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Gigantes
DQVIII - Gigantes
Japanese name ギガンテス
Rōmaji Gigantesu
Family Demon
Introduced in II

The Gigantes (formerly Giant and Gigante) is a monster who appears in the Dragon Quest game series.

Characteristics

Gigantes are variants of cyclopes, having one eye, a single horn, and a bulky, humanoid build. Their skin is a light blue color while their partial-tunics are a darker, grayer shade of blue.

Gigantes were originally green-skinned with teal garb. Their appearance in the original V can be seen as the midpoint of their color changes from their original colors to the color scheme they use today.

Appearances

Dragon Quest II

# - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defense Agility
155 (NES)
175 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
0 145 (NES)
150 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
41 (NES)
51 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
100 (NES)
88 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
Exp Gold Drop Sword of ruin
278 (NES)
580 (SNES, GBC and iOS)
95 (NES)
165 (SNES, GBC and iOS) G
Note:
Abilities
None
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Rendarak
Hall of Hargon


Dragon Quest V

#170 - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defense Agility
350 0 210 110 77
Exp Gold Drop Seed of strength
570 70 G
Note:
Abilities
Frenzy
Stomp
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Nadiria
Mt. Zugzwang
Estark's Labyrinth


Dragon Quest VII 3DS

#S26* - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defense Agility
350 0 210 110 77
Exp Gold Drop Seed of strength
855 105 G
Note: None
Abilities
Desperate attack
Spells
None
Locations:
Unknown
Monster Meadows Quotes:
3DS:
CYCLOPS IS MY BEST MATE!

(PLAYER'S NAME) IS MY BEST MATE!

.........


Dragon Quest VIII

#208 - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defense Agility
710 0 285 148 99
Exp Gold Drop Amor seco essence
Elfin elixir
511 36 G
'Description: The fury of the Lords of Darkness taken physical form as a powerful monster. Combines sheer size and strength with an overwhelming hatred for anything human.
Abilities
Desperate attack
Crush under foot
Misses
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Black Citadel
Maella Region


Dragon Quest IX

#192 - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defense Agility
640 9 212 190 115
Exp Gold Drop Strength ring (common, 1/64)
Ace of clubs (rare, 1/128)
3200 110 G
Description: Stupidly strong, stamina-heavy and slightly slapdash smashers who can be licked with lightning.

Some say they're massive sports fans, so much so that they've named their race after their favourite team.

Abilities
Desperate attack
Stomps with foot
Swings, misses and falls down
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Realm of the Mighty
Tower of Nod
Western Coffinwell (outside tower)
Eastern Stornway (island)


Dragon Quest X

# - Gigantes
Demon Family
[[File:|100 px]]
HP MP Attack Defense Weight
2022 76 303 218 608
Exp Gold Drop Sturdy stick
769 12 G
Description:None
Abilities
Desperate attack
Crackerwhack
Spells
None
Haunts at:
Unknown


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Etymology

  • Gigantes is the Spanish word for giants. Interestingly, giant was the name of this species in the original translation of Dragon Quest II. Gigantes can also refer to the giants of Greek myth that were fertilized by Gaia and fought the Greek Gods and Heracles.
  • In VIII, it is pronounced 'hee-gan-tay' by a barkeeper in Tryan Gully.

Other languages

Other languages
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German Unknown
Spanish Unknown
Italian Unknown
Dutch Unknown
Swedish Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Chinese Unknown
Korean Unknown


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