Stainless scrapper

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The Stainless scrapper is a mechanical monster that was introduced in Dragon Quest VII.

It is a more powerful version of the Automaton enemies faced in the Faraday region.


Stainless scrappers are rudimentary looking mechs with simple humanoid-shaped bodies consisting of a torso, four limbs, and a head. Their heads are featureless except for a single, focused and fearless, glowing red "eye". The majority of their parts are bright blue, with their joints and torsos being red and rigid, and they have a green steam engine on their back, which presumably powers them through long battles. They have a variety of green cords connected throughout their body. Stainless scrappers carry a large axe in their left hands and a spiked mace in their right, which they use to strike with much more fury and strength than their other robot brethren.


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

Stainless scrapper (プロトキラー Purotokirā) DQVII Logo.png
Sprite HP MP Attack Defense
Protomech.gif 190 0 89 85
Agility Experience Gold Tame Rate
58 95 (PS1)
143 (3DS)
58 (PS1)
87 (3DS)
Bestiary No. #129
Spell(s) None
Skill(s) Desperate attack (250% damage)
Location(s) Dig Site - Underground
Malign Shrine B1-3F
Item(s) Dropped Battle axe1128
Automaton heart1256
Evasion Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance *
064 25% 0% 15%
Bang Resistance * Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
60% 25% 15% 0%
Strike/Rock Resistance * Zap Resistance * Drain Magic Resistance * Whack Resistance *
0% 0% 100% 100%
Poof Resistance * Poison Resistance * Burning Breath Resistance Fuddle Resistance *
100% 100% 100% 15%
Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance * Fizzle Resistance * Ban Dance Resistance
100% 15% 100% 100%
Stun Resistance * Sap Resistance * Army Resistance *
50% 15% 0%
3DS version changes

  • There is a rare chance of the Stainless scrapper dropping an Automaton heart, allowing one party member to become one when the heart is taken to Alltrades Abbey. Alternatively, a character can master the Serial quiller and Golem vocations to become an Automaton.

Dragon Quest Monsters 2[edit]

ProtoMech (プロトキラー Purotokirā) DWM2 Taras Adventure Logo.png
Sprite Level cap * HP growth MP growth
Protomech.png 40 2/10 2/10
Strength growth Resilience growth Wisdom growth Agility growth
3/10 2/10 3/10 3/10
Family Material
In-game description Roboster's prototype, but tough.
Abilities ChargeUp, SlimeBlow, Ramming
Breeding chart Material family x EvilArmor
Roboster, Roboster2 x Slime family
RogueNite x Devil family
Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Fire Breath Resistance * Bang Resistance *
None None None None
Crack Resistance * Ice Breath Resistance * Woosh Resistance * Rock/Army Resistance *
None None Weak None
Water Resistance * Zap Resistance * Gigaslash Resistance Magic Burst Resistance
None None None None
Drain Magic Resistance * Whack Resistance * Kamikazee Resistance * Poison Resistance *
Weak Immune Strong Immune
Paralysis Resistance * Fuddle Resistance * Snooze Resistance * Dazzle Resistance *
Strong Weak Weak Weak
Fizzle Resistance Ban Dance Resistance Gobstopper Resistance Stun Resistance *
Weak None None None
Sap Resistance * Decelerate Resistance * Curse Resistance
Weak None None

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Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key[edit]

Dragon Quest of the Stars[edit]

Dragon Quest Tact[edit]

Stainless Scrapper appears as an A-rank monster of the Inorganic family alongside the Famed Schleiman Tank on its banner.

Stainless scrapper (プロトキラー Purotokirā)Tactlogo.png

DQT Stainless Scrapper.png
Family Rank Role
Tact Icon Material.png
DQTact Rank Icon A.png DQTact AttackType.png
Max Level HP MP Move
120 1,030 251 2
Attack Defense Agility Wisdom Weight
498 290 387 138 35
Basic Skills
First Second Third
Attack Prep Clutch Shot* Temple Blow*
Awakening Skills
First Second Third
Throttle Up/Stats Up Frizz Res +25/Stats Up Temple Blow Potency +5%/Stats Up
Stun Success Rate +5%
Fourth Fifth
Zam Res +25/Stats Up Temple Blow Potency +5%/Stats Up
Stun Success Rate +5%
Leader Perks
Raises physical potency of inorganic allies, including itself, by 10% in a 5x5 square around it.
Basic Perks
First Second Third
Max HP +20 ATK +10 Temple Blow Potency +2%
Perk Details
Throttle Up: Raises ATK and Move for 1 turn when making an attack.
Frizz Resistance * Sizz Resistance * Crack Resistance * Woosh Resistance *
Half Res Normal Normal Normal
Bang Resistance * Zap Resistance * Zam Resistance * Snooze Resistance
Very Weak Very Weak Half Res Half Res
Poison Resistance Physical Lock Resistance Spell Lock Resistance Martial Lock Resistance
Normal Normal Normal Normal
Breath Lock Resistance Hobble Resistance * Stun Resistance * Dazzle Resistance
Normal Half Res Immune Normal
Curse Resistance Paralysis Resistance Confusion Resistance Charm Resistance
Normal Normal Super Weak Super Weak


This card's Japanese name, Proto Killer, may imply that it's a prototype model for some of the other similarly named machines in the series, such as the Killing machine.

Related monsters[edit]

Similar species[edit]