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

Characteristics[]

They are usually either completely black, or in all black and white (emphasis on the black).

Appearances[]

Main games[]

Dragon Quest[]

# - Dark skeleton
Undead Family
DQiOS - Dark skeleton HP MP Attack Defence Agility
50 (NES)
43 (Remakes)
0 79 64 (NES)
51 (Remakes)
40
Exp Gold
37 (NES)
90 (Remakes)
150 (NES)
148 (Remakes) G
Note: None
Abilities
Normal attack
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Damdara area


Dragon Quest VII 3DS[]

#S100* - Dark skeleton
Undead Family
No Image HP MP Attack Defence Agility
288 0 214 154 115
Exp Gold Drop Moonwort bulb
434 20 G
Note: None
Abilities
Normal attack
Sleep Attack
Paralysis Attack
Spells
None
Haunts at:
The Depths of Darkness (DLC Tablet)
Monster Meadows quotes:
3DS:
.........

I am a mere shadow of my former self.

I may not look like the cheerful sort, but I'm actually a fun guy to be around.


Dragon Quest VIII[]

#180 - Dark skeleton
Undead Family
Dq8shadowknight HP MP Attack Defence Agility
288 0 214 154 115
Exp Gold Drop Moonwort bulb (Common)
Bronze shield (Rare)
304 31 G
Note: These dedicated and fiercely loyal monsters stand against humanity.
Abilities
Normal attack
Sleep Attack
Paralysis Attack
Throws skull at enemy
Spells
None
Haunts at:
World of Darkness
Areas Accessible By Air
Farebury Region (After the destruction of the Black Citadel)
Unnamed Isles


Dragon Quest IX[]

#173 - Dark skeleton
Undead Family
No Image HP MP Attack Defence Agility
186 17 153 194 155
Exp Gold Drop Evencloth (Common)
Smart suit (Rare)
1780 162 G
Description: These shameful shams of chivalry cripple enemies with Kasap and Blunt, then clobber them clueless.

Shaped when the shadows of noble knights come alive and kill their carriers so that they can run free.

Abilities
Normal attack
Spells
Kasap
Blunt
Haunts at:
Gittish Empire
Gittingham Palace


Dragon Quest X[]

# - Dark skeleton
Undead Family
No Image HP MP Attack Defence Weight
996 73 213 222 162
Exp Gold Drop Single phial (Common)
383 9 G
Note: None
Abilities
Normal attack
Curse
Cursed Attack
Skeletoss
Spells
Dazzle
Blunt
Haunts at:
Unknown


Monsters series[]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3/Joker 3 Professional[]

Joker 3 Synthesising
Monster Monster Result
Skeleton soldier + Dark star = Dark skeleton
Synth type Unique
Joker 3 Rank and Slot No.
Rank A
Slot No. One

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light[]

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Mystery Dungeon series[]

Torneko: The Last Hope[]

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Torneko's Great Adventure 3[]

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Young Yangus and the Mysterious Dungeon[]

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Swords series[]

Kenshin Dragon Quest[]

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Battle Road series[]

Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road Victory[]

Skill/Spell Description
Zam Attacks one enemy with a blast of darkness
Cursecut Quickstep Damages one enemy with a flurry of slashes and can potentially curse it
Dark Sword Technique Attacks one enemy while jumping out of the shadows

Heroes series[]

Dragon Quest Heroes[]

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Dragon Quest Heroes II[]

Exp: 157
Gold: 12
Items dropped: Pitch pearl, Horse manure & Dark skeleton coin
Locations:Battle of the Pinnacle: Base, Blacka Pastures, Blackrock Ravine, Dead Man’s Land, The Damned Dunes, The Darkwood, The Fetid Foothills

Builders series[]

Dragon Quest Builders[]

#17 - Dark Skeleton
N/A Family
No Image HP MP Attack Defence Agility
13-84 N/A 8-36 N/A N/A
Exp Gold
N/A N/A G
Note: The number is based on the alphabetical order of all the monsters in Dragon Quest Builders
Abilities
Attack
Spells
none
Haunts at:
Tantegel Moor (Chapter 4)


Dragon Quest Builders 2[]

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Other series[]

Dragon Quest of the Stars[]

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Dragon Quest: Monster Parade[]

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Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Scanner[]

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Dragon Quest Rivals[]

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Dragon Quest Walk[]

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Dragon Quest Tact[]

Family Role Rarity Max Level Max HP Max MP Max Atk Max Def Agility Wisdom Move Weight
Undead Attacker A 120 809 222 376 258 206 167 2 35
Leader Skill Skill 1 Skill 2 Skill 3 Passive Skill Awakening skills
Undead DEF +15% Heart Breaker Falcon Slash Shade Slash
Dark Masher
Lv 001 Max HP +20
Lv 001 Max MP +10
Lv 100 Falcon Slash Potency +2%
Lv 110 Falcon Slash Potency +2%
Lv 120 Falcon Slash Potency +2%
1 Heart: Stats up, Rare attack prep
2 Heart: Zam Res +25, Stats up
3 Heart: Falcon Slash & Dark Masher Potency +5%, Stats up
4 Heart: Woosh Res +25, Stats up
5 Heart: Falcon Slash & Dark Masher Potency +5%, Stats up
Resistances Weaknesses
50% Woosh, Zam, Poison & Sleep
100% Paralysis
-50% Bang & Zap spell
-100% Martial Lock & Blind

Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai - A Hero's Bonds[]

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Sprites[]

Shadowknightsnes

Other languages[]

Other languages
French Squelette noir
German Dunkles Skelett
Spanish Esqueleto oscuro
Italian Neroskeletro
Dutch Unknown
Norwegian Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Sombresqueleto
Russian Unknown
Chinese 陰影騎士
Korean 그림자 기사

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