A chainine is a monster who appears in the Dragon Quest series.



Chainines are stoic monsters who can hit consistent 10s. They are also known to chain a party member, preventing them from taking any action for 1-2 turns.

Tips for Combat:

- Treat with Medium Priority.


Main games

Dragon Quest VIII

#28 - Chainine
Beast Family
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HP MP Attack Defence Agility
38 0 36 27 25
Exp Gold Drop Medicinal herb (Common)
Gold bracer (Rare)
36 11 G
Note: Bulldog-like monsters that throw their spiked collars to ensnare enemies and make them easier to hit.
Normal attack
Throws its collar at party member (Can stun them)
Haunts at:
Mallea Region

Monsters series

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional

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Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key


The name is a pun on Chain, referring to their collars, and Canine, referring to the fact they are dog-like monsters.

Other languages

Other languages
French Canidémon
German Kettenköter
Spanish Cancerbero
Italian Mastino da guerra
Dutch Unknown
Swedish Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Chinese Unknown
Korean Unknown

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