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Japanese ドリルナックル
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Found in Dragon Quest IX
Effect Bonus damage to robots

The Handrills are a set of claws exclusive to Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies that deals extra damage to members of the Machine family.


 Handrills  (DS)
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Attack +61
Equipable by Martial Artists, Thieves, Omnivocational Clawmaster
Found Purchasable in Gleeba, Batsureg, & Wormwood Creek
Buy Price 7,600 gold coins
Sell Price 3,800 gold coins
Flavor text Drill-like devices that can sink holes into steel.
Notes 120% damage to mecha

Although they look very different from other claws in the game, Handrills will not cause the user to change their attacking animation in any way, resulting in the user still "slashing" with their newfound drill-like appendages, despite the logical inclination to use jabbing motions instead.