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

Characteristics[]

The vermil lion is a manticore monster and they are notable for yielding the most EXP of any enemy besides Metal Slimes and their various relatives.

Appearances[]

Main games[]

Dragon Quest IX[]

#246 - Vermil lion
Beast Family
IX - Vermil lion sprite HP MP Attack Defence Agility
1378 36 564 626 455
Exp Gold Drop Beast claws (Common)
Divine dress (Rare)
8120 200 G
Description: They expunge spells with Disruptive Wave and burp forth black breath. Also able to cobble themselves by meditating.

Cobbled together from bits of various beasts by degenerate demons, they curse their unhappy existence.

Abilities
Normal attack
Acts twice
Dark Breath
Disruptive Wave
Feel the Burn
Ferocious Bite
Meditation
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Grottoes


Dragon Quest X[]

# - Vermil lion
Beast Family
No Image HP MP Attack Defence Weight
15785 999 432 299 612
Exp Gold Drop Blue Orb (Common)
Liquid metal coin (Rare)
6427 10 G
Note: None
Abilities
Normal attack
May act twice
Black Breath
Feel the Burn
Starfall
Meditation
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Unknown


Monster series[]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Super Light[]

Number 219
Perk Double Trouble
Leader Perk All monsters' Wisdom +10%
Type Attacker
Strengths Half damage from Frizz, Whack, Buff, Drain Magic & Crack spells
Immune to Zam & Donk
Weaknesses Senstive to Zap & Fizzle spells

Scan series[]

Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Scanner[]

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Other games[]

Dragon Quest Rivals[]

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Etymology[]

  • Its English name is a play on the words "vermillion" meaning a reddish color, and "lion"
  • Its Japanese name is taken from the nue, a creature from Japanese myth.

Other languages[]

Other languages
French Vermillion
German Lileu
Spanish Bermeleón
Italian Unknown
Dutch Unknown
Norwegian Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Chinese Unknown
Korean Unknown

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