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Vana'diel Bestiary: Nidhogg  

Family:Wyrm
Found in:Dragon's Aery
Spawned using:Sweet Tea
Job:Warrior
Level:90
Grants Title:Nidhogg Slayer
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Updated: Fri Jun 3 18:06:17 2011

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General Information

    • Respawn time on the ??? is approximately one minute after Nidhogg is defeated or despawns.

  • If continually engaged for sixty minutes after being claimed, Nidhogg will "rage", resulting in significantly increased attack power.

  • Has a draw-in effect.

  • Grants title: Nidhogg Slayer

Nidhogg Special Attacks

  • Absolute Terror: Single target Terror effect.

  • Dragon Breath: Frontal cone AoE Fire based magic damage.

    • As with all breath attacks, damage is most potent when standing directly in front of Nidhogg. Standing on either of its front feet will mitigate most, if not all, damage from Dragon Breath.

  • Horrid Roar: Single target Dispel effect.

    • Will remove all status boosts on the target.

  • Hurricane Wing: AoE magical damage with an additional Blind effect (Circle of effect originates from mob).

  • Spike Flail: Massive AoE physical damage (Circle of effect originates from mob).

    • Nidhogg will only utilize this ability if its primary target is attacking from behind

  • Unknown: Self target Attack and Defense boost (Effect cannot be dispelled).

    • Denoted by the characteristic mob two-hour animation. Additionally, Nidhogg will hold its wings up in the air during the duration of the effect.

    • Nidhogg will use this periodically, with the duration lasting roughly 30 seconds to 1 minute. There is no message in the chat log for when Nidhogg performs this action

Note: All AoE abilities will hit -everyone- in range, regardless if they are in the alliance or not.

Historical Information

Nidhogg (originally spelled Nidhoggr) was a dragon which, throughout the ages, gnawled on one of the three roots of the World Tree Yggdrasill. While gnawing at the root, he would insult the giant eagle that sat utop Yggdrasill through a squirrel named Ratatoskr, who would run messages between the two creatures daily.

It is said that Nidhogg would herald the beginning of the Ragnarok by finally managing to break through the root he chewed upon for millenia, and torment the bodies of the dead during the epic battle.

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# Jan 18 2007 at 2:05 PM Rating: Decent
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Ive just hit lvl 50DRG and i wanted to know what lvl do u have to be to take on nidhogg? (with a pty of course)
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# Jan 31 2007 at 5:36 PM Rating: Default
hmm.... Fafiner his NQ version can be taken by a well performed pt of 75s in 30 minutes to 1 hour if lucky.

Nid on the other hand can kill an alliance of ppl as easily as me typing this lol so... yea u got no chance in **** of fighting this rather lone scratching it til 65s-70s and even then ull probly do crud, this dudes AoE did about 500 damagae to me per hit and...... yea only 700 hp on a taru blm i was almost killed lol
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# Jan 09 2007 at 12:23 PM Rating: Decent
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my first camping for Fafhogg and Nidhogg claimed and killed :) he pops....fun fight...stood on his paw and nuked and MB with other blm's the fight was easy.....kept stoneskin up when it did its wing attack then was lucky enough that the other mnks had the wyrm beard so now I just need the egg and tongue for my black belt.....

Edited, Feb 19th 2007 8:41pm by Tigerelf
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# Nov 29 2006 at 1:36 PM Rating: Default
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Ok i read all the post's, i know last post was 2004 but heh gotta update...
Nidhogg dosnt take 2hrs to kill anymore.. mayb cause of our skill mayb cause of merits and equip etc blah blah.
We claim it dies and our 2nd niddy droped 2 M.bodys.....
thank you goodnight
fight at mouth w
# Nov 20 2006 at 10:35 AM Rating: Default
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what u should all do is fight at hes mouth honestly its best place ppl tell u feet tell em 2 **** off they lieing 2 u *cough* >_> and always SATA your gimp if u dont Spike Flail only does like hmm 1200-2000 so yea gogogogogo at mouth and back u can do it!!!!
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# Nov 21 2006 at 3:04 AM Rating: Decent
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If you fight at his mouth you're going to eat a Dragon Breath. You should stand at the head on on its 2 front paws, placing you just outside of the conal AoE of his breath attacks.
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# Nov 20 2006 at 7:25 PM Rating: Decent
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Nothing wrong with SATA-ing him from behind. Spike Flail is a TP move if your group is good enough and your confident that you can keep hate controll well you can always SATA back and fourth after he uses one of his other TP moves.
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# Nov 15 2006 at 3:31 PM Rating: Decent
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can he drop 2 Nept Abj at the same times? some of my friend said he can..
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# Nov 19 2006 at 10:06 AM Rating: Decent
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It would seem that the HNM's/GOD's can really drop a piece of abjuration at least twice. So far i've only seen the zenith hands/pants/boots/crown drop twice in 1 kill tho.
fun fight
# Jul 09 2006 at 2:05 PM Rating: Decent
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My ls just got our first ever claim on a dragon last night, and it was hogg, what an amazingly fun fight, even with 120+ people crowding us and monster lag.
grats to nelser for the beard and thevaultdweller for E. body.
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# Aug 29 2006 at 11:36 PM Rating: Decent
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**** straight. ;P
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# Jun 17 2006 at 12:26 PM Rating: Decent
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what is a good allenice set up to take this guy down

Edited, Sat Jun 17 16:14:54 2006
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# Feb 20 2006 at 1:28 AM Rating: Good
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this gave me 77exp as BLM73 in an alliance of 18.

You figure it out.
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# Nov 29 2005 at 5:56 AM Rating: Default
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LoL at the cursed hauberk-1 comment DDD:

he has a JPN button not a cursed hauberk -1
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0-0
# Sep 23 2005 at 1:59 PM Rating: Decent
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hey why does it say lvl 0-0 for it? srry im a noob
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# Sep 26 2005 at 12:24 AM Rating: Default
The level is calculated by this site through some formula involving the number of people in an alliance, their levels, and how much EXP the thing produces when dead.

Since this dosn;t give exp, it's level can;t accuratly be deduced, however most guesses are in the 95-100 range.
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# Jun 04 2006 at 10:04 PM Rating: Default
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it does give XP and its not 95+
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# Sep 27 2005 at 2:04 PM Rating: Decent
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Level is random, being a level 95-100 is about the strength of Tiamat.
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# Sep 02 2005 at 12:58 AM Rating: Default
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hey, im on shiva and i realy want to get involved in stuff like this.
im currently 73 drk, close to 74.

i allready have my cursed hauberk-1 and i need to fight this bad boy for my earthen abjuration: body to get my Armada Hauberk.

im also intrested in dynamis and other events.

if there is any LSs on Shiva who needs another body please get a hold of me. name is Scape.
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DRK's do it Hard and Slow. MNK's do it with both hands. RNG's do it from across the room. THF's do it from behind. BST's do it with animals. DRG's do it just to get noticed. SAM's do it alot. NIN's do it with imaginary friends. PLD's flash you then do it. RDM's want to do it but no one lets them. WAR's do it then brag about it. BLM's do it then blame it on the tank.
#llakai, Posted: Jul 22 2005 at 6:12 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Spike Flail only occurs when a alliance member stands past the mid section of its body or behind him... Or if another HNM ls think they real cute and Chainspell cure the tank for Nidhogg/Fafnir to turn, in doing so will Spike Flail and k.ill everyone in the room. Also... Nidhogg is king HNM, along with aspi, KB. Fafnir is wht usually pops every 4-8 days, along with aspi and KB.
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# Jun 25 2005 at 5:46 AM Rating: Decent
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/em shakes his fist at everyone!

Edited, Jul 9th 2006 at 5:37pm EDT by Belgareth
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RE: CaitSith Server
# Aug 09 2005 at 8:45 PM Rating: Decent
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The JP HNMLS you're probably referring to is called DucknOfParadise (Duckn for short) just so ya know ;)
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# Dec 05 2005 at 5:31 PM Rating: Default
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Yea I knew it was one of the major ones I just didnt want to say one when its the other(Yume or Duckn). It seems that it has calmed down as of recent though. Im sure I would be attempting to get in your shell if you didnt require people to be in your dynamis event and I didnt have to do so much animation work for school.
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vrtra vs nidhogg
# Jun 09 2005 at 9:45 PM Rating: Decent
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someone said vrtra vs nidhogg in ballista lol..
*Vrtra uses might strikes*
*Vrtra uses Sneak attack*
*Vrtra uses Spike Flail*

*Nidhogg has been defeated by Vrtra*

XD~
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RE: vrtra vs nidhogg
# Jan 28 2006 at 10:11 PM Rating: Decent
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Vrtra >> nid it isnt even a real fight haha
RE: vrtra vs nidhogg
# Jan 29 2006 at 12:48 PM Rating: Decent
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<.<;;

Vrtra is a 1-2hr fight and Nid can be taken down with ease in under 30mins... Vrtra summons undead every 30secs and Nidhogg does a weak hurricane wing every so often... No, there's definately no fight.
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Same
# May 22 2005 at 2:29 AM Rating: Decent
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This is the same as Fafnir. He respawns every 21-24 hours, and has true sight. He is level 90, and when killed you obtain the title "Nidhogg Slayer.
RE: Same
# Jul 27 2005 at 1:38 PM Rating: Decent
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only fafnir is 21-24 hours, nighogg is 4-7 day lotto pop of farnir.
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# Apr 30 2005 at 5:41 PM Rating: Decent
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i have a idea for killing this guy..it may have already been tried but oh well (and dont flame me if you know it dont work)
get the maximum number of people all RNG 70+ and have them all eagle eye shot at the same time. and thats my idea... :P
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# May 11 2005 at 12:30 PM Rating: Default
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He has ~120,000 HP
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# Apr 01 2005 at 3:18 AM Rating: Decent
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Quote:
In Norse mythology, Nidhogg ("tearer of corpses") was the monster (although sometimes a dragon) that ate the roots of the World Tree, Yggdrasil and swore at the eagle living in the tree's branches.
  • Nidhogg also ate corpses.
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    # Aug 05 2006 at 5:58 PM Rating: Default
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    bleh does every1 who plays ffxi have an intrest in greek or norse mythology?
    i'm surprised in the amount of people who do lol
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    MPK happens a lot here on alexander
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    Just wondering if anyone but me knows where Nidhogg's name comes from...=P
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    # Feb 21 2005 at 8:11 PM Rating: Good
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    Let me just clarify something about beastkings:

    Nidhogg
    King Behemoth
    Aspi.

    These guys can pop 5-7 days after they were last killed, so during these daily pops either Fafnir, Behemoth etc. will take it's place (weaker versions basically).

    From my experience with camping Fafnir/Nidhogg when it's window opens (21-24 since ToD) every 30 mins a mini-window opens (4 mins long) to which he can pop. So what many linkshells do is in the last mini-window of it's ToD window they cast Chainspell and spam a spell.

    And also a word of advice if you did not claim Nidhogg and your waiting for another LS to die, STAND WELL BACK. My LS camped this today and he used spike flail and everyone wiped, all 3 linkshells 50+ people. And if this happens get the whole of your linkshell to home point and race back to him ASAP so u can get the claim.

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    # Mar 29 2005 at 7:24 AM Rating: Decent
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    Actually, it's 4-8 days, and the pop time every 30 minutes is not 4 minutes, it's much less then that (I don't know exact time).

    Edit: And the linkshell who reraises, chainspell raises, and Elemental Seal + Sleep's Nidhogg first will get the claim. You shouldn't be getting spike flailed though......

    Edited, Tue Mar 29 07:33:27 2005
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    IMMA SOLO HIM
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    you do that let me know how it turns out XD
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    hehe, Spike Flail hurts:
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v222/Kerberoz/nidhogg.jpg

    (no, we didn't trigger it, another LS was fighting)
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    poor holly d-lvl on that one
    RE: ow
    # Jun 10 2005 at 5:54 AM Rating: Decent
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    Lol, got defence ?
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    you see at the verry top^
    Spike Flail WHERE?
    lol
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    # Mar 20 2005 at 6:59 AM Rating: Decent
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    rofl!!!! that's hurt =/
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    omg that looks so funny! Dude what a masacure roflmao
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    Is Vrtra part of the COP expansion? If not Nidhogg is not the hardest enemy becuase Vrtra is nearly impossible to kill.
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    Nope, he's been here before CoP. He is harder the Fafnir but not much harder. He does have more HP.
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    Here is a video of Vtra being taken down by HiddenPower LS on Seraph I think lol. Click on the link in the first post, Tuan.

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    #Nidhoggg, Posted: Jan 26 2005 at 5:59 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Man i hate this dragon.. every where i go ppl ask me why my name is named after him.... ive had this name for 9 yrs... and finally i get to see what this drag looks like.. now my life goal is to kill him and claim this name for me once and for all :) lol btw if anyone is in Kujata plz dont ask me why my name is named after him... because its not
    #Imonesexybeast, Posted: Jan 24 2005 at 6:56 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) http://www.crashpattern.com/darknight420.html
    #pyrixthewhitewind, Posted: Jan 22 2005 at 6:03 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) if you think that's bad, on World of Warcraft true dragons are level 500! if you wanna know more RE: my post
    RE: heh
    # Feb 05 2005 at 9:18 AM Rating: Good
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    dude you really gotta let this WoW thing go... I have read you bragging about the levels several times. This is an entirely different game. Its like comparing Kefka to Sephiroth whose to say who is stronger or more badass they will never meet each other. In short noone cares about WoW or else they would be on their site.
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    # Jan 16 2006 at 6:18 PM Rating: Decent
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    FFXI> WoW. I have played both, trust me. In WoW, stats all seem pointless because you get so much of each one. In WoW, also note that evey single class can be a DD (priest, the healing class, owns and does a ton of damage). 'Nuff said.
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    # Jul 19 2006 at 1:03 AM Rating: Decent
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    Word. In WoW not only is it pretty easy to Solo to 50+ (good luck in FFXI unless youre bst) but you can solo "Elite" mobs that are 1-2 levels over you. (For those that have no experience with WoW, "Elite" mobs are basically normal mobs with 3x the HP so they take a long time to kill.)
    Non Agro? o.O
    # Jan 20 2005 at 1:43 AM Rating: Decent
    Is alla's info correct? Does this bad boy really not agro? {/doubt}
    *Edit* Nevermind, I kept reading >.<
    Non Agro? o.O
    # Jan 20 2005 at 1:41 AM Rating: Decent
    Is alla's info correct? Does this bad boy really not agro? {/doubt}
    Ancient Circle
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    Hasn't anyone tried bringing in high-level Dragoons and having them use Ancient Circle? Sure, it doesn't last that long, but I've heard that sometimes it does gimp a wyvern/dragon's attacks 'n stuffs like that. And even if it's only by a little bit, all the "little bits" do add up, especially in a fight as hard as this.

    Now, I've never BEEN in a HNM fight, but I've been in some pretty tough BCNMs so I know what it feels like when the mob just won't frikkin' die. Other than that, does Ancient Circle help?
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    Well, having finally beaten Kirin yesterday, and King Behemoth the day before (yeah it was a good weekend), I would have to say Nidhogg is the hardest of all the pre-CoP dragons HNMs. King Behemoth went down in roughly half an hour with honestly very little trouble. Kirin took a couple hours but honestly, once his God spawns were killed (which you can have unlimited people for since you can call for help on them), the only dangerous thing he has left is his 2 hour astral flow. Besides that, Kirin can kill anyone in one shot, but didn't really have any alliance threatening aoe attacks.

    Now Nidhogg on the other hand... no matter how good a strategy you have and how experienced you are, you are at CONSTANT risk of a wipe the entire fight against him. One blm or rng gets overzealous, boom, tail spike and an almost certain wipe. Plus, he spams hurricane wing at the end, and 3 of these quickly can wipe an alliance, forcing you to go nuts and take out his last 10-15% HP in a very short amount of time (if you try to sleep him and recover, he just regens his HP). Overall, not too hard a fight once you know what you are doing, but still, IMO, a lot harder than king behemoth or Kirin.
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    #Russellius, Posted: Dec 16 2004 at 8:26 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Incorrect.
    gah
    # Nov 07 2004 at 8:34 PM Rating: Good
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    if some bst charm him and come in ballsiat ill run and get vrtra and show him whos tha real dragon in here XD ( lol i know u cant tame him nor bring him to ballista just humour -.- )
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    lmao, thats funny. also love your quote there
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    # Nov 04 2004 at 3:16 AM Rating: Decent
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    You could beat Nidhogg in a half hour if you had a full alliance and all the rng's and blm's aggressively pushed the hate barrier on him before logging out for hate reset. He is harder than Fafnir no question, he uses Mighty Strikes which is really scary and his winf spam hits for 360-500 dmg, Faf hits for 250-400 dmg. On certain days though Faf can be a pain in the *** and if Nidhogg decides to spam hurrican wing 4 times in a minute span its trouble for everyone. You can take him down pretty quickly though without a problem. I have heard Nidhogg is harder than kirin himself ( once you beat the 4 summons lol)
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    # Oct 16 2004 at 11:17 PM Rating: Decent
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    * Notorious Monster
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    Not aggro? Um.. o_O

    Yeah.. he doesn't agro, he just draws you into his mouth and bites you twice before you plop! (read: he does aggro and has a WIDE range of aggro).

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    lol
    # Oct 04 2004 at 6:00 PM Rating: Decent
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    Haha a 55 whm friend who was in Dragon's Aery (don't ask me why) got killed by the AoE from this dragon or Fafnir along with like 30 other people.
    HNM...
    # Sep 30 2004 at 3:24 AM Rating: Decent
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    Guys and Gals, seriously whats the most NM's u know of someone's LS completed?
    #Shashomaru, Posted: Nov 16 2004 at 2:43 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) To Respond to Ryuhaya, my LS Dzone on Midgardsormr has now sucsessfully beaten every HNM except Vrtra.
    RE: HNM...
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    I am in ParadiseOblivion on Midgard, and have never heard of Dzone, much less hear of them being an HNM LS that has killed Tiamat and Jormungand.
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    well then..
    # Sep 29 2004 at 6:26 PM Rating: Decent
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    judging by the posts on this forum, all of the people who support thier attempts at him with actual numbers and abilities say hes harder than all f*ck. And then theres the people who post and say "OMFGZLOL I BEAT HIM 21049720935 TIMES HE IS EZ" have nothing to show for it whatsoever..hmm i think you could safley say this guy is in the top 5 hardest HNMS.
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    We, on average, kill Fafnir in less than an hour. We killed Nidhogg the other day and it took a little less than an hour if I recall right. Pikko is right, with the right setup, this guy will go down pretty quick. Blm's are really great for this guy...and rng's. Just have to log out ever 2000dmg or so. One turn from this guy or Fafnir can very well end it.

    At lvl 74, his Hurricane Wing did atleast 400dmg to me. Makes me want to lvl whm to 37 to sub it for Stoneskin.
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    RE: well then..
    # Sep 29 2004 at 11:07 PM Rating: Default
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    He poped on my server again today lol, killed in 32mins.

    He is easly in the top 5. id only put Kirin and KB above him. If you dont know what your doing of course Nidhogg will **** you up, same with Fafnir. You just have to know what to do and what not to do and its simple fights.
    RE: well then..
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    32 minutes my ***

    it popped today on valefor, and i was in a LS camping it, but another LS claimed it

    30 minutes into the fight, it still had 99% HP

    ..

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    Yes, it is definitely possible to kill this guy in 30 minutes. Someone from my LS was keeping track of the time of death for Nidhogg and he said the JP LS that claimed it killed it in roughly 30 minutes.
    It was also funny because one time he reported that the JP primary tank took a critical hit from Nighogg for 168 dmg...

    Not going to say what he was wearing though :)
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    # Sep 27 2004 at 9:39 AM Rating: Decent
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    holy **** this ******* is hard as ****

    this guy took out 28 people with tail whip... ><
    all i saw was so and so was defeated by Nidhogg.
    so and so falls to whatever level.

    haha luckly i had blink and stoneskin up..no damage taken^^...but then a spider aggroed me and i died ;;

    hehe after the majority of 3 LS's died my LS all released and rushed to Nidhogg and got claim...and still did not win ;;

    he has some major auto regen...flame breathe is a ***** and his wind AoE does about 200+ with stone skin...IMO much tougher then King Behemoth cuz the area u fight him in is so small
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    sorry ><

    Edited, Mon Sep 27 10:42:53 2004
    impossible to gauge++++++++
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    yet..again..sorry <Lag>

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    Toughness
    # Sep 22 2004 at 6:11 AM Rating: Default
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    -.- you ppl are crazy....

    fought this guy last night.......

    there is NO WAY IN **** he can even be compared to fafnir..

    #1) he hits for 75-150 more damage each hit
    #2) his auto-regen is wicked insane
    #3) hes Aoe does more dmg 400-500 w/o buffs
    #4) hes have a **** ton more hp

    - ad as about the post about beast gods being harder.......... I'll just laugh in your face... hahahahhaahhaahhhahahha... genbu... hahahahaha.. harder than nidhogg .. hahhahahhahhhahahaahha
    Toughness
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    XDXDXDXDXDXDXD roflmfao omg lmao lmfao , genbu is tougher than this? XDXDXD u ever fought genbu?!!!! bah he is soloable , oh should i say u saw genbu? just dont try to be a smart a$$ when u cant.
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    RE: Toughness
    # Sep 23 2004 at 8:07 PM Rating: Decent
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    Ive faught this thing over 10+ times.
    This guy is overrating it so hard. lol

    Its no different from Fafnir, just alittle more HP. Nowhere near a ********** ton".

    He is harder then Genbu tho...lol
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    Kerlian was right in what he said. Nidhogg is much harder, mainly due to his hurricane wing doing 2-3 times the damage of fafnir's (this becomes VERY troublesome when he spams it at around 10%). In addition, his dispell move takes away ALL buffs, meaning tanks have to rebuff like mad. He is generally just a moderate amount harder in every regard, and this all added up to him being much harder, especially at the last 10-15% of his health.
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    # Sep 10 2004 at 6:28 PM Rating: Decent
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    he has 25% more hp then fafnir
    Hard?
    # Aug 09 2004 at 6:27 AM Rating: Decent
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    I dont know about Nidhogg being the hardest HNM in the game other then Kirin...The times i fough Nidhogg he was just as easy as Fafnir, nothing is really different, no extra special attacks and doesnt hit harder...really just seems he has more HP then Fafnir, but the times we killed him he didint take much longer then a Fafnir..maybe an extra 25% Health? but for sure he isnt hard if u know what your doing.

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    RE: Hard?
    # Apr 04 2005 at 9:52 PM Rating: Default
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    'Hardest HNM in the game other than Kirin'
    Kirin gets taken out daily almost, well, I wouldn't say that, but, he's pretty much taken out a bit.
    If you really, really want to look into kickass, you might want to look into Vrtra. . . In Siren I hear, only a few LS's've taken him, that includes Priceless and a few others I can't remember.. Yeah I'm from siren, rate me down if you will, I may be lv.62 but I read up a bit. and, if, theres about 4 or more people on my server with a Black Belt, (which I hear the drop off of Fafnir is rare) and Vrtra being killed by about two ls', I would say Vrtra is harder. Once again, if you're going to get angry and rate me down, do so, I don't really care. Good job on your post nonetheless, ANY HNM can be vicious if you don't know what the **** ye'r doing.
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    A. Abjuration: Body
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    can they ever pop together?
    # Jul 19 2004 at 6:54 PM Rating: Decent
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    im not even close to being able to fighting these guy..im just a poor lv 25 war... but can they ever pop at the same time? cuz that would really suck.
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    RE: can they ever pop together?
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    no, just to clearify, they are seperate spawns, just like behemoth and Kbehemoth
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    # Jul 19 2004 at 6:51 PM Rating: Decent
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    i read about that guy somwhere, out of game, some mean *** dragon with a **** load of treasure... u steal from him your dead.
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    Niebelheim you say.....vaguely familiar. Well this looks like a fine dragon. Cant wait till im big so i can slay it.
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    If you remember Niebelheim was the town where Sephiroth or Cloud was from wasn't it?

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    That was Nebelheim, fog-town or whatever (nebel is fog/cloud, basically, from what I remember)
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    cloud/zack was from there...sephy didnt have a noted town that i remember
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    Nifelheim was the Norse underworld, and Nibelheim was the town in FF7 named after it, Cloud was from there, Zack was from Gongaga, and Sephiroth technically could very well have been born in Nibelheim too, though he most likely was not raised there.
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    RE: huH!
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    ok, its hard to follow, but i was an ff7 junkie... jenova was a test tube baby, and sephrioth was the son of her... (dont ask how) sephiroth was then lead to believe he was from nibelheim... cloud and zack were both clones of him, and they each had their own "lives" one from gongaga, and the other nibelheim... (dont ask me how i remember this stuff ?.?
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    # Dec 15 2004 at 9:49 AM Rating: Decent
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    Wrong. Jenova was an ancient otherworldly being ALA Lavos of Chrono Trigger, that the Cetra worshipped until she betrayed them and had them killed. Gast got ahold of her, but got killed by Hojo, Hojo enjected his son Sephiroth with her cells, created clones of him, Cloud being the only failure. Zack was a normal man, not in any way a clone.
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    # Jul 14 2004 at 8:35 AM Rating: Decent
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    Does Nidhogg do the spike counter, or something like it, if you pull aggro from behind like Fafnir? If so, does it do around the same damage (1000) or more?

    Thanks in advance.
    #Arvy, Posted: Jul 06 2004 at 2:21 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) he isnt hardest HNM in game... the 4 saint beasts, king behemoth, and kirin are more powerful then him. and all melee are pretty much useless against nidhogg king and aspido. if you ever watch kking behemoth fight, the alliance is 3-4 pld or ninja, 2 rng, maybe 1 drk and the rest whm brd rdm blm.
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    The beast gods are pussies. Kirin is a pushover.
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    # Dec 15 2004 at 9:52 AM Rating: Decent
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    Try defending your boasts with proof, smarty.
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    Oh? did you solo them? mr uber 67/37?
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    Famke is right, you DO redefine smug. Couldn't have said it better myself. >_>

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    # Jul 06 2004 at 2:21 PM Rating: Decent
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    he isnt hardest HNM in game... the 4 saint beasts, king behemoth, and kirin are more powerful then him. and all melee are pretty much useless against nidhogg king and aspido. if you ever watch kking behemoth fight, the alliance is 3-4 pld or ninja, 2 rng, maybe 1 drk and the rest whm brd rdm blm.


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    # Jun 24 2004 at 11:08 AM Rating: Decent
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    I'm only level 45, and I wanna know how the **** a fight can last this long!!! I've gone 30 mins in a burning circle battle before but ****! Two and three hours? How do you keep your MP and stuff up?
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    Actually, I've had a level 70+ explain to me how full alliance HNM battles go. Basically, one alliace goes in and fights at a time. They start dying. The second team runs in and starts fighting. Raises on the first team. First team rests up, regen's mana, sickness wears off. 2nd team starts dying. Then the 3rd team rushes in and takes over the fight.

    Basically, it's that endless cycle. If you've got a Damage Dealer that does not rely on magic or resting, they can participate in the entire battle. Such as a MNK, a SAM, or DRK (to some extent). As for keeping MP up while you are fighting -- Yagudo Drinks, Bard Songs/RDM's Refresh... Stuff like that.
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    Or use mp regen abilities like refresh and ballad; multiple plds, whms, and blms so some can rest while the others take over.
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