Orichalcum claws

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Orichalcum claws
Orichalcum claws artwork.png
Japanese オリハルコンのツメ
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Buy for Varies
Sell for Varies
Effect None

Orichalcum claws are a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest series, introduced in Dragon Quest IX. As its name implies, it is a set of claws made out of the Orichalcum, the finest metal in the series.


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

The Orichalcum claws are exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS version and can be found in Memories Lane. They have an attack bonus of +133, making it the strongest claw in terms of raw physical power. Like all claws, it can only be equipped by Morrie.

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

 Orichalcum claws  (DS)
Attack +138
Rarity ★★★☆☆
Recipe Combusticlaws x 1, Orichalcum x 2, Hephaestus' Flames x 2
Equipable by Martial artists, Thieves, Omnivocational Clawmaster
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 28,000
Flavor text Godly talons crafted from orichalcum.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

 Orichalcum claws
(forge buffs)
(+85, +89, +94)
(forge buffs)
(+44, +46, +48)
Critical hit rate +5%
Rarity ★★★★★
Recipe Orichalcum x2, Lamplight x3, Crimsonite x2, Serpent bone x1
Equipable by Jade, Rab
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 15,000
Flavor text Tremendously powerful talons forged from the most precious metal known to man.
Notes Dropped by Mechan-o'-wyrms at 1256

The recipe guide for creating the claws, the Orichalcum: Ore Blimey manual, is the reward for clearing the final Wheel of Harma trial at the summit of Angri-La within 40 turns or less.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Orichalcum claws have an attack bonus of +95 when equipped. They can be sold for 25,750 gold. They are described as "Legendary claws forged of Orichalcum".

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2[edit]

Orichalcum claws have an attack bonus of +95 and an agility bonus of +37 when equipped. They can be bought for 51,500 gold and sold for 5,150 gold. They are described as "Attack +95 Increases agility."