The Skeleton Flail, or Flail Guard, is an enemy in the Castlevania series. It is a skeleton armed with a spiked iron flail.


The Skeleton Flail (called Skeleton Morningstar in Japan) is a skeleton wielding a large flail with a morningstar at the end. It is similar to the Whip Skeleton, which has a morningstar attached at the end of a long whip. The Flail Guard spends much of its time sitting on the ground, but when approached, will stand up, move around slowly and then cast its flail toward the enemy, with the morningstar spinning around at the tip of the rod for a brief moment.

It is a type of Skeleton Chain.

Enemy Data

Enemy Data: Skeleton Flail
Image Name - Game
Statistics Items Location
Flailg-1-Skeleton Flail DXC
Skeleton Flail  (Skeleton Morning-Star) [alt] [ edit ]
Rondo of Blood
' HP: 6
Exp: 200
5. Ghost Ship
Sotn-flailg-1- 55. Flail Guard  (Skeleton Morningstar) [ edit ]
Symphony of the Night
Skeleton equipped with spiked iron flail. Weak: Holy
Level: 13
HP: 36
Exp: 50
Drop: Morning Star, Pot Roast
Clock Tower
Hod skeletonflail 24. Skeleton Flail  [ edit ]
Harmony of Dissonance
' Weak: Thunder
Level: 10
HP: 51
Exp: 27
Common Drop: $25
Rare Drop: Cloth Helmet
Castle A: Castle Treasury, Skeleton Cave
Castle B: Castle Treasury, Skeleton Cave
Porflailguard 51. Skeleton Flail  [ edit ]
Portrait of Ruin
A skeleton warrior armed with a flail. Strong: Dark
Weak: Strike, Whip, Fire, Holy
HP: 80
Exp: 75
Skill Pt: 2
Drop: Morning Star
Great Stairway, Tower of Death

Item Data

Item Data: Skeleton Flail
Image Name - Game
Type / Users Attributes / Consume Statistics / Sell Found Notes
Morning Star Icon Morning Star (jpn) - Symphony of the Night [edit]
Spiked Iron Club Club
ATT +11
Find: Royal Chapel
Drop: Flail Guard
Effect: Flail (slow)
Pot Roast Icon Pot Roast (Delicious Meat) - Symphony of the Night [edit]
Castlevania pot roast [use] Food (Meat)
HP +50
Find: Castle Keep, Clock Tower, Entrance, Outer Wall, Reverse Caverns, Reverse Clock Tower, Underground Caverns (...)
Drop: Flail Guard
Money Bag 2 HoD Icon $25 - Harmony of Dissonance [edit]
' Item
Juste Belmont 
Gold + 25
Rare Drop: Skeleton, White Dragon, Bomber Armor, Balloon, Large Ghost
Common Drop: Skeleton Blaze, Big Skeleton, Skeleton Flail, Skeleton Spear, Skeleton Ape, Big Balloon, Arabaki, Fleaman Armor
Cloth Helmet Icon Cloth Helmet - Harmony of Dissonance [edit]
A helmet made from extremely hardened cloth. Head
Juste Belmont 
DEF +5
Rare Drop: Disc Armor, Skeleton Flail
Morning Star PoR Icon Morning Star - Portrait of Ruin [edit]
A club with a vicious, star-shaped head. Weapon (Axe)
Attrib: Slash, Strike
ATK +70
Sell: $2,000 
Drop: Skeleton Flail


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