|Found in||Dragon Quest X|
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca's Marvelous Mysterious Key
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Dragon Quest Treasures
|Effect||Used as an ingredient to create items.|
Twisted talons are a recurring item in the Dragon Quest series. They are a set of wicked sharp claws taken from a dangerous monster that are used as a crafting ingredient.
Twisted talons are used as a material for crafting weapons and armour or in Alchemy to increase resistance against becoming tied up. It can be purchased from a material shop for 110 gold or dropped by various monsters, including Candy cats, Beakons, Dancing devils, Tap devils, Apeckalypses, Frolickers, Weaken beakons, Claw breakers, Bilebonnets, Snotbonces, and Moosifers.
|Don't catch yourself on one of these–it'll hurt like heck!|
Twisted talons can be dropped by Grim gryphons, Pteranodons, War gryphons, Silver sabrecubs, Hyperpyrexions, Terrornodons, Snotbonces, and Bilebonnets, or purchased from the roving emporium in the Champs Sauvage for 950 gold. They can be sold for 237 gold. Twisted talons are used in the following recipes for the Fun-Size Forge:
- Recipe: Crow's claws = Platinum ore + Flurry feather x2 + Twisted talons
- Recipe: Sword breaker = Silver ore x2 + Gold ore x2 + Twisted talons x2
- Recipe: Metal slime spear = Molten globules + Slimedrop + Glass frit x2 + Twisted talons x2
- Recipe: Fenrir fang = Mythril ore x2 + Ice crystal x2 + Twisted talons + Savvy sapphire
Twisted talons can be purchased from shops or collected from bone piles on the Cinderback Ridge as well as occasionally being received as a reward for sending a dispatch team to the Redscale Rise area of Cinderback Ridge. It is mainly used for crafting pellets at the Werks or for scouting monsters.
- Recipe: Blade pellet = Princely powder + Twisted talons + Flintstone
- Recipe: Blade bomb = Princely powder x8 + Twisted talons x8 + Flintstone x8 + Magic beast horn
In Other Languages
- In the original Japanese, the twisted talons share a name with the recurring Sharp Claws skill.
- Sony PlayStation 4, Steam, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One versions.