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Dhoulmagus
Dragon Quest VIII
DQVIII - Dhoulmagus - First Forme


Title(s) Evil Jester
Class Unknown
Race(s) Human
Age Unknown
Such a pity.
Dhoulmagus, usually before or after defeating an opponent


Dhoulmagus is an important figure in VIII. Until his defeat at the hands of the Hero's party, he is apparently the player's central enemy in their journey. Lord Rhapthorne, however, is the true villain of the game.

Appearance

Dhoulmagus has long, flowing white hair and pale skin, along with a red marks painted across his eyes, almost resembling scars. He wears an attire similar to that of a stereotypical jester, with contrasting colors (In this case, purple and red), as well as baubles hanging off his clothes.

Personality

Not much is known about Dhoulmagus' personality before he was taken over by the Scepter, but it is known that he is quite ambitious, stealing it to become the greatest magician of all time. Afterwards, he becomes a servant to Rapthorne's will, performing villainous acts as he travels across the land in search of the Seven Sages' descendants. He even derives pleasure from the suffering of others, freezing people like Allistair in place before slowly walking towards them and killing hem.

Biography

Games

Main Games

VIII

Dhoulmagus is a jester who came to Trodain Castle. His deep desire to be the greatest magician of all time and resentment towards those who laughed at him fuels his breaking into the castle's secret chamber to obtain the legendary Scepter of Rhapthorne. Almost immediately, he was overwhelmed by Rhapthorne's power and made to do such dastardly things as his pawn. Possessed by Rhapthorne, he killed his first four victims: His former master Rylus, the swordsman Alistair (Jessica's brother), Abbot Francisco of Maella Abbey, and Mr. Golding, the casino owner of Baccarat. The Hero and party eventually defeated him after a long chase, where the Scepter's dark influence transformed him into a monstrous creature. Upon his defeat, King Trode discovered that the curse on him and his daughter, Medea, had not been broken. Shortly after, Jessica would retrieve the Sceptre, and become enthralled by it's malicious power.

His human form is quite formidable, but his demonic form is truly powerful and not to be underestimated by the player's party.


IX
Battles
#306 - Dhoulmagus
??? Family
IX - Dhoulmagus sprite HP MP Attack Defense Agility
 ???  ???  ???  ???  ???
Exp Gold
 ??? 2490 G
Description: Superfast attacker who likes to rush his foes off their feet, and whose Kacrack packs a kick. Not a fan of earth attacks.

Try not to be too annoyed by this self-satisfied clown laughing down his nose at you. Smack the smile off his smug old face!


Encountered at:
Grotto

Dhoulmagus appears as a Legacy Boss, his map can be dropped from Murdaw at higher levels (and thus can be obtained multiple times).

The quote that he says before you fight him as a legacy boss is the same one he says before you fight his second form in Dragon Quest VIII. (Ah ha ha! Ah ha ha! Hwa ha ha ha ha! You worthless fools! Prepare to be crushed! You will never pester me again!)

Treasure
Level Range
Secondary Drop
%
Orb
%
1-3 Trodainers 20% Purple Orb 5%
4-8 Trodainers 25% Purple Orb 5%
9-15 Trodain bandana 15% Purple Orb 6%
16-25 Zenithian trousers 15% Purple Orb 6%
26-40 Zenithian trousers 20% Purple Orb 7%
41-56 Zenithian trousers 25% Purple Orb 7%
57-68 Zenithian helm 15% Purple Orb 8%
69-80 Zenithian clothes 15% Purple Orb 8%
81-90 Zenithian clothes 20% Purple Orb 9%
91-99 Zenithian clothes 25% Purple Orb 10%
Skills
Level
Abilities
Initial Attack, attacks twice per turn, critical hit, Combo attack, War Cry, Blazing Fire, Kacrack, Kazam
4 Disruptive Wave
8 Raging Roar
12 Break Down
16 Hellfire, stops War Cry and Blazing Fire
28 Kacrackle
41 Stops Kacrack and Kazam, attacks three times per turn, stops attacking twice per turn
57 Kazammle

Side Games

Theatrhythm

Sprites

Main Games
VIII
IX
X
VIIIPS2 - Dhoulmagus - First Forme sprite
IX - Dhoulmagus sprite
VIIIPS2 - Dhoulmagus - Second Forme sprite
Side Games
Joker
Joker 2
Joker 2 Professional
Terry's Wonderland 3D
Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below
MJ - Dhoulmagus sprite
MJ2 - Dhoulmagus sprite
MJ2 - Dhoulmagus sprite


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