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For the Dragon Quest VII monster, see Strangler fish (Dragon Quest VII).

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


The strangler fish is a deep sea dwelling scary eyed fish that dive and dash at and threaten any adventurers that intrude on their territory. Their dark brown metallic scales and sharp teeth shine even in the dark depths of the ocean, giving enemies and idea of when they're about the charge full force into them with their terrible teeth. Along side their physical strength they can also blast enemies with Bang, hitting an entire party in a single spell.


Main games[]

Dragon Quest IV[]

#177 - Strangler fish
Aquatic Family
Stranglerfish DQIV NES HP MP Attack Defence Agility
55 3 58 30 50
Exp Gold Drop Chain sickle
80 43 G
Normal attack
Haunts at:
Havre Leon waters

Monsters series[]

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Other languages[]

Other languages
French Saumonstrueux
German Drosselfisch
Spanish Pez estrangulador
Italian Tanezan
Dutch Unknown
Norwegian Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Chinese Unknown
Korean Unknown

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