Eagle Grip

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Eagle Grip is a recurring attack in the Dragon Quest series. It is an enemy-only attack in various games where the monster violently grabs a character with their claws or talons, dealing 125% damage.


Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride[edit]

Eagle Grip makes its first appearance and can be used by Drag-goofs, Great dragons, and Black dragons. It deals 125% damage to a character.

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

Eagle Grip can be used by Corpsickles, Deadly dodos, Gryphons, and Jamirus. It deals 125% damage to a single character.

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

Eagle Grip can be used by Corpse corporal, Weighvern, Wide-load weighvern, and Warlord weighvern.

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

Eagle Grip can be used by various monsters, including Garuda, Hades' Condor, Dark condor, Gryphon, Jamirus, Empyrea, and Gemon. It deals 125% damage to a single character.

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

Eagle Grip is known naturally by Bloody hand and Gryphon at level 1 and can be learned by Muddy hand at Level 16. It costs 12 MP to use, inflicts minor martial damage to a single enemy, and can occasionally stun them. Eagle Grip can also be taught to any unit by using an ability scroll, which is received as a reward for completing the seventh stage of Dancing flame's Battle Road.

Eagle Grip (わしづかみ Washikuzaki)Tactlogo.png
Ability information
Eagle Grip
Role * Type * Element MP cost
Debuff Martial DQTact Non-elemental.png 12
Range Additional effects
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DQTact Stun.png
Deals minor martial damage to 1 enemy, occasionally stuns
Naturally learnt by
Bloody hand, Gryphon, Muddy hand

Related skills[edit]