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Vana'diel Bestiary: Splinterspine Grukjuk  

Family:Orc
Found in:Lufaise Meadows
Job:Ranger
Level:45 - 50
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  • Notorious Monster
  • Based on Fire
  • Weak against Water
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Updated: Fri Dec 28 10:26:12 2007

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# Dec 17 2006 at 3:24 PM Rating: Decent
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55sam/rng and I started the fight with 40% HP left. I didn't know it would spawn a NM for this quest. I finished with about 30% HP left as I was using Seigan for Third Eye.

Easy stuff.
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# Dec 05 2006 at 8:51 PM Rating: Decent
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Went to do a quest I'd activated oh so long ago, didnt read into it, just said goto the south lookout in Lufaise. So i get there, and pop him, unkowingly thats what it it. I look down and there he is, I'm thinking Oh **** XDD What lvl is he? Turns out I didnt even get exp for him ; ; Too weak.. lol Now to finish the quest XD
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# Dec 09 2005 at 6:21 PM Rating: Decent
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I just soled this guy as SMN44/WHM22 on the gilgamesh server. I summoned leviathan and the popped him. I immediately sicced leviathan on him and weakened him with a dia, paralyze and slow. I also cast aquaveil. By the time he took down the first leviathan he was below 50%. I resummoned (I took a bit of damage, but not much) and had leviathan finish him off. I killed him with 'Tidal Wave' but it wasn't needed. This guy is a wuss.
Cake!!
# Jul 26 2006 at 7:39 PM Rating: Decent
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Racti!! <3
very easy
# Jul 30 2005 at 4:33 AM Rating: Decent
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wow i went in not even knowing what i was supposed to fight (i was really expecting to die) but when i fought him i owned him so easy i didnt even get into yellow (PLD57/WAR28) i never used MP the whole fight and he went down quite easy i dont think this NM is lvl 50 but hey who knows
Easy enough
# Jul 05 2005 at 8:46 AM Rating: Good
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I was able to Solo this one as a 50DRG/WHM. I was down to about 30% health by the end. That was mostly because of the warmachine link that happened during the fight.

I had Protect and Regen up on me, and cast Paralyze, Slow, and Dia on Grukjuk to start the fight.
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Easy
# Jun 18 2005 at 12:09 AM Rating: Decent
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I soloed this guy easy as a lv 58RDM. Fght took about 2-5 minutes, and I barely nuked at all. (Although I should have)
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Pretty Easy
# Jun 11 2005 at 3:48 AM Rating: Decent
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For all you PLD's wondering, this guy is easily solo-able at 50. I soloed him as a Hume M 51PLD/WAR and briefly got into yellow 3 times, each time remedied with a quick Cure III. As a previous poster said, be careful of links when fighting. With the exception of getting a link, 2 hour isn't necessary on this NM, you'll do fine.
Late, but meh
# May 17 2005 at 5:18 PM Rating: Decent
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I popped this guy completely by mistake a while back when I was a level 50 dragoon. I didn't even realize he had popped until his ranged attack hit me, at which point i noticed that he had already shot and missed three times O_o;;
I engaged him and had absolutely no trouble, I was barely into yellow at the time I took him down. Don't worry about him =p
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# May 10 2005 at 9:25 AM Rating: Decent
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Lv60 thf//nin used a sleep bolt then killed with 1 SA Dancing edge lol

P.S. poped by mistake lol
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# Apr 18 2005 at 9:04 AM Rating: Default
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60thf/nin
i got to 300% tp on all the mobs around him, soon as i popped him nailed him with dancing edge dropped him to 1/4 of his hp and i just beat the rest o it outa him hehe
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Weak!!!
# Feb 18 2005 at 2:30 PM Rating: Decent
I accidently popped this guy last week. I had just finished promys figured i would explore. Well, as a 51 MNK he was fairly easy. But, when he popped it shocked me HEH when Hundred Fists was finished he was at 1/4 HP and ragin fists finished him off fairly easily.
RE: Weak!!!
# Apr 09 2005 at 8:04 AM Rating: Decent
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Come on guys I took this thing down as a 47 RDM not even meaning to fight him lol. He was hard for me but I had half my MP at start of battle lol.

Edited, Sat Apr 9 09:08:18 2005
Easy
# Jan 31 2005 at 1:55 AM Rating: Decent
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62 Blm.
Soloed this with blind paralyze drain and a scythe. didn't even take 5 mins
50 blm success
# Jan 10 2005 at 4:06 PM Rating: Decent
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Did this one today as lvl 50 blm.


Bind once freeze sleep II. 9 sleep II's and 4 Freezes killed him off. After 3rd freeze a Thunder II probably would've killed him off but, hey overnuke if you can lol!

Edited, Mon Jan 10 16:13:35 2005
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# Jan 01 2005 at 6:33 PM Rating: Decent
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He isnt that tough, just took him today as a 50thf/25rng. First half of the battle he shot at me and missed, I shot back for about 95-100 dmg. When he hit roughly half HP we started trading blows. When he fell I had little over 200 of 780 HP. Funny thing is I didnt know I was going to have to fight anything and freaked when I read "You sence and evil presence". Over all just make sure he doesnt link and if you can keep your distance and used ranged/magic until he comes to you should be easy.
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# Dec 12 2004 at 1:18 PM Rating: Decent
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I solo'ed him as 56 hume monk. Forgot to change over from Duel Snipers rings to Duel Phalnax rings till halfway through the fight. Ended the fight with 800/1275 hp left. Very easy.
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# Nov 26 2004 at 1:26 PM Rating: Decent
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Solo'd it as a 52 Bard/Whm. I used Soul Voice and it took roughly 15 minutes with my Paper knife (dont laugh). Used the standard sleep and heal between fighting spurts tactic.
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# Nov 13 2004 at 9:38 PM Rating: Decent
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Solo'd as a 51 war/thf. Only had 111 hp left, but I solo'd it ; ;
Some stas
# Nov 10 2004 at 6:06 AM Rating: Excellent
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This is a RNG type mob which will link with the orcs around the tower, so try to clean up first.

I will say it is a lvl 45-50 mob due that when my LS did it, lvl 65 war and 63 rdm didn't have a problems soloing, yet we needed to help the lvl 51 brd from being killed. Tower which has the ??? that makes it spawn is in the south corner. First tower to the right if you go out from the south entrance of Tavnazian Safehold.

Edited, Wed Nov 10 06:10:07 2004
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