Beast claws

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Beast claws
Beast claws modern art.png
Japanese まじゅうのツメ
Old localizations Same
Found in Dragon Quest III
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest XI
Buy for various, see article
Sell for various, see article
Effect Bonus damage to beasts (post IX)

The beast claws are a recurring set of claws in the Dragon Quest series. They are a powerful, high-level weapon designed for martial artists and other brawlers. Originally plain can openers with no special traits, they now inflict more damage to creatures in the Beast family as of the ninth game.


Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation remake[edit]

The beast claws have an attack bonus of +95 and can only be equipped by Martial Artists and Thieves. They are the strongest set of claws in the game and only appear in remake versions. The beast claws can be found in Theddon underneath the cross, but only after receiving the first riddle from the riddle master in Cloudsgate Citadel. They can be sold for 412 gold, but it is not recommended to do so as there is only one set in the game.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

The beast claws have an attack bonus of +95 and a style bonus of +25. They can only be equipped by Ruff and are dropped by Gnuriels at a rate of 1/128. They can be sold for 275 gold.

'Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King 3DS[edit]

The beast claw has an attack bonus of +81 and inflicts 1.3 times damage on members of the Beast family. It only appear in the 3DS version and can be equipped by Morrie. The beast claw is dropped by Sir Leopold. It can be upgraded into the beast talon by combining it with an ethereal stone in the Alchemy Pot.

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

 Beast claws  (DS)
Attack 114
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Found Rank B blue Grotto chests, 1.0% chance
Equipable by Martial artists, Thieves, Omnivocational Clawmaster
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 21,250
Flavor text Razor-sharp rippers resembling those of a mythical magical beast.
Notes Dropped by Vermil lions at 1128

Beast claws can be used in the alchemy pot to create Beastmaster claws.

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

 Beast claws
(forge buffs)
(+55, +57, +59)
Critical hit rate +4%
Rarity ★★★☆☆
Found Southern Gallopolis campsite
Equipable by Jade, Rab
Buy Price 10,000
Sell Price 5,000
Flavor text Fierce, feral fingernails that are extra effective against birds and beasts.
Notes +10% damage to birds and beasts.