Vana'diel Bestiary: Genbu  

Found in:Ru'Aun Gardens
Spawned using:Winterstone, Gem of the North
Secondary Job:Black Mage
Level:85 - 90
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Based on Earth
  • Weak against Ice
Updated: Sun Nov 9 01:43:44 2008

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Genbu in Ru'Aun Gardens

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  • When spawned, Genbu's melee attacks will have an additional Water Damage effect to them. This effect cannot be dispelled by magic, but can be removed by hitting Genbu with the Antarctic Wind ranged weapon.

Genbu Special Attacks

  • Waterga III: AoE Water based magic damage. (Circle of effect originates from spell target)

  • Water IV: Strong single target Water based magic damage.

  • Flood: Strong single target Water based magic damage.

  • Drown: Single target Water based DoT that reduces target's Strength.

  • Poisonga III: AoE Poison magic. (Circle of effect originates from spell target)

  • Head Butt: Single target physical damage with Accuracy Down additional effect.

  • Harden Shell: Self target Defense boost (effect can be dispelled)

  • Turtle Stomp: Single target physical damage with Defense Down additional effect.

  • Tortoise Song: AoE Dispel effect.

  • Aqua Breath: Frontal Cone AoE water based damage. Effect is strongest directly in front of Genbu.

  • Invincible: All physical damage and ranged attack damage inflicted on Genbu will be reduced to 0. Denoted by the mob 2hr animation.

Genbu in Shrine of Ru'Avitau

  • Significantly lower HP than the Genbu spawned in Ru'Aun Gardens.

  • Shares the entire ability set with the Genbu spawned in Ru'Aun Gardens.

  • Does not drop anything.

Historical Information

Xuan Wu (Genbu in Japanese) is one of the four symbols of the Chinese Constellations, representing the "Black Tortoise of the North" and of the season of Winter. The other three symbols being the "Azure Dragon of the East", the "White Tiger of the West", and the "Vermillion Bird of the South"

Each symbol corresponded to an element in the Five Element system, with Xuan Wu corresponding to the element of water.

  • In the Five Element system in China, there is a 5th legendary beast known as Huang Long, the Yellow Dragon of the Center. While there is no direct equivalent in Japanese, Huang Long is believed to be linked to the dragon Ouryu

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poor genbu
# Nov 28 2009 at 6:13 PM Rating: Decent
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Is he still the **** of everyones jokes?
# Jan 16 2008 at 2:02 PM Rating: Decent
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should be weak to Thunder
Oceanids endgame LS
# Jan 09 2008 at 2:33 PM Rating: Decent
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going to attempt solo sometime when merits cap'd
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# Dec 07 2006 at 1:13 PM Rating: Decent
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Finally got this and a zenith crown as no one even lotted that drop LOL...anyway magic attack bonus is nice but only on EXP mobs or things not IT++ I need elemental magic for gods and often on HNM cuz if u resisted your magic attack bonus means nada....anyway the MP makes em worth it too....I have the Relic which provide 24 MP and 10 dark magic....and some such crap as added Magic burst bonus LOL....parties dont use or need MB at 70+ the mobs die too fast if u wait for MB so nuke away let the tank get hate back :)
too many GS are making their living in sky nowadays especially on Ulli *sigh* I want my Shura Hadiate or Byakko Hadiate or maybe an Osode and I will never see sky again! unless to help my LS DAINSLEF FTW!

Edited, Feb 19th 2007 8:32pm by Tigerelf

Edited, Feb 19th 2007 8:35pm by Tigerelf
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# Nov 17 2006 at 4:14 AM Rating: Decent
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Me and 3 of my friend kill this guy last night.

75 Ninja / War
75 Ranger / Sam
75 Redmage / Brd
75 Blackmage / Rdm

Easy Fight but took awhile. It was fun just fighting with your friends.
Got crappy drop.

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# Sep 10 2006 at 3:21 AM Rating: Decent
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Exterminate all rational thought. This is the conclusion I have come to.
# Oct 14 2006 at 12:47 PM Rating: Decent
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"You ever play pocket pool?"
Good drops
# Aug 08 2006 at 11:44 PM Rating: Decent
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We killed him tonight and got great drops.

genbu seal
arctic wind
genbus shield
genbus kabuto
aquarian hands
aquarian head
venomous claw
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Shining Cloth
# Jul 13 2006 at 9:02 AM Rating: Decent
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Just so everyone knows....Shining Cloth does not drop from Genbu. It drops from Suzaku, Kirin and KB exclusivly.

Edited, Jul 13th 2006 at 10:04am EDT by Manwea
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Shining Cloth
# Oct 15 2006 at 11:14 AM Rating: Decent
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Kirin as well.
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Shining Cloth
# Aug 16 2006 at 2:26 PM Rating: Decent
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And from KS99 behemoth
# Jul 08 2006 at 11:33 PM Rating: Decent
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Just killed him first time tonight
Way To Go TF. Only main tank pld died. (My first sky experience, really looking forward.)

Edited, Jul 9th 2006 at 12:34am EDT by RickerTF
Stupid turtle
# May 19 2006 at 9:59 PM Rating: Decent
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I've seen the Kabuto and the Sheild drop more than the stupid crimson boots.

Stupud turtle.
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Stupid turtle
# Sep 24 2006 at 11:21 AM Rating: Decent
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Yesterday we got

Arctic wind
Seal of Genbu
Aquarian feet

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RE: Stupid turtle
# Jun 10 2006 at 4:45 PM Rating: Good
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Wyrmal abjuration X2 on one drop....have killed this Turtle about 10X and never seen a double drop....hmmmmm hoping to get double drop from the aquarian abjuration for magic attack mitts as two BLM in my HNMLS want these....the first time we killed this turtle those dropped and yours truly was dead and kicked from party for a replacement LOL and a WHM lots them and beats the other BLM *sigh* I guess for the MP bonus they good for any mage but come on.....a whm lotting an obvious blm piece....and everyone is like oooo they will drop again LOL well 1/10 so far KUPO!
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big ass turtle
# May 12 2006 at 6:35 PM Rating: Decent
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Helped my ls kill him twice last night (well, mostly i just helped cure the tanks, and died a couple of times when I got to close to his AOE attack, and one time when I drew hate (mental note, throwing around Cure IV and III with +Emnity gear not a great idea). Second time, I won bid on arbitration for koenig hands, and crimson boots....and both dropped :D :D :D :D now all i need is like another 7 lvls or so and some gil to get them made.
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I hate genbu...
# Feb 20 2006 at 11:01 AM Rating: Decent
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I have been fighting Genbu for 5 months now...once a week, sometimes twice.

In those five months he has dropped TWO Aquarian Abj: Hands...

The ONE thing I want from Sky (BLM) ; ;

I have the cursed mitts ready and everything :( The two times he dropped were the only two times I couldnt make it to Gods because of family...

Die Genbu, die -.-
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# Jan 09 2006 at 5:34 AM Rating: Decent
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Edited, Wed Apr 26 06:11:05 2006
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# Dec 05 2005 at 1:56 AM Rating: Good
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Just did this earlier tonight. Pretty easy fight, Genbu doesnt have any moves that are Overly threatening.

We fought him 2 times, think I remember 1 death in total. Me and other PLD were kiting, WHM got hate and ate a critical for all her taru HP.

Drops were~
1st Run:
Genbu's Shield
Venomous Claw
Genbu's Kabuto
Wyrmal Abjuration: feet
Artic Wind
Seal Of Genbu
Earth Crystal x3

2nd Run:
Genbu's Shield
Genbu's kabuto
Seal of Genbu
Artic Wind
Aquarian Abjuration: hands
Earth Crystal
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first time
# Oct 30 2005 at 1:17 PM Rating: Decent
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we just fought our first god on saturday on a new hnmls, with none of us lvl 75 we took it down with hardly any trouble, just at the start we had a few deaths but we got back up and roasted it. We only had 1 whm lvl 68 I think.

Hint : MNK/WHM with full mnd gear will toast it.
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RE: first time
# Jan 26 2006 at 11:35 AM Rating: Excellent
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/smn gives more mind than /whm
RE: first time
# Mar 16 2006 at 3:16 PM Rating: Default
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/SMN gives 1 LESS MND than /WHM
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Not the meanest, but still fun
# Oct 20 2005 at 3:16 AM Rating: Good
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Just tanked this tonight. Genbu's known as being a wuss, but my shell still thought I'd die. Was a lot of fun. War tank ftw! ^^
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The Genbu soloer
# Oct 11 2005 at 9:45 PM Rating: Decent
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Avesta is just amazing. Hes got BLM and RDM at 75, tons of gear that we all dream about, and has soloed so many things. Zippacna, Apis (ENM), Maquis Orias (Dynamis-Xarcabard NM), Desert Swarm. The site is down now >< I really want to see him do Genbu.
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#caelese, Posted: Mar 06 2006 at 4:18 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) OHHHH WOW HE SOPUNDS GREAT, ..........CAN I HAVE HIS AUTOGRAPH........seriously you sound like a one man fan club
RE: The Genbu soloer
# Feb 03 2006 at 9:06 PM Rating: Decent
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Avesta also did Ash Dragon as well watched a video a bit ago ^^

Edited, Fri Feb 3 21:08:13 2006
#RPGaddic, Posted: Mar 18 2006 at 9:22 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I would say, If he's using a PC, he's hacking.
RE: The Genbu soloer
# Apr 08 2007 at 4:50 PM Rating: Decent
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I would say, If he's using a PC, he's hacking.

Erm...have you watched the vids? If so, please tell me what part of that badassedness looks like it was hacked? None? Thought so. Avesta doesn't do anything impossible.

It isn't hacking...it's skill. And maybe the gear.
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RE: The Genbu soloer
# May 15 2006 at 3:12 PM Rating: Decent
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Nope, hes been around a very very long time, and yea if you see his gear >.> {Impossible to Gauge}, gear has alot to do with solo'ing didnt think it mattered much with smn (due to just needed insane mp) but as playing thf and solo'ing even match all the way to incredibly tough ive noticed every little bit of decent gear though i wasnt able to solo incredibly tough till about lvl 30 when some of the good thf gear opened up though when it comes to anything at Very Tough or higher its quite hard (for me lvl 30 nub thf give me a break >.>) but i can solo tough very tough at 30 on a regular basis but IT well i have succesfully taken down two IT mobs a tiger out in batilla downs yea it was like i had like 2 hp ***** paralyze spells) and a Gob which went quite smoothly got cocky tried again and wiped due to me (capped marksman) not being able to blind/bloody/sleep when needed and he got a double attack off took two shadows did a goblin rush well no more shadows and hurt then a bomb toss brought me down to about 40 something hp and finally one hit death, when you solo you realize some of it takes skill some takes equip others is just plain luck :P Avesta just happens to have the combination of all three ^^b Have Fun and if solo'ing use reraise or something >.> Good luck
RE: The Genbu soloer
# Apr 19 2006 at 12:45 AM Rating: Default
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I would say you need to think about what you're going to say before you post something. If you think Avesta hacks, then you're just plain stupid. Why do you think that such a feat is not possible? I myself have access to a rdm75 and find soloing avatars laughable. Generally speaking, avatars aren't easy fights, and they're not hard fights. So it's really no big deal that I can solo them. But the point is, is that they're pathetic to solo. Now, if I, a rdm with few merits, and decent gear finds such fights to be laughable. What do you think Avesta would think of the fights? A rdm with insane gear and plenty of merits to boot. Exactly, he would solo the avatars and make me look like some rank 1 dumbass nab, even though the fights are easy for me. Simply put, open your eyes, this game's jobs are far more powerful then you realize, if you think people hack to achieve some of these feats then maybe you simply aren't good enough at what you do, and need to either quit whining or step it up a notch. Sorry for the rant, but some people just need to quit thinking everyone hacks on this game, 'cause they don't; they're just simply, that good.

Edited, Wed Apr 19 00:40:36 2006
# Sep 22 2005 at 3:22 PM Rating: Decent
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Anyone got a vid of a BLM soloing? I hear alot about a BLM soloing it <personally i think they just missread the post below> But if some one can come up with a Vid of BLM doing it that would be cool.
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# Sep 14 2005 at 11:38 PM Rating: Decent
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the INSANE jp taru who's infamous for soloing ENMs and BCNMs like bionic bug and operation desert swarm, took down genbu two days ago.

supposedly the fight took five hours, and what you get when you download the .zip is a screenshot of him popping genbu solo, and then fighting him around 50% HP. the movie itself is of the final 30 seconds @_@
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# Sep 02 2005 at 5:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Just killed Genbu first time.
Manafont ls you are the greatest <3 you all^^ Toji awesome tanking dude :)

2x martial abj. hands
and 2 earth crystals

ps: my kill woot ^^
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# Aug 05 2005 at 9:37 PM Rating: Default
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Anyone actually have a picture of genbu droping shining cloth?

Genbu Vid
# Jul 27 2005 at 8:39 PM Rating: Decent
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Here's a nice vid of my ls taking him out.

Genbu Video

Must have Divx Codec to view, enjoy!
Posted new link: 1 Aug,2005

Edited, Mon Aug 1 02:17:31 2005

Fun fun
# May 29 2005 at 6:40 PM Rating: Decent
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Yep, did him this morning got ok drops tho, could be because we had some freak claim loss or something... droped: Arctic Wind, Wyrmal Abjuration: Feet, and 3 bloody earth crystals,.. not bad for a first effort tho, did it in good time and hardly a struggle! ^^
RE: Fun fun
# Jul 19 2005 at 10:50 PM Rating: Decent
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You got the same exact thing that we did. Except you got 1 more earth crystal. Was a nice first god fight experience for my LS though.
# May 09 2005 at 12:58 AM Rating: Decent
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Zip is alot harder then this turtle. kinda funny
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Genbu, owned
# May 06 2005 at 7:49 AM Rating: Decent
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wow if the drop list is right Genbu is yummy, Our Linkshell KnightSanctuary (seraph server) owned his *** in a matter of minutes with 16 people all lvl 72+, mostly all 75, infact I think I was the only lvl 72. it was fun as **** but we didn't get really any good drops, Wyrym Abj, Arctic wind, and that was really about it lol ==;. still, we weren't there for drops, we were there for the fun of it :) and my god was it fun.
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The Impossible
# Apr 16 2005 at 3:15 PM Rating: Excellent
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April 16, 2005, Time of Death, 3:47 PM Eastern Standard Time, Cait Sith server

Party Setup:
Matthias - Rng 73 /Nin
Karnir (me) - Brd 72 /Whm
Imrahil - Pld 71 /War
Rhaine - Blm 60 /Whm
Maxwell - Rdm 63 /Blm

And yes, you saw those last two jobs correctly.

For the first half of the fight, until Genbu used his Invincible 2hr, Imrahil was our kiter, while Matt basically went all out, and kited himself when he grabbed hate. Rhaine would stun, and Maxwell would main heal, while I threw in song support obviously.

Bout 3/5ths in, Matt took hate basically full time, and Imrahil died, er... three times(?) trying to get hate back, until we just decided to kite and damage it using Shadowbind and Sealed Gravity (yes, Rdm is lv 63, and Gravity did not resist once with ES).

Every single one of us took the fall at least once... I can't remember if Matt took a dive though, lol...

With a fraction of health left (on Genbu), Matt uses Barrage Slug Shot for 386 dmg, and Rhaine follows up with Sealed Freeze for another 284 dmg. Five minutes later, Matt Barrages 247 for the win.

1x Earth Crystal
The Seal of Genbu
Arctic Wind
Aquarian Abjuration: Hands
Venomous Claw

Claw ^^ And the cost is split for five people alone, how's that for instant fortune?

I'll have screenshots up later on my website, and I think Imrahil is going to do a follow up post to link to the images he took.

And just for bragging rights, I'm posting this in the Genbu bestiary, and Cait Sith forums :P
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RE: The Impossible
# Apr 16 2005 at 3:47 PM Rating: Good
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I actually died four times, pretty much all in quick sucession. I'd get hate then go down again. On one occassion I shield bashed him... then he hit me for 300 with added effect 200 and a crit for 703 all in one monster double attack. I lost a grand total of ~7000 xp but oh boy was it worth it.

Near the end Matt would get hate with his shooting, then I'd get it back with a voke and flash and kite it until he pulled it again. Basically we just had to be patient and wear him down.

Here are the promised pictures:
Just another peaceful day in Ru'Ann Gardens...
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Edited, Sat Apr 16 16:49:56 2005
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RE: The Impossible
# Apr 16 2005 at 3:47 PM Rating: Decent
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Here's that image gallery I promised.
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# Mar 23 2005 at 3:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Genbu is incredibly easy. I've yet to hear of even a weak LS wipe to him. He does have the highest Defense of any of the 4 Gods, but hes not that hard to hit.
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# Mar 20 2005 at 10:23 PM Rating: Decent
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My LS killed him 3 times the other day, and we got 4 w.abj.feet from it! But no Koenig ><

Edited, Sun Mar 20 22:24:08 2005
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# Mar 02 2005 at 11:09 AM Rating: Decent
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Quiero matar a esta tortuga :D

Rampes El Magnanimo!!!!!!!
RE: Hi :D
# Oct 08 2005 at 10:27 PM Rating: Decent
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translated roughly: "I want to kill that tortoise"
Hi :D
# Mar 02 2005 at 11:09 AM Rating: Default
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Quiero matar a esta tortuga :D

Rampes El Magnanimo!!!!!!!
# Feb 27 2005 at 4:35 PM Rating: Decent
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Here's a video of my LS killing Genbu

Just made it after request.

Also, yes.. Genbu do not drop W.Abjuration: Lg.
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# Mar 11 2006 at 12:45 PM Rating: Default
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You're the RDM I saw solo Cure Clogs NM :o
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Weak sauce
# Feb 23 2005 at 1:35 PM Rating: Good
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Genbu is the D student of sky. Plain and simple, he is astoundingly weak. He hits hard-ish so nin tank or war tank, whichever. OR if you havent any, a pld can tank it just fine. No need to kite or Shadowbind, its 2 hr is useless. Also he does NOT drop w. Abj. Legs. that is a kirin only drop!
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# Feb 16 2005 at 12:42 PM Rating: Decent
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Nice pic and of the new skin as well ^^
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# Feb 10 2005 at 12:10 AM Rating: Decent
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Ive seen 10 JPs kill it. Rangers own this thing... and Kiting is good if its your 1st time fighitng him. ANd i died to poison while watching JPS fight it... so that sucked. and they didnt raise me.. **** hate americans on alexander.
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#Darkben, Posted: Feb 10 2005 at 12:08 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Ive seen 10 JPs kill it. Rangers own this thing... and Kiting is good if its your 1st time fighitng him. ANd i died to poison whie watching JPS fight it... so that sucked. and they didnt raise me.. **** hate americans on alexander.
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# Feb 03 2005 at 9:41 AM Rating: Good
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tortoise song removes all bard buffs in range.
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W. Legs
# Jan 26 2005 at 12:39 PM Rating: Decent
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I am fairly sure Genbu does not drop W. Legs. Haven't seen it in ~30 Genbu fights. On the other hand, Kirin drops W. Legs for us about 40% of the time.

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# Jan 12 2005 at 2:29 AM Rating: Default
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Zipacana, the NM that drops the stone to spawn Genbu , is harder than Genbu itself. ~.~

Our lvl 61 rdm landed gravity on Genbu 2x in one battle. Keep that on him and kite and you'll be fine. His 2hr isn't too bad, but it can be stopped with a well place Shadowbind.

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# Jan 20 2005 at 1:15 PM Rating: Default
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I dunno if you ever fought Genbu before... but Genbu is a Paladin, he uses Invincible as his 2 hour. Disengage & Shadowbind is not required in the least, nor is kiting. Tortoise Song seems to do nothing at all, WatergaIII Flood and Water IV are easily stopped by a few DRKs and a stun order. Tortoise Stomp could meaby do a Ninja in if he happens to do it just as Utsusemi goes down, like after a PoisongaII for example.
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# Jan 06 2005 at 2:11 PM Rating: Good
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I have found the easiest yet longest way to kill this is to kite it with a pld. Keep gravity and bind when you can just have pld voke cure self and other members and use other abilities to gain hate. Our ls does this every time w/o any deaths and it takes about 10-20 mins to kill it. If you keep gravity on it the melee just run behind it and hit while mages nuke. Anyway just throwing in my strat. The new genbu looks sweet.
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# Jan 03 2005 at 10:41 AM Rating: Decent
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W00T! Looks like the gods are finally looking like gods!
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# Dec 19 2004 at 2:00 AM Rating: Decent
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its a beautiful thing:
(sorry for bad photo, i play on ps2 and had to use a digital camera)

Edited, Sun Dec 19 02:00:27 2004
Genbu x4
# Dec 14 2004 at 12:24 PM Rating: Good
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Our LS recently fought Genbu 4 times and beat him with ease each time. He attacks really slow, has massive defense and I would guess about 20k HP or so. He does have an AoE Poison and AoE regular att that does about 200-300 dmg. Also he has one big attack that can take down your tank with ease. A good strategy is to have 2 pallys in front and have 2-3 THF's SATA hide before engaging to stick about 1000 dmg to the pally. We beet him in about 12-15 minutes, like I said, not too tough.
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# Dec 12 2004 at 11:52 PM Rating: Decent
24 posts
check out genbus new looks

btw Alazam UPDATE YOU GOD PICS. ALL Gods have new TRUE LOOKS (like they should)
thats the first place to check out new looks now the 2nd

Edited, Sun Dec 12 23:55:20 2004
# Dec 01 2004 at 6:04 AM Rating: Decent
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RE: asdf
# Dec 06 2004 at 7:49 PM Rating: Good
972 posts
I don't believe Genbu drops the Zenith Crown or Crimson Greaves directly. Genbu drops the Aquarian Abjuration: Hands (used to uncurse the Cursed Mitts [-1] to make Zenith Mitts [+1]) and Wyrmal Abjuration: Feet (used to uncurse the Cursed Greaves [-1] to make Grimson Greaves [+1])
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RE: asdf
# Dec 09 2004 at 8:32 PM Rating: Decent
54 posts
Genbu DOES drop the Aqua. Abju. Head. Heres the link.

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RE: asdf
# Dec 09 2004 at 12:23 PM Rating: Excellent
3,215 posts
I think he knew that, just making it easier for other people to know. Since abjurations can be a pain if you dont know them^^
Shining Cloth
# Nov 17 2004 at 10:52 PM Rating: Excellent
65 posts
Genbu dropped cloth for a LS on my server a couple weeks ago, so although insanely rare, he does indeed drop it.

And 85 seems a little high for Zip, I'll check how much exp we get next time we kill him,

Edited, Wed Nov 17 23:21:54 2004
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Shining Cloth
# Nov 11 2004 at 7:45 PM Rating: Decent
17 posts
I do not believe Genbu drops Shining Cloth, though Suzaku does. Genbu's big money drop is the Claw. ^^

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RE: Shining Cloth
# Dec 03 2004 at 4:58 PM Rating: Good
66 posts
whats not to believe.... it does drop cloth and its insanely rare just like suzaku.. which also drops claw.
#Banigaru, Posted: Nov 10 2004 at 8:08 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) For kicks, we beat him in 1min 30 sec. Too weak ^^;
Gem of the North
# Nov 08 2004 at 11:21 PM Rating: Decent
46 posts
Gem of the North drops off of Zipacna (Lv 85 HMN Golem) He's a pain to kill, he hits twice, he hits fast, he hits hard, and you will need accuracy bonuses to land hits on him. You can find him in Ve'Lugganon Palace. Takes about 8+ people to kill if you have a good group.
Genbu INFO
# Nov 08 2004 at 11:17 PM Rating: Good
46 posts
This guy isn't THAT easy. You guys make it seem like killing a god is a walk in the park. My friend killed this guy and he uses 2-Hours when he is hurt. (Invincible) And he can additional effect: Extra damage for a good 200 + his origional damage even to well equiped Paladins. Not to mention if you ***** up the Stun spaming when he uses a sell everyone will die. (12 people died because someone was 4 seconds slow to cast Stun.) Other then that Ninjas should watch out for his spells cause Utseumi clones won't help you there.

Edited, Mon Nov 8 23:23:16 2004
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