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Wizardry is a video game franchise created by Sir-Tech. Wizardry was one of the first graphical RPGs, and it continued for eight numbered entries over two decades. While a western series to start with, it would find its popularity in Japan, and today there are more than double the number of Japanese developed Wizardry games as western developed.


The original series followed the same band of adventurers (aside from one where the player controls an ex-villian) in their adventures across the land and eventually into space. The Japanese games are mainly self-contained and stick much closer to the original strict fantasy theme. Most western Wizardry games had a sense of humor to them, but, due to a terrible translation, Japanese gamers grew used to the series being deadly serious.

BansheeEdit

The Banshee is a Ghost type monster that first appears in Wizardry II.

BrombadegEdit

Brombadeg is a boss in Wizardry VII.

FaerieEdit

The Faerie is a Fairy type monster that first appears in Wizardry III.

Giant SpiderEdit

The Giant Spider is an Insect type monster in Wizardry Dimguil.

Ghostly She HagEdit

The Ghostly She Hag is an Undead type monster that first appears in Wizardry VI.

GwylionEdit

The Gwyloin is a Legend type monster that first appears in Wizardry IV.

HarpyEdit

The Harpy is a Legend type monster that first appears in Wizardry III.

LalaEdit

Lala is a Plant type monster in Wizardry Dimgil.

MedusaEdit

The Medusa is a Legend type monster that first appears in Wizardry V.

MyxlmynxEdit

Myxlmynx is a boss in Wizardry VII.

RebeccaEdit

Rebecca is a Demon type monster that appears in Wizardry VI. The player first hears of Rebecca from the ghost of the Queen, who claims Rebecca was the forced child of herself and a demon, and the Rebecca was later taken by the King as a wife. If the player chooses to distrust the Queen they learn that Rebecca was instead given to the King to be taken care of, and the Queen decided to kill herself out of jealousy. Rebecca will then either die at the hands of the party if they choose to beleive the Queen, or will reward the party with a magic ring and leave if they turn against the Queen.

ScyllaEdit

Scylla is a Legend type monster that first appears in Wizardry Gaiden 4.

SirenEdit

The Siren is an Aquatic type monster that first appears in Wizardry VI.

Smoke DemonEdit

The Smoke Demon is a Spirit type monster that first appears in Wizardry V. Typically it's a featureless, gaseous cloud.

The SORNEdit

The SORN is a Demon type monster that appears as a boss in Wizardry V.

SuccubusEdit

The Succubus is a Demon type monster that first appears in Wizardry II. The SNES versions of Wizardry games typically altered the sprites to cover up nudity, but the devs threw up their arms on the Succubus sprite and just straight up replaced it with an edited version of The SORN's PC-Engine sprite renamed to Vile Woman.

Unholy TerrorEdit

The Unholy Terror is an Undead type monster that first appears in Wizardry IV. It was renamed to Awesome Terror for the SNES version of Wizardry V, which is a pretty great name.

Water ElementalEdit

The Water Elemental is an Elemental type monster that first appears in Wizardry V.

Were CreaturesEdit

Were Creatures are a commonly recurring Beast type monster.

Zana Fire QueenEdit

Zana the Fire Queen is an Elemental type monster and boss in Wizardry V.