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The Dragon King Alcar (Japanese: 竜王アルカトラズ, Ryūō Arukatorazu, lit. Dragon-king Alcatraz) is a boss in Xenoblade Chronicles. It is also quest exclusive to the Path to the Top Story Quest. It is a member of the Dragon family, and can be found in Prison Island when the island is revisited, at the landmark Gondorl Cathedral. It appears immediately after you ring the bell on the Basverg Belfry. It is at level 79 in the Corridor of Silence, and is fought just before the battle with Dickson. This enemy deals Spike Damage. It drops no chests, but does carry a selection of items which can be stolen. The items it carries do not include any materials. It must be defeated to complete the Path to the Top story quest.



Art Attribute Multiplier Hits Range Effect Knockback Blowdown/Daze
Carapaia TailPhysical2.25 - 2.501Frontal ArcTopple--
Grave FangPhysical1.75 - 2.001SingleDamage will double if target is toppled--
Ignis BreathEther0.60 - 0.856Circle around casterBlaze--
Bastille Sky VTalent (Physical)2.00 - 2.251Single--Yes/No



Break 100% ‡ Lock-On 0% Physical Def. ▼ 70% Agility ▼ 70%
Topple 100% ※ Bind 70% Ether Def. ▼ 70% Aura Seal 70%
Daze 100% ※ Paralysis 70% Strength ▼ 70% Arts Seal 100%
Sleep 100% Slow 70% Ether ▼ 70% Death 100%

※ Except under certain conditions
‡ No resistance during a chain attack


Note: This enemy drops no chests. The items it carries can only be obtained by using Riki's Yoink! ability.


Wood 0%
Silver 0%
Gold 0%


Strength Up V / Bleed Attack V 0%
Strength Up V / Weapon Power V 0%
Rex Helm 1 slot 0%
Rex Chest 1 slot 0%
Rex Arms 1 slot 0%
Z Attack Goggles 0 slots 0%


Atomic Driver 3 slots 0%
Endless Rifle 3 slots 0%
Wyvern Cutlass 3 slots 0%
Sun Staff 3 slots 0%
Advanced Art Books
Aura Bullet Sharla 0%
Spear Blade Fiora 0%
Heal Round Sharla 0%
Summon Flare Melia 0%


There is a material that was cut from the final game called Alcar's Inferno Eye, which may have been intended to be dropped by this enemy.