Faux Dowager is a minor antagonist in Dragon Quest V.
Faux Dowager is a female humanoid creature that has sharp ears and has yellowish hair. She also wears a clown on her head.
After the events of the first generation, Faux Dowager imprisoned the ture queen queen dowager of Coburg. And than became the queen of Coburg alongside with King Wilbur, who become the king after prince Harry is kidnapped by Ladja and his gang.
Faux Dowager also ordered the soldiers of Coburg to burn down the village Whealbrook, which is where the hero lived when he is young. At the same time, Faux Dowager allows monsters like restless armours and most notably small fries to enter the castle. She also had guards the guard the castle heavily.
When the hero and prince Harry return to the castle, they find out the real Dowager imprisoned underground, who tells them about the events of Faux Dowager. The hero and Harry than use the Ra's Mirror to reveal Faux Dowager's ture form and fought her, destroying the monster for good.