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Platypunk
DQIVDS - Platypunk
Japanese name ももんじゃ
Rōmaji Also Monja
Family Beast
Introduced in IV

The Platypunk (originally MonjarMommonja in the GBC translations) is a recurring enemy in the Dragon Quest series. Introduced in Dragon Quest IV, they are essentially a cross between a platypus and a monkey, the 'punk' in their names likely referencing their Mohawks.

Characteristics

Platypunks are short, round creatures with duckbills, bird-like claws, long, monkey-esque tails, and a Mohawk. They are often depicted as being white and silver furred and their eyes have a roundness to them that is similar to that seen in Slime eyes.

In terms of strength, Platypunks aren't too strong, often being one of the weakest enemies in the games they appear in. Their methods of attack have varied between spitting water, spinning out with their tails, or viciously scratching with their claws.

In the Slime MoriMori series they are established as the primary villains, though they still aren't very strong.

Appearances

IV

X

XI

Monsters

Monsters 2

Caravan Heart

Joker

Joker 2

Joker 2 Professional

Terry's Wonderland 3D

Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key

Super Light

The Last Hope

Slime MoriMori Dragon Quest: Shōgeki no Shippo Dan

Rocket Slime

Daikaizoku to Shippodan

Monster Battle Road Victory

Other languages

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


Related monsters

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