Dragon Warrior I Walkthrough Game Boy

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Dragon Warrior Walkthrough
by: Fox White

This document is (c) Fox White.
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Table of Contents
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A. Characters
B. Controls
C. Walkthrough
D. Bestiary
E. Lists
- Weapons
- Armor
- Shields
- Items
F. EXP Chart
- EXP Chart
- Spells Learned
G Thanks
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A. Controls
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Directional Pad - Move
A - Search/Talk/Open Chest/Confirm
B - Inventory/Cancel
Select - No Action
Start - Field Log
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B. Terrain
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Plains - Plains are grassy fields. Monster encounters are relativly low here.
Desert - Deserts are lands that are without water. Monster encounters are average 
here.
Forests - Forests are dark tree covered areas. Monster encounters are average here.
Hills - Hills are not safe for weak adventurers. Monster encounters are relativly 
high here.
Marsh - Marsh is poisonous to walk in. Monster encounters are relativly low here.
Dungeons - Dungeons are monster nests. Monster encounters are high here.
Towns	- Towns are places that are safe from monsters. Monster encounters are not 
possible.
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C. Walkthrough
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Tantegel Castle
+ Talk to the King.
+ Open chests.
+ Open door and walk downstairs.
+ Exit castle.

Overworld
+ Fight monsters near castle until you have 220 gold.
- Monsters: Slime and Red Slime.

+ Enter the Town on the right side of the castle.

Town of Tantegel
+ Go to the weapon shop and purchase a club, leather armor, and a leather shield.
+ Go outside.

Overworld
+ Fight until level 3 or 4 if you aren't already.
+ Rest at an Inn.
+ Head north about 7 steps past top of mountains around Tantegel Castle.
- Monsters: Slime, Red Slime, Dracky, and Spooky.
+ Walk up and then left.
+ Fight monsters near town until you have 1660 gold.
+ Enter the town.

Town of Garinham
+ Go to weapon shop and purchase an Iron Axe, Chain Mail, and an Iron Shield.
+ Exit town.

Overworld
+ Fight until level 5 or 6 if you aren't already.
+ Go to the right until you come to a bride.
+ Cross the bridge.
+ Head down.
+ Cross other bridge.
+ Head north to town.
+ Fight monsters until you have 3000 gold.
- Monsters: Skeleton, Scorpion, and Magician.
+ Enter town.

Town of Kol
+ Walk up 5 spaces.
+ Walk left 6 spaces.
+ Walk up 10 spaces.
+ Walk right 1 space.
+ Walk up 2 spaces.
+ Walk left 4 spaces.
+ Check the ground, you should find a PxyFlut.
+ Go to the weapon shop and purchase a suit of Steel Armor.

Overworld
+ Fight monsters until you are level 10.
- Monsters: Skeleton, Scorpion, and Magician.
+ Head south until you come to a poison marsh.
+ Enter the dungeon.

Tunnel
+ Cast radiant or use a torch if you must.
- Monsters: Magician, Spooky, Eyeder, and Droll.
+ Walk down until you come to a wall.
+ Walk to the right until you come to another wall.
+ Walk down a few spaces and you will see a path on the left.
+ Take it and you will find the stairs.

Overworld
+ Walk down past the mountains.
+ Continue to walk down around the next set of moutains and head left.
+ Walk left a little bit and the walk up.
+ Walk left. You should be at a town.
+ Fight monsters until you have 9272 gold.
- Monsters: Wolf, Druin
+ Enter town.

Town of Rimuldar
+ Go to the weapon shop and buy a Steel Sword and the Magic Armor.
+ Walk to the edge of town by the bridge you came in on.
+ Walk up until you see a girl and take one step up past her.
+ Walk left until you see a small opening and a building.
+ Go in and purchase 6 magic keys.
+ Go to the inn and open the two doors.
+ Take the chest.
+ Leave town.

Overworld
+ Fight monsters until you are level 15 if you aren't already.
+ Go to the Tunnel.

Tunnel
+ Walk up and left and follow wall until you see an opening on the right.
+ Follow the path and walk around until you find a door.
+ Open the door and walk through.
+ Speak with the dragon.
+ Kill the dragon.
+ Speak with the Princess.
+ Take her to Tantegel Castle.
- Just for fun, rest at any inn while holding the princess.

Tantegel Castle
+ Enter throne room.
+ Speak with King.
+ Speak with the Princess.
+ Exit castle.

Overworld
+ Walk up past the mountains and walk to the left.
+ Walk until you come to a large forest that is past the hills and plains.
+ Walk down.
+ Cross the bridge.
+ Walk down past the mountains and walk to the right until you come to a dungeon.
+ Enter dungeon.

Dungeon
+ Walk up.
+ Head left until you come to a wall.
+ Walk down.
+ Go right then down then right and up.
+ Now head right and up and right until you come to a second path going down.
+ Walk down then left and down and left.
+ Go around the underground lake and go left and up.
+ Go left and open the chest for 350 gold.
+ Go back to the right and head right and down and you will see a stairwell.
+ Don't go down this stairwell.
+ Instead, go to the underground lake and head down and left.
+ When you come to the wall, go up and take a left and head up some more.
+ Go right at the next path.
+ Walk up and then head left.
+ Follow the path until you come to another stairwell.
+ Go down these stairs.
+ The music will slow down.

Dungeon Level 2
+ Walk right and down and right again and pass the first room.
- Monsters: Droll, Drackeema, Skeleton
+ Enter the next two rooms and take the treasures from each room.
+ The two chests contain 670 gold and a torch.
+ Walk all the way to the right side and head down until you come to a path on the 
left side.
+ Take it and walk left.
+ Walk up and to the right for a chest containing an Iron Shield.
+ Walk left and go down on the second path for a War Ring.
+ Equip the War Ring.
+ Walk and and go left.
+ Walk all the way down and take a right for two chests containing a MysticNut and 
StrSeed.
+ Leave the dungeon.

Overworld
+ Walk down and left until you cross a bridge.
- Monsters: Wyvern, Goldman, ShdwKnight, and Wraith.
+ Fight here until level 18 if you aren't already.
+ Enter town.

Town of Domdora
+ Find the poison marsh that is in/around two buildings.
- Monsters: Druinlord, Dragon, and StarWyvern.+ Walk into clean grassy corner to 
get into a fight.
+ Kill the monster and search the ground.
+ Take Loto Armor, equip it, and leave.

Overworld
+ Fight here until you are level 19-21 if you aren't already.
- You need to have 14,800 gold handy for later on.
+ Go to the Town of Garinham.

Town of Garinham
+ Open door with a key an walk in. Take any items you find and walk to the top left 
corner.
+ Move to the right 2 spaces.
+ Walk up.
+ Follow path to the right and talk to the old man.
+ Enter the tomb.

Garin's Tomb
+ Walk up to the wall and go right.
+ Walk up until you see another path on the right side and walk right.
+ Walk until you hit the fourth opening and walk up.
+ Walk left and up and let again.
+ Take the three chests and walk right.
+ Go down and right.
+ Go down until you hit the wall and head right.
+ Now follow the wall until you come to a door.
+ Open the door and follow the path until you come to the stairs.
+ Go down the stairs.

Garin's Tomb Level 2
+ Walk up to the wall and follow it to the left.
+ When you hit the wall on the left, go down.
+ Go down until you see a stairwell.
+ Go down the stairwell.

Garin's Tomb Level 3
+ Walk up to the wall and go right.
+ Walk up and right again.
+ Follow the wall until you find another stairwell.
+ Go down the stairwell.

Garin's Tomb Level 4
+ Walk around the wall in the middle until you find an opening.
+ Go inside and take the stairs.

Garin's Tomb Level 3
+ Walk up to the Shiny Harp and take it.
+ Leave the tomb or cast Outside.

Overworld
+ Go into town and rest at the inn if you need to.
+ Now follow the ocean to the right.
+ Follow it until it becomes a river.
+ Cross the bridge and head southwest until you reach a bridge.
+ Cross the bridge and walk up while staying near the river.
+ There will be an opening between the two rivers.
+ Follow the path to find a shrine.
+ Enter the shrine.

Shrine of the Staff of Rain
+ Enter the shrine and walk down the stairwell.
+ Talk to the old man and he will take your Shiny Harp.
+ In exchange for the Shiny Harp, he will allow you to take the RainStaff from the 
chest.
+ You should now have the Sun Stone and RainStaff.
+ Leave the shrine and cast return/use a warp wing/walk to Tantegel.

Overworld
+ Save and heal if you need to.
+ Walk to the Town of Domdora.
- The town filled with monsters.
+ Head down.
+ Go down until you see a bridge.
+ If you want to level-up quickly, don't cross the bridge and fight here, Metalys 
are common.
+ Cross the bridge and go northwest until you come to another bridge.
+ Cross the bridge and walk right until you see a giant poisonous marsh.
+ Walk into the swamp.
- Your Loto Armor will protect you from harm.
+ Using the LoraLuv item, find the coordinates 70,40 from the castle and search the 
ground.
+ Now that you have the Loto Seal.
+ Go to Rimuldar and continue heading south.
+ Eventually, you will see a mountain range that is circling a shrine.
+ Enter the shrine.

Shrine of the RainbwDrp
+ Speak with the old man with the Loto Seal in your inventory.
+ He will create the RainbwDrp for you.
+ Take the RainbwDrp and go to the northeast corner of the map near Rimulder.
- Do not go back through the Tunnel or cast return.
+ Use the RainbwDrp at the place where the two pieces of land are 1 space from each 
other.
+ A bridge will appear.
+ Cross the bridge and walk around to Charlock Castle.
- Make sure you have 6 keys, full HP and MP, 6 herbs, the Loto Armor, and an Iron 
Shield.

Charlock Castle
+ Enter and go left.
+ Follow the wall until you come to a door.
+ Pass the door and follow the path until you come to a throne.
+ Search behind the throne to find a secret stairwell.
+ Go down the stairwell.
+ Follow the path until you come to another stairwell.
+ Go down the stairwell.
+ Go left and up to find two treasure chests.
+ Now go right until you come to another stairwell.
+ Go down the stairwell.
+ Now go down and left at the first opening and then go up as soon as you can.
+ Follow the stairs that you find and it will bring you through many other 
stairwells.
+ After going through all of them, you will find a chest.
+ Open the chest to obtain the Loto Sword.
+ Cast Outside.

Overworld
+ Cast Return to go back to the castle.
+ Walk to Domdora and head south from there.
+ Cross the bridge again and walk west.
+ Follow the path until you can go up.
+ Go up and walk around to the right and you will find a bridge.
+ Walk down from there and you will see a red Golem standing in front of the town.
+ Talk to the Golem to get into a battle with it.
- Using the PixyFlute will put it to sleep.
+ Kill it and enter the town.

Town of Mercado
+ Find the person who sells Flame Swords and Silver Shields.
+ Purchase the Silver Shield for 14,800 gold.
+ Find the person who will store items for you and store any uneeded gold and items.
- LoraLuv, RainbowDrp, RainStaff, and Sun Stone for example.
+ Leave the town.

Overworld
+ Fight monsters until you are level 30.
+ Cast Return and rest at an Inn and then speak with the King to save.
+ Return to Charlock Castle.

Charlock Castle
+ Go back to the Stairwell behind the Throne again.

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Charlock Castle Level 9
+ Walk around until you find a room with some treasure chests.
+ Take them if you wish.
- Do not equip the DvlBelt.
+ Now go down to find the DracoLord/Dragon Lord.
+ Speak with him and he will ask if you wish to join him.
+ Say No.
+ You will have to fight him.

The Final Battle against The Dragon Lord
+ His first form is very easy, do regular attacks and heal when you need to.
+ After you kill him, he will change into a dragon and the music will change.
+ You must fight him again.
+ Attack him as often as you can and heal whenever you need to.
+ After you kill him, you will be cast outside of Charlock castle.
+ Return to the castle

Tantegel Castle
+ Speak with the King and he will offer you land.
+ You will tell him that you wish to find your own land.
+ Lora will come with you.
+ You and Lora will walk down and out of the screen.

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D. Bestiary
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I got the HP as close as I could to the actual amount, EXP and Gold are correct 
however. Monsters are listed by how much EXP they give.

Monsters	HP	EXP	Gold
Slime		2	1	2
Red Slime	4	2	4
Dracky		5	3	6
Spooky		7	4	8
Goldman		110	6	650
Magician	12	8	16
MagDracky	13	12	20
Eyeder		18	14	21
Poltergst	26	15	19
Scorpion	13	16	25
Droll		43	18	30
Drackeema	16	20	25
Skeleton	27	25	42
Druin		23	28	50
MtlScrpion	19	31	48
Wolf		34	40	60
Wraith		38	42	62
Specter		47	47	75
Wolflord	39	52	80
Eyedrlord	46	56	95
Drollmagi	44	58	110
Wyvern		37	64	105
RgeScorpio	40	70	110
Deadnite	40	72	120
ArmKnight	47	78	150
MagWyvern	48	83	135
ShdwKnight	38	90	148
Werewolf	52	95	155
StarWyvern	74	105	169
Druinlord	56	120	185
MadKnight	67	130	165
Dragon		72	135	160
RockGolem	135	155	148
AxeKnight	101	172	152
BlueDrgn	104	180	150
RedDragon	106	350	143
Metaly		4	775	6

Bosses		HP	EXP	Gold
Dragon		160	950	250
Golem		150	2500	10
Dracolord*	205	0	0
Dracolord**	365	0	0

* Dragonlord is in his human form.
** Dragolord is in his dragon form.
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E. Lists
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-Weapons-	Cost	ATK
Bamboo Stick	10	+2
Club		60	+4
Copper Sword	180	+10
Iron Axe	560	+15
Steel Sword	1,500	+20
Flame Sword	9,800	+28
Loto Sword	N/A	+40


-Armor-		Cost	DEF
Cloth		20	+2
Leather Armor	70	+4
Chain Mail	300	+10
Iron Armor	1,000	+16
Steel Armor	3,000	+24
Magic Armor*	7,700	+24
Loto Armor**	N/A	+28

-Shields-	Cost	DEF
Leather Shield	90	+4
Iron Shield	800	+10
Silver Shield	14,800	+20

*Possible to walk on marsh without taking damage.
**Possible to walk on marsh without taking damage and regenerate HP on step.

-Items-		Cost	Description
Herb		10	Heals HP for a small amount.
Torch		8	Use to light a 5x5 square space.
WarpWing	24	Teleports you to Tantegel Castle.
Repellant	12	Wards off weaker foes.
Magic Key	1624,32Use to open doors.

LifeAcorn	N/A	Increases HP by 1-5 points.
MysticNut	N/A	Increases MP by 1-5 points.
StrSeed		N/A	Increases Str by 1-5 points.
DefSeed		N/A	Increases Def by 1-5 points.
AglSeed		N/A	Increases Agl by 1-5 points.

D-Scale		20	Increases Def by 5 while equipped.
War Ring	N/A	Causes weak monsters to flee while equipped.
Choker		N/A	Cursed item
DvlBelt		N/A	Cursed item

ShinyHarp	N/A	Use to summon monsters.
LoraLuv		N/A	Gives current location and EXP to level.
Loto Seal	N/A	Proof that you are Loto's Descendant.

Sun Stone	N/A	Used to create the RainbwDrp
RainStaff	N/A	Used to create the RainbwDrp
RainbwDrp	N/A	Use to create a Rainbow Bridge near water west of 
Rimulder.

-Spells-		Cost	Description
Heal		3	Heals HP slightly.
Firebal		2	Casts a fire spell that does 18 damage.
Sleep		2	Puts a foe to sleep.
Radiant		2	Creates a 7x7 square space.
Stopspell	2	Prevents a foe from casting magic.
Outside		6	Casts you out of a dungeon.
Return		8	Returns you to Tantegel Castle.
Repel		2	Repel weaker monsters.
Healmore	8	Heals HP greatly.
Firebane	5	Casts a fire spell that does around 60 damage.
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F. EXP Chart
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Level	EXP	Cost	Spell Learned
1	0	7
2	16	23
3	24	47	Heal
4	63	110	Fireball
5	110	220
6	230	450
7	350	800	Sleep
8	500	1,300
9	700	2,000	Radiant
10	900	2,900	Stopspell
11	1,100	4,000
12	1,500	5,500	Outside
13	2,000	7,500	Return
14	2,500	10,000
15	3,000	13,000	Repel
16	4,000	17,000
17	4,000	21,000	Healmore
18	4,000	25,000
19	4,000	29,000	Firebane
20	4,000	33,000
21	4,000	37,000
22	4,000	41,000
23	4,000	45,000
24	4,000	49,000
25	4,000	53,000
26	4,000	57,000
27	4,000	61,000
28	4,000	65,000
29	535	65,535
30	Max	Max
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