List of claw skills in Dragon Quest IX

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The following are claw skills in Dragon Quest IX. Claw skills can be learned via the Martial Artist and Thief classes.

Overview[edit]

Skill Point Bonus Effect
3 Propeller Blade
7 +10 Attack when equipped with claws
13 Can Opener
22 +Critical Hit Rate when equipped with claws
35 Flailing Nails
42 +20 Attack when equipped with claws
58 Hardclaw
76 +30 Attack when equipped with claws
88 Rake 'n' Break
100 Omnivocational Clawmaster

Propeller Blade[edit]

Attacks the enemy twice in one turn; the second attack dealing 80% of the first. Costs 2 MP to use and requires a 3 skill point investment to learn.

Can Opener[edit]

An attack that deals 50% more damage to mechanical monsters and requires 13 skill points to learn.

Flailing Nails[edit]

Scratches the enemy four times. Individual strikes deal between 52%~75% of a normal swipe. This technique requires 35 skill points to master

Hardclaw[edit]

Lacerates a single enemy twice, with each swipe hitting for 75% of a normal attack's power. This move requires 58 skills to learn, and is functionally similar to the Falcon Slash sword technique.

Rake 'n' Break[edit]

An attack that removes beneficial status effects. Costs 6 MP to use and requires 88 skill points.

Hand of God[edit]

Deals between 180~260 points of Light-element damage. Costs 14 MP to use, and will deal 400~480 damage when the character's strength reaches 900. Requires 'The Core of the Claw' in the character's inventory to use.

Omnivocational Clawmaster[edit]

Enables the character to use claws with any vocation.

Passive Bonuses[edit]

Skill Point Bonus Effect
7 +10 Attack when equipped with claws
22 +Critical Hit Rate when equipped with claws
42 +20 Attack when equipped with claws
76 +30 Attack when equipped with claws