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Job: Thief
Family: Gnat
Weak to: Information Needed
Strong to:

Notorious Monster

Zone Level Drops Steal Spawns


Abyssea - Tahrongi



A, T(S)
??? HP

A = Aggressive; L = Links; S = Detects by Sight; H = Detects by Sound; HP = Detects Low HP; M = Detects Magic; Sc = Follows by Scent; T(S) = True-sight; T(H) = True-hearing; JA = Detects job abilities; WS = Detects weaponskills;Z(D) = Asleep in Daytime; Z(N) = Asleep at Nighttime
Spawn Conditions Companions/Summons
  • Timed pop amongst Gnats at (G-5)/ (H-5), 10-15 minutes.
  • N/A
Special Abilities Passive Traits
  • TP moves have a variety of status ailments including Plague.
  • As with other Gnat NMs, can use Emetic Discharge to transfer all enfeebles it is currently afflicted with to all players in range. Enfeebles also include Helix spells and elemental Dots. Take care as they can quickly decimate the party.
Physical Qualities Magical Qualities
  • Has Triple Attack with very high rate, much faster attacks than normal gnats.
  • Additional Effect: Doom, Petrify, Plague, Silence, or Slow on hit.
  • All seem to have a lower proc rate.
  • Seems to switch amongst these every 90-120 seconds.
  • Strong Melee hits
    • Hits Thief or Red Mage (with Phalanx) for around 250-400 per melee hit.
    • Hits Paladin for 200 unblocked and 50 blocked (with Phalanx).
Further Notes

(see testimonials)

[edit] Historical Background

The adze is a vampiric being in Ewe folklore. In the wild, the adze takes the form of a firefly, though it will transform into human shape upon capture. When in human form, the adze has the power to possess humans.

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