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Platypunk, Fortune Street
Platypunk FS.png
Artwork of Platypunk from Fortune Street
Species Platypunk
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[edit]

Platypunk in 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.

Fortune Street[edit]

Platypunk returns as a playable character in the sequel Fortune Street for the Wii. His design remains almost unchanged from his initial appearance in Itadaki Street DS. He is C Rank in both games.


Fortune Street[edit]

  • 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."


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ももんじゃ
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)