The jawtoise is a vocation on in the game Dragon Quest VII.


The jawtoise looks like a regular turtle with a crocodile maw. It offers a moderate increase in strength and a great increase in defence but serious drops in all other categories. It takes only 125 battles to master this vocation.

Monster Heart

The jawtoise heart can be found in Dinky Dell near Buccanham in the past. It can also be won in the Lucky Panel game at the casino. It can also be obtained by defeating jawtoises in the Coral Cave in both the past and the present.

Required for

Dragon Quest VII

Stat Changes

Statistics Change
Battles to Master 125
Strength +10 Percent
Agility Null
Guard +20 Percent
Intelligence -30 Percent
Appearance -30 Percent
Max HP -20 Percent
Max MP -10 Percent


Level Title Learns Battles Needed Target Info MP
1 Slowpoke Nothing 0
2 Soft Shell Upper 10 One Ally Increases the defense of one ally 3
3 Snapper Nothing 18
4 Hard Shell Increase 40 All Allies Increases the defense of all allies 3
5 Shell Head Nothing 60
6 Dark Turtle Twin Hits 85 One Ally Doubles the physical attack of one ally for a couple of turns 6
7 Shell Shock Ramming 100 One Enemy Reduces the user and enemy to 20% HP if successful 0
8 Hell Shell Back Flip 125 All Enemies Attacks all enemies with decreasing damage 0

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