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|Dragon Quest IX|
|Rōmaji||Zuo the Devil Bug|
Deep in the bowels, in the dark and murk,
There in the mire doth Tyrantula lurk.
Heed my warning, traveller and friend,
When Tyrantula appears, your journey doth end.— A sign in The Bad Cave
Tyrantula is a monster in IX.
|#264 - Tyrantula|
|Description: An enormous arachnid who dwelt deep in the Bad Cave, soaking up poison and perniciousness until she morphed into a man-eater.
It is said that she made meals of travellers lost in her cave to feed her clutch of countless eggs.
|Venomissile, Eerie Light, Wicked web, Wind Sickles|
|The Bad Cave|
Tyrantula attacks using Wind Sickles (which hits the whole party), Venomissile (which hits the whole party with a chance of poisoning them), Eerie Light (which reduces the party's resistance to status effects) and Wicked Web (which may cause a character to miss a turn).
It is useful to have two healers in this fight, and if not, to give other characters plenty of healing items and Antidotal Herbs. Tyrantula is weak against the Blast line of spells (Bang, Boom, etc) so a Mage may be able to take advantage of that. Your sword-wielders may have Falcon Slash by now (especially if you levelled up in the Bad Cave using Metal Medleys) which is very helpful.
|Fire||Ice||Wind||Earth||Light||Dark||Blast||Illusion||Sleep||Death||Drain MP||Confusion||Silent||Petrify||Paralyze||Poison||Attract||Attack ↓||Defense ↓||Agility ↓||Magic Res ↓|
- Her name is a combination of the words "Tyrant" and "Tarantula".
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