Vana'diel Bestiary: Kam'lanaut  

Found in:Stellar Fulcrum
Job:Red Mage
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Updated: Wed Jun 3 02:22:22 2009

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Kam'lanaut in Stellar Fulcrum

  • Immune to Sleep and Silence, but susceptible to other debuff effects.

  • When Kam'lanaut uses his special en-spell abilities, he is capable of absorbing all magical damage based on the element that his current en-spell is.

    • For example, when Kam'lanaut uses Lightning Blade, all Thunder based magic damage will heal rather than damage him.

Kam'lanaut in Empyreal Paradox

  • Susceptible to Slow and Poison, but immune to all other status effects.

  • When Kam'lanaut uses his special en-spell abilities, he is capable of absorbing all magical damage based on the element that his current en-spell is.

Kam'lanaut Special Attacks

  • Earth Blade: Adds an Earth based magic damage effect to his melee attacks (Effect can be dispelled).

  • Water Blade: Adds a Water based magic damage effect to his melee attacks (Effect can be dispelled).

  • Wind Blade: Adds a Wind based magic damage effect to his melee attacks (Effect can be dispelled).

  • Frost Blade: Adds an Ice based magic damage effect to his melee attacks (Effect can be dispelled)

  • Flame Blade: Adds a Fire based magic damage effect to his melee attacks (Effect can be dispelled).

  • Lightning Blade: Adds a Thunder based magic damage effect to his melee attacks (Effect can be dispelled).

  • Light Blade: Strong single target physical damage.

  • Silencega: AoE Silence effect (Circle of effect originates from spell target).

  • Slowga: AoE Slow effect (Circle of effect originates from spell target).

  • Graviga: AoE Gravity effect (Circle of effect originates from spell target).

  • Dispelga: AoE Dispel effect (Circle of effect originates from spell target).

  • Great Wheel: AoE physical damage with an additional Enmity reset effect.

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A shield makes all the difference.
# Sep 16 2008 at 6:15 AM Rating: Good
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ZM8 cleared with 75 RDM/NIN, 75 RDM/NIN, 75 WHM/SCH. I had hate most of the fight because, well, my gear and combat skills were a lot better than the other RDM's.

The first time I was dual wielding. We got him down to 40% or so with no problems before a Light Blade slipped through shadows and one-shotted me. The other RDM tried to tank, but Kam'lanaut used the hate reset move and he couldn't get hate off the WHM. The WHM died and the RDM didn't last much longer.

The second time I equipped a shield. I got hit with several Light Blades and survived them all easily (from a high of ~500 damage to one that didn't break Stoneskin). The WHM's MP also held up a bit better overall, but that was also because she used Sublimation the first time, whereas the second time she requested the RDM Refresh her.

Bottom line: Consider a shield in this fight. No matter how good a blink tank you are, he frequently uses moves that strip shadows, and it only takes one unlucky Light Blade to kill you.
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# Feb 14 2007 at 10:39 AM Rating: Decent
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Set the record in asura on him ^_^. 3x hundred fists brought him down before he got a chance to do light blade :O
# Sep 05 2006 at 9:06 PM Rating: Decent
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Just did this and I had to come post. ^^ Our setup was:

75 BRD/WHM (me)

We wiped 3 times before we got everything right. I definatly wouldn't recommend trying this setup unless everyone knows exactly what they are doing. Well and is willing to die a bit. It was fun none the less. We already did ZM 6 with this same setup, time to go try ZM 12. Goodluck everyone! ^^
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RDM/BLU > PLD's & NIN's in ZM8
# Jul 10 2006 at 3:13 PM Rating: Default
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My LS was doing a sky run recently, a number of the people were somewhat low though for this fight but rather than wait till they're higher level and have to do it again we just attempted a go at it. The setup was..

73 RDM/BLU, me
75 BLM
65 PLD
68 SMN
57 WHM

Our first attempt the Paladin of course got owned by Light Blade, before there were more deaths we just exited and began again. For whatever reason I volunteered as a little Taru to tank. The fight began with PLD voking, then DRK SATA onto me. I tanked with my Earth Staff and he hit for 0-15ish with a Tav Taco as well. His enspells would hit 50ish no matter what but you can just simply dispel those. I never got hit with a Light Blade without Stoneskin up, but when I did it would do about 150 damage, so with Stoneskin I was guessing that it was doing 400-500.

At one point in the fight I was getting low on MP while tanking, I waited for him to Light Blade me, put up Stoneskin and converted, my LS thought I either had balls or was crazy lol, but it gave me more hate. The Paladin saved his voke for AoE grav or whenever hate was reset, then we would SATA onto me again. I considered tanking with a Dark Staff for the Light resist since his physical attacks weren't hitting hard, but the fight was already going smooth so I didn't want to mess it up by testing it out.

RDM/BLU are extremely tolerable at taking damage, when tanking like this MP doesn't matter *too* much, as a Taru, RDM/BLU is already insanely powerful, Elvaan and Galka RDM/BLUs I can only imagine. I was helping some people get staging point in the Reef, which is fairly dangerous area. And we aggroed an Imp which to me at 73 is still a VT/IT XP mob. We only had a Paladin, SAM/THF and me there. The Paladin was getting hit too hard and I already getting hate from spaming Cures on him, I had the SAM SATA more hate onto me and tanked it the rest of the way.
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Benediction? Invincible?
# May 25 2006 at 6:33 PM Rating: Decent
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Does this just use benediction or invincible? I heard from a fellow LS member that he does, but i haven't seen any thing on here about it, any one know for sure?
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# May 21 2006 at 10:57 PM Rating: Decent
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just did this with 5 people
nin, pld, 2 blm and whm/war(me)
me and the pld did light sc savage blade hexa blm burst, didnt over nuke after hate reset. nin did his thing, pld also tanked as well. took us 6 min
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Darkness a no-no
# May 05 2006 at 2:09 PM Rating: Decent
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Just a note: Do not do a Darkness SC on him. DRK SATA Spiral ****'d to close: damage coppied in SC, but I noticed Duky didn't take any damage. THE ******* ABSORBED THE SC! o_o
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# Mar 17 2006 at 7:34 PM Rating: Decent
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what is the music playing when you fight him?^_^ I haven't fought him yet, so j/w
RE: Music
# Mar 31 2006 at 5:22 PM Rating: Good
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Same boss battle music as in the Zilart-BCNM before.
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# Feb 15 2006 at 7:26 PM Rating: Decent
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Did this today with the following setup : 69SMN (me), 72 SMN (Medalink), 72NIN(Kishr) and 75 MNK (Goldmember).

Very easy fight, no deaths (except when we went after pallas beforehand..) I used Garuda for Hastega and Medalink used Ecliptic Howl, then release and send our carby's. Golden member blink tanked as well with /NIN. So while they pounded on Kam we just Used HR-2 and Cure III spam. was fairly easy. Likes to spam Dispelga early, as well as a AoE move, I think the name was Light Blade. Anyways, Easy battle.

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WAR Tank Ftw :D
# Jan 24 2006 at 10:33 AM Rating: Decent
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Doing this fight for my static brd with a set-up of WAR73/NIN36(me), NIN73/WAR36, BRD73/WHM36, RDM69/BLM34, BLM72/WHM36, and WHM74/BLM37.

Tanked as 73WAR/36NIN with no real problems.

We had a 73NIN/WAR.. Who likes to get one shotted by WS's and let me tank. (See Pelican, same nin >.>)

Anyway, at about 90%, NIN eats Light Blade, dies, I have to tank, Defender goes up, Lorica goes on, Voke, Voke, Voke, Warcry, switch to Harness for the extra Eva-. AoE's after I just put shadows up was a **** off, 30sec downtime isn't nice >.>. He didn't hit terribly hard, around 90 a hit, with 50ish Additional Effect, but they were dispelled quicky by the RDM, or BRD we had. Everytime I got hit with Light Blade, WHM was ready with Cure V. I never took more than 900 with Light Blade, defender was constantly up, but I managed to keep a good rate of 80+ damage per axe. Was going smoothly, everytime he wiped hate, I switched to Lorica to get it back. BRD didn't have time to buff me with anything, except for the Soul Voiced double March which wore. :3 I was hasted, so I was attacking and getting shadows up pretty quick. Was around 20%, WHM, RDM and BLM were running out of MP. I hit Mighty Strikes, Defender wears, hit Berserk and Rampage, Down to around 10%. WHM get's a bit of MP back, due to good Curing from the BRD :3 And no Light Blades (phew). Anyway, no reason a WAR can't tank this with a good whm. Fun as ****, i'd love to do it again. :D

(Tanked Zm12 an hour or two later, but that's easy so it doesn't count)
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# Dec 19 2005 at 2:29 AM Rating: Decent
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Went in today with the following setup:

70 WAR/NIN (me)

This fight took a fair amount of time, as he has alot of HP, but there were very little problems. Light Blade never did more than ~400 to the PLD, though he schellacked me for 1100+ TWICE, but I survived due to outstanding vigilance on thw WHMs part. Towards the end of the fight, he reset hate and floored the RNG with Light Blade. Now you might ask, what about shadows?

This guy managed to AOE everytime, without fail, before he used Light Blade. Every single time. Regardless, it wasn't too hard a fight. Extremely fun, with abdass CSes leading into it and after it.

Quick note, the DM tried at first to dispel his en-spells, but he recasts them faster than a gilseller claims Roc.
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Rather easy
# Nov 08 2005 at 9:08 PM Rating: Excellent
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Went on Sunday with this:

65BRD/32WHM (me)

He was really quite the pushover for us. We went in, RDM got {Connection Lost} as usual, and then when he came back, I Soul Voiced.

Gave the melees double Mambo, the RNG his Prelude, and the mages double Ballad. Was able to stick both Requiem and Elegy on my first tries (Also had Opo-opo Crown and a Pamama, though).

Nobody's HP went below orange, except for one random heavy blow that killed our BLM. But we Raised her and helped as much as she could.

I was seriously expecting more out of the Archduke of Jeuno.
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# Oct 25 2005 at 5:00 PM Rating: Decent
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did this with 75 nin,64pld (me),68blm,72whm,70war,65 brd
Lightblade really is that bad, and its really worse on lightsday, Well we won but had to try 5x b4 we got the nin to tank it. We got very lucky when I decided to cover. He double attacked critical hits then did lightblade, lightblade goes through cover. It hit the nin down to 4 hp and cover took the rest of the damage while he got shadows up this guy isn't so hard if you can handle sudden drop of 90% of your hp.tank definatly needs to be 68+
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# Sep 30 2005 at 3:52 AM Rating: Decent
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did this as

69pld (tarutaru) me
68whm (tarutaru)
68rdm (hume)
75drk (hume)
68smn (elvaan)
69thf (elvaan)

got it to little unver 10% then i finally surcame to his devistating abilities. i called for smn 2hr.

fenrir hit for 956 with howling moon. NM was stil alive. used hate reset. so fenrir lost all hate. NM died shortly after. no deaths cept my own.

that was the hardest fight of my pld career so far. hope to have harder ones in the years to come :)

(i did this with my 75 blm and i died on that one to >.> lol)

Edited, Fri Sep 30 05:32:51 2005
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I had a NIN tank this and win..
# Sep 14 2005 at 9:01 PM Rating: Decent
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I had a 75 NIN tank this and win. I don't know why people say they can't, the fight went fine.
# Sep 11 2005 at 10:39 PM Rating: Decent
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did this the other night, and our setup wasnt exactly ideal:

66 rng(me)
72 sam
74 rdm
62 rdm
66 pld
68 blm

our lack of a whm figured we'd lose, but we went anyway. It was a pretty tough fight, not the hardest ive done in the game, but no walk in the park. He loves to use Dispelga, His WS(which usually hits for about 800+) resets all hate, and he is immune to magic based on what en- spell he casts on himself. his AOE attack is the least of your worrys.

everything was doing well until the pld went down when he had about 25% hp, and then we went into "do as much damage as you can before he kills you" mode. I got off WS > Barrage > WS > EES before i went down, the sam 2hred but died before he got off his 3rd WS, then the blm and higher rdm finished him off with some nukes.

Pld is the preferred tank for this i'd say, but a very good nin could do it(ive seen ONE nin tank fenrir, and fenrir hits a **** of a lot harder than this guy does). He was only hitting me for about 180 with the additional affects of his en- spells. The WS is the killer.

Edited, Sun Sep 11 23:52:55 2005
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# Sep 10 2005 at 11:33 AM Rating: Decent
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Everyone should kick his *** with pride for all those Jueno-taxes!
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# Sep 08 2005 at 3:19 PM Rating: Decent
Can a
take on this guy and win?
# Jul 05 2005 at 11:42 AM Rating: Decent
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did this last night with a 67 smn (me), 70 thf, 72 drg, 75 pld, 70 brd, and 70 whm. the whm wound up dead, but he was really no problem. watch out for silence, and aoe dispel
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RE: easy
# Aug 08 2005 at 2:38 PM Rating: Decent
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Just did this last night... and after the fight was over and beaten in one try... i look back and think we should have all been horribly murdered by Kam...
Party set up was:
66SAM/THF and...
66PLD/WAR... yea, we beat it... and me (pld) wasn't the suggested 70+ no one died, fight too awhile, but me and sam opened with darkness and him TA tachi:gekko on me. other then the food each job would normally eat, only i used potions, and only the whm used drinks. the only time i went really low in life was the one and only time he used ws whole fight, and i went down to 29 hp, kept hate, popped 2 potions, 2 cure 4s and was back up ready to go. took awhile, but was great fun.
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# Jun 23 2005 at 3:25 PM Rating: Decent
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The move that resets hate is called Great Wheel. Figured that one out the hard way =P
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this guy is mean
# Jun 12 2005 at 1:27 AM Rating: Decent
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Yeah, I'd say you at least need a 70+ tank for this, and maybe a 70+ damage dealer.

I just unsuccessfully tried this with PLD, BLM, RDM, WAR, DRK, and myself (SMN), all of us were either level 67 or 69, except for the 65 BLM.

we did pretty well, actually, despite the PLD taking 800+ damage from Light Blade. He seems to like to just randomly turn toward the mages which is the only reason we lost.

But yeah Silencega and Dispelga are nasty, and then that AoE damage+Gravity thing hurts too. Also casting a random "Bar-" spell seems to help against Dispelga, he never took off my Stoneskin/Blink/Reraise with Dispel, Bararea always went first.
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RE: this guy is mean
# Jun 14 2005 at 11:13 PM Rating: Good
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He "randomly turned toward the mages" because Light Blade resets hate ^^

If not Light Blade, then one of his moves, but it resets hate ^^:

# Jun 07 2005 at 9:59 AM Rating: Decent
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she??!!! looks like a man
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RE: she?
# Jun 19 2005 at 10:47 AM Rating: Decent
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Considering that Kam'lanaut is a a Duke, Prince, and (my little ^_^) Brother, and has male pronouns used towards him countless times; I'm inclined to say that the other two posters were mistaken ^_^.

Edited, Sun Jun 19 11:51:33 2005
# Jun 05 2005 at 7:27 PM Rating: Decent
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what happens in this mission and why do u have to fight him...the grand um...person of jeuno!!! i thought he was good!?!?!?
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# Jun 19 2005 at 10:56 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm surprised this didn't come up previously. Kam'lanaut is one of the princes of the Zilart civilization, who ruled Vana'diel 10,000 years past. The Shadow Lord conflicted with the reactivation of the Gate of the Gods; and so it was necisarry to arrange to have him eliminated. As for him being good, he is. The Zilart fight for paradise, a world of utter beauty and peace. The process may lead to the death of a few, or all, of the byproducts of an energy reaction (the people of Vana'diel) but that is just something you'll have to live with. Theres a better explination on the Eald'narche board by the way if I'm not mistaking. ^_^

Edited, Sun Jun 19 12:00:52 2005
# May 29 2005 at 10:59 PM Rating: Decent
Watch out insane lady on the loose.................Think I seen a look alike of this mob in a different game :/[sm][/sm]owell....
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# May 27 2005 at 7:02 PM Rating: Decent
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she looks insane
# Apr 26 2005 at 2:47 PM Rating: Default
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Considering the damage he does, you'd think NIN would be a good tanking option.


With the Slow, Dispel, and Gravity (-ga, so there go your shadows.) he casts, it's 32 Flavors of Impossible for a NIN to tank. PLD is indispensible for this fight, for quick hate regain after Wheeling Kick, and because their only line of defense isn't gone in .000005 seconds.
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/wave Kam'lanuat my RDM bro!
# Apr 20 2005 at 5:27 PM Rating: Default
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/WAVE bro!

lmao XD
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# Mar 29 2005 at 1:47 AM Rating: Decent
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Edited, Fri Apr 1 23:35:05 2005
NIN: 75 DRK: 75 RNG: 75 SAM: 75 PLD: 66 WAR: 62
Server: Cerberus
# Mar 29 2005 at 1:47 AM Rating: Decent
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sorry for double post

Edited, Tue Mar 29 01:55:28 2005
NIN: 75 DRK: 75 RNG: 75 SAM: 75 PLD: 66 WAR: 62
Server: Cerberus
nice fight
# Mar 24 2005 at 2:13 PM Rating: Default
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75nin/war can probably solo it .. i did it with 75nin and 75 rdm but rdm only healed once, so dunno.
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# Feb 15 2005 at 12:07 AM Rating: Decent
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Thisw Is one of the coolest fights in the game that I have seen including the cutscene leading up to this. I took to many SS of it thou ^^. to **** cool. Every one must do this fight at least once b4 they quit this game :P.
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# Feb 13 2005 at 11:18 PM Rating: Decent
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just killed him with nin(me) drk war whm rdm brd all 75 besides rdm 70, easy as ****, i got hit once for 80 dmg + 60 additional effect. Pretty confident i can kill him with just nin rdm brd.
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# Feb 09 2005 at 9:15 PM Rating: Decent
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is that thing floating or???? looks like a pld armor with gravity defying boots
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#MithraSkadi, Posted: Feb 07 2005 at 12:13 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) OMG is that REALLY Darkrikku? OMG OMG OMG she has YET to get me Fenrir, her and Madinslee ditched me >_< **** them... well, I guess quitting ffxi didn't help me either, seeing as I wasn't there to GET their help (awww luv ya darkrikku, thx for ur help getting my smn stuffs) <3
# Feb 06 2005 at 10:44 PM Rating: Decent
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He reminds me of Nightmare from Soul Calibur II
# Jan 27 2005 at 1:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Just one thing, poor Shin, A NIN is not the right tank for this fight. 75 NIN is basically 1-hit in this fight with Light Blade, as Shin was ; ; NIN makes a fine back-up, and with Great Wheel, a back-up voker is a real good idea, you you really need a PLD to tank and a PLD is adamant is really preferred. Ive actually done this fight 3 times now, and that pic is from the only one where anyone died...

umm you are wrong, Nin's the best tank for this,. if he kept the shadow up, the light Blade only took out 1-2 shadows..
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Manage hate and the fight is easy..
# Dec 12 2004 at 2:19 PM Rating: Excellent
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I did this yesterday with the following group, first attempt for all of us except the BLM..

68 PLD/WAR (Elvaan)
71 WAR/NIN (Hume)
70 RDM/BLM (Hume)
68 RDM/WHM (Tarutaru)
68 BLM/SMN (Tarutaru)
63 WHM/BLM (Hume)

Basically, we just had the PLD and WAR go in and do their melee thing. Myself, the other RDM and the WHM stayed on the stairs near the door and cast spells from there. Our BLM not only had a Pluto's Staff, but a Black Cloak, so he kept Fenrir out almost constantly (no perpetuation cost with that combo of gear), and stayed down in the arena to the sides. This kept the hate off him, since the puppy was attacking the Archduke for moderate, but accurate damage (he used Lunar Cry or whatever that move is.. I'm not a SMN, so I'm unsure what it's called exactly).

Kam'lanaut casts Dispelga, Slowga, Silencega, Graviga and Paralyzga. I never saw him cast Sleepga, and he seemed to favor the first 3 spells the most. Every once in a while he activates a TP move which gives him the ability to be healed by an element, and also gives him a powerful Enspell effect. For instance, if he enchants himself with Fire, he'd get an Enfire +60 effect and the ability to be healed by Fire spells. If you have a RDM or BRD in your party this should be a non-issue, just dispel it.

I had no problems debuffing the Zilart prince, except for Silence which, of course, just plain doesn't work. Since he has the ability to reset hate, it's a good idea to keep Gravity on him constantly, so that he's easy to run away from (and for melee to be able to hit him when he does move). Also, RDMs should try and stick to enhancing and enfeebling as much as possible, since, due to the lack of Enmity on our AF, will seriously put a damper on your survivability if he comes after you after reseting hate.

The main threat, I think, comes from his Light Blade TP move, which did a few thousand damage to our WAR and killed him instantly (but it was sadly, the only 2 seconds he ever took hate from the PLD, who would take 500 damage from the same move). And this happened at the end of the fight, so we all consider it a fluke death. Also, you can Stun him with a good deal of success in the middle of any of his moves or spells, so it's a very good idea to bring along a BLM, DRK or a RDM/DRK who has that spell. This too, was probably a factor in why I thought this battle was easy.

The interesting thing was.. except for the BLM, mages never took hate, and Fenrir kept his little Taru self alive by distracting the Archduke. Kam'lanaut doesn't have that much HP, it's just the fact he's very versatile and dangerous which makes him a threat. All in all, our party that supposedly should not have been able to defeat him, did so in about 9 minutes.
Fun, but...
# Dec 10 2004 at 10:28 AM Rating: Default
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Yeah this is a fun fight, and a fun day getting Rikku sky...

Just one thing, poor Shin, A NIN is not the right tank for this fight. 75 NIN is basically 1-hit in this fight with Light Blade, as Shin was ; ; NIN makes a fine back-up, and with Great Wheel, a back-up voker is a real good idea, you you really need a PLD to tank and a PLD is adamant is really preferred. Ive actually done this fight 3 times now, and that pic is from the only one where anyone died...

lol we still won.
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Hard fight...
# Dec 09 2004 at 1:53 AM Rating: Decent
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Imo this guy is as hard as, or harder than any M9-2 BC fight.

The WHM dies easily cuz of the AOE attack that does big damage AND resets hate. If WHM cast curaga2 to save everyone's life, then whm is sure dead. If don't cast, then the PT maybe a bit screwed.

I fought this battle 4 times (won 3, lost 1). the PT was about lvl 70 average. Altogether I died about 10 times, lost 8000+ exp since there were no other WHMs to R2/3 me. Each battle die at least twice. The dispel-ga attack often removes my Reraise2, so I have to take R1 from the RDM or BRD. After getting my ZM8 done, I won't be fighting that BC again unless there's another 70+ whm coming to R3.
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RE: Hard fight...
# Dec 09 2004 at 8:45 AM Rating: Decent
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ehm..well..havent done rank10 yet..but i have sky and well...the archduke is very very easy. fir time i killed him on lvl 66 with 2 73 DD as far as i remember. then i did it again with a PT 74-75 and we almost got a new record ( just 20 seconds slower than Odin Record ) noone died..noone was even close to die. only bad thing is his WS..but lol...he missed me once on 66..and missed me again on 75..so its noit pretty accurate.
Rank 10
Savage Blade: O Retribution: O Ground Strike: O
AF2 3/5--> Feet,Head,Body ( retired dynamis )
Playing since December 03
Sky/Sea: O
archduke :O
# Dec 08 2004 at 8:15 PM Rating: Decent
119 posts
you CAN win with a party lower than 70. we did it with a party all around 65, including a 62 drg.

he resets hate periodically and comes straight at the mages. he's pretty tough to pull off of them and in our fight, me (blm) and the whm went down first. then the pld died, and our ranger barraged, slug shot, barrage, ees and took like 1/3 of its hp down and our drk killed it. he's pretty tough though, definitely one of the toughest fights i've done yet and way tougher than any of the bc fights for your nation.

really fun though.
#NashV, Posted: Dec 08 2004 at 7:37 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Drops Kraken Club.
# Dec 08 2004 at 5:37 PM Rating: Decent
141 posts
They shouldn't spoil things like that! What about all the Rank 4s that are on Magicite?

Bleh, I already knew Kam'lanaut was a fightable mob in a ZM mission (ls member ruined it for me, lol) but GAH!

Oh well. Cool pic.
Name- Anali'ka...World- Odin...Race- Tarutaru Female...Home- Windurst.
Mission Status: Windurst 7-1. ZM4. CoP 4-1 (Darkness Named - Pso'Xja Coloured Chips).

AF: 1 [o] 2 [o] 3 [o] 4 [o] 5 [x] 6[o]
GK: 1 [o] 2 [o] 3 [o] 4 [x] 5 [x]
# Dec 08 2004 at 3:52 PM Rating: Decent
586 posts
By the way, if you have a SMN with you, have 'em have Garuda or another avatar float around and launch off Predator Claws or another high-powered Blood Pact every time Kam'lanaut uses Great Wheel. When I fought him, Garuda ate like half the Light Blades cuz she got hate like that. Saved the PLD a lot of damage. <3 75 taru SMNs...
Server: Alexander
Character: Rubicant, 75 DRK

Server: Alterac Mountains
Main Character: Kagome, 70 Rogue
# Dec 08 2004 at 2:46 PM Rating: Decent
408 posts
Wow!!! Lyn-wyn and Rikku are famous now!!! Go our LS!!! And hiya Reii =^.^=
"I am so stupid that I cannot understand philosophy, the antithesis of this is that philosophy is so clever that it cannot comprehend my stupidity. These antitheses are mediated in a higher unity; in our common stupidity." -Kierkegaard
# Dec 09 2004 at 7:35 AM Rating: Decent
10 posts
*waves to the Sniff*
Ya know I didn't realize that your TaruTaru was that high of a level...
"Such irony...F'd by the Eft..."-Mal


Mnk 30, Thf 15, War 18, Blm 18, Whm 37, Smn 4, Bst 3
# Dec 08 2004 at 5:25 AM Rating: Decent
235 posts
A few things to note about this guy.

He shifts his "aura" if you will, fairly frequently. For instance, he will buff himself with a dark blue aura, which means that he not only has the effect of Enwater, but also that Water-based attacks will heal him. By contrast he would be weak to the opposing element, Thunder. This effect can be dispelled.

He casts a few broken white magic spells, of which I've seen Slowga and Dispelga. These, of course, erase Blink and override Haste. From what I've seen he almost always begins the fight with Slowga.

He has two other TP attacks that I know of. One is Light Blade, which basically hits a single target for massive damage. I believe blink and utsusemi absorb it. I've seen it do over 1000 damage to a level 75 Warrior. His second attack is Great Wheel. This is a short-range aoe attack that deals moderate damage, stuns, knockbacks, gravities, and erases emntiy on anyone it hits. So typically after using this move it moves right for the back ranks of mages whose hate he has not erased. So caution must be taken during this fight if the mage ranks are to survive, as they cannot take the aoe of Kam'lanaut head-on (the damage would hurt them severely), and yet they must not hold his hate for more than a few seconds after the move.
# Dec 08 2004 at 2:01 AM Rating: Decent
565 posts
Is it really Ifrit? There's a 73NIN on Alexander named Shinbei too. Which appears to be the Shinbei in that image.
RE: really?
# Dec 08 2004 at 8:15 AM Rating: Excellent
10 posts
Yeah its Ifrit Server because the White Mage in the backround there (Lyndis) and Darkrikku are in my Linkshell.
"Such irony...F'd by the Eft..."-Mal


Mnk 30, Thf 15, War 18, Blm 18, Whm 37, Smn 4, Bst 3
Yay Ifrit!!
# Dec 08 2004 at 12:07 AM Rating: Decent
10 posts
WOW!!!! YAY!!! Its officially the first picture I've seen from Ifrit server! And you know how I'm sure of this? Because the best White Mage ever is in it!!!! Go!!!!!!! Lyndis!!!!!!!!

(oh and yeah, Go Darkrikku too!)
"Such irony...F'd by the Eft..."-Mal


Mnk 30, Thf 15, War 18, Blm 18, Whm 37, Smn 4, Bst 3
# Dec 07 2004 at 10:27 PM Rating: Decent
572 posts
This guy is a ***** if you try this at a lower lvl meaning 65-70.

If you do this with a pt that is 70+, he gets much easier. I gave up after my 6th failed attempt at beating him. (yea, I know)

So you either need really good players with great Equip or at least be 70+ to have a chance.
Leviathan server
Thief 75, Ranger 75, Warrior 75, Monk 75 Ninja 75
# Dec 07 2004 at 8:46 PM Rating: Default
46 posts
omg this pic is from ifrit weee go ifrit
kick his shiney pld back side! darkrikku and lyndis are cool u.u
=D i hope they won XD

Edited, Tue Dec 7 20:48:42 2004
Server: Ifrit
Job: Samurai
Name: Ryuuji
Nation: Bastok
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