Falcon knife earrings
The Falcon Knife Earrings (or simply Falcon Knife, also called Needle Earrings) is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest franchise. Like its larger variant, the falcon knife earrings attack twice per turn. However, they can only be wielded by female characters in most installments, and possess a lower attack bonus. To compensate for this, both strikes can inflict critical hits, be amplified by oomph and Focus Strength, and do not suffer the percentage reduction of the sword.
The falcon knife earrings have an attack bonus of +5. It can only be wielded by female characters. When equipped by Alena, both strikes have an equal chance of being critical hits.
The falcon knife earrings have an attack bonus of +35. It can be purchased as a casino prize for 10,000 tokens. It can only be wielded by female human characters and slime companions (sans the Slime Knight).
The falcon knife earrings have an attack bonus of +35. It may be equipped by Milly, Ashlynn, and all slime buddies save Goowainn. The weapon is the prize for reaching rank C in the Slimopolis tournament, and is dropped by Juggular Jokers and Sail Serpents at a rate of 1/128.
Each blow with the earrings can trigger the paladin's instant death trait, doubling the max rate from 1/8 to 1/4.
The falcon knife earrings have an attack bonus of +1. Unlike previous games, it is not gender restricted.