- “This store belongs to the Family now. And that's the way it's gonna stay, capisce?”
- —Platypunk, Fortune Street
Artwork of Platypunk from Fortune Street
|First appearance||Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (1990, Dragon Quest series)|
Itadaki Street DS (2007, Super Mario-related media)
|Latest appearance||Fortune Street (2011, Super Mario-related media)|
Dragon Quest Tact (2020, Dragon Quest series)
Platypunk, like Slime, is a monster species as well as a playable character in Itadaki Street DS and its sequel Fortune Street. Debuting in Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen, Platypunk is a commonly seen enemy in the Dragon Quest series; serving also as the Slime's archenemy species. They mainly appear in Dragon Quest Monsters and Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime.
Itadaki Street DS
A Platypunk appears as one of eleven playable Dragon Quest series playable characters in the Super Mario and Dragon Quest cross-over game Itadaki Street DS.
Platypunk Cap, Platypunk Suit and Platypunk's Tail are collectible items that can be equipped on customizable characters.
- North American official website bio: "A duck-billed, dough-collecting beast. His rebellious hairstyle and villanous streak pretty much guarantee he's up to no good on Fortune Street."
Artwork from Itadaki Street DS
Names in other languages
|Possibly from「ももんじ屋」(momonjiya, an Edo-period vendor that mainly sells wild game, including monkeys)|
|French||Ornithox||From "ornithorynque" (platypus)|
|Italian||Ornitorink||From "ornitorinco" (platypus)|
|Spanish||Punkitorrinco||From "punki" (punk) and "ornitorrinco" (platypus)|