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Monster Info
DQVII3DS - Automaton
Japanese name からくり兵
Rōmaji Gimmick soldiers
Family Machine
Introduced in Dragon Quest VII

Game Appearance Dragon Quest VII
Console PSX
HP 50
Experience 62
Gold 20
Dropped Item Iron Axe
Skills Two Turns
Rain Slash
Family Machine
Haunts Falrod

The Automaton serves as both an enemy and a boss in the game Dragon Quest VII.


The Automatons are part of an army of MechSoldiers summoned by the Tinpot Dictator to lay waste to the country of Falrod. One of the Automaton's malfunctions is found by Trad and Zebbot. They rewire and fix it to make it a weapon that can be used against the MechSoldiers.


The Automaton can be found in the field in Falrod in the past. It can attack twice and hit everyone in the party with Rain Slash. Rain Slash does decreasing damage so whoever is in front will receive the brunt of the damage and whoever is last in position won't suffer as much. Gabo's Bark skill has a chance of preventing the Automaton from using one of its turns, which may save you from its attack for a round or at least preventing from attacking twice. Make liberal use of that. Defeat the Automaton first before defeating any other enemies.

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