Metal slime knight
DQVDS - Metal slime knight
Japanese name メタルライダー
Rōmaji Metaruraidā
Family Slime
Introduced in V

The Metal slime knight (formerly Metal Rider and MetlRider) is a monster who appears in the Dragon Quest game series.






#92 - MetlRider
Game Appearance Dragon Quest VII
Console PSX
HP 104
MP 12
Attack 87
Defense 135
Agility 110
Experience 230
Gold 40
Dropped Item Copper Sword
Skills Brutal Attack
Spells Heal
Family Slime
Locations Mardra



#075 - Metal slime knight
Game Appearance Dragon Quest IX
Console DS
HP 46
MP 8
Attack 82
Defense 140
Agility 80
Experience 305
Gold 82
Dropped Item Light shield (common, 1/64)
Iron helmet (rare, 1/128)
Skills Falcon Slash
Family Slime
Description Well-rounded warriors who are battle naturals, and can attack twice in one turn with their falcon-like fleetness.
(extended) Although captive metal slimes might seem like easy experience, they get caught because they're the least experienced ones.
Locations Heights of Loneliness




Metal slime knights can be found on Infern Isle. It is wise to scout them when first possible, as in-game events will later alter the island and prevent metal slime knights from appearing.

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Monster Meadows Quotes


-"I'm the handsome, silent type."


-"How would you like it if someone rode you around endlessly. What? Good God, man! That was rhetorical question!"


-"Boing! Boing! Boing!"


-"Metal slime knights may be men of few words, but we positively ooze style."


Contrary to most players' expectations, the Metal Slime Knight (メタルライダー) does not yield the incredible experience points befitting their namesake, as the metal slimes that let themselves get captured by the slime knights are the least experienced slimes. Indeed, they do not even bear vulnerability to anti-M.S. weapons and skills, nor do they possess astonishing speed or have a high chance of dodging attacks and immune to magic. Instead, rumors abound that the steed is merely painted chrome...

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