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|Dragon Quest monster|
Art by Akira Toriyama
|First appearance||Dragon Quest IX|
A supernatural turtle covered in gaudy golden scales, the Wonder Wyrtle is a recent addition to the terrapin family and lords over it's lesser brethren.
|#217 - Wonder wyrtle|
|Dropped Item||Tortoiseshell (common, 1/8)|
Dragon shield (rare, 1/64)
|Game||Dragon Quest IX|
|Description||These reptilian regents can bring down bolts of lightning and exhale gouts of flame, but aren't wild about water or darkness.|
Supposedly, when wyrtles' souls depart their bodies, they are absorbed by wonder wyrtles, and earn eternal life.