Killing Machine.

Machine Family (Japanese Katakana: マシン Romanji:Mashin Machine) refers to monsters in Dragon Quest game series that has robotic or machine body, and are made of metals.

Usual Drop items

  • Iron nail
  • Iron ore
  • Platinum Ore

Strengths and Weakness


Most machines have high attack and defense, and it is not unheard of for them to possess considerable speed as well. Their biggest defense is their near immunity to status effect, and in most games, total immunity to poison.


Claws deal 110% regular damage to machines, and the claw skill Can Opener deals even heavier damage.They are weak to gale force. Additionally, machines have almost no access to magic and very poor wisdom stats.

Sub-types of Machine Family

Enemies in the Machine family