A Riptide is a monster who appears in the Dragon Quest game series.
|#258 - Riptide|
|Game Appearance||Dragon Quest VIII|
|Dropped Item|| Dagger|
|Description||A fearsome fighter of the seas with razor-sharp claws. Capable of spinning its body like a propeller to cut the enemy to ribbons.|
|Locations|| Pirate's Cove|
|#088 - Riptide|
|Game Appearance||Dragon Quest IX|
|Dropped Item|| Dragon scale (3.13%)|
Razor claws (1.56%)
|Skills|| Thunder Slash|
|Description|| They hit back with Whack at survivors of Thunder Slash or Roundaclout. Be canny and keep them from casting Midheal.
Rumour has it that they're salamarauders who trained so intensely that they turned into tough guys.
|Locations|| The Bad Cave|
A riptide is a dangerous current that can carry unwary swimmers out into deep water; the choice of name is probably a hint at this monster's propensity for ripping people up with its claws.
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