Needle (はり, Hari?), is a recurring enemy ability in the series. It often inflicts moderate non-elemental damage to one party member, and is usually unblockable and cannot be reduced by use of Protect. There are also several variations of the move, such as ? Needle (怪しい針, Ayashii Hari?).
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Needles (originally called Needler) is an enemy ability used by Gatlinghog, Needlehog and Sword Rat. It deals non-elemental damage and ignores Protect status, it's often used as a counterattack to taking damage.
The Slaps enemy can use an attack called Berserk Needle which inflicts the Berserk status on its single target and inflict magic damage. The attack Bug Needle is also used by Slaps and inflicts magical damage and attempts to inflict both the Poison status and the Sadness status.
Needle is used only by Bite Bug which inflicts non-elemental damage and Poison to one party member. Tail Needle, used by Elnoyle, inflicts non-elemental damage and will always Critical one party member.
Sharpened Needle, Poison Needle, and Sleep Needle, all used by the Wasp genus, inflicts statuses as well as non-elemental damage to one party member.
Needle is the level 1 Spellcraft for the Wizard. It allows the user to modify a spell so that it affects all targets of the same name in a given party. Certain status enhancing spells will have their duration extended. It costs 10 MP to use.