The Time Being
Dragon Quest VII
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Japanese name タイムマスター
Rōmaji Taimumasutā

The Time Being (formerly TimeSage) is a boss in Dragon Quest VII. It is found Inside the Time Frame in El Ciclo.


The Time Being is a large, imposing humanoid dressed in elaborate green and grey robes carrying a silver glaive-like staff. It wears golden shoes, a small grey bolero jacket on its upper body with a grey and gold cape attached, and a large grey and gold belt around its waist. Its "face" appears to be a singular eye which is mostly covered by its robes and a golden headpiece with two spikes.


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Main Games

Game Appearance Dragon Quest VII
Console PSX
HP 780
Experience 904 (with MakiMaki)
Gold 362 (with MakiMaki)
Dropped Item Time Sand
Skills Flash
Spells Blazemore
Magic Back
Family Demon
Joker 2 Professional
Terry's Wonderland 3D


The Time Being's name is a pun based on the English phrase, "for the time being," a phrase of time which means for the present, or until some other arrangement has been made.

Other languages

Other languages
French Titemps
German Unknown
Spanish Rey Teración
Italian Unknown
Dutch Unknown
Swedish Unknown
Greek Unknown
Portuguese Unknown
Russian Unknown
Chinese Unknown
Korean Unknown

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