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The gigantes is a monster who appears in the Dragon Quest series.

Characteristics

Gigantes are variants of cyclopes, having one eye, a single horn, and a bulky, humanoid build. Their skin is a light blue color while their partial-tunics are a darker, grayer shade of blue.

Gigantes were originally green-skinned with teal garb. Their appearance in the original V can be seen as the midpoint of their color changes from their original colors to the color scheme they use today.

Appearances

Main games

Dragon Quest II

#74 - Gigantes
Demon Family
DQIIiOS - Gigantes
HP MP Attack Defence Agility
155 (NES)
175 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
0 145 (NES)
150 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
41 (NES)
51 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
100 (NES)
88 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
Exp Gold Drop Sword of ruin
278 (NES)
580 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
95 (NES)
165 (SNES, GBC and iOS) G
Note:
Abilities
Normal attack
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Rendarak
Hall of Hargon


Dragon Quest V

#170 - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defence Agility
350 0 210 110 77
Exp Gold Drop Seed of strength
570 70 G
Note:
Abilities
Normal attack
Frenzy
Stomp
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Nadiria
Mt. Zugzwang
Estark's Labyrinth


Dragon Quest VII 3DS

#S26* - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defence Agility
350 0 210 110 77
Exp Gold Drop Seed of strength
855 105 G
Note: None
Abilities
Normal attack
Desperate attack
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Muscle Mountain (DLC Tablet)
Monster Meadows quotes:
3DS:
CYCLOPS IS MY BEST MATE!

(PLAYER'S NAME) IS MY BEST MATE!

.........


Dragon Quest VIII

#208 - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defence Agility
710 0 285 148 99
Exp Gold Drop Amor seco essence (Common)
Elfin elixir (Rare)
511 36 G
Note: The fury of the Lord of Darkness taken physical form as a powerful monster. Combines sheer size and strength with an overwhelming hatred for anything human.
Abilities
Normal attack
Desperate attack
Crushes enemy under its foot
Swings and Misses
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Black Citadel
Maella Region (After the destruction of the Black Citadel)


Dragon Quest IX

#192 - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defence Agility
640 9 212 190 115
Exp Gold Drop Strength ring (Common, 1/64)
Ace of clubs (Rare, 1/128)
3200 110 G
Description: Stupidly strong, stamina-heavy and slightly slapdash smashers who can be licked with lightning.

Some say they're massive sports fans, so much so that they've named their race after their favourite team.

Abilities
Normal attack
Desperate attack
Stomps with foot
Swings, misses and falls down
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Realm of the Mighty
Tower of Nod
Western Coffinwell (outside tower)
Eastern Stornway (island)


Dragon Quest X

Normal
#383 - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defence Weight
2022 76 303 218 608
Exp Gold Drop Sturdy stick (Common)
Taming rod recipe (Rare)
769 12 G
Note: None
Abilities
Normal attack
Desperate attack
Crackerwhack
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Unknown


Vicious
# - Vicious Gigantes
Demon Family
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HP MP Attack Defence Weight
21150 999 1330 495 0
Exp Gold Drop Water tree
Dark magic stone
21615 12 G
Note: None
Abilities
Normal attack
Acts twice per turn
Desperate attack
Crackerwhack
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Unknown


Dragon Quest XI

Normal
#294 - Gigantes
Demon Family
DQXI - Gigantes 2D
HP MP Attack Defence Agility
1080 30 270 221 32
Exp Gold Drop Strength ring (Common)
Elfin elixir (Rare)
2664 331 G
Note: These heartless, hulking horrors are responsible for the tragic ends of countless travellers, who they clobber with their clubs.
Abilities
Normal attack
Gets Pepped Up
Desperate attack
Crackerwhack
Desperate Double
Spells
None
Haunts at:
The Hotto Steppe (Mid game)
Insula Incognita (Mid game)


Vicious
#461 - Vicious gigantes
Demon Family
DQXI - Gigantes 2D
HP MP Attack Defence Agility
1447 50 344 330 53
Exp Gold Drop Strength ring (Common)
Elfin elixir (Rare)
3528 486 G
Note: Gigantess driven to dangerous extremes by the dark power of the Lord of Shadows.
Abilities
Normal attack
Gets Pepped Up
Desperate attack
Crackerwhack
Desperate Double
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Path to Trial Isle (Post game)


Monsters series

Dragon Warrior Monsters

# - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP Wisdom Attack Defence Agility
5/5 1/5 5/5 1/5 1/5
Description: The biggest in the devil family, but not very smart.
Spells and Abilities
ZombieCut (Lv. 13)
ChargeUp (Lv. 15)
EvilSlash (Lv. 16)
How to breed:
Any Demon family monster X BigEye
SkulRider / EvilBeast X Any Undead family monster


Dragon Warrior Monsters 2

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Found at Infant Isle.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional

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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light

Mystery Dungeon series

Torneko: The Last Hope

Battle Road series

Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road Victory

Heroes series

Dragon Quest Heroes

Dragon Quest Heroes II

Sprites

Etymology

  • Gigantes is the Spanish word for giants. Interestingly, giant was the name of this species in the original translation of Dragon Quest II. Gigantes can also refer to the giants of Greek myth that were fertilized by Gaia and fought the Greek Gods and Heracles.
  • In VIII, it is pronounced 'hee-gan-tay' by a barkeeper in Tryan Gully.

Other languages

Other languages
French Géant
German Gigant
Spanish Cíclope gigante
Italian Gigante
Dutch Unknown
Swedish Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Chinese Unknown
Korean 기간테스

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