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|Dragon Quest monster|
Art by Akira Toriyama
|First appearance||Dragon Quest III|
|#106 - Wyrtle|
|Game||Dragon Quest IX|
|Description||Hurtful turtles that like to frazzle foes with Flame Breath. Watch out for their critical attacks and hellish shells.|
Turtles become wyrtles by eating the meat of a dragon god, but must live a thousand years before doing so.
- The English name is similar to its shape, the combination of "wyrm" and "turtle".
- The Japanese name "ガメゴン Gamegon " is the combination of "かめ Kame "(turtle) and "ドラゴン Doragon "(Dragon).