DQVIII - Jailcat
Japanese name プリズニャン
Rōmaji Purizunyan
Family Beast
Introduced in VIII

Jailcat is a monster who appears in the Dragon Quest game series.


Jailcat is a black and grey-white striped cat with a tuft of orange hair in its head.


Jailcats are the buffed version of Candy Cats however are not much different. They may lick their face to waste a turn.

Tips to Combat:

- Treat with Low Priority.



It appears in the DS version.


It appears in the 3DS version.


#023 - Jailcat
Game Appearance Dragon Quest VIII
Console PS2
HP 29
MP 6
Experience 19
Gold 8
Dropped Item Bandana
Plain cheese
Spells Crack
Family Beast
Description A feline monster with stripes reminiscent of a jailhouse convict. Strangely popular among cat lovers. Usually quite playful, but capable of casting spells when provoked.
Locations Alexandria Region



Joker 2

Joker 2 Professional

Terry's Wonderland 3D

Super Light

Rocket Slime

Jailcats may wander freely or be asleep until Rocket approaches, in which they pursue him and attempt to pounce. They are drawn to Catnip, and will not pursue or attack Rocket as long as a reed is in the vicinity or carried by Rocket. If 30 are collected, Jailcats become available as crew members. They can fire randomly from the cannons, or bypass the security systems to sabotage the enemy tank.

Monster Battle Road Victory

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