Giant moth
DQVIII - Giant moth
Japanese name デスファレーナ
Rōmaji Desufarēna
Family Bug
Introduced in VI

A Giant moth (formerly Death Farena and GiantMoth) is a monster who appears in the Dragon Quest game series.


Moths have weak base damage but have the ability to cast 'Woosh' which will deal about 15 damage to all allies. Be cautious when encountering a group.

Tips to Combat:

- If you do NOT have the initative. Prepare a heal to neutralise a potential 'Woosh'.

- Treat with Medium Priority.


Dragon Quest VI

#33 - Giant moth
Bug Family
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HP MP Attack Defense Agility
36 0 55 44 22
Exp Gold Drop Poison moth knife
33 9 G
Note: None
Wind sickles
Haunts at:
Moonmirror Tower
Outside the Underkeep
Destiny's Drop


#029 - Giant moth
Game Appearance Dragon Quest VIII
Console PS2
HP 36
MP 6
Experience 37
Gold 12
Dropped Item Rennet powder
Red mould
Family Bug
Description A large moth-like monster that flies freely through the air on giant wings. Capable of casting air-based spells on groups of enemies simultaneously.
Locations Maella Region


Monsters 2


They can be found in the wild on Fert Isle.

Joker 2

Joker 2 Professional

Terry's Wonderland 3D

Super Light

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French Phalène géante
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