NEO: The World Ends with You (NEO TWEWY)

How to Beat Drum 'n' Stinger (Boss) | Boss Fight Guide

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This is a guide to beating Drum 'n' Stinger (Boss) in NEO: The World Ends with You (NEO TWEWY). Learn about Drum 'n' Stinger (Boss)'s attack patterns, weaknesses, and tips and strategies for defeating them.

Drum 'n' Stinger (Boss) Basic Information


No. 024 Noise Group NEO TWEWY Noisepedia - Drum
NEO TWEWY Noisepedia - Drum
A sinister Noise that releases poisonous gas from its tail. However, its pincers are shrunken due to lack of use and pose little threat.
Location W1D1 (Boss Noise, Story)


HP 2000
PP 30
EXP. 25
NEO TWEWY - Fire Icon.png Fire

NEO TWEWY - Water Icon.png Water

The data shown is set on Normal Diffculty.

Drop Rates

Easy Drop: 500 Yen
Rate: 30.00%
Normal Drop: 1,000 Yen
Rate: 30.00%
Hard Drop: 1,000 Yen
Rate: 30.00%
Ultimate Drop: Adamantite
Rate: 1.00%

The data shown is on 1x Drop Rate.

Drum 'n' Stinger (Boss) Attacks and Abilities

Pincer Attack

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The Drum 'n' Stinger's basic attack is to rapidly slash its pincers in close-range.

Tail Strike

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The Drum 'n' Stinger launches its tail at long-range, which inflicts a stabbed player with poison damage.

Poisonous Gas

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The Drum 'n' Stinger releases poisonous gas in a short radius around it, which inflicts poison damage on players within the vicinity.

Best Pins for Drum 'n' Stinger (Boss)

Angelic Kick IconAngelic Kick
Firestorm IconFirestorm

Since this is the first day of the Game, your Pin options will be limited. Equip Firestorm to deal extra damage, as the Drum 'n' Stinger has an affinity weakness to Fire. You may also utilize Angelic Kick in order to knock the Noise on its back.

Tips & Strategies for Beating Drum 'n' Stinger (Boss)

Strategy Checklist
CheckmarkAvoid getting poisoned

CheckmarkKnock it over first

Avoid Getting Poisoned

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Avoid getting posioned by the Drum 'n' Stinger's tail strike or poisonous gas, as the status affliction deals damage over time. Mostly fight it in close-range to avoid the tail strike, until it starts emitting the purple gas.

Knock it Over First

You can knock the Drum 'n' Stinger on its back with powerful Pins like Joli becot or Angelic Kick. Doing so will allow you to spam it with rapid hits in close range without worrying about its pincers or poisonous gas.

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