Clockwork cuckoo

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A Clockwork cuckoo is a mechanical bird monster that first appeared in Dragon Quest VIII.

Characteristics[edit]

The monster is a mechanical starling roughly the size of a human head that behaves much as its living counterpart. It's metal casing is a pale eggwhite with blue accents for the plumage and gold for the legs. They are the successful result of a mad scientist's experiment, and can remain air born even when launching their feathers as razorsharp projectiles.

Appearances[edit]

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

Clockwork cuckoo
DQ7-PSX-LOGO-ICON.png
Remake Exclusive (3DS)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility Tame Rate
32 0 84 47 43 111 44 1/32
Bestiary No. DLC #091
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Thin Air
Location(s) A Voice from On High
Item(s) Dropped Assassin's Dagger164
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance * Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
164 25% 25% 25% 0% 60% 60% 100%
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance * Whack Resistance * Poof Resistance * Poison Resistance * Burning Breath Resistance Fuddle Resistance *
25% 0% 100% 50% 100% 50% 80% 50%
Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance * Fizzle Resistance * Ban Dance Resistance Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
50% 50% 100% 100% 100% 0% 25%

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

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Original (PS2)
Sprite HP MP Experience Gold Attack Defense Agility
DQVIII PS2 Clockwork cuckoo.png 32 0 56 31 43 111 56
Bestiary No. 048
Family Machine
In-Game Description These mechanical birds are the result of a mad scientist's twisted experiment. When they detect a target, they become a deadly whirlwind of razor sharp blades.
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Feather strike (125% damage)
Flee
Location(s) Kingdom of Ascantha
Item(s) Dropped Iron nail116
Dagger164
Evasion Attack Resistance Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath
Resistance
*
Bang Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Crack Resistance *
164 0% 25% 25% 25% 0% 100% 50%
Ice breath
Resistance
*
Stone/Strike Resistance * Zap Resistance * Troop Resistance * Death Resistance * Poison Resistance * Paralysis Resistance * Shock Resistance *
50% 25% 25% 0% 50% 50% 0% 100%
Sleep * Confusion * Dazzle Resistance Fizzle Resistance Dance Sealing Resistance Sap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance
50% 50% 50% 100% 0% 100% 100%
Remake (3DS, Mobile)
Sprite Notable Changes
None



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

Clockwork cuckoo
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HP MP Experience Gold
27 0 72 41
Attack Defense Speed
46 80 40
Dropped Item Chimaera wing (common, 1/32)
Iron nails (rare, 1/64)
Locations Eastern Coffinwell
Western Coffinwell
Skills Birdcutter
Family Machine
Game Dragon Quest IX
Description Mechanical birds that are neither moved by beauty nor motivated to revenge. Fry their circuits with lightning spells.
They're proudest when pounding all their enemies at once with weapon-like wings by busting out Birdcutter.

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