False idol
Japanese name じゃしんのぞう
Rōmaji Ja shin no zō
Introduced in II

The False idol (formally Evil Statue or Eye of Malroth) is a key item in Dragon Quest II. It is located within the Sea Cave.


The False idol is located on lowest basement of the Sea Cave. It is guarded by two Whackolytes who must be defeated prior to receiving the item.


The False idol is used to open the Cave to Rendarak. It should be used while standing in front of where the entrance is hidden to reveal the cave.

The statue is also used to reveal the 1B staircase within Hargon's Castle. It should be used while standing near the tile where the staircase is hidden.