Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 introduces protagonist, Reactor device, more

First direct-feed screenshots of the upcoming RPG.

Square Enix has released a new set of details and screenshots for Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 introducing the protagonist, the “Reactor” device he wears around his head, and more.

Get the information below.


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3

The protagonist and player character is a young, cool-looking boy. One day, after obtaining a mysterious device known as a “Reactor,” his everyday life is completely transformed. And he would soon realize someone had rewritten his past. In order to return back to his original self, he sets off an adventure. But what kind of future truly awaits him?


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3

The “Reactor” is a device that the protagonist wears on his head and acts as a all-purpose tool that will support him in various situations. It has a number of uses, such as analyzing unknown monsters.


Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3

A slightly unusual creature. After a strange encounter, he tags along with the protagonist to help him on his journey.

Riding Monsters

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 features various enhanced elements over previous games. One in particular is the ability to ride monsters on the field.

Riding monsters allows you to move faster than normal, or reach locations you’d normally not be able to reach. You can ride monsters on the ground, underwater, and in the sky.

Over 500 Monsters

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3

There are a wide variety of monsters to encounter—more than 500. Befriend them using the protagonist’s special “Scout Attack” ability. This game will feature new monsters one after the other.

Wireless Competition

Using the 3DS’ local communication or Wi-Fi functionalities, you can battle other players locally or nationally. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 also features a surprise competition feature not seen in the series before.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 is in development for 3DS.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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