1/128)
Seed of therapeusis (rare, 1/256)
Locations Gittingham Palace
Urdus Marshland (high ground)
Cringle Coast (island)
Spells Fizzle
Divine Intervention
Family Zombie
Bestiary # 182
Game Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
Description They foil magic with Fizzle, slash spell resistance with Divine Intervention, and stir up a storm with Swoosh.

Recently quoted as saying: 'wE MigHT bE No MoRe tHaN STiNkINg zoMbiEs, bUT aT LEaSt We'Re tHE KinGs Of STInKing!'

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Wight king
Family Undead
Rank S
Description The lost soul of a king who terrorized his people and ruined the kingdom.
Weapons Swords, Spears, Hammers, Staves
Traits Poisoner
Resistances Vulnerable to Zap, Whackproof, Sleepproof
Skill Reaper
Location -
Breeding chart Tortured soul x King slime or King bubble slime

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Wight king
Family Undead
Rank S
Size S
Weapons Swords, Spears, Hammers, Staves
Traits Poisonous, Magic Regenerator
Resistances Immune to Frizz, Bang, Woosh, Crack, Zap, Zam, Sizz, Whack, and Sleep
Skill Reaper
Location -
Breeding chart Tortured soul x King slime or King bubble slime

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional[edit]

Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End[edit]

Wight king DQHII Logo.png
Model Experience Gold Marked Version?
Wight king DQH2.png 10524 395g Yes
List No. 150
Field Notes A revenant ruler who orders his orderlies to attack adventurers while he slings spells from the sidelines. He was never a royal in his lifetime, but rose through the ranks after death. You might call him a late, late bloomer.
Location(s) No Man’s Land, Dead Man’s Land
Item(s) Dropped Malicite, Saint's ashes

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

The wight king appears as an S-rank monster of the Undead family and can learn Swoosh, Zammle, and Kaswoosh naturally.


Related enemies[edit]