Scissor beatle
DQIVDS - Scissor beatle
Japanese name はさみくわがた
Rōmaji Hasamikuwagata
Family Bug
Introduced in IV

Scissor beatle (formerly Stag Beetle, Stagbug and Stag Bug) is a monster who appears in the Dragon Quest game series.


Scissor Beatles are somewhat small monsters with a pair of shearing mandibles, their namesake. Their head and body, alongside the mandibles, make up most of their form. The arms and legs of Scissor beatles are diminutive by comparison and they appear to be wearing boots on their feet.



Stag Beetle
Game Appearance [[IV]]
Console NES
Experience 1
Gold 4

#004 - Scissor Beatle
Game Appearance Dragon Quest IV
Console PS / DS
HP 8
Experience 1
Gold 4
Dropped Item Medicinal herb
Locations Burland outskirts
Strathbaile Burrow
Strathbaile outskirts (chapter 1)
Lakanaba outskirts
Cave North of Lakanaba
Casabranca outskirts


Monsters 2


#111 - Scissor Beatle
Game Appearance [[Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker]]
Console DS
Family Nature
Description They battle day and night, seeking to ascend to the throne of bug-kind.
Locations Fert Isle (daytime)

Joker 2

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