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

Characteristics[]

The riptide is an aquatic humanoid monster with green scales, wears a black loincloth and is armed with claw-like gauntlets for combat.

Appearances[]

Main games[]

Dragon Quest VIII[]

#258 - Riptide
Aquatic Family
DQ8-258-Riptide HP MP Attack Defence Agility
235 13 186 136 78
Exp Gold Drop Dagger (PS2, Android) (Common)
Iron claws (3DS) (Common)
Scale armour (Rare)
331 113 G
Note: A fearsome fighter of the seas with razor-sharp claws. Capable of spinning its body like a propeller to cut the enemy to ribbons.
Abilities
Normal attack
Roundaclout
Thunder Slash
Spells
Midheal
Whack
Haunts at:
Pirate's Cove


Dragon Quest IX[]

#88 - Riptide
Aquatic Family
No Image HP MP Attack Defence Agility
102 18 102 105 105
Exp Gold Drop Dragon scale (Common)
Razor claws (Rare)
540 156 G
Description: They hit back with Whack at survivors of Thunder Slash or Roundaclout. Be canny and keep them from casting Midheal.

Rumour has it that they're salamarauders who trained so intensely that they turned into tough guys.

Abilities
Normal attack
Slashes with its claws
Roundaclout
Thunder Slash
Spells
Midheal
Whack
Haunts at:
The Bad Cave
Ocean
Grottoes


Monsters series[]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[]

Joker Synthesising
Monster Monster Result
Jumping jackal + Heligator = Riptide


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2/Professional[]

Joker 2 Professional Synthesising
Monster Monster Monster Monster Result
Heligator + Mortamor + Orgodemir + Beetleboy/Jumping jackal/Prickly prankster = Riptide
Synth type Quad Fusion

Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D/SP[]

Book Number HP MP ATK DEF
419 1362 333 822 866

Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key/SP[]

Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key Synthesising
Monster Monster Result
Heligator + Prickly prankster/Jumping jackal/Beetleboy = Riptide
Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key Rank and Slot No.
Rank A
Slot No. One

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light[]

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Mystery Dungeon series[]

Young Yangus and the Mysterious Dungeon[]

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Battle Road series[]

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Etymology[]

A riptide is a dangerous current that can carry unwary swimmers out into deep water; the choice of name is probably a hint at this monster's propensity for ripping people up with its claws.

Other languages[]

Other languages
French Rase-marée
German Schlitzer
Spanish Garrero marino
Italian Assalitore marino
Dutch Unknown
Norwegian Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Chinese 海洋鉤爪
Korean Unknown

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