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Vana'diel Bestiary: Pulverized Pfeffer  

Family:Ghost
Found in:Gusgen Mines
Level:36 - 38
Flags:
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Not Linking
  • Appears at Night
  • Detects by Sound
  • Detects by Low HP
  • Based on Ice
  • Weak against Fire
  • Weak against Light
  • Strong against Darkness
  • Strong against Ice
Drops:
Updated: Fri Dec 28 10:26:12 2007

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General Information

  • NM spawns at F-7 on the first map when the siren sounds at either 0:00, 1:00 or 2:00.
  • Despawns at 06:00.

Nyzul Isle Mob Notes

  • Drops a crate containing a ??? item which may appraise into Malfrost Ring.
  • Appears on floors 41 - 60.

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Bit of a funny story...
# Aug 16 2007 at 10:31 PM Rating: Decent
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Edited, Jun 3rd 2009 11:44am by Zyken
lol
# Aug 01 2006 at 11:26 AM Rating: Decent
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I was trying to get a magicked skull for myself and my LS friend (for ToAU pass) in gusgen when he says this guy's name in party chat. I got that rush of adrenaline that I always get when I see a NM and rushed towards him. I was BLM54/THF27 (for TH) at the time and he was MNK40/WAR20. I didn't have much mp left from killing all of the skeles, so thinking it would be easy I went up to it and starting casting Freeze for **** and giggles...bad idea. Took off a little over 1/4 of it's HP and I was down to about 50 MP. Not good. The MNK panics and slaps on his 2 hour and starts wailing on it. He managed to take hate away from me but then started to get his **** kicked. I begin to spam cure on him, but only got about two Cure IIIs (thank you Conserve MP!) before I was out. Then I look into my JAs to use my 2 hour and I notice it is still down from using Mijin Gakure on my nin to get back to jeuno >_< . So I sat down and rested and watched as the MNK and this **** go neck and neck. It was an even match between them. Then PP used some kind of AoE skill (forgot the name) and knocked the MNK into red HP. The AoE missed me, and I managed to get one last tick enough for another Cure III. We make it out of the fight barely...it drops a luminicloth and cotton cloth. LOL
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A Good Workout
# Apr 01 2006 at 10:22 AM Rating: Decent
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Just squeaked through this fight as DRG44/THF16, wearing the Cuir set and Attack/STR+ accessories, with Peregrine. The fight wasn't too bad, started the fight at full HP with my wyvern, got him to about 50% or so before he got me <100hp, hit spirit surge to get my hp back and some other goodies, jumped him for defense down, pulled off two double thrusts before it wore off, by that time I was around 200hp, he was hovering at 10% or so, Eisenzahn and I finished him off with me at about 70hp. Got 43xp for my troubles, along with an ice crystal, square of cotton cloth and the malfrost ring.

In an attempt to at least tick me off before he died, he threw a curse on me, ten minutes later I'm still sitting with my max hp about 200 under where it should be >.>

PS - Oh, and I stole another cotton cloth on him during the fight. Take that! :-P

Edited, Sat Apr 1 10:23:46 2006
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# Aug 15 2005 at 7:37 PM Rating: Decent
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Was helping a friend get tele-holla and heard the whistle go off so i went to see if he was there, sure enough he was, didn't buff just started wacking him with my buzzard tuck, tossed on slow/para/blind for good measure, refreashed and stoneskin/phlanix. whm was like lvl 38 using his club (like 1-3 dmg per hit, thanks for the help....) tore him up, didn't take really any dmg after the fight i was down like 30hp and 100 mp. (i did have to recast Stoneskine like 2-3 time though)

No ring, just cloth, ohh well

Edited, Mon Aug 15 20:36:43 2005
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RE: wow... easy...
# Oct 18 2005 at 7:53 PM Rating: Decent
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lmao i just ran into him, scared the sh*t out of me to lol. first i see these red, **** corpses in the water...all a sudden i ehar a whistle go off, and next second there is a weaird ghost
ne way to amke a story short i got the **** kicked out of me, no ring either
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# Aug 04 2005 at 7:34 PM Rating: Decent
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omg, me & a friend of mine on Cerberus Server ran into by accident, almost had him too; I was short 300 mana when we turned into the dead end though. x_x'

but this time we're bent on revenge and going to get him with everything up.
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# Jun 10 2005 at 5:02 PM Rating: Decent
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i battled both NMs in mines and im a 61 whm and i wasnt even in red but mp was like 100-200 left ovet but if u got full AF and a good club + shield a 60+ whm can solo this w/o trouble. also make sure u have erase or bio 2 will hurt u badly...... but the good news is i got both drops ^^

Edited, Fri Jun 10 18:04:59 2005
o.O
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49sam/war and 43drg/blm (me) were helping my friend get his skull for sub quest. I hear the alarm go off so i'm like woot a nm. So being the evil drg taru I am i run over to where he pops while my sam friend follows me and we start wacking it. Took sam to about 400-500 health and kept me at around 300. Had to use Healing Breath once during the fight and once after... **** bio II. Only got Cotton Cloth but i did get 9xp
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# May 01 2005 at 9:30 PM Rating: Decent
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This guy is as easy as it gets... maybe it is because i am level 71 Smiley: confused
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# Apr 23 2005 at 1:09 PM Rating: Default
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lvl 55 whm. I killed it. Used most of my MP on divine magic attacj while keeping stoneskin and silence on it. No drop.
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# Mar 28 2005 at 12:14 PM Rating: Decent
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I got totally owned as 43 sam, this thing isn't 36-38 unless you're pld.
bah~
# Mar 16 2005 at 1:12 PM Rating: Decent
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I almost died to this thing as a 50MNK/THF didnt 2 hour but i was close got me to about 100 HP and im a Galka O.o didnt get anything from it ither ; ;
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Revenge!
# Mar 09 2005 at 1:49 AM Rating: Decent
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Ok. I was in gusgen mines helping someone get the magicked skull, and this thing pops. O.O scary. Caught totally unprepared as a 50 BLM/RDM, it murders me. So i'm back again in the mines at 53BLM/RDM, helping another friend do 3/2. I hear the siren go off, and i dash through the mines for my revenge. I find him, and claim. No buffs, no enfeebles, i just start wacking as the adrenaline kicks in. I simply build TP up, Shining Strike, throw out some Fire2's, thunder2's and a few cure3's on myself as my HP drops. My MP's dwindling now, and I 2hr with it's life at about 1/3. Swinging away, curing as needed, i use shining strike at 280 TP and kill him. ^^ Revenge is mine, and it never felt so good.

It dropped the ring, cloth and a revival tree root. /cheer!!
Sweet Revenge
# Feb 13 2005 at 10:50 PM Rating: Decent
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Ok, level 36-38 mob. A buddy and I figured we could take this as WHM38 (me) and PLD39 (him). Wrong we were. We died. I did waste a little MP using cures on Pfeffir though.. :p

Last night, I was waiting for someone to get to Konschtat, so I could PL them, so I decided to go seek revenge. I was WHM53/SMN25 (gimped, I know. Shh. :p).

Had Protect III and Shell II on. Built my TP up to 300% with my light staff and waited about 10 minutes before I heard the eerie siren. Pfeffir sighted. Casted Blink and Stoneskin, and pulled out Ifrit. Engaged and casted Slow, Paralyze, Dia II and Silence on him.

One of the things I love about SMN sub is my self-SC/MB's. Got Ifrit to do Punch and I did Earth Crusher for a Fusion SC. MB'd it with Holy and he was down to 2/3 HP. I let Ifrit go for a while. Got up to 100% TP and pulled him out again, doing the same SC/MB. He was at about 1/3 HP now. Let Ifrit go and Cure IV'd myself, continuing to melee. Got another WS in. Didn't bother SC/MBing this time, as my MP was getting low. Divine Seal Cure III left me with 17 MP, and Pfeffir was about dead, so I finished him off with a weak Banish.

Easy fight. Though I used all of my MP, my HP never went below 50%. Only had to heal myself twice and ended with near-full HP. No drop except a cotton cloth, but revenge was mine. ;) This guy isn't worth camping for money or the drop, but look at half the NM's I've camped. I collect pictures. ;p

Edit: By the way, althought healing magic damages undead, it isn't very effective and is pretty-much a waste of MP in my opinion.

Another edit: Also, I'm not sure about the appearing at night thing. Undead are around all the time in Gusgen, obviously. What I do know is that you'll hear an eerie siren go off, and that signals that either Pulverized Pfeffir or Smothered Schmidt has spawned.

Edited, Sun Feb 13 23:03:48 2005
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# Feb 06 2005 at 3:59 AM Rating: Decent
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Just solo'd as 50RDM/BLM. Easy fight.
Had to convert, keep your self buffed not a hard battle, fun though. Watch out for AeroII and Paralyze. Not worth camping because the Ring only goes for a few thousand but if you see it you might want to try.
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my brush with the uber ghost
# Jan 26 2005 at 5:12 PM Rating: Decent
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i killed him with my 62 whm no buffs but i 2 hrd and finished with 153 hp 2 mp lol and all i got was a **** cotton cloth i was **** cause i can make that in 2 seconds lol the fight took me forever spent all my mp Curing the the damned ghost it was my first real melee it was an uber rush so i'm back to find more with a 23 mnk taggin along for the fun lol
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# Jan 21 2005 at 8:37 AM Rating: Decent
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Bumped into him this morning. Kiled him as a WHM/BLM 50/25. It hurt! Partially my own fault I'll admit as I wasn't on full MP but it was nearly day and he disappears again! It came down to him or me, but I was in the red and (lol) a Bandersnatch hit me whilst healing (lol) and killed me. Couldn't stop laughing. Dropped lumnicloth and something else but no ring.
ouch ><
# Jan 18 2005 at 11:50 AM Rating: Decent
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fought this thing last night when i was bored and lvling bonecraft from chips
but i heard the siren put on flee (50THF/25NIN)
and i finally found the bsted guy and i started fighting
the first 5 mins werent so bad hitting for about 10-15 ach hitting landing everyhit then all the sudden he starting casting spels ><
well not good for me so i hit my 2 hour for his attacks and he never casted a spell after that inally finished this mob with 120/869HP
**** he was tough but i got the ring which i thought would sell for more but only 3k xD
oh well adds to the fuma khayan i got ealier ^^
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# Nov 29 2004 at 7:29 AM Rating: Default
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It isn't 36-38, i couldnt kill it with a 46 Drk
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# Nov 03 2004 at 2:00 AM Rating: Decent
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As a lvl 57WHM/BLM, I was mining and ran into this guy. I had taken him before at lvl 40 with a 62 paladin with no problem so I figured I would be ok. Stoneskin, protect, shell, haste, blink, then engaged. I had a lvl 41 rdm with me but after she casted refesh on me, I told her to run so she didn't get cursed or killed by -ga spells. I was down to half mp from all the stoneskins I had to keep recasting when he was only 1/4th of the way down. I ended up having to zone him when he was at half hp because I had 2 mp and 50 hp. I made it out with 9 hp. Luckily, his poison and shock came off of me right as I zoned. Never again will I go after him solo.
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# Sep 25 2004 at 10:03 AM Rating: Excellent
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As many know these little ghosts pop up at midnight with the sirens but something people may not think about is that they sell to NPCs for about 2.5K if I remember correctly. So if your wandering around for some reason and see this ghost around might be nice to wack it.
Stupid Undead
# Sep 20 2004 at 2:47 PM Rating: Decent
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After sweeping for a failed Eco-war, I went exploring, with the usual result: Burning up my 2-hr killing something which I shouldn't have. 47mnk/war w/ good equip, hiting for about 20 on each fist..'zerk, Counterstance & Hundred Fist upped it to 30, finished fight cursed and with 120/1076 hp left. Got a cotton cloth for my troubles.

On second thought, popping a kabob probably would have made this go a bit quicker...damn..
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# Aug 26 2004 at 8:35 PM Rating: Decent
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I was helpin a friend w/ Rank 3/2 for Bastok, and I saw this thing and was like, what the hell, I walk up, it aggroes me and freakin 200 damage thundaga... (Run Away!) lol
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one tough ghost
# Aug 24 2004 at 3:15 PM Rating: Default
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I fought this thing the other night because I heard the siren go off as I was mining near the entrance as a 43rdm/blm. I went in with protect, shell, stoneskin, blink, phalanx, enblizzard, and blaze spikes. I binded him and enfeeebled, and then started swinging away. The fight was going pretty slow and I was slowing running out of MP from recasting buffs and enhancements. So i elemental sealed and slept him, then converted and healed and buffed myself up again before he woke up. At this point he was halfway dead and I finished the fight with 200HP 10MP. I got over 40 exp and no ring, just a cotton cloth and revival tree root.

Good fight however, but i cant see any other job soloing it at lvl 43 besides bst.
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# Aug 03 2004 at 1:32 PM Rating: Decent
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Also drops Luminicloth.

I got a request to do BCNM40 after dinging BRD40.
At the time, I (Mithra) did not yet have my RSE. I toild the PT I needed my RSE and it happened to be Mithra week in Gusgen. Anyways, long story short, got the second key, and started running around the mines looking for a chest. While running, the WHM53 and I happen upon this ghost, not realizing he was NM and my sneak wouldn't work until it was too late.

I recast Ballad and PaeonIII, Elegy (resisted), Light threnody (landed) and she starts spamming Holy on him between curing herself.
We got him silenced, so that avoided most of his attacks, and I kept him Finale'd (He kept trying to recast Ice Spikes until we silenced him).
So ya, a BRD40 and a WHM53 were able to take him down (just barely).
Drops were some gil, a Square of Cotton Cloth, and a Square of Luminicloth. Unfortunately no Malfrost Ring.
The fight took about 5 or 6 minutes.

Also, he didn't use his Ectoplasm ability (which by the sounds of it is a very good thing)
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How's it spawn?
# Jul 10 2004 at 5:53 AM Rating: Decent
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Might anyone please tell me how this one spawns? Random? Timer? Anything? I'd probably not survive against him at my level but I feel like risking it.
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RE: How's it spawn?
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I'm not sure how long of a timer he's on (somewhere around 30 min to an hour perhaps?) but he spawns pretty much in the same spot every time. Take a look at the map to get the specifics on his location.

Edited, Thu Jul 22 15:37:40 2004
I hate this guy
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I was minding my own business looking for mining spots in Gusgen when all of a sudden this guy aggros on me from out of nowhere. I was a 43 DRG at the time and thought I could take him. I hit him a couple of times for only about 160-170 dmg when all of a sudden he uses this insane ability. He warps around the room 6 or 7 times and hits you each time he reappears. While he's doing this you can't engage him because he keeps disappearing and reappearing too fast to target him. He then cast Thundaga which hit me for nearly 200 HP. I tried to run to zone but got hit with another Thundaga right before I escaped.
RE: I hate this guy
# Jul 22 2004 at 2:39 PM Rating: Decent
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Upon further investigation, the "insane ability" is called Ectoplasm and most any ghost type mob can do it. It really hurts too! ><
RE: I hate this guy
# Sep 21 2004 at 8:16 AM Rating: Decent
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Actually it's called Ectosmash, and he warps once behind you, but you can still hit him while he's doing it, just stand still like he isn't moving and you'll still hit him, the view will get all wierd but you'll still land hits, I know I've been slaughtering bogy's as revenge while camping for my emp pin which I still don't have ><
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# Jun 01 2004 at 12:08 AM Rating: Decent
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lvl 53thf / lvl 1 rng & it was going to waste me easily.

I couldnt get my trick attack in becuase it was too far into the water.

if it wasnt for a mage healing me i would have died no probs.
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# May 11 2004 at 7:08 PM Rating: Decent
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It also drops Square of Cotten Cloth.

Bumped into it trying to find my way out and decided to kill it.
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# May 07 2004 at 9:08 PM Rating: Decent
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This punk has killed me twice by spawning out of no where! when I get high enough lvl this guys **** is mine! (my lvls were 35 and 38)
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# Feb 11 2004 at 8:07 PM Rating: Default
Yeah, It will be impossible to gauge no matter what.

I was a free frolicking paladin at level 33 looking for a mine spot, this thing is not cool. Although lv 38 sounds about right, it was hitting me for the same amount of damage as the Goblin Smithy's you see in Yhoator Jungle. I made it to zone with Invincible and because it missed a lot of it's spells because it was intimidated by my presence. ^^
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I was a lvl 44 blm and this thing beat my **** down when I went near that water. It is not nice, I ended up being able to pull off a warp spell after several tries and being hit with various attacks for about 80-100 damage each. DO NOT FIGHT ALONE at this level. not nice. I'm scared still and not leaving my mog house. *whimper*
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# Apr 02 2004 at 9:49 AM Rating: Decent
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I wasted this NM on a 53 DRG. It did about 300 damage to me, but had a lot of hp, I got off a few pentas before it went down, no drop, just a cloth.
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Wrong Level range
# Jan 05 2004 at 5:11 PM Rating: Default
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The level range of this NM is off.
It conned IG (Impossible to Gauge) to me at level 43.
RE: Wrong Level range
# Jun 25 2004 at 9:45 AM Rating: Decent
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This is a Notorious Monster and so will always con as ITG to anyone who checks it.
Wrong Level range
# Jan 05 2004 at 5:10 PM Rating: Decent
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The level range of this NM is off.
It conned IG (Impossible to Gauge) to me at level 43.
RE: Wrong Level range
# Jan 10 2004 at 2:59 PM Rating: Default
Only Quest NMs will give a level range when you check them. If they are not part of a quest they will always say Impossible to guage. ie. Spipi in E. Saruta Baruta conned Impossible to guage to my lvl 25 DRG and its a lvl 9 or 10 mob
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