Job: Dark Knight
Family: Gnats
Crystal: Dark

Notorious Monster

Zone Level Drops Steal Spawns


Meriphataud Mountains (S) 80 1 A, S
~12,000 HP
??? MP
A = Aggressive; NA = Non-Aggresive; 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; A(R) = Aggressive to Reive participants


  • Spawned by trading Gnat Pellets to the ??? at (L-11).
    • ??? returns 15 minutes after kill.
  • Casts Virus (inflicts Plague) often on random members, regardless of hate.
  • Also casts Drain, Aspir, and various Absorb spells on whoever has hate.
    • Can Drain for over 1000 damage.
  • Uses Blood Weapon once around 35% HP.
  • Will use Emetic Discharge regardless of his TP.
    • Emetic Discharge absorbs shadows proportional to the amount of negative status effects it is inflicted with. Removes all blink shadows regardless of status effects.
    • This includes enfeebles from weapon skills. IE Tachi: Gekko.
  • Can be Slept, Bound, and Gravitied.
    • Sometimes Sleep will stick constantly, and other times will go on a chain of resists. Be careful!
  • Is immune to Repose, Light Shot, and Lullaby.
  • Seems to be immune to Silence (failed to stick with Elemental Seal), but Stun is effective.
  • Does not link with the surrounding Gnats (they do roam up near the ??? and will aggro), although there are Goblins in the area, and also a Fire Elemental spawns there during fire weather.
  • It can quadruple attack many times in a row.
  • Typically killed by BLM technique of sleep nuking. (see testimonials)
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