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Vana'diel Bestiary: Ixtab  

Family:Ghost
Found in:Upper Delkfutt's Tower
Job:Black Mage
Level:71
Flags:
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Detects by Sound
  • Detects by Low HP
  • Based on Ice
  • Weak against Fire
  • Weak against Light
  • Strong against Darkness
  • Strong against Ice
Drops:
Involved in Quests:
Updated: Thu Feb 26 01:57:53 2009

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General Information

Ixtab's Spawn Location (Floor 11)
Ixtab's Spawn Location (Floor 11)

Ixtab's Spawn Location (Floor 12)
Ixtab's Spawn Location (Floor 12)

    • Capable of spawning on either the 11th or 12th floors of the tower.

Ixtab Special Attacks

  • Black Mage Spells: Capable of casting all spells a Black Mage at level 75 is capable of casting, excluding the merit tier II "Ancient" magic spells.

  • Terror Touch: Single target physical damage with an additional Attack down effect.

  • Curse: AoE Curse effect.

  • Grave Reel: AoE HP Drain effect.

  • Ectosmash: Single target physical damage. Mob will "teleport" behind the target before damaging it.

  • Dark Sphere: Single target physical damage with an additional Blind effect.

  • Fear Touch: Single target physical damage with an additional Slow effect.

Historical Information

In Mayan mythology, Ixtab was the goddess of suicides, often depicted as a woman suspended from a bar with a noose around her neck. Because suicides, especially those brought about by hanging, were considered honorable ways to die, Ixtab would take the souls of any that had died in this manner to a paradise in the afterlife.

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# Oct 03 2008 at 7:53 PM Rating: Decent
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I camped his thing with several friends over 8 hours, and it never popped.

I cannot believe that SE would not make it so after each kill it would have a higher percentage chance to pop.

I mean cmon SE the mob was already useless in your eyes to be on the quest list to start with, why torture us?

This is the last mob I need to complete the quest, too.

Edited, Oct 3rd 2008 11:48pm by dandantlm
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# Jun 10 2006 at 10:46 PM Rating: Decent
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Ixtab is the Maya goddess of the noose and the gallows. She is also the protector of those who committed suicide. It was believed that those who committed suicide or died by hanging, together with slain warriors, sacrificial victums, priests, and woman who died in childbirth, went straight to eternal rest in paradise. Ixtab gathered them and brought them there.

She is depicted as hanging from a tree with a noose around her neck, her eyes closed in death and her body partly decomposed.

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# Apr 07 2006 at 2:56 PM Rating: Decent
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There seems to be no or little information on Ixtab.


this nm is lotto as far as i can tell. he can pop in either of the two rooms that contain phasma's on both floor 11 and 12. there are 2 normall phasma on each floor and 1 PH. if room has 3 ghosts in it. ph is in that room. as bst it takes a long time to kill the phasma due to pets con- EP at 75.

from the time iv spent camping alky i will kill ph for ixtab. no one ever camps him on seraph and cloth is at 300k . for bst with current patch fight is a lot easier. before (mpk) patch he would use bio3 etc and whn i would release pet wouldnt heal up. now you can just release pet outside there (pop zone) and they will repop in 60 seconds .

Roughly takes 7 dire bat swaps. i call CC and 2hr and melee rest with release and rampage as finish. ( i do to all NM, guess it makes me look Groovy )

uses all magic under the blm spell book so be prepaired if you choose to fight him as any other job apart from bst and you dont hae a (reliable) mage.

im 0/18 on him. i dont mind tho as im only one who seems to kill him . and 300k isnt much.

GL to everyone on him.
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where exactly is this NM
# May 07 2005 at 11:43 PM Rating: Decent
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I would really like to camp this NM for the cloth anyone know the position in the tower?
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# May 02 2005 at 7:54 AM Rating: Decent
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This is soloable by a 66BST using Dire Bats and Incubus Bats in the area, but you must be careful as it'll use DoT spells on your pets so they can't heal. About 9 pet swaps should do it.

It does not seem to be a lottery spawn - nobody ever kills the Phasmas, yet I've seen it twice, unclaimed.

Nobody really seems to camp it. It's kind of hard for any job other than SMN or BST to pull it safely.

Its strength (In terms or magic) is comparable to the Magic Pots in the same area, but it has a lot more HP, higher attack and higher defence.

Theh cloth is worth 500k on Diabolos, currently I'm 0/2 on it.
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# Apr 26 2005 at 3:21 PM Rating: Decent
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Nevermind

Edited, Tue Apr 26 16:22:39 2005
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# Apr 08 2005 at 2:57 PM Rating: Default
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He's talking about the moronic "longwanger" comment. Look at the first 5 letters in said persons name and then look at the name of the supposed drop and you'll see this is just some pre-teen getting a laugh.
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# Apr 06 2005 at 10:11 AM Rating: Decent
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... someone please get rid of this crap
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98+2 Leathercraft
62 Smithing
60 Clothcraft

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# Apr 08 2005 at 5:22 AM Rating: Default
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What do you mean someone get rid of this crap?
#penisielen, Posted: Apr 05 2005 at 11:15 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) also drops longwanger
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